Best Groove Metal Drummers


The Top Ten

1 Chris Adler (Lamb of God) Chris Adler (Lamb of God) Christopher James Adler is an American drummer, best known as a member and founder of the groove metal band Lamb of God, and Grammy Award winning member of Megadeth.

Are you kidding me -_-? Chris adler should be at the top.. Nobody can play like him he is a BEAST - nooreldeen

I'm not a fanboy but the beats of his drum kit are awesome.

Chris adler plays double bass very well!

I disagree. Chris Adler is highly overrated and people can play far better than him. Don't be such a fanboy nooreldeen

2 Vinnie Paul (Pantera) Vinnie Paul (Pantera) Vincent Paul Abbott, better known as "Vinnie Paul" (March 11, 1964 - June 22nd, 2018) was an American professional drummer and producer. Alongside his late brother Dimebag Darrell, he co-founded the Heavy Metal Bands Pantera and Damageplan, with whom he would find success with in the former. After the more.

The best in my humble opinion. He fits into the Pantera equation so perfectly you sometimes forget he's there, but he is, permeating and accenting the sound masterfully.

3 Jeremy Spencer (Five Finger Death Punch)

Jeremy is by far the best drummer of today. He' such an energetic player and his footwork is amazing!

Jeremy lays down some amazing grooves. Awesome tempos and skill. - MetalFoREVer1228

Greatest drummer ever!

4 Mario Duplantier (Gojira) Mario Duplantier (Gojira) Mario Duplantier is a French musician and artist best known as the drummer of technical death metal band Gojira.

I love Vinnie Paul and Chris Adler, but Mario is just better!

5 Andols Herrick (Chimaira)

Nothing more to say, best one.

6 Igor Cavalera (Sepultura, Cavalera Conspiracy) Igor Cavalera (Sepultura, Cavalera Conspiracy) 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.

He's good, this is the best drummer in the world!

7 Dave McClain (Machine Head)
8 John Boecklin (DevilDriver)
9 Zyon Cavalera (Soulfly)

He plays very similar to his uncle Igor. Gotta respect this kid. - MetalFoREVer1228

10 Austin D'Amond (Chimaira)

The Contenders

11 David Silveria (KoЯn)
12 Matt Wolfe (Byzantine)
13 Matthew McDonough (Mudvayne)


14 Tomas Haake (Meshuggah) Tomas Haake (Meshuggah) Tomas Haake is a Swedish drummer and main songwriter of the experimental metal band Meshuggah. He is known for his polyrhythms and technical ability. In 2012, he was named the 5th best Modern Metal drummer by He was named the number one drummer in the "Metal" category, in the July 2008 more.
15 Micky Dolenz (The Monkees) Micky Dolenz (The Monkees) George Michael "Micky" Dolenz, Jr. is an American actor, musician, television director, radio personality and theater director, best known as the drummer and principal lead singer of the 1960s pop/rock band the Monkees.
16 Jon Larsen (Volbeat)
17 Chris Kontos (Machine Head)
18 Raymond Herrera (Fear Factory) Raymond Herrera (Fear Factory) Raymond Herrera is best known as the former drummer and founding member of the heavy metal band Fear Factory. He was also the drummer for his former band Brujeria and the drummer for industrial metal band Arkaea.
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List Stats

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Top Remixes

1. Chris Adler (Lamb of God)
2. Mario Duplantier (Gojira)
3. Tomas Haake (Meshuggah)
1. Jeremy Spencer (Five Finger Death Punch)
2. Chris Adler (Lamb of God)
3. Vinnie Paul (Pantera)


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