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Drum Roll, Please! in Rock Band 3

Drum Roll, Please!22 (10)

Nail a drum roll.

  • Unlocked by 10,811 tracked gamers (21% - TA Ratio = 2.19) 52,207  
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Achievement won on 28 Oct 10
TA Score for this game: 2,136
Posted on 28 October 10 at 00:08, Edited on 29 October 10 at 15:21
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I found this easiest on Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen. This has to be done on expert drums. From what I hear this can't be done on Expert Pro. This has to be done on Rock Band 3 songs or new Rock Band 3 dlc that has the new type of drum rolls. There is only 1 drum roll towards the beginning of the song on the yellow drum pad. Beware about 2/3rds of the way through is kind of a tough drum part so I suggest saving your overdrive until then, fortunately it does not last too long.

An alternative is Cold as Ice - Foreigner. There are a few rolls in this song some on the red pad some on the yellow pad. Rolls were tougher for me on this song but the song difficulty was easier than Bohemian Rhapsody.
Nefarious Zhen Just want to point out that this is not awarded when successfully completed on pro-drums.
Posted by Nefarious Zhen on 28 Oct 10 at 04:42
Potato Handle I picked Train Kept a Rollin and hit the drum roll in that and didn't get the achievement. I wasn't really expecting to, but I was still disappointed. I mean, come on the section is called "Drum Roll". Come on, fair go! laugh
Posted by Potato Handle on 29 Oct 10 at 09:38
kenshinesca I should add it has to be the new drum rolls from Rock Band 3 songs only.
Posted by kenshinesca on 29 Oct 10 at 15:11
SirSmurfus Thanks for that, as my existing drum kit's red doesn't work, and was wondering if no-fail worked. Turns out it does! Sweet! Now.. to save for pro drums.. >.<
Posted by SirSmurfus on 02 Nov 10 at 01:55
Spilner Could mention that the 'no-fail' option can be used if you suck at drums like me =)
Posted by Spilner on 06 Jan 11 at 14:56
Brad2125 I found Space Oddity by David Bowie to have 2 easy short blue rolls. I can't remember the Bohemian Rhapsody chart so I don't know if they're easier or not.
Posted by Brad2125 on 08 Jan 11 at 00:13
bonster20 @Brad2125: Good call on Space Oddity. I nailed both rolls my first time through.
Posted by bonster20 on 19 Jan 11 at 20:56
finallife6 1 has to be on expert
2 can use no fail
3 cant be on pro drums (theres a seperate in game challenge for pro ones)
4 dont even have to fc it you can over hit
5 no songs that came before rb3 count (homecoming has like 10 in a minute)
Posted by finallife6 on 27 Jan 11 at 17:50
CR4SHED It sounds like you must finish the song for this achievement to unlock, although it's not stated anywhere.

I'm also curious as to what "nailing a drum role" actually entails.
Posted by CR4SHED on 02 Feb 16 at 03:48