List of drummers


List of drummers

This is a list of notable drummers, mostly in the fields of metal, rock, and jazz. Only add names here if the person has their own article on Wikipedia - anything else will be removed.
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A


* Josh Abbott (My Red Hot Nightmare, Ace Troubleshooter)
* Vinnie Paul Abbott (Pantera, Damageplan, Hellyeah)
* Dave Abbruzzese (Pearl Jam)
* Matt Abts (Gov't Mule)
* Alex Acuña (Weather Report)
* Daniel Adair (Nickelback, 3 Doors Down)
* Charlie Adams (Yanni, Chameleon)
* Chris Adler (Lamb of God)
* Henry Adler
* Steven Adler (Guns N' Roses, Adler's Appetite)
* Rob Affuso (Skid Row)
* Charly Alberti (Soda Stereo
* Tommy Aldridge (Black Oak Arkansas, Ted Nugent, Motörhead, Ozzy Osbourne)
* Tim "Herb" Alexander (Primus)
* Rashied Ali
* Rick Allen (Def Leppard)
* Tony Allen (Fela Kuti, The Good, the Bad and the Queen)
* Barry Altschul
* Andy Anderson (The Cure)
* Nicke Andersson (Entombed)
* Animal (Dr. Teeth and The Electric Mayhem)
* Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge, Cactus, Beck, Bogert & Appice)
* Vinny Appice (Black Sabbath, Dio)
* Kenny Aronoff (John Mellencamp, Smashing Pumpkins, John Fogerty)
* Duncan Arsenault (The Curtain Society)
* Steve Asheim (Deicide)
* Sampsa "Kita" Astala (Lordi)
* Bryce Avary (The Rocket Summer)
* Mick Avory (The Kinks)
* Carla Azar (Autolux)
* Charly Alberti (Soda Stereo)

B

* Ginger Baker (Cream, Blind Faith)
* Butch Ballard
* Frankie Banali (Quiet Riot, W.A.S.P.)
* Paul Barbarin
* John Barbata (Jefferson Airplane)
* Danny Barcelona (Louis Armstrong)
* Michael Barker (The John Butler Trio)
* Nicholas Barker (Cradle of Filth, Dimmu Borgir)
* Travis Barker (The Aquabats, Blink-182, Boxcar Racer, Transplants, +44)
* Lauren Barlow (Barlow Girl)
* Brandon Barnes (Rise Against)
* Barriemore Barlow (Jethro Tull)
* Steve "Smiley" Barnard (Robbie Williams, The Mescaleros)
* Joey Baron (Laurie Anderson)
* Carlton Barrett (Bob Marley & The Wailers)
* Frank Beard (ZZ Top)
* Carter Beauford (Dave Matthews Band)
* Marty Beller (They Might Be Giants)
* Louie Bellson
* Leila Bela (Pigface)
* Charlie Benante (Anthrax, S.O.D.)
* Brian Bennett (The Shadows)
* Taz Bentley (Reverend Horton Heat, Burden Brothers)
* Bill Berry (R.E.M.)
* Wuv Bernardo (P.O.D.)
* Pete Best (The Beatles)
* Bev Bevan (Electric Light Orchestra)
* Les Binks (Judas Priest)
* Chuck Biscuits (D.O.A., Black Flag, Danzig)
* Gregg Bissonette
* Curt Bisquera (Elton John, Mick Jagger)
* Jason Bittner (Shadows Fall)
* Jet Black (The Stranglers)
* Jimmy Carl Black (The Mothers of Invention)
* Cindy Blackman
* Ed Blackwell
* Brian Blade (Joni Mitchell)
* Hal Blaine
* Art Blakey
* Michael Bland
* Jody Bleyle (Hazel)
* Jan Axel Blomberg (Mayhem, Arcturus, The Kovenant, Dimmu Borgir)
* Bobby Blotzer (Ratt)
* Felix Bohnke (Edguy)
* Cyrus Bolooki (New Found Glory)
* Oskar "Ossi" Bonde (Johnossi)
* Mickey Bones
* Jason Bonham
* John Bonham (Led Zeppelin)
* Maya Bond
* Paddy Boom (Scissor Sisters)
* Mike Bordin
* Andre Borgman (After Forever)
* Paul Bostaph
* Roy Boulter (The Farm)
* Rob Bourdon (Linkin Park)
* Jimmy Bower (Down)
* Terry Bozzio (Frank Zappa, Missing Persons, Korn)
* Jake Brahm
* Matt Brann (Avril Lavigne)
* Nash Breen (Armor for Sleep)
* Don Brewer (Grand Funk Railroad)
* Ned Brower (Rooney)
* Harold Brown (War)
* Will Hull Brown (The Cat Empire)
* Bill Bruford (Bruford, Genesis, King Crimson, Yes)
* Bob Bryar (My Chemical Romance)
* Rick Buckler (The Jam)
* Brendan Buckley (Shakira, Damien Rice, Fulano)
* David Buckner (Papa Roach)
* Budgie (Siouxsie & the Banshees)
* Luke Bullen (The Mescaleros, KT Tunstall)
* Clive Bunker (Jethro Tull)
* Larry Bunker
* Clem Burke (Blondie, The Romantics, Eurythmics The Ramones)
* Richard James Burgess (Landscape)
* Dominik Burkhalter
* Clive Burr (Iron Maiden)
* Andrew Burrows (Razorlight)
* Ron Bushy (Iron Butterfly)
* Chad Butler (Switchfoot)
* Frank Butler
* Dean Butterworth (Good Charlotte)
* Jared Byers (Royal Empire Music, Bleach, Relient K, The Rocket Summer, Audio Adrenaline)
* Scott Byrne (Instant Death)

