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Forum: Drummers 07-28-2011, 03:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,497
Posted By Vic_Rattledeth
Re: Martin "Axe" Axenrot

wow his work on the new song is awesome. leagues better then watershed. This is actually on the same level if not better then Martin Lopez's drumming on their previous stuff.
Forum: Drummers 10-14-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,856
Posted By Vic_Rattledeth
Re: Nick Menza

How is Shawn a lazy drummer? He's spot on with everything. He plays like a metronome. His work on Endgame was really good, too. It was a big step up from his drumming on United Abominations. Check...
Forum: Drum Technique 05-31-2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,105
Posted By Vic_Rattledeth
Re: Best instructional DVD┤s for Latin styles?

Nice lesson! I like how you utalized buzzes and rimshots in your beats.
Forum: Drummers 05-30-2008, 01:45 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 83,562
Posted By Vic_Rattledeth
Re: Mike Portnoy

I'm not sure. I know his dvds all have transcriptons of the songs he plays.
If you want to learn a fun and interesting groovy song then learn "New Millenium". I personally think it is Mike Portnoys...
Forum: Drum Technique 05-27-2008, 08:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,677
Posted By Vic_Rattledeth
Re: How did you learn to play?

I learned to play drums through listening to everything I heard and trying to play it. I had lessons for about a year sarting off when I was about 13. That got me off to a good start and I took off...
Forum: Drummers 05-26-2008, 10:40 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 43,792
Posted By Vic_Rattledeth
Re: Thomas Lang

¤ have no doubt in my mind that Thomas can groove like a mad man. Anybody who questions whether he's capable of it is just kidding theirselves...his dvds are not titled "Thomas Langs guide to immense...
Forum: Drummers 05-26-2008, 10:33 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 70,280
Posted By Vic_Rattledeth
Re: Lars Ulrich

Since when is being a technical drummer boring? You can groove like a mofo and be technical at the same time. Look at Steve Gadd. I would argue that it's BORING to play Larses stuff and not very fun...
Forum: Drum Technique 05-03-2008, 12:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,698
Posted By Vic_Rattledeth
Re: Growing bored of fills

Great advice everyone. Thanks
I spent more time on the snare and layed off of the toms, simplified it more and I came up with some pretty groovy fills. I found that playing over the bar with simple...
Forum: Drum Technique 05-02-2008, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,698
Posted By Vic_Rattledeth
Re: Growing bored of fills

Right now i'm not really playing any specific type of music. I'm just throwing everything into a melting pot and trying to come up with new ideas to play different styles
Forum: Drum Technique 05-02-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,698
Posted By Vic_Rattledeth
Re: Growing bored of fills

I like that idea. thanks
Forum: Drum Technique 05-02-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,698
Posted By Vic_Rattledeth
Re: Growing bored of fills

Playing the fills clean aren't the problem, I have pretty good chops and I play clean. It's more getting the right fills for the right grooves. It's not that my fills sound bad, they sound good, but...
Forum: Drum Technique 05-02-2008, 03:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,698
Posted By Vic_Rattledeth
Growing bored of fills

It seems as if i'm lacking at playing fills that fit the beats i''m playing. I can play complex fills and most of what I hear, but when i'm playing improv I can't get my fills tasteful enough, they...
Forum: Drum Technique 04-08-2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,265
Posted By Vic_Rattledeth
Unique ways of approaching odd time sigs

What are some uniqe out of the box ways to approach odd time sigs? I can play them from a mathematical standpoint but I feel like it lacks something.
Help would be appreciated
Forum: Drum Technique 03-31-2008, 02:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,982
Posted By Vic_Rattledeth
Re: keeping ideas fresh

I had problems with this my first 2 years of playing, i'd sit down at the kit and try make something new and improv but i'd end up playing the same stuff I already know. it would get really...
Forum: Drummers 03-30-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 70,280
Posted By Vic_Rattledeth
Re: Lars Ulrich

Lars keeps the music going, okay, that's fine. I'm glad he has fun too. But when we talk about his actual level of talent and musicality it doesnt go very far. He's just not very good, it's very...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-30-2008, 09:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,807
Posted By Vic_Rattledeth
Something that would seem easy, but isn't

Put on your metronome to whatever speed, and play to it in single strokes quarter note value RLRLRLRL, and while in the middle of this take out your right hand and keep your left hand on the up beat,...
Forum: Drummers 03-28-2008, 11:16 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 70,280
Posted By Vic_Rattledeth
Re: Lars Ulrich

Lars inspired me to start drumming. I give him that. But after a mere year and a half of playing I started to realize he wasn't very good. I would say he reached his best at And justice For all, he...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-28-2008, 11:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,721
Posted By Vic_Rattledeth
Re: Your favorite fill or groove...?

This has got to be my favorite pattern. I actually made it up by mistake, about a year and a half ago i was doing paradiddles, switching the accents around and when I was going through the second...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-28-2008, 10:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,003
Posted By Vic_Rattledeth
Re: Help with jazz soloing and trading fours

I'm no expert on this but i think i'm getting pretty good at this kind of stuff.

Usually what i'll do is i'll listen to a rhythm or occuring theme in the song and i'll start off with the same...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-11-2008, 11:11 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,668
Posted By Vic_Rattledeth
Re: pro drummers with bad technique

[QUOTE=Ekim;408269]There are plenty of "good players" with awful technique. To me, bad technique is a few things:

2) NOT being able to play "your thing" without the quality going down. Dynamics...
Forum: Drum Technique 12-27-2007, 10:32 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 16,456
Posted By Vic_Rattledeth
Re: How much time does everybody practice?

It depends on how you define practice. Other then the 7 or 8 hours a day that i sleep, drumming ideas are constantly going through my head and I work them out on my lap.Actual practice time on the...
Forum: Drum Technique 12-27-2007, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,527
Posted By Vic_Rattledeth
Re: virgil donati fill

Nice transcription man! I like it
btw for a second when i saw your name I thought you were terry bozzio. lol
Forum: Drum Technique 12-26-2007, 10:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,363
Posted By Vic_Rattledeth
Re: I get way too upset when I'm practicing.

If you hadn't played for 4 months of coarse you're going to be rusty. I reccomend instead of trying to jump back to where you were previously to practice single strokes and simples things for about a...
Forum: Drum Technique 12-26-2007, 09:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,143
Posted By Vic_Rattledeth
Re: Pat Petrillo Transcription

Wow, great transcription. This'll keep me busy for a while, thanks!
Forum: Drum Technique 12-26-2007, 09:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,480
Posted By Vic_Rattledeth
Re: Looking Back, What's The Most Important Exercise?

Practicing my rudiments everyday was what helped me improve the most my first 2 years of drumming. I would just turn on the metronome and practice all the different combinations of rudiments and...
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