Most Technical Drummers of All Timenooreldeen
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Apparently, most people think technical drumming is just really fast playing, playing strange time signatures, and a lot of fills that utilize a double bass pedal to make everything sound as crowded, complicated, and quick as possible. Sure, a lot of the drummers listed are very talented, but you don't need to play heavy music (like metal and such) to be technically great.
Personally, I find the vast majority of higher ranking drummers to play music that is... well... awful. Like, really bad.
When I listen to the previously listed drummers' songs, it's almost as if they approach the songs with a mentality of "how can I make MY instrument stand out more than the other instruments and what is the most complicated, counter-intuitive, crazy drum track I can lay down to prove how awesome I am? " Buddy Rich, on the other hand, had the chops, but also knew how to play with the music! When it was his time to shine (i.e. a drum solo) he did so brilliantly, but when he ...more
Not only the greatest technical drummer, but also one of the the ultimate technical musicians, in any genre. It seems unlikely that any other will be taking his crown anytime soon.
Somehow not on here? And that's truly a shame.
Damn near superhuman: his earlier covers WERE faked but his more recent stuff is actually legitimate and simply brutal. - Ethansics
Aaron is practically a god.
Speedy Drum God
Watch his playthrough of 'C***crusher' by Infant Annihilator and you will see exactly what
Inhuman speed, blasting brutality and laser precision.
Easily the best technical drummer
Best drummer of all time.
I catch myself focusing on the drums when listening to the Crowes. Also, Gorman has played with Stereophonics and on Warren Zevon's "The Wind. "
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