Rich Lackowski has done it again
This book is the ideal tool not just for use by drummers learning on their own, but for use by drum instructors as a valuable tool to help get and keep their students motivated. The dozen top metal drummers featured here will no doubt add tons of inspiration and perspiration to any drummer's workout routine! Regardless of experience level or musical style, or whether you love or hate metal music, your bag of tricks will benefit greatly from taking a trip On The Beaten Path: Metal - The Drummer's Guide to the Genre and the Legends Who Defined It. --Tiger Bill Meligari: Founder, TigerBill.com
This must-have guide for drummers provides insight into the history and development of the Metal genre, and explores a dozen legendary drummers that impacted it most. The book will lead you through the beats, licks, solos, and grooves that made each artist famous, with insight into their approaches, the gear they used, the bands they played in, and the drummers who influenced them. The easy-to-follow lessons delve into authentic transcriptions of 36 infamous beats and solos from songs by Metallica, Slipknot, Meshuggah, Slayer, Pantera, Iron Maiden, Lamb of God, Shadows Fall, Anthrax, and others. Amazing photos are featured as well as a listing of essential recordings. All the beats and solos that are presented in the book are performed on the accompanying CD.
Chris Adler - Charlie Benante - Jason Bittner - Clive Burr -
Tomas Haake - Joey Jordison - Dave Lombardo - Nicko McBrain -
Vinnie Paul - Derek Roddy - Lars Ulrich - Bill Ward
On the Beaten Path: Metal is a much-anticipated extension to the highly acclaimed, award-winning book On the Beaten Path: The Drummers Guide to Musical Styles and the Legends Who Defined Them, voted No. 1 Educational Book in the 2008 Modern Drummer Reader's Poll!, and voted No. 1 Book in the 2008 DRUM! Reader's Poll!
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