Difficulty LevelThe drum fill that occurs at 0:09 of the song “Helicopter” by Bloc Party is a great example of Matt Tong’s upbeat and fast drumming style. In this free video drum lesson, I’m going to show you how Matt plays it.

This drum fill features fast up-tempo sixteenth note singles with well placed crash cymbal stabs. It’s not very technical but it does become tricky when trying to play it up to tempo.

Lets take a look at this famous and popular drum fill below now…


Helicopter” – Free Video Drum Lesson

View the video on YouTube HERE – Learn How To Play Drums Helicopter Video Drum Lesson (Bloc Party & Matt Tong)


Helicopter” – Drum Fill (0:09 Album Version)

Helicopter Fill Notation (Matt Tong & Bloc Party)



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