UK (£)Europe (€)
New Releases
Audio CDs
Combo Packs
Part Number List
Ordering Info
Safety and Security
Hudson Music Europe Limited
2 Hartshaw
Longfield, Kent, DA3 7JH GB
P: +44 (0)1474 708065
F: +44 (0)1474 708065
For information on products in the Hudson Music online catalog, send email to For questions about your order please log into Your Account.
Store Home HUDSONMUSIC.COM Contact My Account Shopping Cart
Home DVDs
Randy Black: The Black Book: Creative Metal Drumming picture
Randy Black: The Black Book: Creative Metal Drumming
GBP£ 29.95
Item is available.
Previous Product | Next Product

Randy Black is synonymous with extreme metal drumming and with many years of performance and teaching experience behind him, the master is releasing this 2 DVD, limited edition, digipack pack so that anyone can benefit from his wealth of knowledge.

"What started out as a plan to record a few songs in pro quality for promotional purposes ended up being this double DVD, filmed and recorded at Monongo Studios in Berlin, Germany. When I approached ROAX films about it they suggested I do a full-fledged instructional DVD. It was not my original plan but after thinking it over and coming up with a concept I thought I'd give it a shot.

It also had to do with the fact that I'd been teaching for quite a few years and knew I had something to offer to a wide variety of levels of players. I hope you can take something from these DVDs and apply it to your playing in your own personal way.

With today's recording methods it's very common that certain programs/software are used to improve or fix someone's playing; it's standard procedure. I wanted this DVD to be "old school" in the sense that there was not one note I played that was moved or quantized. Nor were there any samples used. I wanted the listener/viewer to hear and see how I play naturally and how the drum kit sounds acoustically. Every single drum note you hear played on this DVD was played by yours truly, from start to finish"

- Randy Black

Disk 1 Includes:

  • Basic rudiments on the practice pad
  • Advice to young drummers
  • Hand grip and technique
  • Stretching and stick tricks
  • Applying various rudiments on the kit
  • Hi-hat foot technique
  • Independence exercises/moving accents
  • Various fills and rhythms from Randy's recordings
  • Crossovers
  • Applying different styles to metal music
  • Tools of the trade
  • 3 solos - pad/studio/live

Disk 2 includes:

  • Documentary/Interview
  • Drum performance of 7 songs:
  • Seven Seals/Primal Fear
  • Hit You Harder/Skew Siskin
  • Blood On Your Hands/Primal Fear
  • Heart Of A Brave/Primal Fear
  • Blackened Beauty/Marcus Forstbauer
  • A Promise From Underneath/DuskMachine
  • Cold Blooded/Annihilator (Cover Version)
Copyright 2000-2022, Shopatron, Inc. and Hudson Music. All Rights Reserved.
Aspects of the Shopatron network are either patented, patent-pending, or patent-applied-for.
Site powered by Kibo