How To Play American Idiot On Drums
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American Idiot is a song by Green Day, a very popular American punk rock band. The song is critical of American culture and politics and is about an individual protesting against the propaganda of a media-saturated society.
It was released in 2004 and is the first single from their seventh album - American Idiot. In 2005, the album won a Grammy for Best Rock Album. To this day it sold more than 1,300,000 copies. The song itself was ranked the #13 Single of the Decade by Rolling Stone magazine.
Video Tutorial:Here is a short video tutorial on how to play American Idiot on drums by Jeff Bowers:
In case you forgot how the original sounds like, check out the official American Idiot video and see how the great Green Day's drummer Tre Cool does it. Enjoy:
About Green Day:
- Origin: East Bay, California, USA
- Formed: 1987
- Genres: Punk rock, Alternative rock
- Members: Billie Joe Armstrong (vocalist, songwriter, guitarist), Mike Dirnt (bassist, backing vocalist), Tré Cool (drummer)
- Albums: 39/Smooth (1990), Kerplunk (1992), Dookie (1994), Insomniac (1995), Nimrod (1997), Warning (2000), American Idiot (2004), 21st Century Breakdown (2009)
- Website: www.greenday.com
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