Thrash Metal Drumming OUT NOW!

My 4th book with Hudson Music is out now at these links: or

Featuring all the skills you’ll need to master the art of thrash drumming and play like Dave Lombardo, Lars Ulrich, Nick Menza, Tom Hunting, Gene Hoglan, John Tempesta, Gar Samuelson, Rat Skates, Igor Cavalera, and many more.

Features 32 audio examples and 64 transcribed phrases from bands like Slayer, Anthrax, Megadeth, Testament, Havok, Warbringer, Evile, Exodus, Testament, Gama Bomb, Nuclear Assault, Destruction, Dark Angel, Municipal Waste, and others!

Base your metal playing on the best possible foundation for success, Thrash Metal Drumming. The skills will allow you to branch out to other genres like: death metal, black metal, prog metal, hardcore, metalcore, deathcore, slam, djent, or anything heavy or extreme.

Thrash Metal Drumming – Coming 10/28

Thrash Metal Drumming, my 4th instructional release with Hudson Music, is officially scheduled for release on October 28, 2020!

Featuring 32 audio examples, 64 transcribed phrases from classic thrash songs, and plenty of beats, fills, and advice pertaining specifically to thrash metal. This is the only book of its kind and will help anyone looking to get into metal drumming.

Thrash Metal Drumming not only prepares you one genre, but also lays the foundation for death metal, black metal, power metal, prog metal, metalcore, deathcore, hardcore, djent, slam, and many other heavy genres. The modern incarnation of all of those styles directly traces right back to classic thrash drumming.

The book will be available as a download from Hudson Music or in traditional paperback from Amazon. Here is a playlist of related video content, much of which directly references the book: