Top Ten Best Drum Songs

Drummers. Fast. Skilled. Incredible. You name it. The SONGS, though, matter. Here are the best. Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

Moby Dick - Led Zeppelin
Most drummers think there are people who can drum better than Bonham, those people use double bass kick to make crazy beats. Bonham only used one pedal and could go just as fast, which made him awesome
Truly phenomenal footwork there! John bonham was a pioneer of the heel-toe technique. He mastered it in the 1969 song "Good Times Bad Times".
Great song but there are other songs most difficult then this for led zeppelin like Fool In The Rain or Achilles Last Stand
Rip bonham
Thank you for make me drumming
[Newest]Old school no double bass crap

2Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
Dave Grohl god dammit!
It's Dave Grohl. come on.

3Eyeless - Slipknot
Slipknot has the best drummer in the world. He can keep a beat and is like crazy fast. It's only fare he be ontop
Sick as intro and just a sick song all around
Should really be top of the list, whether or not you like Slipknot this song has the best drumming simply because of the skill and pace involved.


4Hot for Teacher - Van Halen
and you thought the guitar was good
My kid favorite song and he loves drums. I rest my case (i like more bass guitars though)
So True this should be at the top

5YYZ - Rush
This is an amazing song by Rush. If you can play this your awesome
A no brainer. Simply the greatest instrumental ever.

6Brianstorm - Arctic Monkeys
this song begin so good with drum beat and then Alex turner start his voice and the drum beat slower. At the end the drum beat faster again Ow, it so spectacular!
wow whos brian aneeway awesome drums though
I agree, but "Pretty Visitors" is mine opinion numero uno

7Ticks and Leeches - Tool
Danny Carey's style is so clean and fast... I've never heard some one playing like him.
Danny Carey is god... Seriously I think he is.

8Wrath Upon Ourselves - As I Lay Dying

9My Generation - The Who
The massive crazy noise of Moon the Loon - The Who would not have been The Who without his input. Maybe technically not the best, but he sure had a highly original awesome sound. A great advert for English made Premier Drums.

1021st Century Schizoid Man - King Crimson
Smells Like Teen Spirit at 5 is priceless! This song is hard to keep up with.

The Contenders

11Tom Sawyer - Rush
Rush rocks, Neil is a God, Tom Sawyer is the main hymn (along with YYZ)

12Forty Six & 2 - Tool
Tool is an amazing band! Danny Carey does the best fills with the superb double bass!


13Bat Country - Avenged Sevenfold
I think this is the most amazing drums song, just hear the drums in the song, this song is composed by "The rev" sulivan (R.I. P) He is considerated one of the best drummers ever, The song contains good rhythms and great smacks, because this is a heavy metal song, and I think this is the best drum song of all time
Perfection! How the hell did the Rev do that? Such an underrated drummer at his best in the song!
Man I saw this while listening to it! This song is awesome and the rev did a magnificent job writting it! It is a master piece!

14Blacken the Cursed Sun - Lamb of God
This and Descending (same band) are some of the best drumming I've ever heard

15Basket Case - Green Day
Tre Cool's crazy fills! Just awesome. Tre has a sound of his own, which can't be matched by anyone else!
Tre Cool is one of the best drummers of all time.


Good, perfect songs, perfect drums

16It Never Ends - Bring Me the Horizon

17All Nightmare Long - Metallica

18Cold - AxeWound

19No Life - Slipknot

20Fire - Jimi Hendrix Experience
once you listen yull be experinced

21Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who
Every member of the band was in sync and Keith Moon kept it all together. He had heart and a lot of guts. Great drumming song.


Kieth moon is the best rock drummer hands down...

22Giving In - Adema

23Art of Life - X Japan

24Freak On a Leash - Korn

25Aja - Steely Dan

26The Diary of Jane - Breaking Benjamin
How is this in 21st place... it should be in top 10... !

27Scatterbrain - Jeff Beck
how the heck does he DO dat

28Painkiller - Judas Priest

29Battery - Metallica

30When the Levee Breaks - Led Zeppelin
Unbelievable...the greatest beat of all time not even in the top 80...

31Honor Thy Father - Dream Theater

32Vendetta - Slipknot

33La Villa Strangiato - Rush

34Dyers Eve - Metallica

35People = S*** - Slipknot

36Paradise City - Guns N' Roses

37Angel of Death - Slayer
You're a disgrace to humanity if you didn't vote for this song.

38We Will Rock You - Queen
Now this is what really deserves to be called a "Drum Song"! ; because it´s obviously based on it.

39Bullet With Butterfly Wings - Smashing Pumpkins

40Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2

41Bleed - Meshuggah

422112 - Rush
Has to be one of, if not, the greatest drum work I've ever heard. Surprised it's only #44

43Back In Black - AC/DC

44Raining Blood - Slayer

45Down With the Sickness - Disturbed

46Fool In the Rain - Led Zeppelin

47One - Metallica
That Double Bass towards the end and the machine gun snare make it a good drum song. This should be in the top ten

48Ashes In Your Mouth - Megadeth

49Revolution Is My Name - Pantera

50Fight Fire With Fire - Metallica
I think it is the greatest.

51Give Me Novacaine - Green Day

52Burnout - Green Day

53Evil Angel - Breaking Benjamin

54Crawling - Linkin Park

55The Sound of Muzak - Porcupine Tree

56The Party Song - Blink 182

57Wake Me Up When September Ends - Green Day

582 X 4 - Metallica

59Achilles Last Stand - Led Zeppelin
Why is it not here?

60This Is Exile - Whitechapel
The drummer of whitechapel is one of the most technical in the world and this is why

61A Little Piece of Heaven - Avenged Sevenfold
I think drum playing in this song show a lot of talent from the rev.
Awesome playing..

62Roxanne - The Police

63Never Enough - Dream Theater

64Panic Attack - Dream Theater

65The Conjuring - Megadeth

66American Idiot - Green Day

67She - Green Day

68Murder City - Green Day

69Guns of Summer - Coheed and Cambria

70Jesus Christ Pose - Soundgarden

71In My Remains - Linkin Park

72St. Jimmy - Green Day

73St. Anger - Metallica

74Desire - U2

75Bullet the Blue Sky - U2

76I Threw a Brick Through a Window - U2

77Bad - U2

78The Odyssey - Symphony X

79Song for the Dead - Queens of the Stone Age
Like seriously! How the hell is this song not at least in the top 20!? I mean goddam it's amazing! That drum intro is so raw!

80Black Ice - AC/DC

81Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden
Clive Burr nails it, arguably setting the tone for all of the songs on Number of the Beast, this song spearheading the entire piece.

82The Struggle Within - Metallica

83Loudmouth - The Ramones

84I Don't Wanna Go Down to the Basement - The Ramones

85Judy Is a Punk - The Ramones

86Havana Affair - The Ramones

87Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue - The Ramones

88I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You - The Ramones

89Sailin' On - Bad Brains

90Don't Need It - Bad Brains

91Banned In D.C.- Bad Brains

92F.V.K. (Fearless Vampire Killers) - Bad Brains

93I Luv I Jah - Bad Brains

94Jah Calling - Bad Brains

95Ace of Spades - Motörhead

96Overkill - Motörhead

97Born to Raise Hell - Motörhead

98Right Next Door to Hell - Guns N Roses

99Embrace - Dazzled Kid

100I Wanna Be Adored - The Stone Roses
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This list was created 4 years, 143 days ago and has been voted on over 700 times. This top ten list contains 108 items, has been remixed 3 times.

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