Top Ten Most Underrated Metal Drummersnooreldeen
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Nicko is honestly the greatest drummer to ever live. Iron Maiden is the best. No double bass just single. Up the Irons!
Does he actually not do double-bass drumming? I thought that he does, 'cause of how quick that that bass-drum-playing sounds to me. - Feirceraven
He is underrated. The double cross is not the greatest thing. He plays in a different way and also that makes the "maiden sound". He don't need to make any fast bass drum taps like joey's. He is unique and my favorite drummer.
Best hasn't got any writing credit except some b side of singles yet has written so many drum tracks yet so underrated
Nah clive burr is more underrated than him.V 3 Comments
Arin is not The Rev dumbass Jimmy is the Rev
How is the Rev underrated? He is #1 on the best metal drummer list haha
His beats always linger in my mind
He's quite talented guys
Arin isn't as good as the rev but he's till good
This drummer is SICK! Hear songs like your betreyal, the last fight, scream aim fire and you will know that he is the most underrated drummer but joey, adler, lambardo are the best drummers atmV 1 Comment
Gene is by far the most active heavy metal drummer on the planet. And oh wait... He's REALLY good! Lars should be bumped way down. All rock beats now.
He was in Dark Angel, not Death Angel. Still a badass, though!
Gene gets planet of respect. He's not really underrated - Sabbath
Don't forget, he was in Strapping Young Lad and Zimmer's Hole! - defmetalV 2 Comments
Most people won't have heard of him, which is a shame because he's really good
He is and insanely good drummer crap... he is much better than most drummers these days... for example listen to time is black by arch enemy... insanity!V 1 Comment
My god just listen to painkiller his drum solo made me cry he must take first place
Scott kicks butt. A great drummer.
Very underrated. I remember Scott when he sold appliances at Northridge Mall Sears.V 1 Comment
The forgotten king is dead... Long live the king Menza!
As a drummer I can say Nick Menza is a supremely talented drummer but only drummers seem to know this as never appreciated as much as he should be Megadeth fans but any drummer will tell you Holy Wars is superb and also listen to the jazz band with whom he played. He certainly had talent in abundance and definitely underrated.
Nick Menza is the king drummer of metal, he was kicked out off megadeth by Dave Mustaine, when Dave asked him to perform with megadeth again, the other drummers that dave mustaine hired was nervous when they saw nick menza there
What?! Gar Samuelson is criminally underratedV 4 Comments
This guy has one of the best double kick techniques on the planet. It's so tough to be super-fast and super-accurate at the same time, but this guy does it effortlessly. Without him, god knows where Anthrax would be right now!
Fast, technical and creative. Ambidextrous.
Awesome fills and intros. Incredible musicality and versatility. He uses a wide range of beats/styles from all metal subgenres. - Metal_Treasure
Nobody could have replaced Portnoy any better. He is incredibly fast and insanely technical. A truly great drummer that lives in the shadow of his predecessor.
I have nothing but admiration for this guy. I honestly think he's even better than Portnoy but still doesn't get the credits he deserves. - Metal_TreasureV 1 Comment
Some will tell you he is all about speed, but he isn't. he's about the technicality, and the style. The speed is just a bonus. We all miss ya Jimmy. foREVer
The rev is overrated as hell!
He's underrated because people think he is talentless, and all about speed. He's not, he's the best metal drummer
People underrate him because Avenged Sevenfold fans overoveroverrate him.V 1 Comment
Definitely the most underrated and so is Gojira in general.
He is simply awesome.
PS how is that douche from A7X on this list, he is most overrated drummer ever
Can't forget the guy who helped start Maiden off. R.I.P. clive, such an amazing drummer
He's a beast (technical death metal). - Metal_Treasure
Rullo rocks! Symphony X is AWESOME!
It's weird how no one has a "halfway" opinion about Mr. Portnoy. Everybody either hates him or worships the ground he walks on, but neither group can really say why they feel the way they do. Has anybody noticed this or is it just me?
One of the most underrated and one of the greatest in last years but joey and chris adler are the most underratedV 1 Comment
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3. Randy Black - Primal fear, ex-Annihilator
2. Arin Ilejay - Avenged Sevenfold
3. Nick Menza - Megadeth
2. Michael 'Moose' Thomas - Bullet For My Valentine
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