Best Prog Drummers

The Top Ten

1 Neil Peart (Rush) Neil Peart (Rush) Neil Ellwood Peart, OC (born September 12, 1952 in Hamilton, Canada) is a Canadian-American musician and author, best known as the drummer and primary lyricist for the rock band Rush. Peart has received numerous awards for his musical performances.
2 Carl Palmer (Emerson, Lake, and Palmer) Carl Palmer (Emerson, Lake, and Palmer) Carl Frederick Kendall Palmer is an English drummer and percussionist most famed for playing with the prog-rock bands Emerson, Lake and Palmer and Asia.
3 Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater) Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater) Michael Portnoy is an American drummer primarily known as the former drummer, backing vocalist, and a co-founder of the progressive metal/rock band Dream Theater. Known for his technical skill as a drummer, Portnoy has won 30 awards from the Modern Drummer magazine.
4 Danny Carey (Tool) Danny Carey (Tool) Daniel Edwin "Danny" Carey, born May 10, 1961 in Lawrence, Kansas, is an American drummer and instrumentalist best known for his work in American Grammy Award-winning progressive rock band Tool. He has also contributed to albums by and played with such artists as Zaum, Green Jell├┐, Pigface, Skinny ...read more.

He is by far the most creative drummer of our time. His Rythms and sence of groove is out of this world. He just makes everything sound so good.

He also is the one who thinks the most about why and how he does the specific things he does. The amount of thought and effort he puts in his grooves is insane.

5 Phil Collins (Genesis) Phil Collins (Genesis) Philip David Charles "Phil" Collins is an English singer-songwriter and musician, who has also worked as a record producer and actor.
6 Gavin Harrison
7 Bill Bruford (Yes, King Crimson) Bill Bruford (Yes, King Crimson) William Scott "Bill" Bruford is an English retired drummer, percussionist, composer, producer, and record label owner.
8 Brann Dailor Brann Dailor Brann Timothy Dailor is an American drummer/singer best known as a member of the Atlanta, Georgia metal band Mastodon, in which he is the drummer, backing vocalist, lead vocalist and primary lyricist.
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