Best Rock Drummers

The Contenders: Page 17

321 Jeremy "Jez" Strode
322 Randy Castillo

How can you list rock drummers and not have Randy's name on it?

323 Paul Cook Paul Cook
324 Steve Augustine V 2 Comments
325 Janet Weiss

How in the hell is Weiss 462nd? She's a beast!

Janet Weiss is one of the best drummers have you heard "Bury our Friends or Oxygen"(Sleater Kinney) she rocks when it come to drumming

326 Bobby Jarzombek Bobby Jarzombek Bobby Jarzombek is a heavy metal/progressive metal drummer and best known for his work with Halford, Sebastian Bach and Riot.

According to Rob Halford, Bobby Jarzombek is the best metal drummer he knows.

Bobby worked for Halford solo, Riot, Demons & Wizards, Sebastian Bach, and several more. - Metal_Treasure

327 Zack Farwell
328 Coop3rDrumm3r (Casey Cooper)
329 R.J. Herrera

Hands down the fastest stick beating, can smashing drummer!

330 John Rutsey
331 Pick Withers
332 Pete Thompson

He was with Bronco and Silverhead, is hella talented, hella cool, hella sexy, hella amazing and he's a hella amazing person
MOST UNDERRATED DRUMMER EVER! - 16_and_savaged

333 David Lovering
334 Carter Beauford

Probably the most tasteful drummer out there. Incredible feel, he always plays in the pocket. He makes some very complicated rhythms sound perfectly natural within fairly simple songs. Every thing is tasteful and well thought out. Every hit serves a purpose. Great drummer.

For Carter to be ranked anything less than number 1 is a pitiful joke and an insult to drumming in general. But number 30? Really?! What a shame, you can tell this list was compiled by people that have never got within 10 feet of a drumset propably. Carter is like a well tuned machine. Every beat he lays down is a perfect masterpiece that no other drummer on this list could even dream of matching in style and/or quality. He is not a master at the drums, he is THE master. For all intent and purposes, Carter Beauford is God as far as drumming goes, hell as good as he is he may actually be God.

For some reason these types of lists and polls ALWAYS underestimate all of them, either as individuals or as a band. Rolling Stone magazine stands out the most for having some type of animosity towards the band, not to mention the award shows like the Grammys. The simple fact is DMB has the most dedicated fans of any band whatsoever, boasting 6 million members in their fan club (I'm 16188 - joined in 95 - 131 shows). Even after seeing them that many times, I still get goose bumps when they're just hitting it so hard. Anyone who would put Carter at 55 clearly has no ear for music. He's the best drummer in the world, who is still actively playing.

Why isn't he top 10? Listen to songs like #41 and Spaceman and you will see what I mean.

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335 Shinya

This guy is phenomenal and versatile drummer who makes whole use of his massive drumset. Just check out Dir en grey's song 'VINUSHKA' and you'll know.

Shinya is by far the best drummer in the world. His idol used to be or still is Yoshiki, but it's obvious that Shinya has surpassed even Yoshiki's level of skill. Just seeing Shinya drum, one can immediately tell that he is gifted beyond his years. And just look at how huge & expansive his drum set is! Shinya knows how to use all his equipment to its fullest capacity. ^_^ Shinya is God.

Yeah shinya is very cool and awesome. I am Mongolian. We love you shinya! Gambette!

Shinya is not on the top of this list where he belongs just because the most of the voters simply never heard him drumming! What he does is not just drumming, it is real art beyond any ratings.

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336 Dominic Howard Dominic Howard Dominic James Howard is an English musician, best known as the drummer, percussionist and co-producer for the alternative rock band Muse. He also contributes to the synthesized and electronic-based elements found in their music.

Muse is my favorite band in the whole world. And Dominic just makes them that much better. Love you Dom!

