“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].
Eric Heumann

Boris Williams

“Rosas del Amor” by Tomatito [Antonio Carmona].

“The Wanton Song” by Led Zeppelin [John Bonham].
Satyajit Sonowal

“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.
Luis Enrique Hernandez

“21st Century Schizoid Man” by King Crimson [Michael Giles].

“Tokyo Drifting” by Glass Animals [Joe Seaward].
Ethan Yoder

“Back in Black” by AC/DC [Phil Rudd].

“Halloween” by Helloween [Ingo Schwichtenberg].
Gandu Permana

“Run Runaway” by Slade [Don Powell].
Joe Trudell

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.
Bill Erwin

“Where Eagles Dare” by Iron Maiden [Nicko McBrian].
Jeff Spears

“Cloud City” by Hum [Bryan St. Pere].
Rob Sheldrick

“Guyute” by Phish [Jon Fishman].
Dylan Jackson

Jon Fishman
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“Tumble” by Goose. Ben Atkind is a shredder!

“Black Seeds on Virgin Soil” by Old Man’s Child [Nicholas Barker].
Carlos Plaza

“Fire” by the Jimi Hendrix Experience [Mitch Mitchell].
Carlos Figueroa

“Acrobat” by U2 [Larry Mullen Jr.].
Brian Park

“Running on Three” by Brand X with Phil Collins.
Donn Garrett

“Have You Heard” by Pat Metheny [Paul Wertico].
Gabriel Gutierrez Duran

Jon Cleary’s “Boneyard” [Terence Higgins].
Jay Wood

Terence Higgins
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