Top Ten Drummers With the Most Talent
The Top Ten
1 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.
He deserves it! He is great. 40+ years of rock drumming innovation and inspiration. How could such a fabulous of a drummer not be in first place?! I mean he is Neil Peart!
Ask anyone and they will agree... This guy is a drum legend. - Songsta41
There's much more talented drummers who aren't well known.
I don't understand why he's #2 right now. - LizardKing99
2 Keith Moon
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 John Bonham
John Henry Bonham was born on May 31, 1948 in Redditch, United Kingdom. Bonham (nicknamed Bonzo) was a professional hard rock drummer who was best known for being the drummer in the band Led Zeppelin. Bonham was also one of the background singers in the band. His drumming is mainly displayed on the ...read more.
John bonham and keith moon are the best drummers that have passed away TOMMY ALDRIDGE IS THE BEST DRUMMER ALIVE!
5 Lars Ulrich
Lars Ulrich is a Danish drummer and one of the founding members of the American thrash metal band Metallica.
6 Dave Grohl
David Eric "Dave" Grohl is an American rock musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, producer and film director. He is best known as the former drummer of the hugely popular 90s grunge band Nirvana and the vocalist/guitarist for the alternative rock band Foo Fighters. He has sat behind the ...read more.
7 Ginger Baker
8 Ringo Starr
Richard Starkey, MBE, known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles. V 1 Comment
9 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.
This is the man - #1 for me. Currently in Dream Theater (he played for Annihilator before, among many other projects). - Metal_Treasure
10 Mitch Mitchell
John Ronald "Mitch" Mitchell was an English drummer who was best known for his work in the Jimi Hendrix Experience.
11 Scott Travis
Mark Scott Travis is a Grammy Award winning American rock musician, best known as the drummer for the English heavy metal band Judas Priest and the American heavy metal band Racer X.
12 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.
13 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.
14 Dave Lombardo
David "Dave" Lombardo is a Cuban American drummer, best known as a co-founding member of the American thrash metal band Slayer.
15 Jimmy "The Rev" Sullivan
James Owen Sullivan (February 9th, 1981 - December 28th 2009), better known by his stage name "The Rev" (Short for "The Reverend Tholomew Plague") was an American musician, singer and songwriter, best known as the former drummer, backing vocalist and co-founder of the American heavy metal band Avenged ...read more.
16 Matt Cameron
Matt Cameron is a American composer, and musician. He is mostly famous of being the drummer of three grunge bands: Soundagrden, Pearl Jam, and Temple of the Dog.
Lars shouldn't really be in the top ten lol - Gruunge
17 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.
18 Mick Fleetwood
19 Randy Black
Randy Black is a Canadian-born metal drummer and recording artist best known for his stints as the drummer for Annihilator, Primal Fear, Duskmachine, and Bif Naked. He is an ambidextrous drummer.
20 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.
Pioneer of metal drumming - used double bass in 1971. - Metal_Treasure