Welcome to our list of famous drummers! These musicians have made significant contributions to the world of music through their drumming skills and have left a lasting impact on the industry.
From jazz to rock to pop and beyond, these drummers have shaped the sound of countless songs and inspired countless others to pick up the sticks.
Here we’ll take a look at some of the most renowned drummers of all time and delve into their careers, influences, and notable accomplishments. Get ready to be inspired and learn about some of the most talented drummers in music history.
Genres: Jazz, Big Band and Swing.
If you haven’t already heard of him, Bernard “Buddy” Rich was a legendary Jazz drummer who is widely regarded as one of the greatest drummers... Read more »
Genres: Rock, Jazz and Blues.
Even if you haven’t heard their music, you probably have heard of them. The iconic red lip and tongue logo, their words of wisdom, and... Read more »
Genres: Indie Rock, Alternative Rock, Pop Rock and Electropop.
In the world of the 21st century, it’s impossible to talk about modern rock music without mentioning the earth rumbling pop rock band, Imagine Dragons.... Read more »
Genres: Alternative Rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Punk Rock and Grunge.
A man of many talents, Dave Grohl is a highly regarded musician especially in the world of rock for his abilities and contributions. In the... Read more »
Genres: Rock, Hard Rock, Blues Rock, Folk Rock and Heavy Metal.
Originally known as the New Yardbirds, often regarded as the progenitor of hard rock and heavy metal, Led Zeppelin was an English band that rocked... Read more »
Genres: Rock, Psychedelic Rock and Jazz Fusion.
Among one of the most significant groups during the counterculture era of 1960’s, The Doors is an American rock band formed in 1965 who has... Read more »
Genres: Pop, R&B, Funk, Rock, Metal, Jazz Fusion, New Jack Swing and Funk Rock.
Jonathan Phillip Moffett is an American drummer nicknamed “Sugarfoot" for his quick, eloquent and prominent work on the bass drum. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana... Read more »
Genres: Jazz, Pop, Funk, Blues, Jazz and Fusion.
Leon "Ndugu" Chancler was a highly respected and influential American pop, funk, and jazz drummer who has had an accomplished and triumphant career in the... Read more »
Genres: Rock, Alternative Rock and Garage Rock.
An introvert, yet a loud rockstar, Megan White is the drumming powerhouse and singer behind the legendary Detroit rock duo, The White Stripes! Also known... Read more »
Genres: Progressive Rock, Hard Rock, Jazz, Swing and Heavy Metal.
Any true rock music fan would have undoubtedly heard of Canadian rock band, Rush. The band was formed in 1968 and has been blowing their... Read more »
Genres: Hip Hop, Neo Soul and Alternative Hip Hop.
Anybody that enjoys talk shows would have undoubtedly heard of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. It is one of the most popular talk shows... Read more »
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