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"You Could Be Mine" Drum Fill Intro - Free Video Drum Lesson (Guns N' Roses & Matt Sorum)

Matt Sorum

In this free video drum lesson I'm going to treat you to some 'meat and potatoe' drumming from Matt Sorum on the intro to the song "You Could Be Mine" by Guns N' Roses.

The Intro uses a really common drum lick known as the Quad. This lick has been used on countless recordings and is a real classic.

The second part of this video drum lesson shows you how to play the drum groove that Matt then moves into.

Don't forget to also download the free PDF below and happy drumming to you!

FREE PDF DOWNLOAD: You can download the music as a .PDF document by clicking the Attachment link titled "youcouldbemine_gunsnroses_drumintro.pdf" found at the bottom of this page.

 

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"You Could Be Mine" Drum Fill - Free Video Drum Lesson

View the video on YouTube HERE - Learn How To Play Drum You Could Be Mine Drum Fill Video Drum Lesson (Guns N' Roses & Matt Sorum)

 

"You Could Be Mine" Drum Fill - Transcription

You Could Be Mine Guns N Roses Drum Fill Intro Score Chart

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"R U Mine?" Drum Solo - Free Video Drum Lesson (Arctic Monkeys & Matt Helders)

Matt Helders

In this free video drum lesson I'm going to show you how to play Matt Helders' little drum solo from the song "R U Mine?" by the Arctic Monkeys.

The first part of this video looks at the section occurring from 0:43 into the song. This part of the drum solo features some really fun 16th note triplet ideas and a wicked drum groove.

The second part of the solo occurs from 1:57 where we hear Matt play some super fast 32nd notes followed by a lovely linear drum groove.

Don't forget to also download the free PDF below and happy drumming to you!

FREE PDF DOWNLOAD: You can download the music as a .PDF document by clicking the Attatchment link titled "rumine_arcticmonkeys_drumsolo.pdf" found at the bottom of this page.

 

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"R U Mine?" Drum Solo - Free Video Drum Lesson

View the video on YouTube HERE - Learn How To Play Drum R U Mine? Drum Solo Video Drum Lesson (Arctic Monkeys & Matt Helders)

 

"R U Mine?" Drum Solo - Transcription

R U Mine? Arctic Monkeys Drum Chart Score

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"Message In A Bottle" Intro & Drum Beat - Free Video Drum Lesson (The Police & Stewart Copeland)

Stewart Copeland

In this free video drum lesson I want to show you how to play both the Intro Verse groove as well as the first exciting Chorus drum beat from the song "Message In A Bottle" by The Police. It features the incredible drumming talents of Stewart Copeland of course.

The Intro starts with a cool cross stick pattern before moving into a half time feel for the verse groove. Stewart's Hi-Hats just sound amazing during this beat.

The second part of the video lesson shows you how to play the first chorus of the song, including unique tom tom hits and off beat drum fills.

Don't forget to also download the free PDF below and happy drumming to you!

FREE PDF DOWNLOAD: You can download the music as a .PDF document by clicking the link titled "messageinabottle_the_police_introchorus.pdf" found at the bottom of this page.

 

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"Message In A Bottle" Intro & Chorus - Free Video Drum Lesson

View the video on YouTube HERE - Learn How To Play Drum Message In A Bottle Drum Beat Video Drum Lesson (The Police & Stewart Copeland)

 

"Message In A Bottle" Intro & Chorus - Transcription

Message In A Bottle Drum CHart Score

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Rob's Drum Licks #6 - RRLRR Drum Beat Lick | Free Video Drum Lesson

Difficulty Level _ Intermediate

In this new series of free video drum lessons, I want to focus on some of my favourite drum licks, fills, grooves and patterns.

This video drum lesson is based on a drum beat idea that I've heard called the the "King Kong" beat. The idea is that you play a couple of doubles with the right hand either side of the backbeat on beats 2 and 4.

In the lesson I show you how to apply different bass drum patterns to this lick as well as how to incorporate ghost notes to flesh it out even further.

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Thank you kindly for your support and happy drumming to you! :)

 

"RRLRR" Fun Drum Beat Lick - Free Video Drum Lesson

View the video on YouTube HERE - Rob's Drum Licks Learn How To Play Drum RRLRR Drum Beat King Kong Lick Free Video Drum Lesson

 

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Rob's Drum Licks #5 - Five Note Sticking & Bass Drum Linear Fill | Free Video Drum Lesson

Difficulty Level _ Advanced

In this new series of free video drum lessons, I want to focus on some of my favourite drum licks, fills, grooves and patterns.

This video drum lesson is based on the popular five note sticking (RLRLL), with a single bass drum foot being added to the beginning of the pattern creating this basic six note lick - FRLRLL. This obviously works very well played through triplets.

As a way to extend and take this further, I also give you some ideas where you can combine this lick with various three note triplet conjunctions, and even using the double bass pedal to add a bit of spice.

