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Who is the best rock drummer, of all time?

  1. manicmusicfan profile image58
    manicmusicfanposted 7 years ago

    Who is the best rock drummer, of all time?

  2. shimla profile image90
    shimlaposted 7 years ago

    The late John Bonham of Led Zepp 31 May 1948 – 25 September 1980

    Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters and Nirvana has said:

        "John Bonham played the drums like someone who didn't know what was going to happen next- like he was teetering on the edge of a cliff. No one has come close to that since, and I don't think anybody ever will. I think he will forever be the greatest drummer of all time".

    Chad Smith of Red Hot Chili Peppers:

        "To me, hands down, John Bonham was the best rock drummer ever. The style and the sound was so identifiable to one person. Any drum set that he would play, it sounded like him".

  3. nightwork4 profile image60
    nightwork4posted 7 years ago

    neal pert from rush has to be one of the best ever. he's freaking amazing.

  4. kookoo88 profile image60
    kookoo88posted 7 years ago

    I'm going to say Bonham as well.  The man played the drums as an instrument, not as something to beat on.  Led Zeppelin stopped existing after his death.

    His music is fascinating to listen to.  Even in a group with some of the most revolutionary musicians, he stood out.

  5. Loveslove profile image58
    Lovesloveposted 7 years ago

    COSY POWELL ...the best ever ,he was tragiucally killed on the M4 motorway 11 years ago

  6. MickS profile image71
    MickSposted 7 years ago

    Andy Parker, UFO.  I don't really know, but I worked with him for 6 years before he rejoined the group, great bloke and I'm pleased to know him and be one of his mates.

  7. cookie8888 profile image68
    cookie8888posted 7 years ago

    Neil Peart from Rush is probably one of the best drummers of all-time.  I also think Danny Carey of Tool is one of the best drummers I've listened to.

  8. Laura Philips profile image60
    Laura Philipsposted 7 years ago

    Definitely John Bonham, a true master, RIP

  9. Travelin Band profile image58
    Travelin Bandposted 6 years ago

    John Bonham  from Led Zep      just listen to Black Dog !

    1. jsasson profile image61
      jsassonposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Bonham's skill is also Page expertly producing the music,  properly miked no one ever heard cymbals like that before, go listen.  But before Bonham, Moon and the rest, was Buddy Rich and Gene Kruppa. Look up their Drum Battle on Youtube.