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Twilight in Olympus

Discussion in 'Symphony X (Unofficial)' started by ShadowWraith34, Feb 11, 2008.

  1. Detective Clarence Beauregard

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    I don't even know how long it took me to figure out that the bass solo is in 5/4 under all those crazy drums!
     
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    EyeballKid Shyamalan'd

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    I also cannot believe this.

    For this failure, you will be executed at dawn. By racking.
     
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    There is nothing wrong with solos in shows. 311 (which I went to a couple weeks ago), played this one:

    [ame]http://youtube.com/watch?v=I81lxvvhXxk[/ame]

    They pretty much played it exactly like in the video, :OMG: It was awesome, check out the band drumming together about 1/2 way through.

    yes....I realize the sound is out of sync, I didn't upload it. Someone was :Smokin:
     
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    The percussion was pretty cool, but the song was terrible. :puke:
     
  5. _Gentleman of_the Snow_

    _Gentleman of_the Snow_ Prog' Drummer

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    Drum solos can be very fun and exciting... and yes, they can go on for a long time while keeping you interested.
    The only problem is that most drummers do not know how to keep a good solo going (Not saying that I can).
    Portnoy, although I love the guy, executes the wrong way to solo (IMO). Just going over your favourite fill idea over and over again isn't exciting for more than 8.397 seconds.

    Here's a solo that shows you how to have fun and keep it exciting:

     
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  6. Detective Clarence Beauregard

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    That is a cool drum solo, but it had other instruments join in as well. I can't stand most drum solos for more than a few minutes, since there's usually nothing but drums playing. Whenever just one instrument is playing I get bored. That's why I can't listen to most of that singer-songwriter type stuff where it's just a vocal and an acoustic guitar.
     
  7. CantoX

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    That has got to be the best drumming video I've seen.
     
  8. Wander

    Wander 10+2=6

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    Very cool drumming there. Never heard of that dude before, but he is definetly a master with drums... Actually the whole band seems to be very very talented.
     
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    urinalcakemix man who plays drum

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    Master with drums you say? Dave Weckl.

    (Latin)


    Anddddd

    (Jazz/Fusion)


    Enjoy.
     
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  10. Wander

    Wander 10+2=6

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    Of course I know Dave Weckl. :p

    But he isn't the only amazing drummer out there.
     
  11. _Gentleman of_the Snow_

    _Gentleman of_the Snow_ Prog' Drummer

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    Oh, I'm very familiar with Dave Weckl. Amazing drummer :worship:

    My favourite drummer, however, as I've stated on these forums before, is Gavin Harrison. That guy plays with such feel, and he's definitely got a lot of technical skill under his belt.



    I posted some vids of him playing in Frankfurt a while back. His performance was just mindblowing. I'll post my fave video from that night as well:

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xyy0nRVHnQM&feature=related[/ame]
     
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    i love how this thread went from a Twilight in Olympus song thread to a who likes a drum solo thread? :lol:
     
  13. urinalcakemix

    urinalcakemix man who plays drum

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    Thats cuz Drums overtake all.

    I haven't seen that first Gavin video before, the second one Ir emember seeing when they were first posted on DW, both videos were great.

    Im a big fan of Gavin, he's a great drummer. Its nice to see him finally start getting some of the recognition he deserves.
     

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