Greatest Drummers of All Time

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201 Charlie Adams

Seen in concert twice. I've seen Rush twice. I've seen Van Halen once. Metallic once. Slayer once. Smashing pumpkins twice. All are some serious contenders for being top ten drummers. But to be honest with myself, yes, yanni has the most talented drummer. Take a listen to at least ten dynamic yanni songs and you'll agree most likely. And his solos are just perfect!

If you've ever seen/heard Charlie Adams, you would definitely understand why he's THE BEST! There's NOTHING he cannot play! I agree that with Yanni ( some like & some don't), the music being so diversified, that it takes a special person to be able to perform. All of Yanni's band members have superior musical talent!

Yanni's drummer is certainly amoung the best! Just watch some of his solos on YouTube. Yanni's many different styles of music requires a special technique of drumming with a very diverse beat and speed. Charlie nails it perfectly!

202 Max Weinberg

Holds E Street together through all of Bruce's antics.

Max to the Max, he is just as intergral to The Boss just as Steve Van Zandt and the late Clarence Clemmons were

203 Dave Abbruzzese
204 Brian Downey

Lizzy live best rock live album ever madeand Downey is behind it all the way.

205 Neil Sanderson

He is very underrated as a drummer just listen to songs by three days like I hate everything about you, riot, time of dying, chalk outline. Because compared to the majority of these drummers on the list he is way better and I'm sure you wont need much convincing.

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206 Larry Darrell

This guy with two first names was the force beat behind all the great music made by Rick James and the Stone City Band. A Drummer King

207 Joe Rickard
208 Jerry Mercer

Should be on this list

209 Alvaro Lopez

I think this guy can compete with anybody, he created his own style.

210 Buddy Miles V 2 Comments
211 Jon Hiseman

Technically brilliant musically magnificent absolutely awesome

212 Scott Rockenfield
213 Ilan Rubin

Come on! He's the youngest drummer to ever play on stage! He plays with such passion! Plus he's got some pretty sweet hair!

214 Dylan Elise

A fresh young drummer from New Zealand who started drumming at the age of 6. Now 23 and displays awesome speed and technique along with stick handling that beats all drummers! Rated as the current worlds best by many.

I've seen Dylan several times by time it's all said & done he'll be top 25 for sure

215 Aquiles Priester
216 Kieran Audsley

Diffidently a 10 top ten! He's only 13 and he's chops are extremely amazing! He's only been drumming for 2 years and he plays 24 hours a day, has the best general knowledge over the all of drumming I've seen from anyone! And any space time he has at all he's online researching!

217 Hal Blaine

Should be in the top ten. Probably played on most of the songs you attribute to other drummers.

218 Earl Palmer
219 Stephen Morris

Agreed. No Love Lost one of my favorites and all about the drum energy. Many other tracks showcase his unique style. Not top ten, but definitely "honorable mention" material. - Kidkoffee

Stephen Morris for the win, when it comes to his expertise with
The Joy Division and New Order, for which he was born to be a member of

Listen to Joy Divison - and you know why he needs to belong on that list here...

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220 Jimmy Chamberlin Jimmy Chamberlin James Joseph "Jimmy" Chamberlin is an American drummer and record producer. He is best known as the drummer for the alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins.

He should be in the top 10. the pumpkins are my favorite bands if the listen to gish and all of mellon collie and infinite sadness or Siamese dreams. Oceania was a descent album it was still missing something... then you would all understand why he should be in the top 10

Had to throw him up on the list. Any Smashing Pumpkins fans out there? I'm not a huge fan by any means, but always thought this guy made the band. Next time you listen to the Pumpkins, pay attention to the drums and you will bump this guy. - Kidkoffee

Yeah pumpkins! After jimmy cleaned himself up, he only got better, becoming the amazing drummer he is today.

#278 for Jimmy Chamberlin? Unbelievable. Top 100 for sure.

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