Learn about famous drummers

Famous drummers are famous for a reason. The cool thing is that different drummers have different opinions as to who plays better than who. There are many genres of music out there and each of these drummers contribute to their field of music. But who is the best? Who is the best in your mind?

Most of us have drummers that have become our hero's. We watch their drum solos, buy their Dvd's, and possibly even go to their concerts. We try to do what we can to become like our drumming hero!

These Drummers Made It To The Top!

Here are the few that I have chosen. To me their drumming is just awesome! But like I said...it's my opinion. Do you have an favorite drummer? Share it down below!

**Tell me who you think should be featured here as a famous drummer, let me know down in the box down below!**

Don't forget to check out the drummers that other drummers have posted below that have made a difference for them!

Until then, here is the first one that I think is great for Independent drumming!

Thomas Lang


Thomas Lang came out with drum dvds such as Creative Control and Creative Coordination from Hudson. This guy is a monster of talent! I bought Creative Control and I was totally blown away.

He has amazing speed and plays like 5 different pedals! He does crazy stick tricks to. He started playing at the age of 5 and is now well known all around the world.

He is an independent drummer and a native to Austria. In creative control he played a Sonor Delight Series with a white sparkle finish! It was gorgeous. He plays Sonor!



Mike Portnoy

Next up for me is Mike Portnoy! He had one drum set that he called the Siamese Monster because it was so big! Drum heroes can influence your playing style.

He has one CD out called Liquid Tension, he is playing paradigm shift off of that CD. Talk about amazing, amazing talent on that CD for all of the instrument players!



Gene Krupa

Gene Krupa has a Signature Series Slingerland drum set after his name! He is a master drummer of the old times and is remembered today for his greatness!

Some more classic drummers

Buddy Rich


Buddy Rich! Classic and masterful! Started drumming at the age of 1 1/2! Plays traditional grip with amazing feel on the kit!

Carter Beauford

Carter beauford


Carter Beauford plays for The Dave Matthews Band and his playing is great! He definitely is in the famous drummers hall of fame. He has got style like not many drummers do. His placements on the hi-hat, accents all over the kit are just wow! He really plays an important role in The Dave Matthews band. I really like this drummer!



Neil Peart

Neil Peart


Neil Peart came out with the DVD " Anatomy of a drum solo." He's got some serious talent that we all can learn from. I admire his skill. He loves motorcycles and is an excellent, excellent drummer.


Joey Jordison

Joey Jordison


Joey Jordison is a very popular drummer. He is known for his killer double bass speed and heavy metal drumming. He plays for the band SlipKnot.


Who Is Your Favorite Drummer?!

Everyone has their opinion in terms of knowing who the best drummer is. But what we want to know is who is YOUR favorite drummer? What makes your favorite Drummer Your Favorite Drummer?! Let others see who you look up to in the World of Drumming!

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Check Out What Other Drummers Have Said

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Lars Ulrich Is A Legend! 
He started Metallica and he is a really good player and he improved alot from Metallicas first album KILL EM ALL to their third and probably best MASTER …

Thomas Lang gots Skillz!!! 
I love the way Thomas Lang plays!! He is such an awesome drummer! I love the songs he plays and drums to! His style of drumming is awesome! My sister bought …

Carter Beauford Rocks! 
Ever since a long while I have liked the Dave Matthews Band because they have amazing talent! I can't play none of their songs on my drum set the way Carter …

Shannon Lucas Blasting to Glory Not rated yet
Shannon Lucas, drummer for THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, probably the best blaster I have ever seen. He incorporates blast beats in songs in a way that gives …

Jim Gordon Not rated yet
Jim Gordon played on more number one hits than anyone in the 1970's. His discography is a who's who of rock. John Lennon, Eric Clapton, The Beach Boys …

Bonzo,Peart and Co. Not rated yet
Definitely Bonzo and Neil Peart, Srđan Todorović, Boris Leiner, Steve Gadd, Ian Paice, Nicko McBrain, Garabet Tavitian. Bonzo, he was inovative, …

Joey Jordison!!! Not rated yet
He has inspired one of my many techniques of playing drums. I started as a church drummer in a eastern southern black gospel church haha.. Slipknot …

Scott Raynor Not rated yet
Scott Raynor was the first drummer for "blink-182". He is famous for being a very fast drummer and double bass pedals. He now plays for a band called "Trailer …

Joey Jordison Not rated yet
He's the drummer of the band slipknot, he is given No.1 position in the band as he is one of the most influencing members of slipknot. He used to play …

My Favorite drummer is Travis Barker! Not rated yet
That guy is super cool! His drumming is awesome. I want to drum as quick as he can one day. I wish I had a drum set like his because Dang! His drum set …

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