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creamcheese
05-26-2008, 01:36 PM
What are your 3 favourite rock drummers and why?

oldpink
05-26-2008, 07:02 PM
Ginger (Cream) Baker - Impeccable timing and a signature member of one of the greatest bands of all time
John (Led Zeppelin) Bonham - Huge sound, often almost eclipsing Page in prominence
Neil (Rush) Peart - Often called the "Human Metronome"
Mitch (Jimi Hendrix Experience) - Fantastic jazzy touch, and a perfect match for the legendary guitarist
Keith (The Who) Moon - An absolute wild man

Novak
05-26-2008, 07:35 PM
Easy

Neil Peart. (Drumming on 'Camera Eye' and 'Test For Echo'... Awesome)

Ian Paice. (Drumming on 'Space Trucking' on made in Japan during the bowed guitar section. Absolutely stunning. The intro's to 'Chasing Shadows' and 'Fireball' are rather tastey, too).

John Bonham. (He was every best rock drummer of the seventies rolled into one! 'When The Levee Breaks', 'Achiles Last Stand', 'Song Remains The Same').

Why?? Rock drumming was never the same after them. They are melodic, interesting, capable of being flash yet know when 'less is more'.

Honourable mentions....

Bill Bruford, Gavin Harrison, Phil Collins, Alan White (Yes), Zac Starkey, Geoff Dugmore, Terry Bozio, Chad Wackerman, Virgi Donati, Ian Mosely, Manu Katche, Chester Thompson, Keith Moon, Jason Bonham, Stuart Copeland, Mitch Mitchell, Carl Palmer, Cozy Powell


There's more but thats what occurs to me!!!

KidKashmir
05-26-2008, 09:14 PM
Bonzo - lead the way for rock/metal drummers to follow

Keith Moon - the backbone of the Who - they were not the same after he passed away

Cozy Powell - just awesome


Honourable mentions as well for Ginger Baker, Ian Paice, Gavin Harrison, Roger Taylor, Nick Mason, Lars Ulrich, Simon Kirke and Jason Bonham