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I've always been a little uneasy about the concept that there should be an official list of "40 Essential Rudiments". Is it just out of date? Or is it completely inaccurate to declare that ANY list of patterns/rudimental vocabulary is essential? That leads me to ask, "What are rudiments anyway?"
Part 2 of the ongoing series on everything brutal! This time we are talking about the necessities needed to play extreme metal: the cymbals, drumheads, and sticks. Proper selection and sound choices can help you reach your goal of becoming a speed demon much easier and quicker!!
CLICK!!! It’s that 4-letter word we all love to hate. We all practice to a metronome, endlessly following that beeping box till we have perfect time, right? Not exactly. I got tired of following blindly and decided to take the lead. Let’s take a look at some new ways to forge our own sense of time and develop a stronger ear for tempo.