Best Rock Drummers

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181Mattew Nicholls
182Tony Hajjar
183Jack Irons
184Daniel Platzman

Amazing if you have ever seen Imagine Dragons live you will understand his talent

He is the drummer for imagine dragons... Great work

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185R.J. Herrera

Hands down the fastest stick beating, can smashing drummer!

186Christoph Schneider

He's Not The Best Drummer In the World but Definitely underrated as a drummer. His Drumming at Volkerball and Live Aus Berlin is Just Amazing. His drumming is Especially Built to suite the heavy sound of Rammstein. (The Best Live Band The world will ever see). Just listen to his Work in songs like Waidmann's Heil, Wiener Blut, Liebe Ist Fur Alle the, Keine Lust, Mann Geegan Mann, B and Weisses Fleisch and You'll get an Idea of How great he is not just in the studio But Also Live.

Easily underrated as a drummer and a lot of non Rammstein fans have not listened to some of the other more complex drum tracks he has produced in Rammstein. He deserves more credit for his works, almost never once have I seen him struggle live and he still churns out new beats for different songs always leaving new tones of innovation for Rammstein.

I like his style. It's perfect for Ramm's music.. for their style.

The best drummer and he's looking very good :-9

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187Sean Kinney

Most people don't know how creative this guy actually is. He is such a professional despite being hit with some of the worst things a human being should have to go through.

the way sean looks when he plays is ubelieveable. watch a live performance and you will fall in love, no one can top him

Alice In Chains drumming animal, the best moves at drumming i've ever seen in my life, he really rocks

CRIMINALLY underrated drummer. Listen to "No Excuses" holy crap that is ADVANCED

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188Simon Phillips

There is no one that can compare with Simon. He plays with speed, finesse, heart and regardless of the dynamic level he does it all flawlessly. Although there are a lot of people on this list that can rock out extremely well, they do not compare to Simon. Simon is everything and anything that all the musicians he has accompanied could ever wish for... Drummer/percussionist/artist etc. The greatest thing about Simon is his versatility. He plays any style as extreme or subdued as requested. Please listen to Jeff Beck's "Space Boogie". I saw him play this at a Sacramento drum clinic and as incredible as it is, he plays it without any assistance of others or electronics. Simon is truly in a higher category.

This guy is amazing. I can't believe he is ranked this low. He should be in the top ten. I love Ringo (and the Beatles), but this guy would blow Ringo out of the water, even in his prime.

You can't really compare drummers and true artist... Simon is a true artist!

He blends the styles so good.

The drummer for the bands UFO, Toto, etc.

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189Chris Thatcher

Just to clear things up... he wasn't on any albums until Somewhere in the Between. All of Streetlight's songs have been carried by the awesome drummers that have played on them. Chris Thatcher's work on Somewhere in the Between and 99 Songs of Revolution is amazing! Definitely a top 5 for me!

Anyone who scrolled passed this name I suggest you listen to a few songs "That'll Be The Day" "Point/counterpoint" and "The Blond Lead the Blind" He is possibly one of the top 5 rock drummers of all time. - TryptoPhun420

He has great technical ability and can play with speed! no other drummer like him! - walid626

He should be way higher, everything he does for Streetlight is simply amazing!

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190Michael Deorsier

Mike Derosier is an amazing drummer who still rocks. His latest band, Clever Bastards is a good listen.

Like every member of Heart, during the 70,s, Mike is underated.

From 75-82 he keeped the beat for the one of the best groups ever.

No one plays the drums like Mike.

191Nick MenzaNick Menza (1964-2016) was a professional drummer best known for his work in Megadeth from 1989-1998 and in 2004. He recorded drums on four of Megadeth's albums "Rust In Peace", "Countdown To Extinction", "Youthanasia", and "Cryptic Writings".

