Lars Ulrich (Metallica)
Lets face it a very overrated drummer to probably the most overrated metal band of all time. Lars is so slow its rediculus, and it wouldn't bother me if he was slow but everyone thinks he's a drumming god. No he keeps the beat in a genre where you are SUPPOSED to show off the drums. A very mediocre drummer for a very mediocre band. I shouldn't be too harsh on Lars though I mean the rest of the band is very overrated.
Lars is overrated? You may not like his beats or anything else about him but he deserves the place. Many drummers that born in 70's-80's are influenced by his drumming. Also check out the and justice for all album and also his energy. He play it and actually it sounds good. No matter what lqrs is the best drummer to fit Metallica. No joey no lombardo but lars. Not overrated
Lars may be an overrated drummer but he is the reason for all of Metallica's financial and business success, he is one of the greatest business minds of all time and just so happens that he isn't that bad of a drummer.
He's a good drummer but everyone thinks he's amazing and that he's the best drummer ever. I like Metallica, but Lars is VERY overrated. I CAN'T BELIEVE THE REV IS ON HERE. HE IS PROBABLY ONE OF THE BEST DRUMMERS EVER. - TheKnifeMaster
Very blah. His lack of creativity limited what Metallica could do musically and prevented them from growing. Just a pretty good high school band drummer.
If you see them live, you'll notice he speeds up a lot of songs, especially ones that start with guitar and no drums. A drummer's top priority is to hold the tempo, and he just can't.
I disagree sorry Lars is awesome quite hating metallicas drummer at least he's not a drop out band member like someone in Metallica!
Not a bad drummer by any means, but absurdly overrated. The Rev may be a bit over rated, but he still owns on the drums and owns Lars
Who knows what they would sound like with a drummer that wasn't so boring to listen to...
He's okay but overrated, he's just lucky that he got in a popular band and made it big. he's an average drummer :P - K_to-the_c_Reverend1
How the eff is lars the most overrated drummer? All he gets is hate and he's actually pretty good just not the best
He ruins every gig - maybe he is good on some albums, but how many takes did they need? Live he shows no talent at all...
Lars ruled for a long time(Kill 'Em All to... And Justice For All). But he has fallen off drastically. - Chris-1
They should have fired Lars Ulrich instead of Jason Newsted. Lars Ulrich ist the absolutely most overrated drummer in current music businnes for about the last 25 years. Lars Ulrich has got a big mouth but only low skills.
I am not surprised to see Lars on top of this list. Lars just don't have any creativity like John Bonham, Buddy Rich, Neil Peart and Morgan Ågren. With no doubt in my mind, the most overrated drummer through the history of music.
Lars Ulrich is no longer overrated, I haven't seen many sites where he's listed as one of the top drummers ever (Which I think he should) and I know worse drummers (Phil Rudd or Tommy Lee), at least Ulrich has a bit of creativity. - Nintendonix
This is one list Lars deserves the #1 spot! So what if he helped create Metallica? He's also the driving force to break away from there signature metal sound towards Nu-Metal.
He has an arrogant attitude, no big skills, he even looks retarded behind the drums!
He is a great drummer, but he isn't one of the best
Lord there are just too many reasons why this douche is overrated.
Absolutely. The most overrated metal drummer of all time.
So over rated! I've seen 10 yr olds who are better. He is the only real weak link of Metallica. Their guitars over drown Lars repetitive crappy drumming.
Why are Ringo and Roger Taylor on this list? - PeterG28
Very uninspiring extremely predictable
He's not a drummer he's a wannabe drummer