Darren Pfieffer: Basic Fills For Punk Rockers

Darrin Pfeiffer Basic Punk Fills

In this lesson I’d like to touch on a few basic punk rock fills. The first is a straight-ahead sixteenth-note snare roll with accents on the 1’s. The second exercise is a take on the first with a short tom/floor tom fill at the end. The third and fourth exercises incorporate a floor tom/snare build with different fills on the 4. Accents are on the fourth exercise to spice up the build. Remember, try these slow and gradually speed it up.

Darrin Pfeiffer is the drummer for punk band Goldfinger, has his own record label, is a DJ at Canada's biggest radio station, and is an avid drum teacher. goldfingermusic.com

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