Adrenaline Mob “Indifferent”

Mike Portnoy performs the song "Indifferent" from his group Adrenaline Mob, and then breaks down several creative groove and fill ideas used in the song. Included are creative ideas for incorporating the splashes and toms into your fills.

Drumming superstar Mike Portnoy has created several lesson packs exclusively for Drum Guru! Mike is one of the most popular drummers in the world, and an acknowledged master in the progressive and metal styles. Here he presents you with some great drum lessons that you can apply to your own playing.

Mike’s “Song Packs” feature an exclusive in-studio performance of a song followed by individual lessons that analyze the techniques contained in that song. In this pack, Mike performs the song “Indifferent” from Adrenaline Mob, and provides a set of lessons that demonstrate the groove and fill concepts used.

Here are the lessons that appear in this pack:

  • “Indifferent” Performance
  • “Indifferent” Verse – 4 Grooves
  • “Indifferent” Intro Groove
  • “Indifferent” Bridge Fill with Splashes
  • “Indifferent” Bridge Fill with Toms
  • “Indifferent” Crazy Fill




  • Mike Portnoy


  • Drums


  • Double Bass
  • Metal
  • Rock

Skill Level

  • Advanced
  • Intermediate
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