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Best metal Drummer

Discussion in 'General Metal Discussion' started by RedStorm, Sep 6, 2014.

  1. RedStorm

    RedStorm Death has come

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    say your favorites! here are mine



     
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  2. HamburgerBoy

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    Mark Zonder. I've seen some complaints that his drumming is too AOR or something, I guess because he often uses electronic pads and doesn't hesitate to use shiny pretty percussion instruments on occasion, but I love it when prog drummers are more heavy on patterns and light on fills.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qsJNV26I3TY

    But there are many others I love as well, including Dustin Donaldson (first two Thought Industry albums), Joey Daub (Believer, esp circa Dimensions), Rick Colaluca (Watchtower), Clive Burr (Killers has god-tier trad metal drumming), Brian Downey (great sense of how to shuffle and groove in a rock/metal context), Dave Browne (obscure pick; drummer on the first Taramis album and my single favorite old-school metal drum performance), and some others.
     
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    Fuckin' Bill Ward. Y'all recognize.
     
  4. Baroque

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  5. Dak

    Dak mentat

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    How was Gene Hoglan not spammed already?
     
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    Because you guys are faggots who need to recognize.
     
  7. Dak

    Dak mentat

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    Well if we need to recognize, how bout yalls recognize Dirk?


     
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    Yeah he's super tight, but Bill Ward took the subtlety and feel of jazz and blues drumming and made it work in a heavy metal context while inventing heavy metal at the same time. Recognize.
     
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    Mort Divine Shrine Maiden of the In-Crowd

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  10. TechnicalBarbarity

    TechnicalBarbarity -TheNightsBane-

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    Dave Lombardo
    Gene Hoglan
    Flo Mounier
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  11. Pitiless Wanderer

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    All around Gene Hoglan is the best. At least the best metal drummer. Other great and somewhat overlooked drummers are:

    Van Williams: ex Nevermore
    Daniel Liljekvist: ex Katatonia
    Tomas Fredén: Beyond Twilight
    Jarmo Pikka: Omnium Gatherum
     
  12. Onder

    Onder Gegen unendlich

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    Hey OP, I thought I would appreciate you going to a different forum to post your threads and then call yourself a retard after everyone tells you how dumb they are. Unfortunately, you've chosen a forum about classical music, where I go too, coincidentally. So it didn't really help in the end. :lol:

    EDIT: Also I'm not specifically talking about this thread so don't plug in your butthurt generator machine just yet.
     
  13. RedStorm

    RedStorm Death has come

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    Onder Gegen unendlich

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  15. nizzon

    nizzon f.k.a Qth

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    Witold "Vitek" Kieltyka was awesome...

    Krimh playing Day 69
     
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    Martin Lopez, maybe.
     
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    Nick Barker. Whether you like Cradle and Dimmu or not, dude has chops

    Vitek wasn't as good as he's said to be post-mortem, but he was a machine on the kit for sure.

    Flo Mounier and the gravity blast deserve props.

    Daniel Liljekvist is a phenomenal drummer, less in a metal way, though.

    Martin Lopez is a beast.

    Gene Hoglan is easily a contender for best, along with Pete Sandoval.

    Mike Smith, anyone?

    Bill Ward is tight, yo.
     
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    EspaDa World Kekxtermination

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    Flo Mounier, Mike Smith, George Kollias, Pete Sandoval and Dave Hollingshead
     
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    The Butt Unholy gas, flares from my ass

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    Bill Ward
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  20. Systematic Riffage

    Systematic Riffage LZZY HALE'S #1 FAN

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    Yanic Bercier hands down for me, technical as fuck





     
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