Making a Dragon Dirt Smoothie

Making a Dragon Dirt Smoothie

A quick vid on preparing some Dirt!...
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Arena Bass Drum Warm-up

Arena Bass Drum Warm-up

From the archives: One of life’s great joys… blasting a little double-bass warm-up through full PA at soundcheck, even if the execution gets a little iffy here and there....
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Zhengzhou3

Zhengzhou3

Here’s a Part Three excerpt from a show in Zhengzhou during my 2019 Solo Drumming Tour of China. This one was in a smaller hall than normal, but the place was packed out… and the show turned out to be a sentimental favorite...
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Training in Tulsa

Training in Tulsa

6-27-21: Hittin’ the weights late-night after a fun show at the IDL Ballroom in Tulsa last night with Lita Ford. Did some chest and back supersets, along with plenty of agonizing “drumbell” movements, which I explain in the...
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Greenroom warm-up

Greenroom warm-up

4-22-21: Throwin’ it back to 2013, warming up backstage at a Lita Ford/Molly Hatchet show at Sturgis... in one of the greenest green rooms ever. There will be plenty of this again starting in June!...
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The Alpha Kit Walk-around

The Alpha Kit Walk-around

Here's a brief walk-around tour of the Alpha Kit. (And yes, that's my long-time drum tech Cubby on hand...)...
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California Dreamin'

California Dreamin'

5-1-21: California dreamin’ on my run today... on sabbatical, enjoying the remote farmlands of central Cali. Looking forward to a return to the road later this month with Lita Ford... and a return to running in unfamiliar...
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Late-Night Lift - Minnesota 2022

Late-Night Lift - Minnesota 2022

Late-night training in Minnesota. Hitting in town with Lita Ford: April 15, 2022 - Virginia, MN - Iron Trail Motors Event Center
(+ Winger)...
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Zhengzhou 2

Zhengzhou 2

Here’s a Part Two excerpt from a show in Zhengzhou during my 2019 Solo Drumming Tour of China. This one was in a smaller hall than normal, but the place was packed out… and the show turned out to be a sentimental favorite in...
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Zhengzhou 1

Zhengzhou 1

Here’s a Part One excerpt from a show in Zhengzhou during my 2019 Solo Drumming Tour of China. This one was in a smaller hall than normal, but the place was packed out… and the show turned out to be a sentimental favorite in...
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Supernaut Breakdown Groove

Supernaut Breakdown Groove

This groove is for my version of Black Sabbath’s “Supernaut,” which is set to appear on my next solo record: a Soundtrack for my book, The Boy Is Gonna Rock. And since it will be "an adventurous instrumental tribute to songs...
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Norway1Full2013

Norway1Full2013

Here’s a solo excerpt from a rowdy Lita Ford show, somewhere in Norway. European audiences are consistently great to play for… a perfect combo of exuberant and appreciative. That summer 2013 run through Norway and Sweden was...
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Airport Video

Airport Video

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Alpha kit sample - MLK

Alpha kit sample - MLK

11-28-20: Alphabet Drumming is something I've been secretly working on for years. Now, it's time to start posting some clips so you can get a vibe for what it sounds like. If you click on Drumming and scroll down to The Solo...
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Vegas Run

Vegas Run

From yesterday’s run in Vegas… (3-24-22)...
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Sydney solo with Lita Ford

Sydney solo with Lita Ford

Trying to throw it down a little during a solo spot in Sydney, on a scaled-down kit! This is from an Australia run with Lita Ford a few years back. Hope to return there soon…...
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Arejay Hale Drum Solo feat. Bobby Rock

Arejay Hale Drum Solo feat. Bobby Rock

Throwin' it down with my main man, Arejay Hale, on our recent Halestorm/Lita Ford/Dorothy tour. My "little brother from another mother" was extremely generous throughout the entire tour, both with his sharing a little stage...
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An Exercise in Self-Loathing

An Exercise in Self-Loathing

Yet another old practice room vid, never meant for public consumption. Watch till the end for the self-loathing. Sometimes we are our own worst critic! To see lots more of this kind of thing, scope out the Vault:...
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Lita and Lzzy

Lita and Lzzy

Flashing back to 2016 with Lita Ford and Lzzy Hale, throwing that s**t down on “Close My Eyes Forever.” This was our last show on the Halestorm - Lita Ford - Dorothy tour. Lzzy would sometimes come out and join us on this...
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Custon DW Lita Ford Kit Tour

Custon DW Lita Ford Kit Tour

Here's a quick tour of my custom DW kit I use on the Lita Ford gig (when logistics allow!). Drums were temporarily set up in the hallway of the rehearsal hall, it appears......
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Canyon Solo

Canyon Solo

Here’s a drum solo excerpt from a Lita Ford show with my own custom DW kit…. featuring a multi-voice, double-bass/double hi-hat pattern along with “the incredible tilting chain rack.” (Hat on the far right operated by my...
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Practicing some "sweeps"...

Practicing some "sweeps"...

Here's a typical practice vid from the archives, rim clicks and all. These vids were obviously recorded for my own reference (so I could remember them later), but I've decided to share some of these here in the Vault, just to...
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Solo Excerpt with DW "Chain Rack" kit - 1

Solo Excerpt with DW "Chain Rack" kit - 1

Here’s a drum solo excerpt from a Lita Ford show with my own custom DW kit…. featuring a multi-voice, double-bass/double hi-hat pattern along with “the incredible tilting chain rack.” We often have to use gear that’s provided...
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"Relentless" w/Lita Ford

"Relentless" w/Lita Ford

While soloing is often about notes, notes, and more notes, playing with a band is ultimately about space, space, and more space. A drummer’s “sound”—and, in fact, the overall feel of the music—is largely governed by the space...
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Santa Fe Run - 2022

Santa Fe Run - 2022

2-26-22: Enjoying the “beautiful nothingness” on my run this afternoon in Santa Fe. Knocked out a six-miler.  Hittin’ with Lita Ford at the Buffalo Thunder Casino (+ Great White). Let’s rock it!...
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4-Voice Feet excerpt

4-Voice Feet excerpt

From a solo drumming tour of China in 2019, at a smaller master class: Here’s a multi-foot pedal demonstration I did, where my feet are playing four different rhythms—on four different sound sources simultaneously—while my...
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4-Voice Feet

4-Voice Feet

From a solo drumming tour of China in 2019: Here’s a multi-foot pedal demonstration I did, where my feet are playing four different rhythms—on four different sound sources—simultaneously, while my hands do some basic...
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Hand-Eye Towel Solo

Hand-Eye Towel Solo

2-17-22: Working on a little hand-eye coordination during the drum solo at the Royal Theater the other night… minus the eyes! Just having a little fun. With Lita Ford on the Rock Legends Cruise…...
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Legend's Cruise Run

Legend's Cruise Run

2-15-22: Last night’s run on the boat. From the Rock Legends Cruise. 30 laps = 5 miles. Livin’ it…...
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Norway1Excerpt2013

Norway1Excerpt2013

In the spirit of trying to archive more of my “secret” videos that I have amassed in embarrassing quantities through the years, here’s a solo excerpt from a rowdy Lita Ford show, somewhere in Norway. European audiences are...
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