Take a behind-the-scenes look at a drum clinic hosted by the Chili Peppers' drummer himself.
Chad Smith: Eastern Rim is a jam-packed 2-DVD set from Hal Leonard that includes performance footage, insightful drum clinic material, touring diaries, and interviews with the Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer himself.
Drum Clinics: Chad demonstrates his power and skill in clinics filmed in Australia and Japan. These clinics offer multiple camera angles (including overhead and foot-cam) and show Chad playing with original recordings from Stadium Arcadium as well as classic rock songs like Led Zeppelin's "Rock 'n' Roll" and "Moby Dick."
Performances: In addition to rare, behind-the-scenes views of a Red Hot Chili Peppers concert, this DVD captures an explosive 30-minute improv session live from Federation Square in Melbourne. Chad and his bandmates surprise the crowd by turning a scheduled drum clinic into a full-fledged jam.
Interviews: Exclusive to this DVD, Chad discusses his influences and inspirations. He offers unique insight into a rock drummer's life, sharing anecdotes from life on the road.
Early Works/Bonus Material: Pulled from Chad's personal archives are videos and audio snippets of performances before he joined the Peppers, as well as recent side projects showcasing his versatility and adventurous spirit.
Also appearing: Glenn Hughes (formerly of Deep Purple), Flea, John, Anthony, and the Red Hot Chili Pepper family.