DIRK VERBEUREN VS. DRUM MACHINE
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.