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Top 10 Drumming Performances by the Greatest Rock Drummers

Criteria: Top 10 Drumming Performances by the Greatest Rock Drummers are based on Creativity, Skill, Popularity, Influence, and Musical Impact. The lists may include guest performances with other artists, and solo projects.

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List Begun: 2010-02-04

Top 10 Rock Drumming Performances

Tommy Aldridge

1. Saved By A Miracle
2. Duality
3. Crash & Burn
4. In Control
5. Full Moon Ride
6. Snortin' Whiskey
7. Wings Of The Storm
8. Movin'
9. Shadows Of Yesterday
10. Into The Wild
Best Album: Mind's Eye (Vinnie Moore)

Tim Alexander

1. To Defy The Laws Of Tradition
2. Mr. Knowitall
3. Frizzle Fry
4. John The Fisherman
5. Tommy The Cat
6. Over The Electric Grapevine
7. Too Many Puppies
8. Speghetti Western
9. Eleven
10.Sgt. Baker
Best Album: Frizzle Fry (Primus)

Carmine Appice

1. Lady
2. Shotgun
3. The Break Song
4. Good Good Lovin'
5. You Keep Me Hanging On
6. Some Velvet Morning
7. Moby Dick
8. Superstition
9. Bag Drag
10. Evil
Best Album: Near The Beginning (Vanilla Fudge)

Ginger Baker

1. Toad
2. Do What You Like
3. Rollin' And Tumblin'
4. White Room
5. We're Going Wrong
6. Sunshine Of Your Love
7. Sitting On Top Of The World
8. Tales Of Brave Ulysses
9. Those Were The Days
10. I'm So Glad
Best Album: Fresh Cream (Cream)

Carter Beauford

1. Tripping Billies
2. Drive In Drive Out
3. Rapunzel
4. Say Goodbye
5. #41
6. Grey Street
7. The Stone
8. Shake Me Like A Monkey
9. Lie In Our Graves
10.Ants Marching
Best Album: Crash (Dave Matthews Band)

Hal Blaine

1. Be My Baby
2. Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In
3. Cracklin' Rosie
4. River Deep, Mountain High
5. I Get Around
6. Ringo
7. Half Breed
8. Mr. Tambourine Man
9. Everybody Loves Somebody
10. Eve Of Destruction
Best Album: Pet Sounds (Beach Boys)

John Bonham

1. Good Times Bad Times
2. Achilles Last Stand
3. Moby Dick
4. How Many More Times
5. Four Sticks
6. Fool In The Rain
7. When The Levee Breaks
8. In My Time Of Dying
9. Dazed And Confused
10.The Crunge
Best Album: Led Zeppelin (Led Zeppelin)

Terry Bozzio

1. Tragic
2. US Drag
3. Duende
4. Spiral
5. Windows
6. Friendly Little Finger
7. The Only Thing She Needs
8. Ms. Pinky
9. Carrying No Cross
10. The Torture Never Stops
Best Album: Situation Dangerous (Bozzio Levin Stevens)

Bill Bruford

1. Heart Of The Sunrise
2. One More Red Nightmare
3. Red
4. South Side Of The Sky
5. Indiscipline
6. Elephant Talk
7. B'Boom
8. Larks' Tongue In Aspic
9. Frame By Frame
10. Roundabout
Best Album: Fragile (Yes)

Clive Burr

1. Genghis Khan
2. Run To The Hills
3. Gangland
4. Phantom of the Opera
5. Purgatory
6. Killers
7. Another Life
8. Invaders
9. Twilight Zone
10. Ides Of March
Best Album: Killers (Iron Maiden)

Matt Cameron

1. Jesus Christ Pose
2. Face Pollution
3. Like Suicide
4. Reach Down
5. Slaves and Bulldozers
6. Gun
7. Let Me Drown
8. Karaoke
9. Spoonman
10. Outshined
Best Album: Badmotorfinger (Soundgarden)

Danny Carey

1. Ticks And Leeches
2. The Grudge
3. Ampresand
4. Pushit
5. Lateralus
6. Forty Six & Two
7. Reflection
8. Ænema
9. Parabola
10. Rosetta Stoned
Best Album: Lateralus (Tool)

Jimmy Chamberlin

1. Geek USA
2. Streetcrawler
3. Silverfuck
4. Jellybelly
5. Jesus, I/Mary Star Of The Ocean
6. I Am One
7. United States
8. PSA
9. Lyric
10. Siva
Best Album: Siamese Dream (Smashing Pumpkins)

Damon Che

1. Stupid Puma
2. Nicked And Liqued
3. 3
4. World Class Listening Problem
5. Belted Sweater
6. ANDANDANDANDANDANDANDANDANDAND
7. Sure We Had Knives Around
8. Pour You Into The Rug
9. A Lot Of People Tell Me I Have Fake British Accent
10. No One Gives A Hoot About Faux-Ass Nonsense
Best Album: Don Caballero 2 (Don Caballero)