Muse is just amazing full stop but with a drummer like dom its clear how you get blown away with their music he is the best rock drummer never using an annoying double bass and keeping it smooth

I think he is a very good drummer with a particular regularity which caracterise him. Maybe not the best but on of the best drummer I had ever hearing

What? 510? He deserves to be at least in the top 200!

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337 David Silveria

David silveria is one of my favorite drummers! He combines jazz and rock! He keeps time shifting from right to left on his hats and cymbols very much unlike other drummers, and has displayed an unbelievable ability to creat the most ingenious and perfectly phrased solo I have ever seen, which was featured on Korn Duece! My favorite drummer is David Silveria!

Funky, tight, precise and inventive. Life is peachy was when David was really let loose. Porno creep Shows off his technical ability and speed and he is very underrated. Maybe not as good as others on this list but a great inspiration

I think he should be number ONE! It's sad to see that he's not appreciated as he should be. He's underrated, but AMAZING. I love Ray Luzier, but I believe David Silveria made KoRn great. Without him, KoRn wouldn't be KoRn.

He is amazing listen to korn first album and life is peachy

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338 Jordan Mancino

O dude, all those drummers up there are crap. Their styles are all copied from other drummers and from other band's styles. Jordan mancino, the TRUE METAL DRUMMER created his own style which could lighten up the name of AS I LAY DYING. His power lasts for hours and hours and he just makes a concert better than anything. He is amazing, and energetic man... His sweet double bass drumming, mhm. See those drum plays done in the legendary songs of AILD. Why don't you all noobs listen to AILD songs before you vote? I'm sure it will change your minds.

PS. ROFL! Lars Ulrich is higher than Jordan ROFL.

An awesome drummer, but of course you'll hear better. Even though the band has been around for a while, they aren't all that bad.

Jordan is by far the best and deserves 1 place by far. I also love his double bass drumming is amazing.

The other drummers up there are crap? Please keep that drivel to yourself. Really, that is just nonsense. Unless you are like 7 years old, then good job typing complete-ish sentences. Now go learn something.

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339 Roger Taylor Roger Taylor Roger Meddows Taylor is an English musician , multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter born on April 26th,1960 in Kings Lynn, Norfolk. He was the drummer of the band Queen and wrote few of many hits such as including Under Pressure, A Kind Of Magic and Radio Ga Ga. Despite being well known in Queen ...read more.

Roger is the downright most amazing person on the face of this Earth,
1 he knows how to play all types of drums, including the timpani
2 he also plays guitar
3 he also back up sings
4 he can drum and sing to I'm in love with my car, sound damn good, and breath afterwards
5 he has 5 kids, and lives with someone other than his wife, but you can't control who you love
6 he really knows what rock is
7 last, but not least, he rocks a pair of shades like he's the hottest thing since sliced bread. - Queen-aholic

Roger has inspired a generation of drummers and his song writing is amazing

Come on! He's got amazing rhythm! Plus he could sing at the same time! - abbytoledo1293

Why is he so low? - PeeledBanana

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340 Sakura

What should I say, about an amazing man, like Sakura - San. First, that I admire him very much. The fist time, I heard him, was the time, he was L'ARc~en~Ciel and I really like his style, the way he combines wild riffs with soft rhythm. But for what I admire him most it, that he never had let bring him down, even when he was at the deepest point in 1997. But from there he fought himself high up. For that he has my very deep respect. He's right, when he's saying, that music creates a nice civilization, when children hear good music from very early childhood on and learn to play it. I love music, since I was a little child. Today I'm a singer and songwriter.

When Sakura was the drummer, there was style and soul in their music, it was really a basic instrument. Now, after he's gone from the band, the drum sounds the same in every song... so sad.

Perhaps one of the faster and strong drummers nowadays, he is a man who loves the music and because of that he try different styles, bands and instruments.
His songs has much more than a drum.

Sakura the best drummer that L´┐ŻArc~en~Ciel ever had! He was also great at inspiring Hyde if you know what I mean ^. ~

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