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 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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