Top Ten Most Skilled Drummers

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

1 Danny Carey Danny Carey 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 Jell├┐, Pigface, Skinny more.

Probably the best drummer of all time.

2 Neil Peart Neil Peart Neil Ellwood Peart (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!

3 Mike Portnoy Mike Portnoy Michael 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? "

4 Baard Kolstad

It was actually Norway. close.

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.

5 Phil Bondy

Best street drummer of all time

Look this dude up on YouTube. a video called amazing street drummer by saad ahmad. 100% skill. he is also creative because he had a bucket that he slides across the ground.

6 Eduardo Nacimiento

He is on a video called "drum from paint cans" it is very good.

Yez I saw it it is a good video!

7 Vinnie Colaiuta

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.

8 John Bonham John Bonham John 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 more.

#1, Peart ahead is a JOKE! Peart is playing 3 blind mice, while Bonzo was playing Mozart. Peart should not be on this list

Just listen "Moby Dick" and you'll see how skilled he is

9 Tbartels 007

This dude rocks the tool drum covers. on this one video he just explodes on the grudge drum solo. AMAZING.

10 Tomas Haake Tomas Haake 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 He was named the number one drummer in the "Metal" category, in the July 2008 more.

The Contenders

11 Virgil Donati

The best ever,this guy is taking drums to a whole different level,his commitment is unbelievable.

12 Todd Sucherman
13 Joey Jordison Joey Jordison Joey 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. He is the co-founder and drummer for the Blackened Death Metal band Sinsaenum more.

I regret putting him on this list.

14 Peter Juun

He should be higher.

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.

15 Gordo Drummer
16 Chris Adler Chris Adler Christopher James Adler is an American drummer, best known as a member and founder of the groove metal band Lamb of God, and Grammy Award winning member of Megadeth.
17 Darren King
18 Alex Van Halen Alex Van Halen Alexander Arthur "Alex" Van Halen is a Dutch-born American musician, best known as the drummer and co-founder of the hard rock band Van Halen.

This is the best drummer in the world not Neil peart - Solly

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