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7 days ago
Leo Margarit

Nihil Morari and its intricate alternance of triplets and dotted 8th notes that sound almost identical to the novice ears… When @insideoutmusic asked me to record a playthrough for one of the songs from BE, this is the first one that came to my mind. I had never played it prior to making the video so needless to say it hasn’t been easy! Once again I tried to respect Johan Langell’s way of playing it and I haven’t changed much if anything at all… After all on a piece like that, everything is written to the point by Daniel and there is no space for improvising! I’m not sure the original recording had a click track but I made one following the slight tempo fluctuations, « erased » the original drums from the track and re-recorded and mixed them in my studio.
As usual the whole thing is filmed with only one camera (thanks @patriksjoeberg ) and cut together afterwards.
The full playthrough is available on InisideOut’s Youtube channel (www.youtube.com/watch?v=94J7R5jhDVo&feature=emb_logo). Enjoy!

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Wow Leo, thank you very much for this one! I`m a big fan of Pain of Salvation for about 15 years now, and one reason for that are unique drumpatterns like in Nihil Morari - drives me crazy 🤣 It also fascinates me what might be in Daniels mind to pull of such "weird stuff" somehow natural 😀 Anyway, You definitely enrich the band very much with your skills, your musicality and personality !!! I also have to mention that the sound of the drums developed fantastic since you've been in the band! Your drum playthroughs demonstrate that you have remarkable skills in recording and mixing your drumkit - maybe you will share youre recording-experience in another video!? Would love to see that! 😍 Keep up the good work, i will go now behind my e-drum kit and desperately try to play along youre track 😅

Leo Margarit is the best <3

Good work! I'm so impressed by your bass drums playing! Beau travail!

Géant ! Merci 🤘

As good as the original, as always!

Yeah!!! 🏆

Leo the great😄


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1 month ago
Leo Margarit

Here it comes! Watch the whole video on @insideoutmusic YouTube channel, or click on the link in my description! Enjoy!


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The warmer drum sound of the world!!!!! Love It 🔥🔥

Léo, tu joue très bien et j’aime beaucoup ton style! Je joue aussi de la batterie et je ne peux pas jouer tout ce que tu joues 😅. Je viens de Montréal au Québec et j’aimerais bien voir Pain of salvation en concert un jour! Salutations!

Toujours passionnant de redécouvrir le morceau au travers de ton jeu. J'ai l'impression de davantage plonger dans sa complexité. Merci!

Är det Seinfeld?

Leo 🥰

Did you change anything on the other tracks? I think I can hear some different sounds compared to the original.

Beautiful song! Stellar performance! ❤️❤️❤️

You really were extremely focused on the patterns.. But I always love you see playing - even when not smiling! 😉 🤘

Excellent song, excellent drums...my vote was for Leo Margarit The Progspace

Can't wait to see you guys on stage again 🖤

No idea what you’re doing there but it sounds amazing! 🤘


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1 month ago
Leo Margarit

We have a date! Let’s meet up you and me on Tuesday 2nd at 5pm CET on @insideoutmusic YouTube channel for the whole WAIT drum playthrough! 🙂 ...

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Bruno Morpheo Allan Infante

Leo, your playing is simply awesome! 😊🤘

One of my favourite from PANTHER 🙂

You got me at "We have a date..." 😁😉

Excellent tes plans de drum 👌🙏 oh c'est trop court.

Lovely playing. What song is this?

Burner 💪🏼

Behöver lektioner känner jag, när jag ser proffsen lira 😀

beaucoup trop court ! Sublime

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1 month ago
Leo Margarit

Another cool project I've been part of recently! Written by David Theraulaz also responsible for the bass and video production. Players are my good old friend Chris Ribera on the guitar, Melanie Yarger on the cello and Valeriy Stepanov on the keyboard. Mixed by another of my childhood best friend Nicolas Theraulaz! Enjoy! ...

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Thanks mate!!!😉👍🏻

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1 month ago
Leo Margarit

So stoked and proud to be part of that! Now you can have me playing on your productions with Daniel Bergstrand’s killer drum sound as easy as a mouse click! ...

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Je vois que ça "roule ma poule"... Bisous mon poulet !


Men jäklar va coolt!

Grymt! 😀

You crushed it🙏🙏🙏🍾👊

Awesome!!! ✌🏻🥂

Fett Leo.Det är du värd!😎👌🤘🍻

Congratulations my friend! Way to go!

