Top Ten Most Underrated Metal Drummers

nooreldeen

The Contenders: Page 2

21 Rick Allen - Def Leppard Rick Allen - Def Leppard Richard John Cyril "Rick" Allen is an English drummer who has played for the hard rock band Def Leppard since 1978. He overcame the amputation of his left arm in 1985 and continued to play with the band, which subsequently went on to its most commercially successful phase.

He's an inspiration for not having an arm yet still doing what he loves, but I never really considered definitely Leppard metal

How many people actually know that this guy has one arm?

V 2 Comments
22 Alex Pelletier - Despised Icon
23 Mike Wengren - Disturbed

Joey Jordison underrated?
Are you kidding me?
Mike Wengren from Disturbed ist one of the best, but also most underrated drummers.
He is fast but powerful, a beast on the drums!

24 Thomas Stauch - Blind Guardian Thomas Stauch - Blind Guardian Thomas ("The Omen") Stauch, also known as Thomen Stauch, is a German metal drummer best known as the drummer for the metal band Blind Guardian (1984-2005) and one of the founding members. He worked with various bands and is the current drummer for Serious Black.
25 Jeremy Spencer - Five Finger Death Punch

Jeremy Spencer is definitely one of the best metal drummers out there. He deserves way more attention!

26 Inferno - Behemoth

Genuinely the only one out of these people who I think is not only super speedy, but can do atmospheric drumming like religious beats etc

V 1 Comment
27 John Dolmayan - System of A Down John Dolmayan - System of A Down John Dolmayan is a Lebanese-born Armenian–American songwriter and drummer. He is best known as the drummer of System of a Down.

Seriously I think it's because he's so quiet but people don't realize that this guy is as great a drummer as anyone. He doesn't miss a beat

This guy is one of the most creative drummers ever

Still underrated in the underrated list

28 Felix Bohnke - Edguy; Avantasia Felix Bohnke - Edguy; Avantasia Felix Bohnke, born 2 September 1974, is the drummer of heavy metal band Edguy. He joined the band just before they recorded the Theater of Salvation album in 1998.
29 Tomas Haake - Meshuggah Tomas Haake - Meshuggah Tomas Haake is a Swedish drummer and main songwriter of the experimental metal band Meshuggah. He is known for his polyrhythms and technical ability. In 2012, he was named the 5th best Modern Metal drummer by MetalSucks.net. He was named the number one drummer in the "Metal" category, in the July 2008 ...read more.

Just try to replicate some of those polys he lays down...you will suddenly find yourself in doubt of your supposed skills

This dude is god. Play this joey jordison id love to see you try and fail

Just hear the song bleed. Enough said.

V 2 Comments
30 Jon Larsen - Volbeat
31 Chris Adler - Lamb of God Chris Adler - Lamb of God Christopher James Adler is an American drummer, best known as a member of the groove metal band Lamb of God.

Listen to songs like Ruin, Redneck, Grace, black label, Laid To rest and you will know that he is the most underrated drummer. But all other drummers listed are good too - nooreldeen

Chris adler is the best modern metal drummer. He is the most technical drummer nowadays

32 Zach Gibson - The Black Dahlia Murder
33 Mike Bordin - Faith no More, Ozzy

After 6 Faith no More albums and such a standard kit he manages to never sound or drum the same every album. Respect

Has probably gone thru more snare drum skins than any other drummer on this list. Wields his drumsticks like Thor's hammer! Probably should have been in the band Manowar, but is still brilliant in FNM.

34 Paul Mazurkiewicz - Cannibal Corpse
35 Cozy Powell - Rainbow, Black Sabbath Cozy Powell - Rainbow, Black Sabbath Colin Trevor "Cozy" Powell was an English rock drummer, who made his name with many major rock bands and artists like The Jeff Beck Group, Rainbow, Robert Plant, Whitesnake and Black Sabbath.

Cozy set a world RECORD for the most drums (400) played in under one minute, live on television (BBC). He was quoted as saying in an interview, "I drive like I drum - madly". - Metal_Treasure

V 1 Comment
36 Hannes Grossmann - Necrophagist
37 Martin Lopez - Opeth
38 Danny Carey - Tool Danny Carey - Tool Daniel Edwin "Danny" Carey, born May 10, 1961 in Lawrence, Kansas, is an American drummer and instrumentalist best known for his work in American Grammy Award-winning progressive rock band Tool. He has also contributed to albums by and played with such artists as Zaum, Green JellĂż, Pigface, Skinny ...read more.

Music isn't about technique and speed, it's about sounds and emotions. No ones better at painting a picture with drums than carey

Phenominal talent but he's not really underrated. He's one of the most respected/recognized in the business! In terms of underrated drummers, Matt Halpern and Matt Garstka should be on the list alongside Duplantier, Haake, Dailor, Orbin and Rudinger

39 Ray Luzier - Korn
40 Ian Paice - Deep Purple Ian Paice - Deep Purple Ian Anderson Paice is an English musician, best known as the drummer of the English rock band Deep Purple.

The first metal drummer who used double bass (1971, Fireball). - Metal_Treasure

PSearch List

Recommended Lists

Related Lists

Top Ten Best Metal Drummers Most Underrated Metal Bands Most Underrated Heavy Metal Bands Best Hard Rock-Metal Drummers Most Underrated Metal Bands of the 21st Century

List StatsUpdated 26 Jun 2017

600 votes
117 listings
4 years, 63 days old

Top Remixes (6)

1. Mike Mangini - Dream Theater
2. Flo Mounier - Cryptopsy
3. Randy Black - Primal fear, ex-Annihilator
Metal_Treasure
1. Gene Hoglan - Death, Dethklok, Testament, Death Angel
2. Arin Ilejay - Avenged Sevenfold
3. Nick Menza - Megadeth
htoutlaws2012
1. Daniel Erlandsson - Arch Enemy
2. Michael 'Moose' Thomas - Bullet For My Valentine
3. Andols Herrick - Chimaira
MetalFoREVer1228

WRemix
View All 6

Posts

Add Post

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.
P