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.
Best by far, Dave Grohl can still keep an epic drum solo
[Newest]Dave Grohl and nirvana what a mix with teen spirit

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
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.


Sick as intro and just a sick song all around

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)
Have you ever heard I drum kit sound like a car? Well this solo does it!

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

6Ticks 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.

7Brianstorm - 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

8My 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.

9Wrath Upon Ourselves - As I Lay Dying

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)
Very hard to play

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


13Blacken the Cursed Sun - Lamb of God
This and Descending (same band) are some of the best drumming I've ever heard

14Bat 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!

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
Really compicated drumming by lars... But its fantastic! One of his best with double kicks

18Cold - AxeWound

19No Life - Slipknot

20Fire - Jimi Hendrix Experience
This has to be number 1. And number 2. Technically brilliant and fits seamlessly with the song.
once you listen yull be experinced

21Art of Life - X Japan

22Giving In - Adema

23Won'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...

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... !

27Painkiller - Judas Priest

28Scatterbrain - Jeff Beck
how the heck does he DO dat

29When the Levee Breaks - Led Zeppelin
Unbelievable...the greatest beat of all time not even in the top 80...
Simple yet unforgettable! Bonham's drums were something else

30Battery - Metallica

31Honor Thy Father - Dream Theater

32Vendetta - Slipknot

33La Villa Strangiato - Rush

34People = S*** - Slipknot

35Dyers Eve - Metallica

36Angel of Death - Slayer
You're a disgrace to humanity if you didn't vote for this song.

37Paradise City - Guns N' Roses

38Bullet With Butterfly Wings - Smashing Pumpkins

39Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2

402112 - Rush
Has to be one of, if not, the greatest drum work I've ever heard. Surprised it's only #44

41Back In Black - AC/DC

42We Will Rock You - Queen
Now this is what really deserves to be called a "Drum Song"! ; because it´s obviously based on it.

43Achilles Last Stand - Led Zeppelin
Why is it not here?

44Bleed - Meshuggah

45Down With the Sickness - Disturbed

46Raining Blood - Slayer

47Wake Me Up When September Ends - Green Day

48This Is Exile - Whitechapel
The drummer of whitechapel is one of the most technical in the world and this is why

49Fool In the Rain - Led Zeppelin

50One - 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

51Ashes In Your Mouth - Megadeth

52Revolution Is My Name - Pantera

53Panic Attack - Dream Theater

54Fight Fire With Fire - Metallica
I think it is the greatest.

55Give Me Novacaine - Green Day

56Burnout - Green Day

57Evil Angel - Breaking Benjamin

58Crawling - Linkin Park

59The Sound of Muzak - Porcupine Tree

60The Party Song - Blink 182

61I Threw a Brick Through a Window - U2

62Song 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!
I honestly don't understand how this song isn't in the top 10 and smells like teen spirit is. get a grip, people

632 X 4 - Metallica

64Banned In D.C.- Bad Brains

65A Little Piece of Heaven - Avenged Sevenfold
I think drum playing in this song show a lot of talent from the rev.
Awesome playing..

66Right Next Door to Hell - Guns N Roses

67Deer Dance - System of a Down

68Knights of Cydonia - Muse

69Roxanne - The Police

70Never Enough - Dream Theater

71The Conjuring - Megadeth

72American Idiot - Green Day

73She - Green Day

74Murder City - Green Day

75Guns of Summer - Coheed and Cambria

76Jesus Christ Pose - Soundgarden

77In My Remains - Linkin Park

78St. Jimmy - Green Day

79St. Anger - Metallica

80Desire - U2

81Bullet the Blue Sky - U2

82Bad - U2

83The Odyssey - Symphony X

84Black Ice - AC/DC

85Hallowed 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.

86The Struggle Within - Metallica

87Loudmouth - The Ramones

88I Don't Wanna Go Down to the Basement - The Ramones

89Judy Is a Punk - The Ramones

90Havana Affair - The Ramones

91Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue - The Ramones

92I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You - The Ramones

93Sailin' On - Bad Brains

94Don't Need It - Bad Brains

95F.V.K. (Fearless Vampire Killers) - Bad Brains

96I Luv I Jah - Bad Brains

97Jah Calling - Bad Brains

98Ace of Spades - Motörhead

99Overkill - Motörhead

100Born to Raise Hell - Motörhead

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