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Two Famous Fills From Everlong By Foo Fighters

Jared Falk  /  UPDATED Aug 22, 2022


These two iconic drum fills from the song “Everlong” by the Foo Fighters are quickly recognizable, even to non-drummers.

One is the fill that repeats in the pre-chorus, and the other is the snare/tom run in the chorus.

While the legendary Dave Grohl tracked this song on the 1997 Foo Fighters album The Color And The Shape, it was Taylor Hawkins who brought it to life during every Foo Fighters concert until his untimely passing in 2022.

The album tempo is 158 bpm, but we recommend starting at around 80 bpm and working your way up. So click the link above for the sheet music, stay relaxed, and fire away.

How to play the Everlong pre-chorus:

everlong pre chorus 2

How to play the Everlong chorus:

everlong chorus

Jared Falk is a lifelong drummer, drum teacher, and the co-founder of Drumeo. For over 18 years, Jared has been a leader in the online music education industry, publishing his first online video lessons in 2003 and founding Musora in 2005.

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