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DIRK VERBEUREN VS. DRUM MACHINE

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Drum machine? We don’t need need no stinkin’ drum machine! The #13 Best Modern Metal Drummer Dirk Verbeuren (Soilwork, Scarve, Devin Townsend Project) certainly doesn’t… he’ll take that stinkin’ drum machine and shove it right up your ass.

The story: this video featuring a beat created with Toontrack’s Drumkit From Hell EZX garnered over 8 million views. Toontrack took notice of the video’s success and decided to challenge Verbeuren, a Toontrack endorsee, to play it. Easy peasy for this skilled master:

Here’s the original programmed beat:

inb4 “that beat is so simple” comments; I’ve seen more technical patterns in my life, sure, but that ain’t no piece of cake.

-VN

Thanks: fantasyoosh

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