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Great song, very difficult to get down due to the changes in tempo. The Ending is totally classic. If you have not heard the song check it out, you will get it! Cheers
The ride cymbal pattern in the bridge section cripples the hands! Tough song, do not play after Tom Saywer!
In some terms so easy... But for the sakes of the drummers legs and stamina
Everybody talk and talk but I see no devildriver here, just go and listen this.
Very fast double bass and filled with blast beats of all kinds. Very technical and lengthy which don't make it easy for the drummer in the slightest way.
I'm very surprised this is the only Jazz song on the list. Jazz and Swing are without a doubt the hardest types of music to play, followed by rock and metal. This song is all rimshots and hand claps, but being written in 7/4 time means that this thing is a beast. But if you're able to manage it, its extremely fun to play.
This is a song that requires you to play every cymbal at once and the bridge with the toms is very hard especially with the hi-hat in between.
Some of the songs on the list are a joke compared to this.
Why is this not on the list? WHY IS MARS VOLTA NOT ON THE LIST AT ALL? Easily the hardest drumming song I've come across and probably the longest one. There is a 2-kick mid tom last tom 2- kick snare rhythm (I have no idea what it's called) but you have to play it for two minutes. Also, it's 2 polyrhythms a SECOND. Jon Theodore is a true beast (why did he have to leave? Not saying Thomas Pridgen is bad or anything but still). Clocking in at 31 MINUTES this epic that was probably played with all parts consecutive, and there is about 2 minutes in total break time. So far from all the songs I've played, this is easily the hardest and I've played The Dance of Eternity. A long-shot second is To Forgive is to Suffer by Death but that still doesn't compare to the drumming landmark here. Listen to this song, then try to play it, to all of the drummers out there.
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