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Even though it isn't metal, the odd timing with the jazziness and how fast it is for a ride cymbal is one thing, but the fact that its played so quietly makes playing fast on toms and the off splashes on the hi-hat even more difficult. And with almost randomly timed fills with no pick up its hard to get every beat in. - Drummer32456
This is probably the most underrated yet quintessential RUSH song (similar but different to Villa). Neil is at his best - time sig changes, tubular bells, blocks. He makes the percussion sing the song. Thanks to those geniuses who voted this on the list.
This song is near impossible to play as well and constant utility of the drummer, even during the beginning. This deserves top 10 easy, only Rush isn't popular like Led Zeppelin and typically underrated
Wow. This is top 30 material!
Xanadu is an amazing song, the fills are impossible and so complex, youve really gotta be a freak of nature to play this song well, and you need about 6000000$ to spend on drum materials.
This song is a nightmare, if you are playing it on a regular kit! I am pleased to see that someone added it in! Cheers
I know it's a drum machine...but too funky to leave out
Drums are crazy later in the song. I played this on drums and my hands got sore!
It's just too fast. Can't play it for more than 2 minutes.
I almost strained myself playing this
This is probably one of the easiest songs. Meg White is one of the worst drummers on the planet. I could teach someone who doesn't play drums this song in maybe 5-10 minutes.
How did this become hard, iv'e listened to the song and it isn't anywhere near hard
HARDEST SONG EVER! CAN'T GET IT RIGHT! HARDER THAN DANNY CAREY, PORTNOY, PEART, MINNEMANN, TONY ROYSTER, VIRGIL, LANG, ALL COMBINED!
Meg white is an awful drummer lol why is this on here
If you like broken limbs try playing this one...V 3 Comments
The drum solo in the middle of the song is the meca of all Jazz drum solos. The technicality, speed, and precision is insane. Some of the fills played by Steve Gadd on this track are crazy good.
I came here to vote for this song. Aaand it's at 177 - UncommonLoon
Hard as hell time signature, all over the map, 20 minutes long. Even the first could be considered harder then most of the songs on this list.
My band plays this, and as the drummer I've spend almost a year learning this.. and I've played drums for over 25 years.. "Eruption" is in 5/4 and "Manticore"is in 9/8.. it is hard as f***!
One of the hardest drum songs I've heard.V 1 Comment
How this song wasn't already on the list is beyond me.
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