Has speed metal become too fast for human drummers to keep up with? In an article published by The Wall Street Journal, producer Mark Mynett made headlines claiming that he’s worked on albums where “the drummer didn’t play a single bass-drum track on a single song” and that the drums were instead produced digitally.
On today’s Rock it Out! Blog, Sami catches up Mynett to further discuss the topic. Mynett reveals why bands are taking this route, the appeal of software such as Pro Tools, and whether or not the genre has truly outgrown human capability.