Top Ten Best Drum SongsDrummers. Fast. Skilled. Incredible. You name it. The SONGS, though, matter. Here are the best.
The Top Ten
Joey Jordison is truly my favorite drummer ever. Eyeless is my favorite slipknot song as well, and he is able to keep up some of the fastest beats and creates some of the best base drum patterns I have ever seen. Huge inspiration to my drum playing!
Slipknot has the best drummer in the world. He can keep a beat and is like crazy fast. It's only fare he be ontop
Should really be top of the list, whether or not you like Slipknot this song has the best drumming simply because of the skill and pace involved. - EvilAngel
Sick as intro and just a sick song all aroundV 5 Comments
I listened to all top10 and I would vote for this! The drum beat is consistent all through out. Bang your head from start to end!
The drummer is ridiculous in this song. If you don't get pumped up listening to the intro, then you aren't human
The bass drum is so fluent throughout the chorus.
Love the starting. They rocked it. #peter_Angelov
Most drummers think there are people who can drum better than Bonham, those people use double bass kick to make crazy beats. Bonham only used one pedal and could go just as fast, which made him awesome
Truly phenomenal footwork there! John bonham was a pioneer of the heel-toe technique. He mastered it in the 1969 song "Good Times Bad Times".
Great song but there are other songs most difficult then this for Led Zeppelin like Fool In The Rain or Achilles Last Stand
Thank you for make me drumming
Keep in mind he would sometimes perform this song for 20-30 minuets.V 12 Comments
Such a hard song to play on drums
Dave Grohl is a god on the drums lol
Dave Grohl god dammit!
It's Dave Grohl. come on.V 15 Comments
This drum beat gives me life
This and Descending (same band) are some of the best drumming I've ever heard
I love this song
this song begin so good with drum beat and then Alex turner start his voice and the drum beat slower. At the end the drum beat faster again Ow, it so spectacular!
wow whos brian aneeway awesome drums though
Amazing song, drum beat is kept in the sweet spot between complicated and easy while at a fantastic pace!
Definitely the best modern rock song. - BrianScott01V 3 Comments
Danny Carey's style is so clean and fast... I've never heard some one playing like him.
Danny Carey is god... Seriously I think he is.
Danny is one of the greatest of all time... odd beats, always in time and more creative than mostsV 2 Comments
and you thought the guitar was good
My kid favorite song and he loves drums. I rest my case (i like more bass guitars though)
Have you ever heard I drum kit sound like a car? Well this solo does it!
Crazy. First time I heard the intro it blew my mind.V 3 Comments
The 7th played here is insane
Almost impossible to play. What a Legend. Super Song
Rush rocks, Neil is a God, Tom Sawyer is the main hymn (along with YYZ)
Rush has a collection of some of the best instrumentalists in each area, and Neil on drums is no exception!V 2 Comments
Although the studio version of this song is great, the live version from "Exit... Stage Left" is incredible. Not only does it feature the same awesome drumming from the studio album combined with an insane drum solo in the middle. The best drum song from anything, studio or live. - lavillaof2112
This is an amazing song by Rush. If you can play this your awesome
A no brainer. Simply the greatest instrumental ever.
This is sooo fun to playV 1 Comment
I think this is the most amazing drums song, just hear the drums in the song, this song is composed by "The rev" sulivan (R.I. P) He is considerated one of the best drummers ever, The song contains good rhythms and great smacks, because this is a heavy metal song, and I think this is the best drum song of all time
Perfection! How the hell did the Rev do that? Such an underrated drummer at his best in the song!
Amazing double bass. Lots of energy. Rev was extraordinary!
Best double bass in any song everV 7 Comments
Oldest beats of Who are, some I'm for interesting in.
The massive crazy noise of Moon the Loon - The Who would not have been The Who without his input. Maybe technically not the best, but he sure had a highly original awesome sound. A great advert for English made Premier Drums.
Keith moon is the best drummer of all time. he only had to use one microphone to get the sound he wanted. People who drum know how hard that is.
Mind bending playing. Very few drummers can claim to have had a track this. They not only kept time on such an influential, epic, rocking track, but also helped to shape the sound of it to such a degree. Bravo to Michael Giles. Bravo. One for the ages.
