Have fun with these classic 8th Note Fills used  by the top drummers in the world.

This is 8th Note Drum Fill Lesson #1.  This simple but very effective fill gets you moving around the set in a clockwise direction. It is recommended that you start with this fill first before advancing to the other fills in this series


8th Note Drum Fills Lesson #1

Watch the video below and learn the 8th note fills and technique of the top professional drummers!

The fantastic raw elements of Rock and Roll began in the late 40’s and early 50’s with the music of Chuck Berry and old timer rock and roll. The 8th note rock and roll beats is the perfect way to begin learning the rock and roll drum pattern. This drum pattern hass been used by thousands of different songs.

How To Study This Pattern: Use in combination the video and the written notation below to develop the sticking and drum placement before adding the bass drum.  For best results, make sure you say the counting or sticking pattern out loud.

This infographic below will assist you with learning the skill and technique to reach this music diversity.

Let’s Dig Deeper


Thousands of Popular Songs With Rock and Roll Drum Beats

Rock and Roll music is very diverse and has influenced the world over

Advance The Lesson and Technique

Expand your Rock and Roll Drumming knowledge and have even more fun with Ultimate Drumming’s next lessons – Rock and Roll Drum Lesson #2.