Greatest Drummers of All Time


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221 Earl Palmer
222 Stephen Morris

Agreed. No Love Lost one of my favorites and all about the drum energy. Many other tracks showcase his unique style. Not top ten, but definitely "honorable mention" material. - Kidkoffee

Stephen Morris for the win, when it comes to his expertise with
The Joy Division and New Order, for which he was born to be a member of

Listen to Joy Divison - and you know why he needs to belong on that list here...

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223 Jimmy Chamberlin Jimmy Chamberlin James Joseph "Jimmy" Chamberlin is an American drummer and record producer. He is best known as the drummer for the alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins.

He should be in the top 10. the pumpkins are my favorite bands if the listen to gish and all of mellon collie and infinite sadness or Siamese dreams. Oceania was a descent album it was still missing something... then you would all understand why he should be in the top 10

Had to throw him up on the list. Any Smashing Pumpkins fans out there? I'm not a huge fan by any means, but always thought this guy made the band. Next time you listen to the Pumpkins, pay attention to the drums and you will bump this guy. - Kidkoffee

Yeah pumpkins! After jimmy cleaned himself up, he only got better, becoming the amazing drummer he is today.

#278 for Jimmy Chamberlin? Unbelievable. Top 100 for sure.

224 Mick Tucker

Not that well known worldwide, but probably the best drummer that ever lived

I think he was one of the best drummers in the world

Definitely agree - seriously under-rated even in his day.

The best in the world.

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225 Steve Jocz
226 Scott Asheton

Listen to the The Stooges songs and watch how loud he pounds those drums. - zam67

227 Topper Headon

Yay, Topper Headon, heartbeat for The Clash! He was just right drummer for the said Clash; no other would do, in my view

228 John Keeble

The king himself, the drummer of Spandau ballet

229 Gregg Bissonette

Super talented drummer. He is versatile, and admired by many other drummers. A definite drummer's drummer.

He deserves a shout out after having done so much for Dave Lee Roth and The Electric Light Orchestra

230 Dale Crover

So underrated, should be a lot higher

231 Aric Improta

Dude why is he not in this list, he is among the most awesome drummers in this world, and what an incredible drummer he is he literally flies while drumming it gives me goosebumps undoubtedly one of the best drummers in this world and more than that he is the craziest drummer ever in this world, if you search for craziest drum solo on YouTube you will get the first of the videos of him as a drum off-2012 finalist hats off and bow to his drumming... !

232 Sean Kinney

An awesome drummer! He gives Alice In Chains' songs a great pulse.

233 Ashton Irwin Ashton Irwin

How the hell is Ash almost 300? NEEDS MORE VOTES

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234 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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235 Anandan Sivamani

Just YouTube about him

236 Meytal Cohen
237 Igor Cavalera Igor Cavalera Igor Graziano Cavalera is a Brazilian musician. He is best known as the former drummer for Brazilian heavy metal band Sepultura, which he co-founded with his brother Max in 1984. Max left the band in 1996, and Cavalera himself would depart ten years later, making him the last original member of Sepultura more.

Really underrated pretty good on the double kick really creative he incorporates Brazilian percussion into a lot of stuff

238 Earl Young

Drummer for the trammps disco inferno and the drummer behind all of that great music from Philadelphia international the sound of Philadelphia gamble and huff productions

239 Karen Carpenter Karen Carpenter Karen Anne Carpenter was an American singer and drummer. She and her brother, Richard Carpenter, formed the 1970s duo Carpenters.

I had no idea she also drummed, well, I must say that is one talent she had and should get more votes; why she was kicked off her drumkit, that was dirty pool. RIP, Ms. Karen

240 Simon Bezek
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