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ShoeBang
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Member since May 2012
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Favorite 5 Drummers of All Time?


Probably been done 1000 times, but we all like these threads.

Not necessarily who you think are the BEST, but your 5 favorites. It might be style, attitude, skill, influence, whatever.

I'll start:

1. Carter Beauford - Dave Matthews Band
2. Josh Freese - A Perfect Circle / Various
3. Brad Wilk - Rage Against the Machine/Audioslave
4. Stuart Copeland - The Police
5. Taylor Hawkins - Foo Fighters

Honorable Mentions:
Neil Peart - Rush
John Bonham - Zeppelin
Danny Carey - Tool

All of the above named drummers have very big influences to how I personally play my kit when coming up with original stuff.

Edit: Typo Fix



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shuke33
Detroit Mercy Fan
Under The Bridge
Member since Nov 2010
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re: Favorite 5 Drummers of All Time?


1.) Dave Grohl
2.) Neil Peart
3.)John Bonham
4.) Buddy Rich
5.)Vinnie Paul






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Pepe Lepew
LSU Fan
Looney tuned .....
Member since Oct 2008
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re: Favorite 5 Drummers of All Time?


Billy Cobham for all five ....





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meaux5
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Member since Sep 2010
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re: Favorite 5 Drummers of All Time?


John Bonham
Neil Pert
The Rev
Danny Carey
Mike Portnoy






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Cdawg
Mississippi St. Fan
TigerFred's Living Room
Member since Sep 2003
39000 posts

re: Favorite 5 Drummers of All Time?


good topic b/c my personal favorite may not be considered the best but I appreciate their contribution, style, and music.

1. Stephen Perkins
2. Glenn Kotche
3. Clem Burke
4. Liberty DeVitto
5. Bun E. Carlos

HM: Stewart Copeland, Larry Mullen, jr, peart, Danny Carey, Kieth Moon





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TreyAnastasio
Michigan Fan
Bitch I'm From Cleveland
Member since Dec 2010
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re: Favorite 5 Drummers of All Time?


John Fishman



Keith Moon
Billy Martin
Stewart Copeland
Jack DeJohnette






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TFTC
LSU Fan
New Orleans, LA
Member since May 2010
10066 posts

re: Favorite 5 Drummers of All Time?


1)John Wurster
2)Glenn Kotchke
3)George Hurley
4)Topper Headon
5)Reni



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Srbtiger06
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Buga Nation
Member since Apr 2006
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re: Favorite 5 Drummers of All Time?


Favorites:

Moon
Hawkins
Bonham
Jimmy Chamberlin
Grohl

Those are my biggest influences probably. The list would change a bit if we were talking favorite, but not much.






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parrotdr
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Member since Oct 2003
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re: Favorite 5 Drummers of All Time?


go to the Band/Artist thread stickied to the top...a few weeks ago there was a vote out of 10--I believe Neil Peart took the popular vote...





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The Dude's Rug
LSU Fan
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Member since Nov 2004
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re: Favorite 5 Drummers of All Time?


Steve Jordan is one of the best.
The Groove is Here.

Steve and John Mayer Jam Session in the hotel.

Interesting note, Steve plays 17" hi-hats.



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RollTide1987
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Pensacola, Florida
Member since Nov 2009
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re: Favorite 5 Drummers of All Time?


1. Roger Taylor - Queen

.....everyone else






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Kingwood Tiger
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Katy, TX
Member since Jul 2005
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re: Favorite 5 Drummers of All Time?


Levon Helm
Carter Beauford
Stewart Copeland
Stanton Moore
Charlie Watts

Will be going to see RUSH for the first time Sunday, so my list will probably change....but Levon will always be first






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Dandy Lion
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Member since Feb 2010
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re: Favorite 5 Drummers of All Time?


Stewart Copeland
John Bonham
Keith Moon
Topper Headon
Mitch Mitchell






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PenguinNinja
Penn Fan
Antarctica (and Japan)
Member since Sep 2011
1170 posts

re: Favorite 5 Drummers of All Time?


The correct answer is Jimmy Chamberlain, and everything else is nonsense.





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Dandy Lion
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re: Favorite 5 Drummers of All Time?


quote:

Jimmy Chamberlain







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Dandy Lion
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Sammobile
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Member since Jan 2009
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re: Favorite 5 Drummers of All Time?


Dave Grohl
?uestlove
Taylor Hawkins
Chris Ellul
Tony Royster Jr






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Will Munny
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Baton Rouge
Member since Nov 2007
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re: Favorite 5 Drummers of All Time?


Tomas Haake
Dave Lombardo
Mike Smith
Derek Roddy
Igor Cavalera






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SanDiegeauxSteve
San Diego State Fan
The Greater San Diego Area
Member since Oct 2012
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re: Favorite 5 Drummers of All Time?


This is a personal favorites thread, not a GOAT thread.

Neil Peart
Charlie Watts
Joey Kramer
Eric Carr
Peter Criss






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The Dude's Rug
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Gerdzfa
Member since Nov 2004
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re: Favorite 5 Drummers of All Time?


No love for Steve Jordan in here? I am disappoint.





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