Phil Collins

1. The Musical Box
2. Dance On A Volcano
3. The Cinema Show
4. The Fountain Of Salmacis
5. Firth Of Fifth
6. Supper's Ready
7. The Battle Of Epping Forest
8. Return Of The Giant Hogweed
9. Seven Stones
10. Robbery, Assault & Battery
Best Album: Nursery Cryme (Genesis)

Stewart Copeland

1. No Time This Time
2. Message In A Bottle
3. Pseudo Suicide
4. One World (Not Three)
5. Next To You
6. Regatta De Blanc
7. Can't Stand Losing You
8. Hole In My Life
9. Little Faces
10. The Bed's Too Big Without You
Best Album: Regatta De Blanc (Police)

Brann Dailor

1. Capillerian Crest
2. Crystal Skull
3. Siberian Divide
4. Iron Tusk
5. Bladecatcher
6. Blood and Thunder
7. Shadows That Move
8. The Wolf is Loose
9. Oblivion
10. Crusher Destroyer
Best Album: Blood Mountain (Mastodon)

Michael Giles

1. 21st Century Schizoid Man
2. Pictures Of A City
3. The Court Of The Crimson King
4. Progress
5. In The Wake Of Poseidon
6. Epitaph
7. Arrival
8. Erudite Eyes
9. Cat Food
10. Moonchild
Best Album: In The Court Of The Crimson King (King Crimson)

Gavin Harrison

1. Anesthetize
2. Unsettled
3. Blackest Eyes
4. The Sound Of Muzak
5. The Creator Has A Mastertape
6. Source
7. Way Out Of Here
8. Scar
9. Centered
10. Crisis
Best Album: Drop (Gavin Harrison & 05Ric)

Topper Headon

1. I'm Not Down
2. Rock The Casbah
3. The Guns Of Brixton
4. Red Angel Dragnet
5. Police Of Thieves
6. Car Jamming
7. I Fought The Law
8. Train In Vain
9. Janie Jones
10. Straight To Hell
Best Album: Combat Rock (The Clash)

Gene Hoglan

1. Symbolic
2. Skeksis
3. The Philosopher
4. Crystal Mountain
5. Without Judgement
6. Individual Thought Patterns
7. Detox
8. Trapped In A Corner
9. Perennial Quest
10. Love?
Best Album: Symbolic (Death)

Bobby Jarzombek

1. Multi-Masking
2. Aquanet
3. The Mad Data Race
4. A Quick Affix
5. A Wild Hare
6. A Chaotic Realization Of Nothing Yet Misunderstood
7. Harm & Half-Time Baking Shuffle
8. Mosquito Brain Surgery
9. Words For Nerds
10. To Counter & Groove In E Minor
Best Album: Ink Compatible (Spastic Ink)

Dave Lombardo

1. Raining Blood
2. Seasons In The Abyss
3. DNR
4. War Ensemble
5. Angel Of Death
6. Bug Juice
7. Silent Scream
8. Sewn Shut Eyes
9. Agressive Perfector
10. Praise Of Death
Best Album: Seasons In The Abyss (Slayer)

Martin Lopez

1. Deliverance
2. Ghost Of Perdition
3. The Leper Affinity
4. The Grand Conjuration
5. By The Pain I See In Others
6. Closure
7. Remember Tomorrow [Iron Maiden Cover]
8. Beneath The Mire
9. Blackwater Park
10. Master's Apprentices
Best Album: Deliverance (Opeth)

Nicko McBrain

1. Where Eagles Dare
2. Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son
3. Caught Somewhere In Time
4. Rime Of The Ancient Mariner
5. Paschendale
6. The Wickerman
7. To Tame A Land
8. Brighter Than A Thousand Suns
9. Powerslave
10. The Trooper
Best Album: Piece Of Mind (Iron Maiden)

Nick Menza

1. Take No Prisoners
2. Holy Wars... The Punishment Due
3. Rust In Peace... Polaris
4. Trust
5. Hangar 18
6. Youthanasia
7. Sweating Bullets
8. Lucretia
9. Countdown To Extinction
10. Tornado Of Souls
Best Album: Rust In Peace (Megadeth)

Mitch Mitchell

1. Fire
2. Manic Depression
3. All Along The Watchtower
4. Voodoo Chile
5. Are You Experienced?
6. Up From The Skies
7. Hey Joe
8. Bold As Love
9. Foxey Lady
10. If 6 Was 9
Best Album: Are You Experienced? (Jimi Hendrix Experience)

Zigaboo Modeliste

1. Go For Yourself
2. Cissy Strut
3. Funky Miracles
4. Look-Ka Py Py
5. Live Wire
6. Cabbage
7. Ease Back
8. Here Comes The Meter Man
9. Chicken Strut
10. Tippi-Toes
Best Album: Struttin' (The Meters)

Keith Moon

1. Won't Get Fooled Again
2. A Quick One
3. Cobwebs And Strange
4. I Can See For Miles
5. My Generation
6. The Ox
7. Bargain
8. Baby Don't You Do It
9. Heaven And Hell
10. Getting In Tune
Best Album: Who's Next (The Who)

