Tag: Metal


Groove Of The Month – April 2017

“Foreclosure Of A Dream” – Megadeth – 1992 – Nick Menza – 136 bpm This month our groove comes to us from the chorus of Megadeth’s “Foreclosure Of A Dream.” This was the first double bass song I heard as a young inexperienced drummer that wasn’t an unapproachable display of speed and stamina, and still…


Groove Of The Month – November 2016

“Detox” – Strapping Young Lad – 1997 – Gene Hoglan – 164bpm Hot on the tails of our “I’m Not A Metal Guy” piece our Groove Of The Month comes from metal master Gene Hoglan and the band Strapping Young Lad with “Detox”. Since, well, I’m not A metal guy, we’ve enlisted the help of…


I’m not a … Metal Guy

Sometimes as an instructor you are asked to teach subjects you are not completely familiar with. In this series we plan to seek out masters in those areas and find out the best methods not only for starting students off, but the best pathways for you to explore as a teacher. Today I’m not a…