Fastest Metal Drummers


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21 Jörg Michael (Stratovarius)
22 Randy Black (Primal Fear, Annihilator, DuskMachine) Randy Black (Primal Fear, Annihilator, DuskMachine) 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.
23 Robb Reiner (Anvil) Robb Reiner (Anvil)
24 Tommy Portimo (Sonata Arctica)
25 Charlie Benante (Anthrax)
26 Pete Sandoval (Morbid Angel)

How he is not higher? He's certainly the fastest drummer I know of.

Opening of the Gates. Enough said.


27 Thomas Stauch (Blind Guardian) Thomas Stauch (Blind Guardian) Thomas ("The Omen") Stauch, also known as Thomen Stauch, is a German metal drummer best known as the drummer for the metal band Blind Guardian (1984-2005) and one of the founding members. He worked with various bands and is the current drummer for Serious Black.
28 Trey Williams (Dying Fetus)

I was expecting him in the top 10!... one of the fastest technical death metal drummer

Should be at least in the top 15


Listen to "Into the Trenches" "Devout Atrocity" and "Invert the Idols. Also, listen to the band Necrosy. They are amazing! There drummer goes over 320 bpm

29 Tim Yeung (Divine Heresy, World Under Blood)
30 HellHammer (Mayhem)

Um, hello? Come on, hellhammer is not only one of the fastest in black metal but also one of the most technical. he at least deserves a spot.

31 Alex "Grind" Pelletier (Despised Icon)
32 Hector De Santiago (As Blood Runs Black)

This my favorite drummer so far no one ever can ever replace his drumming skills for my opinion

First drummer I ever thought was a machine until I saw videos

33 Ben Harclerode (Whitechapel)
34 Derek Roddy
35 Nicko McBrain (Iron Maiden) Nicko McBrain (Iron Maiden) Michael Henry "Nicko" McBrain is an English musician, best known as the drummer of the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, which he joined in 1982.
36 Yoshiki Hayashi (X-Japan) Yoshiki Hayashi (X-Japan) Yoshiki Hayashi is a Japanese musician, songwriter, composer and record producer. Better known by his stage name Yoshiki, he is best known as the leader and a co-founder of the heavy metal band X Japan, for which he is the drummer, pianist and main songwriter. The band achieved breakthrough success more.
37 Zach Gibson (The Black Dahlia Murder)
38 Alan Cassidy (The Black Dahlia Murder, Abigail Williams) Alan Cassidy (The Black Dahlia Murder, Abigail Williams)
39 Daniel Terchin (Oceano)
40 Daniel Erlandsson (Arch Enemy, Carcass)
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