Greatest Metal Drumming Performances


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21 Art Of Dying - Gojira
22 Ratamahatta - Sepultura
23 One - Metallica
24 Where Eagles Dare - Iron Maiden

What the hell?! Why is this song at 16th? This is genius amazing single bass and tom work

Beastly drummer, that one foot action. One of those metal drummers who never went to double kick through principle. m/

And Dyers Eve isn't a "drum performance", unless you count drum programming. He can't even play it live. Silly Lars

Very fast and technical abilities professionally shown by Niko Mcbrian

25 Bushpig - Anvil

What an intro! It makes me smile every time I hear it. Rob Reiner is the best!

26 Deliverance - Opeth

Awesome drums throughout the 13 and a half minutes - also amazing instrumental section at the end with the repeated guitar riffing - petrucci75hammet

27 Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden

One of the best closing tracks that proved why Clive Burr is one of the greatest heavy metal drummers of all time. Iron Maiden at its best.R.I.P. clive Burr

28 Dyers Eve - Metallica
29 Second Heartbeat - Avenged Sevenfold
30 Revolution Is My Name - Pantera

Vinnie Paul's best performance in a really intense metal song - petrucci75hammet

Every Pantera song is a drum masterpiece, including this one!

31 Seasons in the Abyss - Slayer

Not only has amazing drum fills by Lombardo, but is such an incredible composition overall, especially its evil-sounding guitar riffs! - petrucci75hammet

32 Majesty - Blind Guardian

This song is 7:30 min long and is insanely fast from start to finish. - Metal_Treasure

33 The Serpentine Offering - Dimmu Borgir

The unbelievable speed of Hellhammers drumming on this song is incomparable

34 Davidian - Machine Head

Sad god fog mad hd sandisk 3tb

35 Save Me - Avenged Sevenfold

Best a7x song, far too underrated, fantastic drumming

36 This Calling - All That Remains
37 Marianas Trench - August Burns Red

These guys are some much better then most metal bands by far

38 Critical Acclaim - Avenged Sevenfold
39 Symptom of the Universe - Sepultura

Bill Ward, one of metal's biggest influences in drumming. - petrucci75hammet

40 M.I.A. - Avenged Sevenfold
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