Top Ten Best Metal Drummers

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141 Carlos Cantatore

Human machine with heart and control, I watched his playing in 2004 with Skylark in Japan, sickness! This guy kick ass with Annihilator too but he's not so mentioned in drummer world.

142 Matt "Skitz" Sanders (Damaged)
143 Hector De Santiago (As Blood Runs Black)

Double Bass Master... Especially On The Song My Fears Have Become Phobias... Listen To it To believe

144 Matthew McDonough (Mudvayne)

144? Really?! Spug is an absolutely fantastic drummer in technical skill, energy, and overall presence. He flawlessly handles some extremely complex rhythms with precision and power. Easily top 10 or even top 5 in my book at the very least. Give "Perversion of a Truth," "Mercy, Severity," and "Beyond the Pale" a listen for a taste.

145 Chris Witchhunter (Sodom)
146 Shawn Crahan (Slipknot)

He's percussion in slipknot not drumming

147 Will Hunt

Will hunt is badd ass! He's a local legend in Orlando Florida. He was in a new band when ours was the tops in town.I remember when they would steal our beers,lil bastards! He is evanescence drummer. I'd also throw in Tim Diduro or Timbo...also local legend and badd ass drummer. Played with slaughter and skid row I believe...

148 Nils "Dominator" Fjellström (Dark Funeral)

A challenger appears! Listen to the drumming on "Stigmata" and "My Funeral" especially (both from the Angelus Exuro Pro Eturnus album), in fact, watch the video for the latter as well.

149 Inferno (Behemoth)

What the hell? Inferno is the best drummer

Inferno is like the Duracell bunny, goes on and on. He just kills it!

I'm a fan of him.
-Ron Killings

Long live the behemoth
Black metal- it don't get too much better than this.

150 Alex Lopez (Suicide Silence)

He is just the best...

He's just a beast, enough said.

151 Dirk Verbeuren (Soilwork)

This guy is a technical genius. He has everything a top drummer needs and more. The least drummers play so perfectly and intuitive and innovative like Dirk does. He also has some very good insight videos on how to get better at what he's best at.

Are you serious? Dirk at the 197 place? He's one of the 10 best drummer in metal. What's that "top" fake?

Extremely creative behind the kit

152 Daniel Liljekvist

Longtime drummer for Katatonia. In my opinion a great drummer.

153 Minato Masafumi (Dead End)
154 Andols Herrick

I can't believe a lot of these hacks are ahead of him!

155 Brent Smedley (Iced Earth)

Way to low on this list. You may not know his name but simply put he is the best of the best!

156 Tipu (Warfaze)
157 Desmond Kensel

High on Fire drummer.

158 Alex Holzwarth (Rhapsody of Fire)

Alex's drumming is a perfect mix of speed, intensity and technique. On top of that, his double bass kicks are just out of this world

159 Gustavo Choairy (Ocranna)
160 Tommy Clufetos

He toured with Black Sabbath on their reunion tour in 2013, and is just ridiculous. Look him up you won't be dissapointed

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