This must-have guide for drummers provides insight into the history and development of the Metal genre, and explores a dozen legendary drummers that impacted it most. The book will lead you through the beats, licks, solos, and grooves that made each artist famous, with insight into their approaches, the gear they used, the bands they played in, and the drummers who influenced them. The easy-to-follow lessons delve into authentic transcriptions of 36 famous beats and solos from songs by Metallica, Slipknot, Meshuggah, Slayer, Pantera, Iron Maiden, Lamb of God, Shadows Fall, Anthrax, and others. Amazing photos are featured as well as a listing of essential recordings. All the beats and solos that are presented in the book are performed on the accompanying CD.
Drummers include: Chris Adler, Charlie Benante, Jason Bittner, Clive Burr, Tomas Haake, Joey Jordison, Dave Lombardo, Nicko McBrain, Vinnie Paul, Derek Roddy, Lars Ulrich, Bill Ward,and more!