Nick Menza is probably one of the most talented drummers of the 80s heavy metal era (not that death metal crap). The way he drums is just fantastic to watch and listen to. - Haydos

nick menza is a very underated drummer. megadeth are one of the greatest metal bands ever and nick menza drummed for most of megadeths career.

Awesome

Can't Stop Listening Dread And The Fugitive Mind - prateekkathal

megadeth have been possibly the greatest metal band ever and nick played for most of megadeths career - pooisgood

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192Tetsu Kikuchi

see his drum solo in youtube? he is the best - ronluna

193Daniel Adair

He's amazing to watch live!

He was good when with Three Doors Down as their touring drummer, but when he joined Nickelback as a member of the band, that was when the talent that had been lurking underneath the surface was finally allowed to be seen.

Unleashing a creative and artistic prowess, he's much more than just a basic meat and potatoes kind of player, not one to shy away from trying different set ups, techniques and sounds.

And the passion and excitement he exhibits when playing live, especially during his solo, is contagious, making what are normally long drawn out ego boosting drum solos into something quite enjoyable and leaving you wanting to hear and see more.

Daniel is An amazing drummer, and is a member of the best band of the world! Nickelback! He is very talented, will become a legend in some years!

Talented drummer, very comfortable with the drum sticks, and he's from Nickelback so...

An inspiring musician and very good artist on the scene!

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194David Silveria

David silveria is one of my favorite drummers! He combines jazz and rock! He keeps time shifting from right to left on his hats and cymbols very much unlike other drummers, and has displayed an unbelievable ability to creat the most ingenious and perfectly phrased solo I have ever seen, which was featured on Korn Duece! My favorite drummer is David Silveria!

Funky, tight, precise and inventive. Life is peachy was when David was really let loose. Porno creep Shows off his technical ability and speed and he is very underrated. Maybe not as good as others on this list but a great inspiration

I think he should be number ONE! It's sad to see that he's not appreciated as he should be. He's underrated, but AMAZING. I love Ray Luzier, but I believe David Silveria made KoRn great. Without him, KoRn wouldn't be KoRn.

He is amazing listen to korn first album and life is peachy

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195Richard Hughes

HE'S WONDERFUL WITH THE DRUMMS, HIS HANDS ARE MAGIC... KISSES - alejasol

196Kristian Gidlund

The best drummer, the best person. The only one who deserves this.

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197Jose Pasillas

This gut is an unsung hero. Just listen to any incubus song and try to play the drums to it. He has such a unique style that you can't copy it. It takes more tan a while to learn his style. Compared to others on this list he shuld be higher.

jose passilas is an inspiration to me as a drummer his style is incorporated into my playing and I have learned only a small number of his songs and I'm grade 5

Jose has amazing talent, and is an all around drummer, adopting his skills from the best like Neil Peart and Stuart Copeland. Great Drummer.

Jose should be in top 10. What a style, so many genres. Just go and hear some incubus album, you will change your mind. My inspiration.

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198Matt Helders

Seriously? All the way down here. Go listen to some of their music and see how awesome he really is. There is no way that Travis Barker should be ahead of Matt Helders and there's no way that Tommy Lee should even be on this list to begin with.

115?!? Hasn't anyone listened to the arctic monkeys? The drumming in those songs is incredible. He is awesome. He should be WAY higher on the list!

One of the best drummer of the new generation of rockers. Not just a drummer, a musician. And actually, sings and plays at the dame time. A powerful man.

Matt is Arctic Monkeys' drummer and I think in top 10 of best drummers!

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199Robin Goodridge

AMAZING drummer not to mention all-round sweet, genuine person. Gotta love Robin Goodridge... He deserves this!

The sweetest, most genuine man I've ever met! And can rock those drums like none other!

Robin is an amazing drummer and such a rad dude! So great to the fans & so deserving of recognition! YOU THE MAN ROBIN!

A great drummer from the best band ever!

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200Manu Kache

Check out some tracks from Peter Gabriel's "Secret World Live". Unbelievable stuff. Especially "Come Talk to Me".

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