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Buddy Rich
Neil Peart
John Bonham
Steve Gadd
Ringo Starr
Keith Moon
Carl Palmer
Gene Krupa
Max Roach
Elvin Jones
Ginger Baker
Billy Cobham
Stewart Copeland
Dennis Chambers
Jaki Leibezeit
Terry Bozzio
Bill Bruford
Hal Blaine
Mike Portnoy

10 Best Rock Drummers of All Time

by Alex H.
(Pittsburgh, PA)

Keith Moon, 1973

Keith Moon, 1973

The Bands in Parenthesis are the bands I think they did best in.

10.) Ringo Starr (The Beatles)
9.) Dave Grohl (Nirvana)
8.) Tre Cool (Green Day)
7.) Carmine Appice (Rod Stewart)
6.) Bill Bruford (Yes)
5.) Neil Peart (Rush)
4.) Zak Starkey (Oasis)
3.) Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater)
2.) John Bonham (Led Zeppelin)
1.) Keith Moon (The Who)

I picked Keith Moon as my number one because, without him, there would no John Bonham. Without him there would be no destruction in Music.

He evolutionized drumming. Neil Peart was heavily influenced by Keith Moon. The meaning of good drumming died with him, with not even a handful of exeptions.

Alex H. 6/11/11

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Oct 05, 2015
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Sep 17, 2015
by: Anonymous

Funny list I'm a drummer and I know how hard it is to be great and you left off the second best drummer ever Ginger Baker. Buddy Rich Is the best.You must be about 20 years old.

Jan 21, 2012
Brit band lover......... NEW
by: Anonymous

Oasis ????? Really ?????? You must be a British rock fan, not a true drummer fan. By your list, looks like Brit bands rule. You forgot what's his name for the Beatles. He was awesome right ???? Donkey.

Jun 16, 2011
This is bollocks..
by: V. Westphal

...without Keith Moon there would be no John Bonham? That is outrageous, what about Ginger Baker?

Without Ginger Baker, there would be no John Bonham, fo sho.

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