Top Ten Best Metal Drummers
The Contenders: Page 7
Another underrated drummer. Anyone who knows machine head knows that they are fast and loud so to keep pace with that you gotta be a rock steady drummer. And in Tonys case, VERY steady. Listen to Beautifull Mourning
114? How Disrespectful,And The Drummer From Deftones is Rank Higher?V 1 Comment
This list made me laugh out loud so much. But I'll add a vote for Kirkpatrick. You could switch him with almost any thrash drummer, and people would never know the difference. Great speed and precision. Check out Psycho Surgery and Pathogenic Ocular Dissonance.
Ted is one of the most underrated, yet highly revered drummers of all time. If he were a secular drummer, I am almost certain his name would be synonymous with Danny Carey, Carl Palmer, John Bonham, Mike Portnoy, 'Rev', Neil Peart, Buddy Rich, Simon Phillips, or Terry Bozzio. As the OP mentioned, give Psycho Surgery a quick listen and you'll wonder why you've never listened to Tourniquet before. Ted is truly gifted and blessed.
Very much underrated, simply because of his choice of music (Christian metal) in my opinion... If people would listen to their CD - Tourniquet (band) - Psycho Surgery I think some opinions may change.
My personal favourite drummer.V 8 Comments
Extremely technical drummer, very fast. Amazing player, deserves to be higher.
Inhuman speed, laser precision and blasting brutality. Enough said.
Should be much, MUCH higher on the list than this.
Listen to the song "Decapitation Fornication" by Infant Annihilator. The first minute will blow you away. No triggers were used in the recording of the song, but many infants were annihilated.
Needs to be higher - Mikbiter15V 7 Comments
People are truly retarded to not have Frost within the top 15. The man has amazing skill in all his different bands show casing his style. But I guess Norwegians who play Black Metal aren't as popular as Dutch drummers in a American band. So I see this is obviously a popularity contest, not a best drummer contest.
Huh? Frost should be on the top 10, not here. Frost is the best drummer I've ever seen live. He is unique!
When Black Sabbath's drummer is "better" then frost.. What is happening to this world?
Best drummer!V 2 Comments
Hands down one of the best metal drummers of all time.
He has the whole package, technique, speed and creativity.
Just listen to tracks like "Welcome to Dying", "The Script for my Requiem" or "Battlefield".
His performance is especially impressive on the album "A night at the Opera".
better drummer than yoshiki, more complex drumming styles - ronluna
Gavin harrison should be on the top 3... What just listen to porcupine tree!
Most underrated drummer. He is not even in this list. He ought to be in top 20 at least!
I think he deserves to be MORE higher!
He is one of the best drummers in the whole world.. I'm my opinion he should be at the list of 5
Didn't know that Gavin plays metal) But he is my favoriteV 4 Comments
If you listen to dh album you would think they use a drum machine, the speed of his blast beats and double bass are unbelievable
very fast/ talented drummer -
The best drummer in the world...
The best of the best...V 1 Comment
Obviously not as famous as any on the top 10, most people don't listen to oriental metal I guess...but if you know a thing or two about drumming you will know that this guy has some incredibly clever work using his toms and odd patterns and still can also deliver good blasts and speed without relying so much on the feet as most metal drummers tend to do,even though with his technique he probably could if he wanted too.
Shinya and Inferno should be nearer the top ten and considering who has been placed as top ten both should be well up there. You'd have to scroll down to No.5 (Portnoy) before seeing someone worthy of being up there.
Shinya has very nice flow to his drumming style and has played some wonderful pieces. Perhaps not worthy of the top ten (not that he isn't better than the current top ten) but still fit for top 25.
This is my top pick, I've seen dir live loads of times and his precision and coordination are unrivaled in my opinion.V 2 Comments
Always delivered, always committedV 1 Comment
Best Brazilian drummer (he was born in South Africa but he's Brazilian for me kkk) and one of the best in the world! His work at Angra was just amazing.V 1 Comment
Listen to their first album (Calculating Infinity) or any of their albums for that matter. Gil Sharone is the underrated legend of Mathematical Hardcore. His sheer complexity, accuracy and insanity is unparalleled and set apart from everyone else.
There's other drummers I like better, but Jason had to get my vote because of his placement on this list. I would have figured he would be much more relevant to drummers or drum enthusiasts.
He's one of the best metal drummers of all time.
He is the greatest drummer of all time.
He is awesome.V 1 Comment
How this guy is so far down the list is beyond me. He has a way of just making complex drumming seem easy. And he just has a way of grooving while doing it. He also has a very distinct sound to his drumming.
Where he is?! See some videos on youtube... This guy really know how to be badass
This guy belongs in the top 50. At least!V 3 Comments
The drums on Walls of Jericho is amazing, and it shaped what would be power-metal.
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