The Drum Wars book and DVD kit takes drum solos of Carmine and Vinny Appice, and breaks them down into easily digestible sections. By viewing the included video footage of the solos at 75% and 50% in their normal speed, students can see, hear, and thoroughly have in mind each and every section. With the addition of MP3s, each and every solo is presented with the clearest sound, even at slower speeds. Within the book, each and every part of the solos is notated and explained, and in addition comes with foundational patterns so they can assist students learn the recorded solo patterns slowly. A whole transcription of each and every solo could also be included for reading students.