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Thank you kindly for your support and happy drumming to you! :)

 

"Five Note Sticking & Bass Drum" Triplet Lick - Free Video Drum Lesson

View the video on YouTube HERE - Rob's Drum Licks Learn How To Play Drum Five Note Sticking & Bass Drum Triplet Lick Free Video Drum Lesson

 

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Rob's Drum Licks #4 - Six Stroke Roll Triplet Hand/Foot Lick | Free Video Drum Lesson

Difficulty Level _ Advanced

In this new series of free video drum lessons, I want to focus on some of my favourite drum licks, fills, grooves and patterns.

This video drum lesson is based on the six stroke roll, and involves substituting the RR of the RLLRRL with two bass drum notes. Being a six note drum lick, it naturally lends itself to being played through triplets.

If you enjoyed the lesson then please press the "Like" button on the video page itself by clicking HERE...thank you! :)

 

"Six Stroke Roll Hand/Foot" Triplet Lick - Free Video Drum Lesson

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Rob's Drum Licks #3 - Vinnie Colaiuta Triplet Drum Fill Lick | Free Video Drum Lesson

Difficulty Level _ Intermediate

In this new series of free video drum lessons, I want to focus on some of my favourite drum licks, fills, grooves and patterns.

Hopefully these video drum lessons will give you some inspiration in the practice room and will help you to get excited about playing drums.

In this video, I've taken a drum lick that I first heard Vinnie Colaiuta play first. It involves substituting the right hand within a RLL pattern with the bass drum foot. Very simple to understand and practice but tricky to play at "Vinnie" tempo! :)

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"Vinnie Colaiuta" Triplet Lick - Free Video Drum Lesson

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Rob's Drum Licks #2 - Chad Smith Flam Drum Fill | Free Video Drum Lesson

Difficulty Level _ Beginner

In this new series of free video drum lessons, I want to focus on some of my favourite drum licks, fills, grooves and patterns.

Hopefully these video drum lessons will give you some inspiration in the practice room and will help you to get excited about playing drums.

In this video, I explore a drum fill idea I got from Chad Smith. It's simply four notes long and starts with a flam, and can be used perfectly as a short little drum fill at the end of a groove.

If you enjoyed the lesson then please press the "Like" button on the video page itself by clicking HERE...thank you! :)

 

"Chad Smith" Easy Drum Fill - Free Video Drum Lesson

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Rob's Drum Licks #1 - "3132" Fun Linear Pattern | Free Video Drum Lesson

Difficulty Level _ Intermediate

In this new series of free video drum lessons, I want to focus on some of my favourite drum licks, fills, grooves and patterns.

Hopefully these video drum lessons will give you some inspiration in the practice room and will help you to get excited about playing drums.

In this first video, I explore a Linear style drum fill that I came across another drummer teaching on YouTube. He called it the "3132" pattern and is best played as triplets. In this lesson I explain several ways to use the lick as well as exploring how the pattern can be extended and adapted.

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"3132" Fun Linear Pattern - Free Video Drum Lesson

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Timshel (My Band) - Live @ The Hobbit Pub, England (05/04/13)

This gig was not intended to be released or uploaded to the web...until now...

Back in April 2013, my band Timshel and I performed a gig at the Hobbit Pub in Southampton, England. We've headlined here many times before and are firm favourites with the locals. It's a great venue with lots of energy, charm and character. Check out their website by clicking here if you like.

By the way, this is the Pub that Stephen Fry tweeted about when the Tolkien estate tried (and failed) to get the venues name changed...justice prevailed in the end though!

Mistakes, tempo rushes, forgotten sections - it's ALL here. I wanted to give you a real idea of what it's like to play in a band and how someone like myself deals with those inevitable errors...usually with a big smile and a chuckle if I'm honest.

Anywho, I hope you enjoy the music and if you're ever in the area then please come say hello! You can check out our Timshel Band Facebook Page by clicking here.

Timshel Live Performance

Set List

0:07 - "Carbonara No.3"
3:19 - "Steve Gadd"
7:17 - "Swan Song"
10:08 - "She Breathes Fire"
12:52 - "We Be Believed"
16:47 - "Hatless 'Till October"
21:13 - "Millionaire"
24:52 - "Southpaw"
27:58 - "Battered By Words"
30:33 - "My Killing Spree"
33:09 - "Where Did We Go Wrong"
35:44 - "Killing In Me"
39:20 - "Blame"
43:27 - "The Gate"
47:42 - "Billy Isn't Real"
51:46 - "Monkey"
54:10 - "Squirrels & Balloons"
56:45 - "Christmas Tree"
1:00:16 - "Heading Out For Conflict"
1:04:40 - Encore: "High Angel"

Here's some of my highlights... some rather obvious Bonham foot work in "Millionaire". A drum solo in "Swan Song". Some cool double bass drum and tom-tom work in "We Be Believed". A 'reversed' drum beat in "Steve Gadd". A fun verse groove in "Hatless 'Till October". Lightning fast single strokes in "She Breathes Fire". Super intro drum fill and drum solo in "Where Did We Go Wrong". Awesome verse groove in "Killing In Me". Fun ride cymbal pattern for "Blame" chorus. Joyous interaction between the guitarist and me and the beginning of "Monkey". Tight verse groove for "Heading Out For Conflict"...and the verse groove from "High Angel".

 

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