Difficulty LevelIn this free video drum lesson, Allan Varnfield is going to teach you how to play the opening 12 seconds of carnage from “Ka$cade” by Animals As Leaders, featuring the amazing drumming of Matt Garstka!

The pattern is in 4/4 throughout, but Matt cleverly plays a grouping of 5 sixteenth notes between the Snare and the double bass drum over the straight four beats. He also throws in some really cool drum fills as well based in groups of 6.

To save time in this lesson, the ghost notes on the chart (notes written in brackets) were ignored for simplicity.


“Ka$cade” (Animals As Leaders) DRUM BEAT – Free Video Drum Lesson

View the video on YouTube HERE – Learn How To Play Drum Beat Ka$cade Video Drum Lesson (Animals As Leaders & Matt Garstka)


Ka$cade” Drum Beats – Transcription

"Ka$cade" - (Animals As Leaders) Drum Beat Intro Video Drum Lesson Notation Chart Transcription Sheet Music Drum Lesson

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