Cobus - Avenged Sevenfold - Bat Country (Drum Cover 2019)

  • Published: 10 March 2019
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    This video was filmed, edited, engineered, mixed, mastered, and produced in its entirety by Cobus Potgieter.

    This video was shot 100% GoPro,
    with Hero 3+ cameras, in 1080p at 60fps.

    Recorded and mixed using Cubase 9.5

    Edited with VEGAS Pro 16:

    Filmed and recorded in Los Angeles, California, USA.

    NO drum replacement was done in this mix, this is a 100% acoustically recorded and mixed track: absolutely no supplementation, layering, or triggering was done.


    MAN! Back at it! Also back at writing video descriptions. It's been a while :)

    What do I write here? A more detailed description of the recording process? A summary of how I'm feeling? (If you're wondering: I'm feeling hungry). Or do I write something entertaining? Does this work? I'm so hungry that I'm struggling to think straight, so in order to post this video asap and go get some food, I'll just write a few things that come to mind:

    * This is definitely my most over-played cover of all time. No shame. Come at me bro.
    * These GoPro's I'm using are about 5 years old and I'm starting to notice. Anybody got any hookups or ideas for new cameras?
    * Food. Just thinking about food in general. About eating it. And so forth.
    * I tuned the snare too high.. it took me AGES to get it to breathe and sit right in the mix. That said, I love how the mix turned out, even though it took a TON of work. You live and you learn. Unless you're an amoeba, they live but I don't think they have the cerebral capacity to learn.
    * I recorded this song for the first time more almost 12 years ago. Isn't that insane? Time flies. Life goes by fast. I'm a really thankful dude.

    Ok that's it, time for food. THANK YOU for reading this, for watching this video, for sticking around. You just watched me play the drums and have fun, so it's almost like we shared a cool little connection around enjoying drums and music (even if you live halfway around the world). I think that's kinda cool. Thanks for being here, have an awesome rest of your day, and take good care of yourself.

    But seriously though, food.
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Comments โ€ข 1 865

  • ministah groove
    ministah groove  2 hours back

    Damn, I remember watching your amazing covers ten years ago, getting more motivated to practice harder every day.
    Mr. Potgieter, You're truly an inspiration.

    • nakia ajoh
      nakia ajoh  1 days back

      Ada yg bisa hitung berapa pukulan itu?

      • SynDerLife _
        SynDerLife _  2 days back

        Rev wud b proud

        • Meirandoelfradororong Andooelfrado

          Is that you Luis Suarez?

          • Hakim Ali
            Hakim Ali  3 days back

            Hi cobus, would you do a cover of Blinded in chains?๐Ÿ˜

            • Danasmoro
              Danasmoro  4 days back

              why a7x didn't recruit him rather than mike portnoy?

              • Alpha 474
                Alpha 474  4 days back

                Outstanding performance!

                • Bruno Rosa
                  Bruno Rosa  5 days back

                  He should've been the avenged's drummer. He's got the groove on is veins

                  • UtkonosGlobal
                    UtkonosGlobal  3 days back

                    ะฝะต ะฟะธะทะดะธ ะผะฝะพะณะพ

                • King Of The Deathcore & Metal

                  Awesome dude! please make eminem Venom!

                  • Patrick Grosvenor
                    Patrick Grosvenor  6 days back

                    God, I wish a7x took you on to replace the rev...

                    • Dalton Floyd
                      Dalton Floyd  4 days back

                      Patrick Grosvenor But Brooks Wackerman is really good too

                  • Kenji Murphy
                    Kenji Murphy  1 weeks back

                    Made it look easy my guy!

                    • Muhammad iqbal
                      Muhammad iqbal  2 weeks back

                      Yang dari indo jon

                      • Angga Tampoe
                        Angga Tampoe  2 weeks back

                        Drum cover yg terbaik ๐Ÿ‘๏ธ๐Ÿ‘๏ธ

                        • adi mardian
                          adi mardian  2 weeks back

                          one of inspiration when i was young.. i saw you at the first time when you cover alterlife about 2008, and now cover bat country.. good.. success and all the best .. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

                          • Jordan Holdaas
                            Jordan Holdaas  2 weeks back

                            Ur a great drummer, but I feel like u turned off the whole vibe of this song and made it about u

                            • Fazull
                              Fazull  1 weeks back

                              Jordan Holdaas by absolutely killing it this was amazing

                          • Hani raihan
                            Hani raihan  2 weeks back

                            Kurusan elu bus??

                            • Akmal Ahmadeni Waluyo
                              Akmal Ahmadeni Waluyo  2 weeks back

                              This is AMAZING ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ

                              • Galih Brandal's Monster

                                Ini baru generasi The Rev

                                • John Raj Joseph
                                  John Raj Joseph  2 weeks back

                                  Can someone give the breakdown of the roll at 4:50? Its too fast to catch up

                                  • J McCarthy
                                    J McCarthy  2 weeks back

                                    Put the video on 0.5 speed lol. I still cant really.figure it out too easy tho , its single.stroke rols

                                • Roken Six4
                                  Roken Six4  2 weeks back

                                  am I the only one who thinks this dude should be in a famous band.

