This list is actually the best drummers list but the only difference is that it is not a popularity contest.. I repeat THIS IS NOT A POPULARITY CONTEST PEOPLE! ! This is based on pure skill not popularity.
The Top Ten
1Danny CareyDaniel 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 Jellÿ, Pigface, Skinny ...read more.
Probably the best drummer of all time.
2Mike PortnoyMichael Portnoy is an American drummer primarily known as the former drummer, backing vocalist, and a co-founder of the progressive metal/rock band Dream Theater. Known for his technical skill as a drummer, Portnoy has won 30 awards from the Modern Drummer magazine.
Mike is a drummer whom I always think "Is there anything this man can't do behind a kit? "
3Neil PeartNeil Ellwood Peart, OC (born September 12, 1952 in Hamilton, Canada) is a Canadian-American musician and author, best known as the drummer and primary lyricist for the rock band Rush. Peart has received numerous awards for his musical performances.
He's drumming is amazing!
This guy actually has a plaque that says he is the best drummer in the world. I agree with that. best drummer in I think Finland. some scandinavian country.
Wow, this list is a joke. When you see guys like Joey Jordison in front of Vinnie - you know this list is seriously flawed. For crying out loud, Dave Weckl isn't even on this list. If this list were correct Vinnie Colaiuta, Steve Gadd, and Dave Weckl would be top 3 drummers.
8John BonhamJohn Henry Bonham was born on May 31, 1948 in Redditch, United Kingdom. Bonham (nicknamed Bonzo) was a professional hard rock drummer who was best known for being the drummer in the band Led Zeppelin. Bonham was also one of the background singers in the band. His drumming is mainly displayed on the ...read more.V 1 Comment
9Tomas HaakeTomas 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.
10Joey JordisonJoey Jordison, is an American musician, songwriter, and record producer best known for his work as the former drummer and co-songwriter for the heavy metal band Slipknot as well as guitarist in the Horror-punk band Murderdolls.
I regret putting him on this list.
Look him up on YouTube. he is excellent. it is a video called "bucket drums" by gizcus. (check it out! )
Look this guy up on YouTube. He is amazing. He is on a video called bucket drums by gizcus. Enjoy.