Smells Like Teen Spirit at 5 is priceless! This song is hard to keep up with.
How is this in 21st place... it should be in top 10... !
Really compicated drumming by lars... But its fantastic! One of his best with double kicks
This has to be number 1. And number 2. Technically brilliant and fits seamlessly with the song.
This is awesome drumming by Mitch Mitchell who drives the song along.
once you listen yull be experinced
Mitch Mitchell was masterfulV 2 Comments
What's this doing all the way down here? - AlexZoraj
My gosh, I get goosebumps literally every time I hear Bonzo’s echoing, haunting drums blast in on this song.
Bonzo's drums get banged harder than Kim Kardashian - BIG260911
Should be top ten the drumming in this' song make it sound like none other song before or after it.V 2 Comments
Good luck mastering drums on this one. Great fills and drumming!
Tre Cool's crazy fills! Just awesome. Tre has a sound of his own, which can't be matched by anyone else!
Fast and perfectly executed, a very lively song
Tre Cool is one of the best drummers of all time. - georgielikesgreendayV 1 Comment
The moment the drums come in is so iconic, most people would recognize the song as being Phil Collins just on that
Your right, he is such an underrated drummer unfortunately a lot of people only know him as a singer and drumming on in the air tonight. Listen to the earlier stuff with genesis!V 1 Comment
Every member of the band was in sync and Keith Moon kept it all together. He had heart and a lot of guts. Great drumming song. - mgenet
Kieth moon is the best rock drummer hands down...
Has to be one of, if not, the greatest drum work I've ever heard. Surprised it's only #44
Tool is under appreciated for there sound
It should be on 1st badass drum.
Why is it not here?
I can not find the video, I want to see and hear this performance
Bad sample offered, Get this song!V 3 Comments
Just listening to this song makes my legs numb my goodness
How is this only 46!? This song is so difficult the drummer has admitted to almost not putting it on the album! By far one of the most technical drum songs ever recorded.
You have no idea what you are missing if you haven't heard this. Go ahead now!
Don't get me wrong, I love Neil Perth and he's a god amongst drummers, but this song... Jesus if I only had the technical skillset to explain how hard it is I would be happy let alone be able to ever play it.V 1 Comment
how the heck does he DO dat
Absolutely THE most amazing drum song on a studio album. Incredibly complicated, but still groovy, the drum beat goes through tons of different time signatures and texture changes that even an accomplished drummer has trouble keeping up with it. - lavillaof2112
Surprised the "benchmark of drumming" was this low down - Songsta41
By far, TOP TEN!
Aja should definitely be in the top ten
The fact this is so far down is shameful.
You're a disgrace to humanity if you didn't vote for this song.
Fast double bass. Definitely a workout playing this one
Best drum line in any song I can think of.
One of the best live moments in rock history is when the crowd is waiting for roger taylor to start We Will Rock You
Now this is what really deserves to be called a "Drum Song"! ; because it�'s obviously based on it.
The drums in this song are unreal. You can find an isolated drums track of this on Youtube and it's pretty sweet
Deserves to be way higher
That Double Bass towards the end and the machine gun snare make it a good drum song. This should be in the top ten
That's one the most amazing songs! Mike Portnoy is a legend!
I have no idea how this song is only ranked nr. 37... top 5 most complex drumming in any song, easily...
Like seriously! How the hell is this song not at least in the top 20!? I mean goddam it's amazing! That drum intro is so raw!
I honestly don't understand how this song isn't in the top 10 and smells like teen spirit is. get a grip, people
The complex double bass patterns alone would take months, especially for beginners. Not to mention the solo and dynamic's involved would give most a run for their money.
It's SO GOOD CAUSE THE DRUMS ARE SO LOUD
The drums in this song have such a cool beat, I think that's what got me into Alice In Chains. Maybe not the best drums ever, but in terms of how well they fit with the song, I think that's an arguable criterion. - Dorito
Agreed; amazing drums (and bass) on this song.
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Top Remixes (4)
2. Hot for Teacher - Van Halen
3. YYZ - Rush
2. Eyeless - Slipknot
3. It Never Ends - Bring Me the Horizon
2. Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2
3. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
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