Greatest Drummers of All Time


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261 Brett Powell
262 Michael Justian
263 Tim Yeung
264 Gary Husband

Gary is great--anyone Holdsworth chooses to work with should be ranked much much higher than this!

265 Travis Smith
266 Eno Netral

This guy is very awesome one. His doing can beat my ears and my heart feel the dumb

267 Ikmal Tobing
268 Karl Brazil
269 Pete Cater
270 Steve White
271 Eddie Fisher
272 Aki Hakala
273 Zbigniew Robert Prominski
274 Lori Peters
275 Munetaka Higuchi
276 Ryan Seaman
277 Tommy Ardolino

Perhaps one of the most under rated and unkowns of great drumming. Tommy Ardolino was the drummer for NRBQ, who's nearly 40 year career of playing college campuses and small venues through out the U.S. was literally a best kept secret, except to all those die hard fans out there. I hade the pleasure of not only seeing and enjoying the band numerous times, but also getting to meet and tal with him a bit after one of their shows at The Turning Point in Piermont NY. Tom was a very unique drummer, maybe the most so, in that he deliberately, but perfectly, played behind the beat, but with such accuracy, that only a trained ear could distinguish this. It gave the band a unique sound and feel that will never be replicated ever again, especially since Tom has recently passed away. A crying shame if you ask me. But while he was alive and playing with NRBQ, he gave us some of the most stunning drum performances ever experienced by an audience, and also contributed to the band's comedy act as ...more

278 Zac Farro

Although he doesn't chop like a metal drummer, he is the best drummer I've heard.

279 Josh Devine
280 Devon Thomas Van Winkle
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