                                  • Aung Htet Oo
                                    Aung Htet Oo  2 weeks back

                                    I feel so energetic for tomorrow exam.

                                    • Sendra Hoppoi
                                      Sendra Hoppoi  2 weeks back

                                      i know this is drum cover vid... but i came for the orange juice

                                      • Gman27x skeleton ghost
                                        Gman27x skeleton ghost  3 weeks back

                                        THE NAMES ON THE BACK OF THE WALL ARE FOR THE PEOPLE HES KILLED WITH HIS SKILL๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿค˜

                                        • Roni Syah
                                          Roni Syah  3 weeks back

                                          good job suarez

                                          • michael gingerich
                                            michael gingerich  3 weeks back

                                            You canโ€™t hate on this ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿฝ spot on !

                                            • Togat Laggai86
                                              Togat Laggai86  3 weeks back


                                              • Mรกtรฉ Lamos
                                                Mรกtรฉ Lamos  3 weeks back

                                                What kind of pedal do you use???

                                                • Geoff Whetstone
                                                  Geoff Whetstone  3 weeks back

                                                  Thank you for adding your own spin. Cover videos are so boring when you do not put your own flavor on them.

                                                  • Eko Yusmawaldi
                                                    Eko Yusmawaldi  3 weeks back

                                                    ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ 2019 !!!!!!!!!

                                                    • Eddy Nockeracks
                                                      Eddy Nockeracks  3 weeks back

                                                      i think two basses is cheating a bit!!!

                                                      • benjibanan lindberg
                                                        benjibanan lindberg  3 weeks back

                                                        hey man i was just wondering if i could use this drum track for my upcoming guitar cover of this song. if you dont want me too thats ok. ive been looking for a good backing drum track for this song for a very long time now. if its ok with you that i use this track in my cover i will offcourse link your channel and video in my description. awsome drumming man! keep it up.

                                                        • ZANDATSU
                                                          ZANDATSU  4 weeks back

                                                          best drum cover 2019

                                                          • Scarface Vapor
                                                            Scarface Vapor  4 weeks back

                                                            I want to learn learn your cymbal grabs and posture just incredible. Ur so full of energy.

                                                            • Scarface Vapor
                                                              Scarface Vapor  4 weeks back

                                                              God Damn.....beyond perfect

                                                              • Christopher Davis
                                                                Christopher Davis  4 weeks back

                                                                Omg I really want to see Cobus play Save Me, or other songs in the Nightmare album. Tbh I just wanna see him play more A7x songs in general, but specifically Save Me, because as a fellow drummer I like his style, and he has some nice grooves and fills that he throws in, the man's just full of surprises ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

                                                                • Metal Heart
                                                                  Metal Heart  4 weeks back

                                                                  Porra, quanta tรฉcnica, quanta pressรฃo e quanta precisรฃo. Na moral, nem precisava de tanto kkkkkkkkkk

                                                                  • ๊ธฐ๋ฏ„๋ฏผ

                                                                    2007๋…„๋„์—๋„ ๋Œ€๋‹จํ•˜๋‹ค ์ƒ๊ฐํ–ˆ๋Š”๋ฐ ์ง€๊ธˆ์€ ๋‚ ์•„๋‹ค๋‹ˆ๋„ค ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

                                                                    • angga widya
                                                                      angga widya  1 months back

                                                                      Hallo Alvaro Morata ๐Ÿ˜…

                                                                      • Seth Bailey
                                                                        Seth Bailey  1 months back

                                                                        Where can I find that ride at?

                                                                        • Idhar Ali Seno
                                                                          Idhar Ali Seno  1 months back


                                                                          • Ricardo Salemi Riechelmann


                                                                            • Francisco Javier
                                                                              Francisco Javier  1 months back

                                                                              Amazing, I have not words, BRAVOO!!

                                                                              • Iaamabe QQ
                                                                                Iaamabe QQ  1 months back

                                                                                i want see u play beast and the harlot dude๐Ÿ’ฏ

                                                                                • DuconLajoie101
                                                                                  DuconLajoie101  1 months back

                                                                                  Man, this is a damn great cover, flawless wow !

                                                                                  • okstateben
                                                                                    okstateben  1 months back


                                                                                    • beanstark89
                                                                                      beanstark89  1 months back

                                                                                      Amazing as always! Please do one for Second Heartbeat soon. Thanks!!!

                                                                                      • Video Campuran
                                                                                        Video Campuran  1 months back

                                                                                        so talented

                                                                                        • muhammad rizqi
                                                                                          muhammad rizqi  1 months back

                                                                                          Luis Suarez, is that you?