Top 10 Metal Drummers of 2017

Metal drummers that provided the best drumming on metal albums or songs released in 2017, or delivered a remarkable live performance in 2017 or entire live albums.

The Top Ten

1 Trey Williams
2 Daniel Presland Daniel Presland

Album: Urn - Ne Obliviscaris (extreme progressive metal).
Complex beats, blast beats; softer patterns, more l patterns...take what you like. - Metal_Treasure

3 Sergi Verdeguer

Aka Sergi "Bobby" Verdeguer (real name: Sergi Verdeguer Moyano)
Album: Aathma - Persefone (progressive/technical death metal). - Metal_Treasure

4 Brann Dailor Brann Dailor Brann Timothy Dailor is an American drummer/singer best known as a member of the Atlanta, Georgia metal band Mastodon, in which he is the drummer, backing vocalist, lead vocalist and primary lyricist.

Album: Emperor of Sand - Mastodon.
This album was a big disappointment for me but Brann Dailor's drumming was very good (though limited by the nature of the songs). - Metal_Treasure

5 Jürgen Reil Jürgen Reil Jürgen "Ventor" Reil is the long-time drummer for German thrash metal band Kreator. He is one of the only two original members left in the band, although he has left "at least twice" due to personal differences. Reil plays the double bass drum style prevalent in thrash and death metal.

Jürgen Reil aka Ventor.
Album: Gods of Violence - Kreator - Metal_Treasure

6 Paul Mazurkiewicz Paul Mazurkiewicz

Album: Red Before Black - Cannibal Corpse - Metal_Treasure

7 Daniel Erlandsson Daniel Erlandsson

Album: Will to Power - Arch Enemy - Metal_Treasure

8 Eric Morotti

Album:... of the Dark Light - Suffocation - Metal_Treasure

9 Steve Shalaty

Album: Atonement - Immolation - Metal_Treasure

10 Frederik Ehmke Frederik Ehmke Frederik Ehmke is a German metal drummer, who has been the drummer for the German metal band Blind Guardian since 2005.

Album: Live Beyond the Spheres - Blind Guardian (live album) - Metal_Treasure

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