Worst Drummers Of All Time


The Top Ten

1 Meg White Meg White Megan Martha "Meg" White is an American drummer known for her work with Jack White in the Detroit rock duo The White Stripes.

I feel like people who hate Meg Whites drumming don't get the point of the band. The White Stripes were never supposed to be some hugely popular band with insane drum and guitar solos. The whole point of the band is to make simple things sound good. Be simple children. Why do you think their most popular song is one of the simplest rock songs ever? People find it endearing. And Meg White just adds to the style of the band. She does the job a drummer. She keeps time and adds rhythm.

She's not a drummer at all! - LightningStrike

To be honest Meg White is the only person worth voting for on here this list kinda sucks lol

My god, she is awful. She can’t make up any creative patterns, instead she uses the same things over and over again. She's an embarrassment to all drummers. - awesomedp900

2 Lars Ulrich Lars Ulrich Lars Ulrich is a Danish drummer and one of the founding members of the American thrash metal band Metallica.
3 Peter Criss Peter Criss George Peter John Criscuola, better known by his stage name Peter Criss, is an American musician and actor, best known as a co-founder, the original drummer, and an occasional vocalist of the hard rock band Kiss.
4 Rob Bourdon Rob Bourdon Robert Gregory Bourdon is an American musician, best known as the drummer and one of the founding members of the American rock band Linkin Park.

I think that Bourdon's a okay drummer but different strokes for different folks I guess. - CaptainMowzker

Meh, he's okay. Not that bad... - Undistinguished

I know. This is the worst list that I made. I wish I could delete it. It's just not accurate. Only Meg White is really bad. - Userguy44

5 Josh Dun Josh Dun Joshua William "Josh" Dun is an American musician. He is currently the drummer for the band Twenty One Pilots.
6 Phil Rudd Phil Rudd Phillip Hugh Norman Rudd is a New Zealand-based Australian drummer, best known for his membership in Australian hard rock band AC/DC from 1975 through 1983, and again from 1994 to 2015. Upon the 1977 departure of bass guitarist Mark Evans from AC/DC, Rudd became the only Australian-born member of the ...read more.
7 Ringo Starr Ringo Starr Richard Starkey known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles.

I don't think the concept of a good drummer is understood by whoever added Ringo to the list. He wasn't the best and had some limitations but he was very capable in support of a band. - Billyv

The biggest-selling drummer of all time.

Overrated but not one of the worst. - Undistinguished

8 Nick Mason Nick Mason Nicholas Berkeley "Nick" Mason is an English musician and composer, best known as the drummer of legendary rock band Pink Floyd.


You're right. I apologize for putting him on the list. He is a great drummer. - Userguy44

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10 Travis Barker Travis Barker Travis Landon Barker is an American musician and producer, and the drummer for the American rock band Blink-182. Barker has also performed as a frequent collaborator with hip-hop artists, and with the alternative rock band +44, the rap rock group the Transplants, and the alternative rock band Box Car ...read more.

The Contenders

11 Jimmy The Rev Sullivan Jimmy The Rev Sullivan James Owen Sullivan, professionally known by his stage name The Rev, was an American musician, composer and songwriter, best known as the drummer, composer, songwriter, co-lead vocalist and founding member for the American alternative metal/ metalcore band Avenged Sevenfold.

Again, overrated but nowhere near the worst. - Undistinguished

12 Dennis Morgan
13 Helen Wiggin

Listen to the Shaggs. I hope you survive.

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List Stats

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Top Remixes

1. Lars Ulrich
2. Meg White
3. Josh Dun
1. Meg White
2. Rob Bourdon
3. Lars Ulrich


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