Originally Posted by KBadd
When a guitar player asks you to play "this or that", your job, as a drummer, is NOT to say " "it won't work". Your job is to find out what the guitar player is thinking..................even if you try it and it sounds awful...............get in his/her head and find out how they wrote the song, the inspiration. Then collaborate with them and come to an understanding. That's what music is. That is unless the songwriter is an absolute freak genius and your opinion is nothing. Ha! ; )
He told me to play a blast beat on a pop-punk song. I said "That's for sure not going to work" and I showed him what I'd play and he said "fair enough".
Good to keep them in square-shape too and make them think twice.