Drums, Drum Set
By Mike Portnoy. Instructional/Drum/DVD. Prog-Rock, Heavy Metal. DVD. Published by Rittor Music (HL.320440).
Item Number: HL.320440
ISBN 0634082418. 5.3x7.5 inches.
Mike Portnoy, the drummer for the progressive heavy metal band Dream Theater, presents a fantastic instructional DVD for intermediate to advanced players. Topics include: drum set assembly, double-bass techniques, odd time signatures, grooves and phrasing, and more. Portnoy, with John Myung on bass and Derek Sherinian on keyboard, plays various examples from Dream Theater songs: Pull Me Under • Voices • Metropolis • A Change of Seasons • Surround • Take the Time • Erotomania. Includes a booklet with exercises and transcriptions. 60 minutes.
Also Available: Mike Portnoy Anthology (00690560/Drum Recorded Versions/$24.95).