It would be a bit of a waste of time to list the 10 greatest drummers ever, as the countdown is pretty much set in stone. John Bonham looks down from a gilded perch at the likes of Keith Moon, Buddy Rich, Ginger Baker, Mitch Mitchell and Cozy Powell, with Stuart Copeland, Neil Peart, and Bill Bruford snapping at their heels. Brian Chase, Danny Carey or Jimmy Chamberlain might get a look into depending on your genre persuasion while Mike Portnoy and the one-armed guy from Def Leppard usually get honorary mentions.
It’s standard fare. But all the usual frothing over paradiddles, exploding bass drums and endless solos often leaves some strong contenders out. Here’s a toast to our favourite overlooked drummers.
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