Rockschool Classics Drums Grade 3

The Rockschool Classics Drums Grade 3 features eight of the world's best rock tracks to choose from for your Drums Grade 3 exam. Capture every detail of the music with Fact Files, in-depth guidance, audio and backing tracks

Key Features at Grade 3

  • Introduction of solo and improvisation passages, reggae one drop feel, syncopated pushes
  • Single and double strokes, paradiddles, flams, triplets
  • Playback and performance skills

Purchase Options

The digital version includes the book (PDF format), all tracks and supporting tests. Hardcopy books can currently only be shipped to the UK. Learn more about your purchasing options.

We have published 2 versions of this edition; one version is more USA centric with some American English terms and background information referring billboard chart success rather than the UK charts. Please note that both versions of the book have everything you need for an exam and are both valid editions for when you enter for the assessment.

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* Includes digital versions of the audio, notation and fact files. Learn more.

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Drums Grade 3 features:

  • Eight iconic rock tracks
  • Standard Drum Notation
  • Choose three pieces from Rockschool Classics to play in your Grade Exam or five to play in you Performance Certificate
  • Fact Files: band and artist background info, with recommended listening
  • Walkthroughs: in-depth guidance on every track
  • Downloadable audio: easily access audio content online

Rockschool Classics Drums Grade 3 repertoire:

  • Razorlight - "America"
  • AC/DC - "Back In Black"
  • Queens Of The Stone Age - "Burn The Witch"
  • Metallica - "Nothing Else Matters"
  • U2 - "Pride (In The Name Of Love)"
  • Oasis - "Roll With It"
  • The Police - "Roxanne"
  • The Killers - "When You Were Young"
Media Sheet Music, Downloads
Arrangement Drums (DRUMS)
Catalogue # RSK200077
ISBN 978-1-78936-013-4

There is no errata for this book.


Pages 5-8
America - Bars 1–4 (p.6) corrected to show the use of cross stick rather than rim shot. See file: RSK041408R_RockschoolClassics_Drums_G3_p6_17Nov2015.pdf in the _Errata folder of the downloadable content. (Updated 17 November 2015)
How do I download the updated audio?