The Greatest Drummers of All Time

What makes a drummer great? There are many metrics to consider, but here we are ranking (in no particular order) based on technical skill, creativity/innovation, compositional ability, and attitude. Here is a list of the greatest people to ever hit the skins.

Travis Barker (Blink-182)

Travis Barker is famous for his presence in the legendary pop-punk band, Blink-182. Travis plays fast, loud, and clean. He incorporates hip-hop drums into distorted power-chord heavy pop-punk, which drives the music to sound more consistent and catchy than traditional punk drums.


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