Matt Sorum Responds To Mike Portnoy Guns N' Roses Criticism
Portnoy said via Twitter: "November Rain is an all-time classic song but why on earth did Matt Sorum play the same exact fill every four bars? 23 times, to be exact!"
Later, Sorum responded: "That fill was Axl's idea as a musical phrase that carried on through the trilogy, Don't Cry and Estranged. Those albums, Use Your Illusion I and II, have sold 20 million combined.
"Remember, kids, drumming isn't all about fancy fills and splash cymbals. Ask Charlie Watts, Ringo and Phil Rudd."
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