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“15 Step”
by Radiohead

“Hanging Tree”
by Queens of the Stoneage

“Take Five”
by Dave Brubeck

“My Wave”
by Soundgarden

“Animals”
by Muse

Drum Grooves
Groovin’ in 5

Delve into the world of odd meter with five grooves in 5/4 time.

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New Drum Grooves

Master the masters

Melodics now offers the greatest tracks from the most legendary drummers of all time.

Learn the beats that built modern music.

Our new Drum Grooves courses showcase the tracks that every drummer needs to know, play and have in their repertoire. You can now play the classic grooves from the greatest drummers ever to hold sticks. Beat-for-beat.

The legends are now in your hands

The courses include ‘Meg White’s Grooves’, ‘Beats of Bonham’, ‘the “Cissy Strut” Groove’, ‘Rock Grooves Through the Ages’, & ’Classic 80s Grooves’.… every few weeks we’ll drop another legend, with their history, context & impact.

Take them for a test-drive

You can trial the first song in each course for free. And with a Melodics subscription you can unlock every amazing track of the full Drum Grooves course.


Why Drum Grooves rock

The world’s best ever beats are waiting. It’s time to play.
These are drummers and tracks that have had the greatest impact in the world.
They’re great

These are drummers and tracks that have had the greatest impact in the world.

Mix the tracks you know with a whole new, fun way of learning the drums.
We’re different

Mix the tracks you know with a whole new, fun way of learning the drums.

You can now turn the music you love into the music you love to play.
You’re into it

You can now turn the music you love into the music you love to play.


Check out all the Drum Groove courses released so far:

“Seven Nation Army”
by The White Stripes

“Fell In Love With A Girl”
by The White Stripes

“I'm Slowly Turning Into You”
by The White Stripes

“My Doorbell”
by The White Stripes

Drum Grooves
Meg White Grooves

The White Stripes are a band known for their big rhythmic riffs. This course explores understated drum grooves of Meg White’s which help support and deliver those heady lines.

Open course in Melodics Releasing

“Kashmir”
by Led Zeppelin

“Whole Lotta Love”
by Led Zeppelin

“When The Levee Breaks”
by Led Zeppelin

“Immigrant Song”
by Led Zeppelin

Drum Grooves
Beats of Bonham

Learn a selection of classic drum grooves by John Bonham. Nailing these fundamental patterns will help you to tackle the complete arrangements and have a look at what’s going on under the hood.

Open course in Melodics Releasing

“The Ratcliff Beat”
by Melodics

“Cissy Strut (Main Groove)”
by The Meters

“Cissy Strut (Getting Creative)”
by Melodics

Drum Grooves
The “Cissy Strut” Groove

Learn about the “Cissy Strut” groove, as played by seminal Southern Funk drummer Zigaboo Modeliste - where it came from, and how to develop it into something new.

Open course in Melodics Releasing

“Back In Black”
by AC/DC

“Enter Sandman”
by Metallica

“Holiday”
by Green Day

“Believer”
by Imagine Dragons

Drum Grooves
Rock Grooves Through the Ages

Learn four iconic drum grooves from the 80’s, 90’s, 00’s, and 2010’s

Open course in Melodics Releasing

“Walk This Way”
by Aerosmith

“Sunday Bloody Sunday”
by U2

“Don’t Stop Believin’”
by Journey

“In The Air Tonight”
by Phil Collins

Drum Grooves
Classic 80s Grooves

Throw it back to the 1980’s with these four legendary grooves working on different aspects of your drumming

Open course in Melodics Releasing

“Home At Last”
by Steely Dan

“Fool In The Rain”
by Led Zeppelin

“Rosanna”
by Toto

“Grapevine Fires”
by Deathcab for Cutie

Drum Grooves
The Purdie Shuffle

Bernard “Pretty“ Purdie pioneered one of the most essential grooves of all time. Trace its lineage into the modern age with these four great grooves

Open course in Melodics Releasing

“The Mozambique Groove”
by Melodics

“Late In The Evening”
by Paul Simon

“The Mozambique Groove (Getting Creative)”
by Melodics

Drum Grooves
The “Late In The Evening“ Groove

Steve Gadd’s “Late In The Evening“ groove has its origins in 1960’s Cuba. Learn its history and how to take elements of both to develop something new

Open course in Melodics Releasing

“Down With The Sickness”
by Disturbed

“Shepherd Of Fire”
by Avenged Sevenfold

“One”
by Metallica

“Puritania”
by Dimmu Borgir

Drum Grooves
Double Kick Essentials

Get both of your feet working in tandem on these essential double kick grooves. Requires a double kick pedal.

Open course in Melodics Releasing

“Tom Sawyer”
by Rush

“Eulogy”
by Tool

“The Sound Of Muzak”
by Porcupine Tree

“Physical Education”
by Animals as Leaders

Drum Grooves
Prog Rock Through The Ages

Learn four essential Progressive Rock grooves from the 80’s through to the 2010’s

Open course in Melodics Releasing

“The Bucket”
by Kings of Leon

“Banquet”
by Bloc Party

“Maps”
by The Yeah Yeah Yeahs

“Brianstorm”
by Arctic Monkeys

Drum Grooves
Indie Rock Tom Grooves

Get those toms thumping with these Indie Rock grooves all featuring consistent riding on the toms and patterns that move around the kit

Open course in Melodics Releasing

“15 Step”
by Radiohead

“Hanging Tree”
by Queens of the Stoneage

“Take Five”
by Dave Brubeck

“My Wave”
by Soundgarden

“Animals”
by Muse

Drum Grooves
Groovin’ in 5

Delve into the world of odd meter with five grooves in 5/4 time.

Open course in Melodics Releasing

Follow our Drum Grooves playlist on Spotify.

If you’re not in front of your kit, no problem – air-drumming is good practice too!

Follow our Spotify playlist, to play along to all the songs you learn in our Drum Grooves series of courses.


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