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Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2009, 11:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,095
Posted By mattieb298
Re: Losing inspiration

My band packed in a few months back, so i think you are completely right, its ever since then i've lost inspiration!
I think I'm gunna find a new band to play with, i sure do miss the buzz of...
Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,095
Posted By mattieb298
Losing inspiration

For some reason I'm starting to play my kit less and less as the months pass... I'm not really loosing interest, its just I'm not as 'drum crazy' as i have been for the past 4 years or so.
Don't get...
Forum: Drum Technique 01-01-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 52,169
Posted By mattieb298
Re: Post your Greatest Weakness

Creativity when writing my own drum parts for my band!
Good stuff just doesnt come quickly for me!
Oh well im only an amatuer, im sure that it'll improve the better i get!
Forum: Drum Technique 12-30-2008, 11:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,792
Posted By mattieb298
Re: Math Metal Drumming!

Dillinger Escape Plan
Protest the Hero

They arnt everyones cup of tea but hey!
Forum: Drum Technique 12-29-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,792
Posted By mattieb298
Math Metal Drumming!

I'm really started to get into the 'math-metal' sort of drumming like Dillinger Escape Plan (Chris Pennie) and Architects

So i wanted to encorporate some of that style into my own drumming...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-29-2008, 04:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,159
Posted By mattieb298
Re: Blast beats

Ok guys thanks very much
Ill try that exerces LFLFLFLFLF and also the derek roddy video you've posted
Thanks very much and hopefully i shall improve on them!
Forum: Drum Technique 08-28-2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,159
Posted By mattieb298
Blast beats

Really starting to practice these
But don't seem to have the stamina or power to keep it up
I can only do it with the right hand fast enough
so i was wondering if anyone has any tips on helping...
Forum: Drummers 07-14-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 30,824
Posted By mattieb298
Re: Chris Adler

Can someone tell me
Does chris use an orion or saturn series kit?
As its posted all over the net that he uses saturns, but in an interview he said 'i sat behind the orion and was blown away....etc...
Forum: Drums 07-02-2008, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,119
Posted By mattieb298
Re: Mapex Black Panther Birdseye Maple - allrounder?

All i can say is i love mine to pieces!
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2008, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,917
Posted By mattieb298
Re: Hand sores from drumming!

Ok thanks guys
Ill just have to put up with the pain
I suppose i love drumming so its worth it in the end :)
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,917
Posted By mattieb298
Re: Hand sores from drumming!

Yer i was wondering whether it was just the way i was holding the sticks
I dont feel like im gripping the sticks to hard though
Maybe i am!
ill try and loosen the grip abit over the next few...
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,917
Posted By mattieb298
Hand sores from drumming!

I've been drumming for about 3 years now
And over the past year ive been playing drums alot harder, faster and for longer periods of time
As a result my hands are starting to suffer, constantly...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-06-2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,031
Posted By mattieb298
Re: Triplets on a double pedal!

Thats a good idea!
Ill start right away :D
Forum: Drum Technique 06-06-2008, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,031
Posted By mattieb298
Triplets on a double pedal!

Ive been using a tama iron cobra rolling glide double pedal for almost a year now!
And progress is going pretty well!
But the only thing thats kinda lacking is triplets
I just cant seem to do them...
Forum: Drums 06-02-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,207
Posted By mattieb298
Re: Black Panther 14x6.5 Natural Maple Snare

I have one
and i love it!
It can go really fat when tuned low
And have a nice crack to it when high!
Its got a really wide tuning range that can be used for anything
With the right head it will...
Forum: Drums 05-29-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,529
Posted By mattieb298
Re: Mapex Saturn

Just found out that it is a 20X14... or 14X20 (the american way)
And thats no use...
Doesnt sound like that would give much depth
I would idealy want a 22 or a 24"
So ill avoid this
Thanks for...
Forum: Drums 05-28-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,529
Posted By mattieb298
Mapex Saturn

Are the mapex saturn fusion sizes still good for metal drumming?
As i have the opportunity of getting my hands on a saturn with 10" 12" toms 14" floor and 20" bass drum
Are they fitted more for...
Forum: Drums 05-05-2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,464
Posted By mattieb298
Re: Creating a snare drum

I am also looking to build my own snare...
but dont have the facilities to build the shell
So does any one know a site based in the UK that can make me a maple shell...
As i can only find american...
Forum: Drums 04-24-2008, 08:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,880
Posted By mattieb298
Re: Are Warlords worth it?

I have never tried one...
But for that kinda money it would have to be pretty flawless for me to even consider it
Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2008, 06:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,243
Posted By mattieb298
Re: What was the best advice or tip that improved your drumming?

I know its been said...but playing to a click track
My drum teacher told me 'you cant play a beat or a fill unless you can play it to a click'
And thats completely true in my eyes...
So if you...
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2008, 10:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,935
Posted By mattieb298
Pearl Day...

1st June in Nottingham (UK)
Anybody been before?
Worth going?
I wanna try out the pearl masters MCX and the masterworks...
Will i get the chance to there?

Forum: Drums 04-18-2008, 11:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,198
Posted By mattieb298
Re: Pearl Ultracast

My drum teacher has one...
And i like it...
But it does have a ring to it...which my teacher likes but i dont...
So i usually slap some moongel on it during a lesson so it just has a nice solid...
Forum: Drums 04-18-2008, 09:50 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 50,529
Posted By mattieb298
Re: The Black Panther thread! For all BP snare fans and owners....

Right here are some pics of my BP 14X6.5 Traditional Maple in Black Laquer Finish
Looks and sounds gorgeous
I am looking to experiment with different heads
So anyone who has this snare...could you...
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2008, 12:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,277
Posted By mattieb298
Re: Beginner drummer who loves metal...which songs would be suitable as starting?

Something by metallica...
learn sad but true
easy beat...nice good start to make you play around on the toms
couple of flams etc to get you doing those kinda things...
Dont start using a double...
Forum: Drums 04-17-2008, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,334
Posted By mattieb298
Re: Best Pro metal kit!

Hey is it possible to post some pictures.... and even some sound clips of how it sounds
Because a starclassic & the masters were the main two i had my eye on...
So getting to hear what someone has...
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