Rock Drumming Play-Along #2

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Free Rock Drumming Play-Along Song

This play-along features the Sterr song "In All Of This" as performed by Dean Reimer. Start by watching the performance video, and then download the audio-only version that has all drum-tracks removed. Try playing similar beats to Dean, or come up with your own unique drumming grooves.

If you aren't sure what to play for this play-along song, browse through the rock drumming lessons here on They teach literally dozens of beats and fills that work well within rock music!

The intro to this song is a little tricky, so count it out.
5-4 Odd-Time Beat #1
The verse builds the second time around, so play it with an open hi-hat feel.
Verse 1
5-4 Odd-Time Beat #1
Open hi-hat feel.
Chorus 1
5-4 Odd-Time Beat #1
This is similar to the intro beat, with more energy, cymbals and a powerful fill at
the end.
Intro 2
5-4 Odd-Time Beat #1
Same as verse 1 where the feel changes to an open hi-hat beat half way through.
Verse 2
5-4 Odd-Time Beat #1
Chorus 2
5-4 Odd-Time Beat #1
Watch for the 16th note hi-hat pattern half way through.
5-4 Odd-Time Beat #1
Chorus 3
5-4 Odd-Time Beat #1
The outro is a basic beat that has a few shots at the end.
5-4 Odd-Time Beat #1

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