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    Any Aquiles Priester fans?

    Speaking of drums and drummers..anyone else into the drumming of Aquiles Priester? I had never heard of him but one of his videos popped in my YouTube feed many months ago and I was blown away. I haven't heard anyone play drums in the style of Portnoy during his prime DT years but this guy's amazing.







    I started following the guy on Instagram and he just seems like a down to earth guy (much like Portnoy back in the day). The only problem, for me at least, is that he's brazilian so his posts are primarily in Portuguese I would be *SO* stoked if he teamed up with Toontrack to come up with an expansion pack or MIDI library.

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    YES. I loved him in ANGRA with Kiko Loureiro & Rafael Bittencourt.

    My favorite Power Metal band, brilliant. Their best albums are "Rebirth" and "Temple of Shadows" which that first song you posted is off of.

    I met him when I saw him with Tony Macalpine and he was such a nice guy.


    He also got to audition for Dream Theater.
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    Not big fan of his bands but I like watching him play because he beats the drums so hard. I wish I could play like that

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    Aquiles rules!

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