Greatest Drummers of All Time

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181 John Keeble

The king himself, the drummer of Spandau ballet

Should be top 5

182 Ashton Irwin Ashton Irwin

How the hell is Ash almost 300? NEEDS MORE VOTES

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183 Sly Dunbar

Another drummer that is famous for his work in reggae, but has worked in other genres. In addition to spearheading the "DUB" movement in reggae, Sly has created beats in hip-hop, jazz, country, dancehall, pop and rock. His work with Kazumi Watanabi on the Mobo series is legendary; as well as being an early bandmate of Bob Marley and Peter Tosh. - AKPickin

184 Herman Rarebell

He deserves to be the real heartbeat for The Scorpions, bar none

A great drummer and songwriter.

185 Sam Samus Paulicelli

Most skilled drummer ever to grace music.

186 Kashikura Takashi

Kashikura Takashi of toe is definitely more versed in the ways of percussion than anyone in this list. For the best example of his perception of rhythm, listen to C from their album "the book about my idle plot on a vague anxiety. " I've never heard anyone with such great ambidexterity of all their limbs. His style is different, but he still mops the floor with most of the people on this list.

I lost my words to describe how incrdible he is. Seen him live once with Toe in Indonesia. Mesmerized by his amazing drumming skill, quite exxpressive and soulful, tight fill-in but with smooth breakdown and moves. He's alien! Animal. The best gentleman drummer ever. I love him.

187 Jim Gordon Jim Gordon

I'm going to go out on a limb here, and say that Jim Gordon should easily be in the top 10 best drummers of all time, taking all aspects of drumming into consideration. I would group him with Ringo, Levon, Bonzo and Keith, as the masters of groove, feel and musically creative drumming... Just think of Layla, Sundown by Gordon Lightfoot, Rikki Don't Lose That Number by Steely Dan, and Carly Simon's Your So Vain, just to name a few. He was one of the main contributors of rock and pop music of the late '60's and '70's music that defined an era when music was great! This man was a genius, and it is a shame that our industry has lost him to mental illness forever. He should be honored with his rightful place amongst the top drummers of all time.

He is a mastermind and that it's unjust he fell victim to his unexpected fate. He did so well for Derek & The Dominos

Certainly one of the best. He played on so many great albums.

188 Glen Power

I guess the rob bourdon and glen are same in drumming...
Glen is cute enough also...

189 Bun E. Carlos

It's a shame he's not higher on the list. One of the best, most underrated drummers in rock and roll, who was asked to play on John Lennon's last album. That my friends should tell you something right there.

Bun E. Is very underrated and a big reason why Cheap Trick was one of the best American bands of all time.

Bun E. IS THE MAN. Small kit, big kit, small sticks or big sticks, he is just the man!

Gimme Bun E. over Neil Peart ANY day of the week!

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190 Charlie Adams

Seen in concert twice. I've seen Rush twice. I've seen Van Halen once. Metallic once. Slayer once. Smashing pumpkins twice. All are some serious contenders for being top ten drummers. But to be honest with myself, yes, yanni has the most talented drummer. Take a listen to at least ten dynamic yanni songs and you'll agree most likely. And his solos are just perfect!

If you've ever seen/heard Charlie Adams, you would definitely understand why he's THE BEST! There's NOTHING he cannot play! I agree that with Yanni ( some like & some don't), the music being so diversified, that it takes a special person to be able to perform. All of Yanni's band members have superior musical talent!

Yanni's drummer is certainly amoung the best! Just watch some of his solos on YouTube. Yanni's many different styles of music requires a special technique of drumming with a very diverse beat and speed. Charlie nails it perfectly!

191 Larry Darrell

This guy with two first names was the force beat behind all the great music made by Rick James and the Stone City Band. A Drummer King

192 Jon Hiseman

Technically brilliant musically magnificent absolutely awesome

193 Pete de Freitas
194 Daniel Platzman

Actually can't believe he's at 302. HE went to Berklee School of Music and Boston and won many awards for musicianship.

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195 Omar Hakim V 1 Comment
196 Mel Gaynor
197 Gilvanni Hildago

This guy is absolutely amazing. His combinations in music boggles the mind at times. - AKPickin

198 Alphonse Mouzon

I saw Mouzon with Larry Coryell and the 11th House. His powerful drumming reminded me a lot of Cobham's. I think with jazz drummers you get much more complex and technical drumming than in rock and I find it so much more interesting and cool. I've seen a lot of the top drummers on this list including Bonham and Keith Moon but I would put Mouzon ahead of them.

199 Brad Wilk Brad Wilk

The bridge section in Killing in the Name of is one my favorite drum parts ever. I also really liked his Audioslave parts. This guy is just awesome.

Really underrated. He can really groove!

200 Shuji Suematsu
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