Best Rock Drummers

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161Clem Burke

He's cool! He got the drums under his control, but treats them not like slaves, but like a beautiful punk lady. In my mind he's simply the best drummer the world has ever seen.

Thank you Mr. Burke for so many magic musical moments!

The greatest 3 minutes drum kit ever, Blondie's Dreaming.. Debbie Harry vocals combined with Clem's madman 3 minutes rant is pure legendary. I totally challenge anyone to top his performance.

I just can't see how Clem is so far down on the list but am happy to see that at least he is recognized for the amazing drummer that he is!

One of the best drummers ever, just listen to dreaming

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162Vinnie Colaiuta

Just amazing, so technical. Seen him a few times and he makes a few on here listed above him look like amateurs.

The man. One of the best drummers alive. Just take a listen to his work with Frank Zappa and Jeff Beck and you'll see what I mean

One word: Zappa. Listen and learn.

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163Yuki

As a drummer the drumming tends to stand out the most in a lot of bands but in Versailles (Philharmonic Quintet) all the members are extremely talented. The drumming is beyond Godly in many of Versailles songs.

I would definitely check out Aristocrat's Symphony live World Tour. The best drumming I have ever heard and as said I'm a drummer myself. - Taloper

He's a gentle soul, but you can tell that he has so much passion for what he does and the music that he creates. I've never seen a drummer quite like him; professional, goofy, and delicate all at once. He's truly an inspiration.

Lots of great drummers on here but I have to vote for who I know and I've never seen or heard anyone quite like Yuki. Yuki is the drummer for Versailles. The way Yuki does it surpasses all expectations of what drumming is. Never before have a seen this kind of action! Amazing Talent!

I watched most of Versailles' live videos and listened to all of their songs and really, this guy is so amazing! His speed is crazy. Definitely the best. He has that remarkable personality too!

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164Kang Min Hyuk

He is very cute, even his personality. His father taught him how to play drums but he himself cultivated his skills. He is so sentimental and easy to cry from bumping himself which makes him even cuter. We love him! Very young but talented. A singer, a drummer, and an actor. He also specializes with Flutes. I love his song, 'Star', it also shows how cute he is.

Though everyone calls him cute, he doesn't like it that much because he wants to be manly, but everything is fine with his looks! Cool, cute, mature...

He is also very clean, he is the one who cleans their room whenever they go out of town and he cleans it before complaining.

This young Korean boy does it with so much ease. Though he is known for his innocent puppy face, this boy has amazing skills too. He can act, sing and play three instruments including flute and piano. His drumming skills are so stylish that you will fall in love with him the moment you feel it. He is genuine, sweet, cute and talented. This 21 year old kid will definitely carve his name in the history of best drummers.. Love you Kang

God He is so damn cute. A very young Korean drummer who can also play flute and piano. This cute innocent puppy boy can play drums with so much style that you fall in love with him the very moment. His song "star" is sooo soulful. His drumming skills are so amazing.. I could watch him play drums the whole day without food and water. He is genuine, attractive and talented. He can sing, act and perform well on stage. This young master will definitely carve his name in the history of best drummers of the world in the near future. Love you Kang..

Only by the look, you can never tell he is very skillful. His drum skill is without any doubt. He's enriched himself with his drum skill range. He has the ability to play different genres. He does not limit himself to grow in terms of playing the drums. It can be seen he's improved a lot.

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165Marco Minneman

He should be in the top ten at least with his unique style and incredible ability to play all types of styles, from jazz to technical death metal.

He is better than mike mangini. So. Of course. He is the best drummer.

Just listen to the aristocrats.

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166Kenny Aronoff

When John fogerty states that Kenny is THE best rock and roll drummer in the world, that's good enough for me

Kenny is rock solid, John Fogerty would have nothing else

Aronoff should be in the top 20 of all time. If you are a drummer you would agree.

He's amazing in concert. This man's got the beat. -

167Harry Judd

The batterist of Mcfly, the best, the most amazing drummer I ever seen, he puts all his energy in the drums, and he does very good.

168Martin Chambers

Woah. How isn't he on the top 5. He is one of the beat drummers of all time. Watch vh1 decades of rock performance. He is the best drummer of all time with the pretenders and can put on a real good show.

I have seen hundreds of shows and Martin Chambers was by far the best performance I had seen for drummers.

169Mick Tucker (Sweet)

Should be higher up on this list. In my opinion only second to the great john bonham.

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170Mike Terrana

The best in my book

171Dean Butterworth

Good charlottes current drummer and they are the best band ever!

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172Chad Butler
173Shawn DroverShawn Drover is a Canadian musician, best known for his work with the American thrash metal band Megadeth.
174Scott Rockenfield

Very underrated drummer, not top 10 but certainly much higher than this rating

Saw him live when Tate was at his peak too. Brilliant drummer

175Levon HelmMark Lavon "Levon" Helm was an American rock 'n' roller, Americana musician, and actor who achieved fame as the drummer and regular lead vocalist for The Band.
176Valentino Arteaga
177Mike Fuentes
178Jon Hiseman

Really surprised to see Hiseman right down here at 178. Perhaps he's never been in the public eye enough to have the hight profile he'd need to get right up the rankings. Just listen to him with Colosseum playing Lost Angeles in the live recording (live at the Fillmore I think it was).

179Tony Palermo
180Billy Ficca
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