Grattis! Fan vad grymt! ✊


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2 months ago
Leo Margarit

Fancy some 13/16+11/16? Look no further! The WAIT drum playthrough is around the corner, coming on @insideoutmusic YouTube channel in a few days!
#leomargarit #painofsalvation #WAIT #PANTHER #13/16+11/16 #drumplaythrough

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Its not the time signature that is odd. Its your video that is a little before the sound 😋

Quelque part, 13/16 + 11/16, c'est presque du 3/4. Comment ça non ?

You're one of the best drummers in the rock/metal/musicgenresarenotrelevant scene. Simply brilliant!!! I hope more and more people start to notice the results of your intense practice and dedication to the instrument. FANTASTIC, monsieur Margarit!

We have a saying... KILLER ASS!! Love it thanks now I must practice;—)

I would wait for any numbers you’d promise! Even if I don’t understand what they mean, hahaha!

One of the best from Panther!!!! 🔥🔥🔥🔥

Amazing, as always. And this is one of my favorites 🥰

The favourite number from Panther 🙂 like that despite “non-standard” time signature and complexity the overall groove sounds very organic

Pareil trop court, on reste sur notre fin ou plutôt faim musical avec ce covid system, meilleurs vœux ! Et bravos, le dernier pain est excellent ! Et tes plans de batterie sont excellents 👏

Do you want me to hook you up with a decent t-shirt company?

“Partially muted due to copyright claim” 🤣😂


Fantastique cette partie.... aussi bien a la batterie qu'en générale ! Le passage en 4/4 est superbe !

Du är grym Leo. Skaffa lite större ego och snacka som fan om allt och inget och snurra med pinnarna så blir du snart som vissa andra trummisar som syns väldigt mycket 💥🤪

Yes mon léo, je m'écoute l'album en boucle depuis quelques jours en plus 😊 en passant , le son de la caisse claire sur Unfuture est bien chelou lol ! 😁

Holly mother of God...

Trop court !!! Meilleurs vœux !

Génial, superbe

Claude-Marie Olivier

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4 months ago
Leo Margarit

Hello internet, it’s been a while! Here’s a short video I found in my Dropbox. I suppose I was saving it for rainy days! 😀 Can’t remember if I was just jamming or playing to a click track, but it’s definitely an improvisation! Throws me back to my latin jazz days...! @promarkbydaddario @evansdrumheads @paistecymbals #drumimprovisation #latinjazz #sessiondrummer ...

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Is there any chance of a "Gone" playthrough?

Nice! Do you do Skype lessons?? Would definitely try during my free time! 😜

Really like, that you play on a regular equipment, but what's your opinion about the monster setups like Portnoy, or Mangini have, or something like that?

Welcome back.

Bonjour Léo, je vois que tu n'as pas une position de pied droit talon levé avec la batte complétement enfoncée en position initiale. Tu as le talon carrément au sol, ou tu es en position intermédiaire? ^^

Fint Leo Margarit 👏👏🥰

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5 months ago
Leo Margarit

I’ll be doing a live interview here on Facebook tomorrow at 8pm CET, join us! 🤟👊 ...

6 months ago
Leo Margarit

And I must add that I mixed the live bonus tracks!Following the release of their acclaimed new studio album “PANTHER”, Sweden’s progressive Metal innovators Pain of Salvation are announcing a special re-issue edition for their “The Perfect Element, Pt. I” album from 2000. Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the band’s third album, the re-issue version is entitled “The Perfect Element, Pt. I (Anniversary Mix 2020)” and will be released on November 20th, 2020 via InsideOutMusic.

A first taste of the release is available as of today with the launch of its first digital single “Ashes (Anniversary Mix 2020)” here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVblZBWE5ag and here: open.spotify.com/track/1KsDYvXlD1Kwv8h4WQUmOv

Following on from the widely praised remix of the classic Pain of Salvation album “Remedy Lane” in 2016, “The Perfect Element, Pt. I (Anniversary Mix 2020)” comes completely remixed by Pontus Lindmark as well as mastered by Thor Legvold / Sonovo. The release, which features slightly revised artwork as well as new liner-notes, will be available as limited 2CD Digipak and Digital Album (with a total of 8 bonus tracks) as well as in the Gatefold 2LP format on 180g. vinyl with the entire remixed album as bonus CD.

