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Old 02-06-2008, 07:48 PM
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Default Re: Derek Roddy

Originally Posted by tomk View Post
I totally agree with pushing yourself to get better, but is that really getting better? You are doing a different technique to acheive the same result musically, which really, musicality is more important to me than an alternative technique that takes up practice time, that acheives the same thing musically as something that takes less effort.. I mean, shouldn't we be making things easier for ourselves and easier on our body so that we can be more creative? I mean in reality, there isn't much in the death metal genre you can do to be creative. There is only one death metal band that I've heard that blew every other death metal drummer I've heard, out of the water. I suggest you take a look at Yattering, they disbanded i think, but that drummer was awesome. His name is Zabek. I should post a song or a music video they had for one of their songs.
Think about the percussion he has with his left foot, though. He can open up new doors because he can roll his left foot around and hit his alternate bass drum or work with his high hats. I think single foot blasting is quite useful.
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