Best Death Metal Drummersmaggot-104
The Top Ten
I love his drums man I am a death metal drummer an I don't have anything on him his blast beats are insane.
This guy is very good. he's better with his hands then most death metal drummers and in the top 15 fastest double base pedals ever so yeah he's number on. - maggot-104
Insane drummer, his solo album is pure class
Godlike hand speed, insane blastbeats and double bass faster than a machine gun. His solo album is pure awesomeness.V 5 Comments
Gene deserves to be #1, he can play everything, from Death Metal to Technical Death Metal to Melodic Death Metal, Power Metal, Black Metal. - GREYBOYY
What the hell? George kolias number.1 ok
But gene holgan not even in top ten? He is one of the best drummers nowadays hear his drums with Death, Dethklok Or Any band he joined in - nooreldeen
Not only is he so technical and his immense foot work that is probably the best in the industry, I think people forget his creative and diverse he can be. There’s no mistaking his playing for when listening you know it’s him behind that set. With that said pretty different styles when playing for death Testament and especially unique when combined with fear factory. Such a great dude to talk to, Modest, and very humble. I got the chance to see him live with the great Chuck Schuldiner back in the day with Death, Devon Townsend Strapping Young Lad, and of course one of my all time favorites FEAR FACTORY twice with Burt, Dino, Byron. Blew my mind live! He makes it look so easy. Salute!
Cradle of filth and suicide silence are not death metal laugh out loud, and cannibal corpse is one of the best
Should be the top of the list, for he is has the best timing in the world, he never misses a note and plays exactly like in the cd when he plays live.
Techniqualy not the best, but he has style that is reconizable and its one of those things that make Cannibal corpse sound different from any other death metal band. he's also one of the pioneers in this genre.V 1 Comment
Nobody can't beat him on blast beats
God-tier drummer! just listen to his INSANE blastbeats in "The Violation" or the precision in "Minotaur"...
Great drummer, just check out his YouTube channel!
He is one the best drummers
Not higher how? He blast beats like a motherf*****, his work on Formulas Fatal to the flesh is just amazing
YouTube HIS SOLO DRUM CHECK. AND YOU WILL UNDERSTAND WHY HE IS CALLED THE FEET.
The Master of the universe. This List sucksV 2 Comments
Talking about Mike Smith is not only about his career with Suffo but also his contribution into death metal and extreme drumming technique. God has sent him to the world for inventing death metal drumming.
Who's the master? Of course Mike Smith. With his multi instrumentalist background, he's able to put the "art of drumming" proportionaly. He's the best drummer ever.V 1 Comment
No questions asked, by far one of the most technical and fastest drummers, and he still is able to make it catchy
Not as good as Kollias, but this guy deserves top 5
What! 29th place! On extreme tracks like defenestration and two-pound torch. great drummer and has been around for 23 years. needs to be top 3 easily.
Utterly insane drummer,his talent hasn't gotten through unnoticed but he still needs more than what he gets!
He's a beast. His work for Blotted Science is also remarkable. - Metal_Treasure
Inferno is my master in death and black drumming
Great doublebass drumwork, A variety of blastbeats.
When he's playing live he uses different kinds of tempo's for the blast making the liveset diverse, also great technic.
Only one one album of Death but he was the best one in my opinion.
The blast beats were awesome. - GREYBOYY
Planetary Duality is a piece of art because of his work. What a creative and cool drummer!
Shawn Cameron?!?!? But no Lyle Cooper? Listen to his work with Abhorrent and look me in my face and tell me even a quarter of this list is on his level.
Disgraceful. - Xenosapien
Mind numbingly fast
Steve is the founding drummer of technical death metal drumming. Being one of the founding members of Deicide he also is one of the defining death metal drummers. His blast beats are insane, especially his early works (i. E Deicide and Legion) was completely impossible for it's time. The producers at Morrissound Studios were dumbfounded on how to clearly handle a blast beat like that. He is ranked the 14'th fastest blast beat drummer of all time (According to Guiness) and that alone makes Steve a drumming god. Not to mention that he can play the rack toms and cymbals so fast and fluently that I'd sometimes rather just listen to Deicide's drum tracks and not the whole song. He may not be as fast as George Kollias or some other drummer but he is a musical genius and will always be my top drummer.V 2 Comments
I hate all of you, derek roddy is up there with george kollias in skill level and he's not even in the list at all. his work in I, Monarch is some of the best drumming I've ever heard in death metal.
By far the best drummer in the death metal scene right now, he's up there with george kollias but plays so well that he's done every single recording in one take, hence the nickname derek "onetake" roddy
Derek is the mastermind and he is best known as Derek "ONETAKE" Roddy. Hails to this flawless lunatic m/
These top ten are based on famous they are. Technically, Romain Goulon blows Gene Hoglan clear out of the water.V 1 Comment
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