C

* David Calabrese (The Misfits, Graves, Dr. Chud's X-Ward)
* Will Calhoun (Living Colour)
* Phill Calvert (The Birthday Party)
* Matt Cameron (Soundgarden, Pearl Jam)
* Brendan Canty (Fugazi)
* Jim Capaldi (Traffic)
* Frank Capp
* Danny Carey (Tool)
* Karen Carpenter (The Carpenters)
* Bun E. Carlos (Cheap Trick)
* Patrick Carney (Black Keys)
* Eric Carr (Kiss)
* Randy Carr (Social Distortion)
* Johnny Carson (Tonight Show)
* Adam Carson (AFI)
* Ernest Carter (E Street Band)
* Torry Castellano (The Donnas)
* Joey Castillo (Queens of the Stone Age, Danzig)
* Randy Castillo (Ozzy Osbourne, Lita Ford, Mötley Crüe)
* Deen Castronovo (Journey)
* Igor Cavalera (Sepultura, Cavalera Conspiracy)
* Cerrone
* Chris Cester (Jet)
* Romeo Challenger (Showaddywaddy, Black Widow)
* Jimmy Chamberlin (Smashing Pumpkins, Jimmy Chamberlin Complex)
* Dennis Chambers
* Martin Chambers (The Pretenders)
* Will Champion (Coldplay)
* Chad Channing (Nirvana)
* Brian Chase (Yeah Yeah Yeahs)
* Damon Che (Don Caballero)
* Gary Chester
* Terry Chimes (The Clash, Black Sabbath)
* Mike Chiplin (Lostprophets)
* Brian Chippendale (Lightning Bolt, Mindflayer)
* Amílcar Christófaro (Torture Squad)
* Richard Christy (Death, Control Denied, Iced Earth)
* Chad Clark (Session)
* Dave Clark (The Dave Clark Five)
* Kenny Clarke
* Louie Clemente (Testament)
* Doug Clifford (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
* Jimmy Cobb
* Billy Cobham (Mahavishnu Orchestra)
* King Coffey (Butthole Surfers)
* John Coghlan (Status Quo)
* Vinnie Colaiuta
* Richard Colburn (Belle & Sebastian)
* Cozy Cole
* Phil Collins (Genesis, Brand X, Flaming Youth)
* Grant Collins
* Bobby Colomby (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
* Scott Columbus (Manowar)
* Chuck Comeau (Simple Plan)
* Ricardo Confessori (Angra, Shaaman)
* Jeff Conrad (Phantom Planet)
* Tony Connor (Hot Chocolate, Audience, Jackson Heights)
* Gerry Conway
* Paul Anthony Cook (Sade, Pride, Esposito)
* Paul Cook (Sex Pistols)
* Tré Cool (Green Day, Foxboro Hot Tubs,The Network,The Lookouts)
* Rick Coonce (The Grass Roots)
* Jason Cooper (The Cure)
* Stewart Copeland (Curved Air, The Police)
* Caroline Corr (The Corrs)
* Jody Cortez (Christopher Cross, Billy Idol)
* Billy Cotton
* John Convertino (Calexico)
* Scott Crago (Eagles, Sheryl Crow, Stevie Wonder)
* Shawn "Clown" Crahan (Slipknot)
* Aaron Crawford (Flee The Seen)
* Peter Criss (Kiss)
* Dale Crover (Melvins, Nirvana)
* Dave Culross
* James Culpepper (Flyleaf)
* Abe Cunningham (Deftones)
* Mickey Curry (Bryan Adams, Hall & Oates)
* Chris Curtis (The Searchers)
* Stephen Cushman (Relient K, Narcissus)
* Chris Cutler (Henry Cow, Art Bears)

