Top Ten Most Underrated Drummers

These are the drummers of any genre that don't get the props they deserve.

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1Mitch MitchellJohn Ronald "Mitch" Mitchell was an English drummer who was best known for his work in the Jimi Hendrix Experience.V1 Comment
2Stewart CopelandStewart Armstrong Copeland is an American musician, multi-instrumentalist and composer best known as the drummer for the English-American rock band The Police and for his film and video game soundtracks.

Crazy off beat timing and creative fills

He is very underrated and played for one of the best bands...the Police!

3Phil CollinsPhilip David Charles "Phil" Collins is an English singer-songwriter and musician, who has also worked as a record producer and actor.V1 Comment
4Chad SmithChadwick "Chad" Smith is an American musician and current drummer of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, which he joined in 1988 and is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
5Dave LombardoDavid "Dave" Lombardo is a Cuban American drummer, best known as a co-founding member of the American thrash metal band Slayer.
6Ginger Baker

He's in almost every top 10 list I see. The man gets his due credit;. - marmalade_skies

Too crazy how did he get on the list

7Bill WardWilliam Thomas "Bill" Ward is an English musician and visual artist, best known as the original drummer for the British heavy metal band Black Sabbath.
8Ringo StarrRichard Starkey known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles.

He's underrated by the people who underrate him. - marmalade_skies

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9Phil Seamen
10Butch TrucksClaude Hudson "Butch" Trucks is an American drummer who is one of the founding members of The Allman Brothers Band. One of Trucks' first bands was local Jacksonville band The Vikings, who made one 7-inch record in 1964.

The Newcomers

?Chad Channing

Bleach album, man... listen to a song like "scoff" and you'll release he was one hell of underrated! - ahmedaser

?Dale CroverV1 Comment
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The Contenders

11Jojo Mayer
12Nicko McBrainMichael Henry "Nicko" McBrain is an English musician, best known as the drummer of the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, which he joined in 1982.
13Lee Kerslake
14Mick Avory
15Charlie Watts

He's so under appreciated that people didn't even think about voting for him on this list

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16Tommy RamoneThomas Erdelyi, better known by his stage name Tommy Ramone, was a Hungarian American record producer, musician, and songwriter.
17Sean Kinney
18Carl Palmer
19Philip SelwayPhilip James "Phil" Selway is an English musician, singer, and songwriter best known as the drummer of English rock group Radiohead.V1 Comment
20Chris Vrenna
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List StatsUpdated 10 Dec 2016

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Top Remixes

1. Mitch Mitchell
2. Stewart Copeland
3. Phil Collins
1. Mitch Mitchell
2. Phil Seamen
3. Jojo Mayer



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