Pre-order now here: painofsalvation.lnk.to/ThePerfectElementI2020

And I must add that I mixed the live bonus tracks!

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Should have had it remixed by the kids on the front of the album!!! They are old enough now! 😂

Heck YEAH!

i loved your mix on your drum playthroughs. im certainly going to love these!

When will we get the live bonus tracks information? I can't waiiittt!! 😍😍😍

In celebration please do a drum playthrough of The Perfect Element 🙏🙏🙏

Génial Leo Margarit. J'espère bientôt si possible un live de la dernière tournée qui était fantastique d'émotions à l'image de l'avant dernier album.

You guys are saving this troubled year... 🖤

Du coup, j'espère d'autres drum playthrough 🤘 tout prochainement !


Awesome news for this fucked up year!!!!

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6 months ago
Leo Margarit

Here it is, ACCELERATOR!
Enjoy! 🙂

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I'm sorry but this sounds to me better than the album. It sounds killer! Great job!

Tasty. Never overplayed. Hardest part is likely the isolated kick drum section, feels weird to not do anything with the hands to counterweight your core 😂

As weird as complex to understand as complex to play.😉 Well done Leo for such creativity on this drum parts!

Sounds a lot like the "Road Salt" Drum/Mix. Is it the same kit?

So tight and relaxed at the same time! Cool man ! Grosses bises du Nord de la France ! 😉

Ça déménage.

T es belle avec tes cheveux de shampooing 🧴 de méchant !!! Bravo ! Au plaisir de te recroiser

Superbe! Merci, c’est toujours très inspirant de vous voir performer Monsieur Margarit.

Vraiment bien Léo!!! J'adore ton style sur PANTHER Cheers du Quebec

Encore un sacré challenge ce morceau... bravo !

Intense! Especially the section with the bass drum played with 1 foot! ❤️

- Ok Leo. The question is, where is the one? - which one? - thats the second question...

Grymt spel. Ståpäls delux👍👍🤘🤘

Sebastien Belva 🤩🤩🤩

You are a monster


Fabuleux !

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6 months ago
Leo Margarit

Are you ready for ACCELERATOR’s playthrough? @painofsalvationband @insideoutmusic #leomargarit #painofsalvation #panther #accelerator #drumplaythrough ...

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Merci !

I am WAITing for the "WAIT". Rly, Leo Margarit, please xD

Yes. Yes, I am.

Love it 🖤

En boucle!!!!😍

Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaao, Super...👍👍👍👍🙏

U R A bad man,!🙏

I want more!!!😉☺

Amazing, Leo! I can barely wait to see you again asap! ^_^

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6 months ago
Leo Margarit

Got a surprise from Lord @danielgildenlow yesterday! Celebrations are in order! ❤️ Did you listen to PANTHER yet? The album is out and available everywhere!
#panther #painofsalvation #rhum #sugarfreemojito

Got a surprise from Lord @danielgildenlow yesterday! Celebrations are in order! ❤️ Did you listen to PANTHER yet? The album is out and available everywhere!
#panther #painofsalvation #rhum #sugarfreemojito

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Leo, the album is fantastic! Congrats! My copies should arrive soon, but I listened on Spotify. I always know to expect something new, but I never know what it’s going to be. The way you play the quintuplets and septuplets on Accelerator is so good and unlike some people, I loved Panther, especially the rapping parts and the groove that is deceptively intricate. There’s literally no band in the world like PoS. You guys deserve world fame, the whole discography is so legendary and covers so much ground musically, conceptually, and emotionally.

Que dire ????? Une véritable tuerie.... un album exceptionnel, différent, comme vous savez si bien le faire Je vous aime <3

Bonsoir Leo 😊 Oui il tourne sur la platine en ce moment ! J'étais si contente de le recevoir que je lui ai fait un gros câlin 😄 Il me l'a bien rendu quand j'ai mis le son ! Super boulot, bravo et merci 😁 ... Je croise (tout) les doigts pour que cette dure période soit derrière nous au plus vite pour vous retrouver sur scène 😘


Merci pour ces compositions, ce son et ces rythmes complètement addictifs ! Et santé avec le Mojito 🥂

encore un album incroyable

Leo, congratulations for the awesome work you did on this album. Your drumming is simply fantastic, full of technique and energy. You deserve the best, friend. As soon as this pandemic is over, we're waiting for you here in Brazil.

