1 Mike Mangini
Mike Mangini is an American drummer. Since 2010, he has been a member of progressive metal band Dream Theater, following the departure of founding drummer Mike Portnoy.
His drum kit looks very cool because 1) it has more pieces than your average drum kit, and 2) he's an ambidextrous drummer. - Metal_Treasure
2 Neil Peart
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.
Legend. - ParasN2000
3 Mike Portnoy
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 Tomas Haake
Tomas Haake is a Swedish drummer and main songwriter of the experimental metal band Meshuggah. He is known for his polyrhythms and technical ability. In 2012, he was named the 5th best Modern Metal drummer by MetalSucks.net. He was named the number one drummer in the "Metal" category, in the July 2008 ...read more.
5 Terry Bozzio
Terry John "Ted" Bozzio is an American drummer best known for his work with Missing Persons and Frank Zappa.
6 Buddy Rich
Bernard "Buddy" Rich was an American jazz drummer and bandleader. Widely considered one of the most influential drummers of all time and known for his virtuoso technique, power, and speed, Rich was billed as "the world's greatest drummer" during his career.
7 Danny Carey
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 Jellÿ, Pigface, Skinny ...read more.
His drumset has a lot of cymbals. - zxm
8 Rick Allen
Richard John Cyril "Rick" Allen is an English drummer who has played for the hard rock band Def Leppard since 1978. He overcame the amputation of his left arm in 1985 and continued to play with the band, which subsequently went on to its most commercially successful phase.
Customized drum kit for mighty rock drummers with an amputated arm... - Metal_Treasure
9 Gene Hoglan
Eugene "Gene" Victor Hoglan II is an American drummer. He is acclaimed for his creativity in drum arrangements, including use of odd devices for percussion effects and his trademark lengthy double-kick drum rhythms.
10 Keith Moon
He also used his drum kit for pyro effects that unfortunately caused a serious onstage accident.
He (or they - The Who) used to put pyro in his bass drum to produce explosion during the live shows.
Before a show they added too much pyro and the explosion was much larger than intended. Band members were with shrapnel wounds and permanent hearing damage.
I would call his drum kit "drum & destroy" model. - Metal_Treasure
11 Ian Paice
Ian Anderson Paice (born 29 June 1948) is an English musician, best known as the drummer of the English rock band Deep Purple. He has been the band's only constant member since its foundation.
Looks great... in deep purple - Metal_Treasure
12 Jason Bittner
13 George Kollias
Georgios "George" Kollias is a Greek heavy metal drummer and music teacher best known for his work with American technical death metal band Nile.
14 Joey Jordison
Joey Jordison, is an American musician, songwriter, and record producer best known for his work as the former drummer and co-songwriter for the heavy metal band Slipknot as well as guitarist in the Horror-punk band Murderdolls.
His has like 20 drums and 10 symbols, has a whole bunch of slipknot logos all over, spins around, elevates very high, and flip sideways and even has a cool little chair for joey... at least last time I looked - EliHbk