Learn to play Another One Bites The Dust by Queen on Drums
Follow our step by step breakdown of Another One Bites The Dust to listen to every part and learn how to play it yourself. Want to take your skills even further? Download the Melodics app where you can access hundreds of lessons, track every hit and measure your improvement.
Featuring your favorite songs, Melodics creates bite-sized lessons that level up your skills on the drums.
Queen, led by the iconic Freddie Mercury, remains one of the most influential rock bands in history. "Another One Bites The Dust" features a memorable bassline and a powerful drum groove, demonstrating the drummer's ability to create an infectious rhythm that has stood the test of time. Queen's drummer played a pivotal role in shaping the band's signature sound.
Add the kick to Another One Bites the Dust
Now add the kicks on beat 1 and 3.
Add the snare to the the Legendary Queen's
Now add the snare on beat 2 and 4 to complete the backbeat groove.
Melodics is the best way to build your musical skills
- Queen's Another One Bites The Dust is a great song for intermediate and advanced drummers to play. Download Melodics to break down the song and play other lessons and songs for all skill levels.
- Solid and steady groove throughout the song, emphasizing the iconic bass line, accurate use of accents and fills to highlight key sections of the song, coordination to synchronize with the rest of the band's tight rhythm and tempo changes.
- Another One Bites The Dust is 110 bpm.
- Another One Bites The Dust is in 4/4 time signature.
- Another One Bites The Dust is in F minor.
You can navigate to where Songs are in Melodics via the [Explore] >[Songs] section of the app.
Anyone with Melodics and a MIDI drums, keys or pads instrument can browse and audio preview any song in the catalog for free. Currently, you must have a subscription for a Melodics Songs plan in order to access the learning and playing component of Songs lesson content.
- Melodics subscribers prior to our September 1st 2022 launch have a free upgrade to the Songs tier from your Standard plan (thanks for believing in us!). Missed the memo? Get in touch.
- For Standard Tier subscribers (post September 1st 2022) and Melodics free users: Check out Melodics’ plans to upgrade to Songs, visit melodics.com/plans
The high caliber to which our music team produce our renditions for each song and try to capture the original sound and spirit behind the music and artists is unparalleled in the world of music-learning apps.
It’s really important when you’re learning popular music that you get a proper chance to focus without distraction — that means no bad renditions, dinky instruments or shoddy vocal attempts allowed!
With Melodics, we want your experience of playing your favorite songs to feel authentic — like you’re sitting in with the band itself
Melodics launched Songs on September 1st, 2022 with 59 songs in the catalog. Across keys, pads and drums instruments, with multiple levels of difficulty for each song, that’s over 200 distinct lessons for songs to play, plus 1500+ lessons, exercises, courses and a Guided Path to get your skills up to speed!
We always have more Songs in production, and we’ll be doing more Song bundle drops regularly so the catalog grows and stays fresh.
Songs are only available to Premium plan subscribers. As a free user you can preview songs and hear how they sound by hitting the lesson audio preview. If you’d like an idea of how learning songs with Melodics can benefit your broader musical journey, check out our article on navigating your learning journey.