Lord Daniel is the best 😍 Like you Leo. The album is unexpected, revolutionary, strange but unique, with each listening it changes and takes on new nuances

So this is what you get payed for exceptional drumming on a brilliant album?! 😉

Mon vinyle est à la poste, je vais le chercher demain.

It's an exceptional! It's been on constant replay for the last few days since I got it. Congratulations!

Not even a 7-year-old? Damn, he's cheap. 😀

I just listen it once. Not enough to have an opinion on it, like every Prog album! 😉

The album is great you guys rule !!!!

It gets better with every listen!

Il s’annonce salement dosé ce mojito 😜

Cet album est fantastique. C'est incroyable cette manière de faire évoluer votre musique et les partie de batterie sont remarquables. Immense musicien !

It's an amazing album! Congrats, Leo ♥️🌸

Ça c'est la grande classe ! Super album !

Bravo les gars pour ce coup de maître, l'album est exceptionnel! Merci !

Fantastic work Leo, your drumming is astonishing as always... Can't wait to see you guys live playing Panther (hope soon)

Je l ai pas encore trouvé en vinyle mais je ne désespère pas 😉

It’s a masterpiece! I’m waiting for my vinyl now

Super album encore une fois

Rätt åt dig! 😘

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7 months ago
Leo Margarit

New day, new video! Today I present you with our new single PANTHER! Hope you dig it! ...

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Great track can't wait for the album!!!!

This is the best one so far - it's on my sixth playthrough now and it seems to reignate this passionate awaiting of an upcoming album that I was dearly missing for some time now. Great job!

The song is amazing, but the drums! Wow!

we are digging wearing a dog mask 😛

Sooo different than previous stuff!

killer track!

Dimitris Dimou Dimitris Drosos

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7 months ago
Leo Margarit

The full video is available on @insideoutmusic YouTube channel! Or here:
Head up there and check it out!
@painofsalvationband @paistecymbals @evansdrumheads @promarkbydaddario @sonordrumco @asba_drums @micehrlund #painofsalvation #leomargarit #panther #restlessboy

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You sir is the star of this record! Great playing/sound. Kudos.

Looks just like as if you could play drums 😜 Great work, maestro!

Leo mon chèr, t'es un des plus grands. Ne quittes jamais PoS. Je t'embrace du Portugal.

Test passed! 👍

Killer Leo, very interesting setup;—)

Love it ! Thank you so much 🤘 !

Outstanding! 😄🤘

Great performance! 👏🏼

Énorme Leo !!!

T es vraiment un tueur leo

Love it!

Thanks so much for this Leo!!! 😉🤘


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7 months ago
Leo Margarit

Coming soon!
@painofsalvationband @paistecymbals @evansdrumheads @promarkbydaddario @asba_drums #painofsalvation #panther #restlessboy #quintuplets #septuplets

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Une idée de la date de diffusion?

I'm not a musician but the first time I listened to this song I kept thinking about how difficult the time signature is. I have so much respect and admiration for you, Leo. You're certainly one the the best drummers I've ever seen.

Can you guide us through the time signatures and the rhythmic figures please?

Excited! The tracks you've released so far are so great!

Énorme cette part

Je suis en train de rédiger la chronique de l’album.... la batterie (jeu + son) est fantastique. Tellement organique et différent de tout ce qu’on entend généralement dans le métal. Subtil, naturel, chaud, inspiré... un vrai bonheur. Bravo !

Ohh you played that open handed.. Interesting! Is it only due to the position of the drums or some other reason?

Impatient de dompter la Panther 🐾 et de vous revoir très vite en live 🎶🤘🏼

Magnifique son en effet si particulier et si addictif !

Un des meilleurs batteurs de la planète

Genius 🖤

Leo 💙


Yessssss 👍🏻😘

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7 months ago
Leo Margarit

Second single from our new album! RESTLESS BOY! ...

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Love it. It feels like a builder song too, so really anxious to hear what it may build to.

I feel like it's too short! Like, I want MORE of it! But hey, guess what, there's probably going to be another "Travis plays" video of this coming soon 😉

Love it ! Can't wait for the drum playthrough 🤘

Silvia Lilo Stregatta

Bile Jeguier mmhhwouhhhyeahhhmhhhh

Can't wait for Panda!

These are triplets into quintuplets?

Amazing job! 🖤

Love it!

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