Ian Paice

1. Burn
2. Fireball
3. Flight Of The Rat
4. Space Truckin'
5. Listen, Learn, Read On
6. The Mule
7. Lazy
8. Pictures Of Home
9. Maybe I'm A Leo
10. Mandrake Root
Best Album: Machine Head (Deep Purple)

Carl Palmer

1. Karn Evil 9
2. Tarkus
3. Tank
4. Gershatzer
5. Toccata
6. And So To Bed
7. Barbarian
8. When The Apple Blossoms Bloom In The Windmills...
9. Hoedown
10. Take A Pebble
Best Album: Brain Salad Surgery (Emerson, Lake & Palmer)

Vinnie Paul

1. Throes Of Rejection
2. 13 Steps To Nowhere
3. I'll Cast A Shadow
4. Death Rattle
5. The Art Of Shredding
6. Becoming
7. Revolution Is My Name
8. Domination
9. Hellbound
10. 25 Years
Best Album: Reinventing The Steel (Pantera)

Neil Peart

1. La Villa Strangiato
2. By-Tor And The Snow Dog
3. 2112
4. YYZ
5. Anthem
6. Xanadu
7. Cygnus X-1
8. Fountain Of Lamneth
9. Jacob's Ladder
10. Red Barchetta
Best Album: Moving Pictures (Rush)

Simon Phillips

1. Give Blood
2. Dave's Gone Skiing
3. Protocol
4. Can't You Hear What I'm Saying
5. Into The Arena
6. Drag Him To The Roof
7. V8
8. Force Majeure
9. Baby He's Your Man
10. Crashing By Design
Best Album: Tambu (Toto)

Jeff Porcaro

1. Rosanna
2. Mushanga
3. Lowdown
4. Goodbye Elenore
5. 99
6. Hey Nineteen
7. Till The End
8. I'll Supply The Love
9. The Pretender
10. Afraid Of Love
Best Album: Toto IV (Toto)

Mike Portnoy

1. Stream Of Consciousness
2. Constant Motion
3. Erotomania
4. Dance Of Eternity
5. 6:00
6. Paradigm Shift
7. Acid Rain
8. In The Presence Of Enemies
9. Lie
10. Metropolis, Pt. 1
Best Album: Awake (Dream Theater)

Cozy Powell

1. Stargazer
2. Ice Cream Cakes
3. Killer
4. I Got The Feeling
5. Kill The King
6. Light In The Black
7. The Rattler
8. Theme One
9. Resurrection
10. Highways
Best Album: Rising (Rainbow)

Ringo Starr

1. She Said She Said
2. Rain
3. Come Together
4. Strawberry Fields Forever
5. The End
6. A Day In The Life
7. Give Me Back The Beat
8. I Feel Fine
9. Oh! Darling
10. I Saw Her Standing There
Best Album: Abbey Road (Beatles)

Roger Taylor

1. Keep Yourself Alive
2. Great King Rat
3. A Loser In The End
4. Brighton Rock
5. Sweet Lady
6. Liar
7. Dragon Attack
8. Father To Son
9. Seaside Rendezvous
10. Innuendo
Best Album: Queen (Queen)

Jon Theodore

1. Tetragrammaton
2. Cassandra Gemini
3. Roulette Dares (The Haunt Of)
4. Take The Veil Cerpin Taxt
5. Cygnus...Vismund Cygnus
6. Drunkship Of Lanterns
7. Day Of The Baphomets
8. This Apparatus Must Be Unearthed
9. Viscera Eyes
10. Ambuletz
Best Album: De-Loused In The Comatorium (The Mars Volta)

Lars Ulrich

1. Dyer's Eve
2. One
3. Battery
4. Blackened
5. Motorbreath
6. Damage Inc.
7. For Whom The Bell Tolls
8. Harvester Of Human Sorrow
9. Master Of Puppets
10. The Call Of Ktulu
Best Album: ...And Justice For All (Metallica)

Alex Van Halen

1. Hot For Teacher
2. 5150
3. Outta Love Again
4. Loss Of Control
5. Top Of The World
6. Girls Gone Bad
7. Summer Nights
8. Jump
9. I'm The One
10. Unchained
Best Album: 1984 (Van Halen)

Bill Ward

1. The Wizard
2. Rat Salad
3. Supernaut
4. Symptom Of The Universe
5. War Pigs
6. Sweet Leaf
7. Fairies Wear Boots
8. Hand Of Doom
9. Every Day Comes & Goes
10. Wicked World
Best Album: Paranoid (Black Sabbath)

Max Weinberg

1. Bat Out Of Hell
2. Candy's Room
3. The Fuse
4. Paradise By The Dashboard Light
5. Badlands
6. Mary's Place
7. Prove It All Night
8. Night
9. Born In The USA
10. The Ties That Bind
Best Album: Darkness On The Edge Of Town (B. Springsteen)







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