Rock groove 1 is probably the most important rhythm any drummer could learn. In fact it's widely used in a variety of different classic songs such as:
2:12 Example of Drum rock groove #1 How To Play Drum Rock Groove Number 1 / Rock Groove 1.
Rock Groove 1 Can Be Found In The Following Songs (And Many More:)
Rolling Stones - Wild Horses, Hey Jude, Killing In The Name Of, Kashmir, No Diggity, Make It Wit Chu, Sledgehammer, AC/DC - Back In Black drum lesson, Riders On The Storm, Figure It Out, Get Down On It, Addicted To Love, Billie Jean, Sing By Ed Sheeran, Metallica Enter Sandman, Old Time Rock And Roll, Money For Nothing, Rebel Yell, Beatles - Help.
3:47 How To Play Drum Rock Groove Number 2 / Rock Groove 2 plus Example of Rock Groove #2
Drum Rock Groove 2 Can Be Found In The Following Songs (And Many More):
21 Guns - Greenday, Boulevard Of Broken Dreams, Clint Eastwood, This Is How You Remind Me, Yellow, Supersonic, Smoke On The Water, We Are Family, Are You Gonna Go My Way, Rock And Roll Star, Teddy Picker, Blitzkreig Bop.
5:29 How To Play Drum Rock Groove Number 3 / Rock Groove 3 plus examples.
Drum Rock Groove Can Be Found In The Following Songs (And Many More):
The Joker, I Need A Dollar, I Love Rock And Roll, Teenage Dirtbag, We Can Work It Out, Heroes, Smells Like Teen Spirit, Charmless Man, Daytripper, Stereophonics - Dakota
6:34 How To Play Drum Rock Groove Number 4 / Rock Groove 4 plus examples.
Drum Rock Groove 4 Can Be Played In The Following Songs (And Many More):
Don't Want To Miss A Thing, Running On Faith, I Want To Break Free, Should I Stay Or Should I Go, Every Breath You Take, Let's Groove, Robert Cray - Smoking Gun, Eric Clapton - Bad Love, I Want To Hold Your Hand, She Loves You.
7:31 How to play a four to the floor rhythm
8:14 Disco Beat
8:35 Rock Groove 2 plus Rock Groove number 3 to create ghost notes
9:14 How to play straight 8th notes and change that to swing 8th notes.
10:11 How to mix rock grooves to create your own rhythms. Rock Groove with Swung 8th Notes.
Russ is a session musician and drum teacher based in Portsmouth, UK.
With over twenty years of playing professionally and studying with the best teachers in the UK, the lessons at Drumheadz are designed to take a player from where they are to where they want to go in the most efficient and effective way possible, creating the best drummer and musician a person can be.