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Heavy Rock Drops

Heavy Rock Drops

Heavy Rock Drops is an explosive album of 20 classic heavy rock drum tracks covering styles from the 1970's up to today. For this hard-hitting beat collection we have used the talents of the UK's leading rock drummer, Jason Bowld (http://www.jasonbowld.com) of Axewound fame. Jason has also drummed for This Is Menace, Bullet For My Valentine, Fightstar, Pitchshifter, Killing Joke and Pop Will Eat Itself.

This heavy rock drum track album covers many of the classic rock bands of the last 40 years. The tracks take reference from Led Zeppelin, Queen, AC/DC, Janes Addiction, Stone Temple Pilots, Linkin Park, Deftones, Alice in Chains, Kings of Leon, Nine Inch Nails, My Chemical Romance, Deep Purple, Thin Lizzy, Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stoneage, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Soundgarden, 30 Seconds To Mars, Nirvana and more. The tempos of the tracks range from 70 bpm right up to 189 bpm,. Most are in 4/4, however you can find some other time signatures too, such as 6/8 and 7/8.

The album is available to purchase on a track-by-track basis, or as a complete album. Each track can be purchased in three different formats - drum multi-tracks, mixes and stem packs and drum loops.

The drum multi-tracks come with session templates for Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, Ableton Live, and Reaper. An OMF file is also included to export into any other DAW software you may be using. There is also a beat tempo map and the audio comes as 24 bit WAVs. You can also purchase the Heavy Rock Drops drum tracks as full length mixes and stems of the separate drum parts (as 24 bit WAVs). Finally we have also chopped up the drum tracks into Drum Loops. On average 8 drum loops have been extracted from each track and provided as a full mix and all the other drum parts. We provide the loops as Rex2 files, Apple Loops and WAVs.

Heavy Rock Drops was recorded at The Garden Studios in Shoreditch, East London which recently shut its doors after 25 years. The studio’s live room defies all acoustic rhyme and reason but creates an explosive drum rock sound. Since the late 1970s The Garden served the likes of The The, Depeche Mode, Nick Cave and Bad Seeds, Arctic Monkeys, Goldfrapp and many more high profile artists. All of the mixes and drum stems were mixed in The Engine Room, an incredible sounding mixing studio in South London.

This album would not be complete without the production and engineering skills of Martyn 'Ginge' Ford who has worked with Bullet For My Valentine and other leading rock and metal names such as As I Lay Dying and Trivium. Ginge recorded, mixed and produced this fantastic album.

Heavy Rock Drops was recorded through a vintage Neve 8026 console onto a 16 track 2" Studer A80 tape machine with a selection of great vintage microphones from Coles, Neumann, AKG and many more. The kit used was a Mapex Saturn kit with three different snares and a range of cymbals. This is the ultimate heavy rock drum tracks album that can be used by songwriters, musicians, producers and engineers.

If you wish to purchase the single hit samples of this kit then head over to our Drum Samples section and check out the Mapex Saturn Heavy Rock Kit. These are the sample packs which were recorded during this session.

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Title Description Genre
BPM
Formats  
HVRK 189 HEAVY ROCK 15
6/8 for the 21st Century though equally useful for steady Blues rock. Tribal, and snare marching grooves are also conveyed in 6/8 Heavy Rock , Rock 189 M S L P More Info Save Favourite
HVRK 173 HEAVY ROCK 18
4/4 Hi-speed Rock with blistering snare rolls and breakdowns a plenty. Sounds like 'Monkey Wrench' with a Metallic edge. Heavy Rock , Rock 173 M S L P More Info Save Favourite
HVRK 165 HEAVY ROCK 06
7/8 Bonham progged up but with a hybrid Nine inch Nails, Soundgarden feel. A variety of feels encompassed with one time signature. Heavy Rock , Rock 165 M S L P More Info Save Favourite
HVRK 160 HEAVY ROCK 07
4/4 Intense Swing grooving with Rage / Queens of the Stone Age drum filling and feel. The half time section adds even more depth. Heavy Rock , Rock 100 M S L P More Info Save Favourite
HVRK 155 HEAVY ROCK 05
4/4 Pounding Rock 'n' roll grooving suitable for any uptempo Rock riff. The power of Dave Grohl with dynamic sensibilities. Heavy Rock , Rock 155 M S L P More Info Save Favourite
HVRK 140 HEAVY ROCK 04
4/4 Straight Rocking grooves with a Grunge finale. General riding on hats, ride and crash is present with a traditional rock breakdown. Heavy Rock , Rock 140 M S L P More Info Save Favourite
HVRK 140 HEAVY ROCK 03
4/4 Rock played with urgency with more emphasis on the kick. A slightly dancy feel with grungy snare offbeats played in the finale. Heavy Rock , Rock 140 M S L P More Info Save Favourite
HVRK 138 HEAVY ROCK 17
4/4 Think 'Dancing in the moonlight' meets Green Day. A modern twist on a Rock swing with well articulated snare dynamics throughout. Heavy Rock , Rock 138 M S L P More Info Save Favourite
HVRK 138 HEAVY ROCK 16
4/4 Bonhamesque shuffle with a steady kick pattern. A tribute to 'Fool in the rain' with varying kick patterns and a beautiful shuffle feel conveyed throughout. Heavy Rock , Rock 138 M S L P More Info Save Favourite
HVRK 130 HEAVY ROCK 02
Traditional, Heavy Rock beats with groovy kick drum patterns.The space allows the drums to sound larger than life and create a style that is reminiscent of The Police crossed with Jimmy eat World. Heavy Rock , Rock 130 M S L P More Info Save Favourite

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