“Metropolis—Part I” by Dream Theater [Mike Portnoy].
“Chemical Warfare” by Slayer [Dave Lombardo].
“Hemispheres” by Rush [Neil Peart]. The first section is so tough on the hi-hat.
“Around the World” by the Red Hot Chili Peppers [Chad Smith].
“Just like Heaven” by the Cure [Boris Williams].
“Rosas del Amor” by Tomatito [Antonio Carmona].
“The Wanton Song” by Led Zeppelin [John Bonham].
“Mushanga” and “Pamela” by Toto [Jeff Porcaro].
“Everlong” by Foo Fighters [Dave Grohl]. I realized I don’t have as much control of those 32nd notes on the hi-hats as I thought.
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“21st Century Schizoid Man” by King Crimson [Michael Giles].
“Tokyo Drifting” by Glass Animals [Joe Seaward].
“Back in Black” by AC/DC [Phil Rudd].
“Halloween” by Helloween [Ingo Schwichtenberg].
“Run Runaway” by Slade [Don Powell].
I’ve been getting back into Jeff Beck’s ’70s stuff. “Air Blower” from Blow by Blow [Richard Bailey] is at the top of the list.
“Where Eagles Dare” by Iron Maiden [Nicko McBrian].
“Cloud City” by Hum [Bryan St. Pere].
“Guyute” by Phish [Jon Fishman].
“Tumble” by Goose. Ben Atkind is a shredder!
“Black Seeds on Virgin Soil” by Old Man’s Child [Nicholas Barker].
“Fire” by the Jimi Hendrix Experience [Mitch Mitchell].
“Acrobat” by U2 [Larry Mullen Jr.].
“Running on Three” by Brand X with Phil Collins.
“Have You Heard” by Pat Metheny [Paul Wertico].
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Jon Cleary’s “Boneyard” [Terence Higgins].