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Posted: 02 Dec 04, 17:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

....if Roger ever performed the drum solo of Dragon Attack live???

If so does anyone have any audio????????


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Posted: 03 Dec 04, 03:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

No, never heard it. Would love that too, cause it's the "grooviest" drum solo I've ever heard. "Dragon Attack" is structured like a Jazz-Jam, with solo-parts for each instrument. Interestingly, Rog recorded his solo over the actual basic beat of the song - that gives it a very shuffled-groovy kinda feel.
He could have recreated it live I think, as in the early drum-solos in KYA he played over a metronome-like hihat-accompaniment, and not only just randomly flying over the toms. Drum solos are much more structured and enjoyable if they follow the songs' beat and meter.
Does anyone know if the basic beat in "Dragon Attack" is a loop, like AOBTD ?


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