REFUSED Drummer David Sandström’s Got Quite a Hi-Hat Hand

Do we have many Refused fans in our readership? They’re a rare breed of hardcore/punk band that are in many ways better musicians than a lot of the metal bands of their era. Case in point: Modern Drummer just released a live playthrough by David Sandström of one of the band’s legendary songs, “New Noise.” Check out those single-hand sixteenth notes on the hi-hat! I never realized he was playing that part with only one hand. That is seriously tough to do, and to make groove:

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