What The Heck Is A Drum Solo?

What's a drum solo

A drum solo?

What the heck is that?

You can define a solo as a musical story played on the drum kit.

This story can be shorter or longer, depending on

  • your personal taste,
  • the available time frame and/or
  • the music you’re playing your solo around.

And how do you master the art of playing a drum solo?

This practical drumming guide will provide you with some helpful tips.

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Drumming Terms Made Easy: What Is A Groove?

Drum groove explained

What is a groove in drumming?

If you’re new to playing the drums, this question will pop up sooner or later.

I will explain the term in this beginner’s guide today.

Let’s go! 🙂

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Is Taking A Break From Drumming A Good Idea?

Taking a break from drumming experiences

Is taking a break from drumming a good idea?

Will you miss out on something?

Or even worse:

Will you destroy the progress you’ve made so far?

These are highly important questions I’m going to answer today.

After all, it’s a common belief that you need to

  • practice,
  • practice more
  • and practice even more

to become a skilled drummer.

But how true is this common belief really?

Can you take a break from drumming and still become a superb drummer?

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How To Become A Better Drummer: 3 Core Principles To Follow

Become better drummer tips principles

You want to become a better drummer?


You’ve come to the right place. 🙂

In this compact drumming guide, you’ll learn about 3 core principles helping you to transform your drumming skills.

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How To Drum Faster: The Basic Rule

How To Drum Faster

Everybody wants to drum faster, right?

The good news is:

Everybody can drum faster.

It’s no rocket science.

But how can you increase your speed around the kit?

Let’s find out today.

But please notice:

This drumming guide is a great read for you if you want to play the drums up to 200 BPM.

Personally, I’m no speed metal drummer, and I don’t play crazy fast uptempo swing either.

I’m sure my tips work for such tempos as well, but I can’t prove it myself.

And no, I don’t intend to practice until I can prove it. 😉

Want to drum up to 200 BPM?

Read on!

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What’s The Best Part Of Playing The Drums?

Playing the drums best part opinion

What’s the best part of playing the drums?

That’s a question that literally popped up in my mind.

Some time ago, I wrote about the hardest part of being a drummer.

Today, it’s time to shift our focus.

That’s why I’m going to share my opinion on what’s the best part of drumming.

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How To Become The Confident Drummer You Aspire To Be

self confidence drummer tips

Being the confident drummer:

That’s when you know how to play, right?


And no.

Being confident as a drummer is not necessarily bound to your drumming skills.

It’s more like a state of mind, an attitude, or a mindset.

Everybody can become a confident drummer.

But how?

Find out today!

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14 Basic Rock Drum Beats (+ Free PDF Notes!)

Rock drum beats for beginners PDF

Basic rock drum beats are awesome!

They sound fantastic and are relatively easy to learn.

Plus, they have this certain feel to them.

You know it:

They make your head bang with utterly joy! 🙂

For this reason, I thought of sharing some of the best basic rock drum beats for beginners today.

Please notice:

This drumming guide also includes a free PDF and helpful practice tips for you.

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3 Essential Drumming Skills To Be Aware Of

Essential drumming skills explained

Which essential drumming skills are the most important?

Do you need to focus on

  • keeping the tempo?
  • mesmerizing a lot of beats?
  • understanding rhythmic characteristics?

Yes, you should definitely work on these skills.

However, there are more essentials to master.

Let’s call them the fundamentals you should definitely be aware of.

If you master them, playing the drums becomes not only much easier.

It also becomes even more fun.

What are these three fundamentals, then?

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My Best Tip On Drum Practice Time Management For Busy Adults

Drum practice tips time management for adult beginners

You’re struggling with your drum practice time management?

Totally understandable.

The thing is:

When you’re an adult, you’ve got a lot of tasks to accomplish every day.

Balancing drumming with work, family and other commitments can be daunting.

For this reason, I’m going to share my best tip on drum practice time management in this compact guide.

This will help you

  • progress faster on the drums while
  • become less stressed caring for your loved ones
  • and balance drumming with your work in general.
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