Pedaling Lesson: Art Cruz Turns On Overdrive

By Art Cruz
Published August 3, 2010

In second part of Art Cruz’s focus on bass drum technique, the remarkable Winds Of Plague drummer demonstrates how he approaches his fastest bass drum patterns by reverting to an toe-activated style that employs an odd inward angling of his right foot. He then demonstrates the technique on the song “Soldiers Of Doomsday” from the band’s brutal 2009 release The Great Stone War.

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  • Again, this video falls short of being an actual “Lesson”. However, He is a good drummer, and is obviously exited to share his style and ability with other drummers. I also enjoy watching his videos, as I do other drummer submitted videos.