Top Ten Best Drum Songs

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The Top Ten

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

EvilAngel

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4Hot for Teacher - Van Halen
and you thought the guitar was good
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5Brianstorm - 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
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6YYZ - Rush
This is an amazing song by Rush. If you can play this your awesome
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7Tom Sawyer - Rush
Rush rocks, Neil is a God, Tom Sawyer is the main hymn (along with YYZ)
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8Ticks 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.

9Wrath Upon Ourselves - As I Lay Dying Listen to sample

10My 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.
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The Contenders

1121st Century Schizoid Man - King Crimson
Smells Like Teen Spirit at 5 is priceless! This song is hard to keep up with.
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12Forty Six & 2 - Tool
Tool is an amazing band! Danny Carey does the best fills with the superb double bass!

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13Blacken the Cursed Sun - Lamb of God
This and Descending (same band) are some of the best drumming I've ever heard
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14All Nightmare Long - Metallica Listen to sample

15Bat 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!
He was the best! RIP REV
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16It Never Ends - Bring Me the Horizon Listen to sample

17Basket 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.

georgielikesgreenday

Good, perfect songs, perfect drums
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18Fire - Jimi Hendrix Experience

once you listen yull be experinced

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19Cold - AxeWound Listen to sample

20No Life - Slipknot Listen to sample

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.

mgenet

Kieth moon is the best rock drummer hands down...
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22Giving In - Adema Listen to sample

23Freak On a Leash - Korn Listen to sample

24The Diary of Jane - Breaking Benjamin
How is this in 21st place... it should be in top 10... !
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25Aja - Steely Dan Listen to sample

26Scatterbrain - Jeff Beck

how the heck does he DO dat

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27Painkiller - Judas Priest Listen to sample

28When the Levee Breaks - Led Zeppelin
Unbelievable...the greatest beat of all time not even in the top 80...
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29Honor Thy Father - Dream Theater Listen to sample

30Battery - Metallica Listen to sample

31Vendetta - Slipknot Listen to sample

32Dyers Eve - Metallica Listen to sample

33Paradise City - Guns N' Roses Listen to sample

34La Villa Strangiato - Rush Listen to sample

35People = S*** - Slipknot Listen to sample

36We Will Rock You - Queen

Now this is what really deserves to be called a "Drum Song"! ; because it´s obviously based on it.

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37Bullet With Butterfly Wings - Smashing Pumpkins Listen to sample

38Back In Black - AC/DC

39Raining Blood - Slayer Listen to sample

40Angel of Death - Slayer Listen to sample

41Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2 Listen to sample

42Bleed - Meshuggah Listen to sample

43Down With the Sickness - Disturbed

442112 - Rush Listen to sample

45Ashes In Your Mouth - Megadeth Listen to sample

46Revolution Is My Name - Pantera Listen to sample

47Fight Fire With Fire - Metallica
I think it is the greatest.
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48Give Me Novacaine - Green Day Listen to sample

49Burnout - Green Day Listen to sample

50Evil Angel - Breaking Benjamin Listen to sample

51Crawling - Linkin Park Listen to sample

52The Sound of Muzak - Porcupine Tree Listen to sample

53The Party Song - Blink 182 Listen to sample

54Wake Me Up When September Ends - Green Day Listen to sample

552 X 4 - Metallica Listen to sample

56Achilles Last Stand - Led Zeppelin
Why is it not here?
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57This Is Exile - Whitechapel
The drummer of whitechapel is one of the most technical in the world and this is why
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58Art of Life - X Japan

59A Little Piece of Heaven - Avenged Sevenfold
I think drum playing in this song show a lot of talent from the rev.
Awesome playing..
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60Roxanne - The Police Listen to sample

61One - Metallica Listen to sample

62Never Enough - Dream Theater Listen to sample

63Panic Attack - Dream Theater Listen to sample

64The Conjuring - Megadeth Listen to sample

65American Idiot - Green Day Listen to sample

66She - Green Day Listen to sample

67Murder City - Green Day Listen to sample

68Guns of Summer - Coheed and Cambria Listen to sample

69Jesus Christ Pose - Soundgarden Listen to sample

70In My Remains - Linkin Park Listen to sample

71St. Jimmy - Green Day Listen to sample

72St. Anger - Metallica Listen to sample

73Desire - U2 Listen to sample

74Bullet the Blue Sky - U2 Listen to sample

75I Threw a Brick Through a Window - U2 Listen to sample

76Bad - U2 Listen to sample

77The Odyssey - Symphony X Listen to sample

78Song 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!
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79Black Ice - AC/DC Listen to sample

80Hallowed 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.
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81The Struggle Within - Metallica Listen to sample

82Loudmouth - The Ramones Listen to sample

83I Don't Wanna Go Down to the Basement - The Ramones Listen to sample

84Judy Is a Punk - The Ramones Listen to sample

85Havana Affair - The Ramones Listen to sample

86Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue - The Ramones Listen to sample

87I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You - The Ramones Listen to sample

88Sailin' On - Bad Brains Listen to sample

89Don't Need It - Bad Brains Listen to sample

90Banned In D.C.- Bad Brains Listen to sample

91F.V.K. (Fearless Vampire Killers) - Bad Brains Listen to sample

92I Luv I Jah - Bad Brains Listen to sample

93Jah Calling - Bad Brains Listen to sample

94Ace of Spades - Motörhead Listen to sample

95Overkill - Motörhead Listen to sample

96Born to Raise Hell - Motörhead Listen to sample

97Right Next Door to Hell - Guns N Roses Listen to sample

98Fool In the Rain - Led Zeppelin Listen to sample

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