Best Extreme Metal Drummersnooreldeen Extreme Metal is a term of the genres that are Black Metal, Death Metal, Thrash Metal, Doom Metal and sometimes speed metal.
The Top Ten
Homie is just hitting the sticks hard. So heavy and diverse. It blows me away to see a drummer nail every different sound. And I love how Austin will sit down and actually talk to you. Like you known him all you lives... Do not underestimate this guy...
Austin the one of the best, very unique beats and cymbal patterns. Been watching him Since the Bleed the Sky days hope for the best for him. Now he's been in Chimaira and now DevilDriver. The dude is a BEAST
One of the most diverse and impeccable drummers I've ever heard. Saw him play live while chimaira a few months back and he blew my mind. This guy deserves to be on the top ten.
To watch Austin play live is such a treat! Great Drummer!V 27 Comments
An extremely underrated drummer in a, sadly, underrated band. Pure awesomeness.
Seen him live crazy skills
Dude is a living metronome and double bass beat - insanity
Insane!V 1 Comment
Unreal speed and yet never gets sloppy.
When it comes to extreme metal drumming, this guy is the definition. Single foot blast at 295bpm? No problem. Just listen to "Kafir" and you'll agree
Lets be hoest, dave rules, but technically kollias is simply the best, for me followed by inferno and vitek.
Kolias is a machine!...V 1 Comment
His drumming in principle of evil made flesh is my favourite drumming on a metal album ever.
His the reason old Cradle of Filth sounded so dark and brutal back then, I wish he never left.
His drumming in lock up is insane.
Great speed and control.
He is the best thrash metal drummer alive he did very amazing work with slayer... He is the drummer who began playing with the fast style without him there won, t be most of the death metal drummers... And most of the drummers nowadays all of them are influnced by dave lambardo - nooreldeen
Greatest drummer ever he should be number 1 he invented the blast beat
The best of the best...Dave is a thrash metal god
Dave is once of best drummer of all timeV 1 Comment
Black metal legend, brutal, insane
He's a great drummer, and doesn't need to rely on triggers for his kick drum strokes to be audible. Great humble dude, and is really versatile.
Very amazing drummer he did good jop with both All That Remains and The Black Dahlia Murder... - nooreldeen
Shannon is such a great drummer and a fantastic guy. He is very underrated most of the time. His work with TBDM and battlecross is one of a kind. Sucks that he isn't with them anymore but good to see he went back to school. Shannon rocks!
Very amazing drummer not actually extreme metal drummer
But pantera are thrash metal bands mixed with some groove metal.. - nooreldeen
Wow I didn't know pantera was more than one band. Jeez, nooreldeen, work on your English
Slipknot isn't extreme metal. They're nu metal.
The most overrated drummer alive.
Hell hammer is just beast listen to grand declaration and lair abyss and see drums at its highest level
His drumming is so fast and sick!
Just listen to Pagan Fears
I don't like him as a person but he's a great drummer.
Very amazing drummer really... Words can, t describe the greatness of this drummer hear his drummer with black dahlia murder in songs like "Into The Everblack"
And you can try his drumming with abigail williams he is E P I C I can, t believe that nobody knows about him expect few.. - nooreldeen
Very amazing drummer he is very underrated seriously - nooreldeen
No matter where he stands in the ranking, each one of them should be equally rated as the greatest.
Excellent drummer! Crazy work with SepticFlesh!
Doesn't get any better than him
Decent drummer but not extreme metal so get him off the list
THE BEST DRUMMER EVER!
I can't believe that this guy and Jan Axel are low in this list
Extremely underrated from the public eye. Not only is he crazy good at drums, he's halarious on the Howard Stern Show
Just listen to some of his track, then come back and vote, he was 17 when he recorded legendary 'nihilty' - a technical death metal masterpiece, sadly we will never hear what he could sound like after 20 years of playing since he died in a car accident during a tour.V 1 Comment
He's already on the list.
Most badass drummer ever.
Listen at tara-pillars of mercy and abzu album.
Cause he was the drummer in Extreme so probs makes him the best say what? Jolly good show.
He was such an amazing drummer. RIP
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2. Zbigniew "Inferno" Promiński (Behemoth)
3. Austin D'Amond (Chimaira)
2. George Kolias (Nile)
3. Gene Holgan (Death, Death Angel, Testament, Dethklok, Strapping Young Lad)