D

* Morten "Diesel" Dahl (TNT)
* Brann Dailor (Mastodon)
* Sean Dalton (The Trews)
* Jay Dee Daugherty (Patti Smith Group)
* Adrienne Davies (Earth)
* Dennis Davis (David Bowie)
* Kevin Dean (Brand New Sin)
* Mikkey Dee (King Diamond, Motörhead)
* Pete de Freitas (Echo & the Bunnymen)
* Jimmy DeGrasso (Alice Cooper, Lita Ford, Ozzy Osbourne, White Lion, Suicidal Tendencies, Y&T, Megadeth)
* Jack DeJohnette
* John Densmore (The Doors)
* Victor DeLorenzo (Violent Femmes)
* Trav Demsey (The Living End)
* Liberty DeVitto (Billy Joel)
* Malcolm Dick (Blackmore's Night)
* Werner "Zappi" Diermaier (Faust)
* Jerome Dillon (Nine Inch Nails)
* Josh Dion (Chuck Loeb)
* Baby Dodds
* Billy Doherty (The Undertones)
* Brian Doherty (They Might Be Giants, John Linnell)
* Micky Dolenz (The Monkees)
* John Dolmayan (System of a Down, Scars on Broadway)
* Virgil Donati
* Dave Douglas (Relient K, Agnes, Gypsy Parade)
* Brian Downey (Thin Lizzy)
* Gary Driscoll (Rainbow, Elf)
* Shawn Drover (Megadeth)
* Steven Drozd (The Flaming Lips)
* Greg Drudy (Interpol, Saetia, Hot Cross)
* Gigi Drums
* Spencer Dryden (Jefferson Airplane)
* Max Duhamel (Kataklysm)
* Nelu Dumitrescu (IRIS)
* Aynsley Dunbar
* Weston DuPree (Eisley)
* Alex Duthart
* Nick D'Virgilio (Genesis, Tears for Fears, Spock's Beard)
* Orri Páll Dýrason (Sigur Rós)

E

* Sheila E (Prince)
* Graeme Edge (Moody Blues)
* Andy Edwards (IQ)
* Phil Ehart (Kansas)
* Greg Eklund (Everclear, The Oohlas)
* Joel Ekman (Stone Sour)
* Rev Otis Elevator (The Hamsters)
* Blas Elias (Slaughter)
* Manny Elias (Tears for Fears)
* Greg Elmore (Quicksilver Messenger Service)
* Sonny Emory
* Lorne Entress
* Josh Eppard (Coheed and Cambria)
* Daniel Erlandsson (Arch Enemy)
* Adrian Erlandsson (At the Gates, Cradle of Filth)
* Greg Errico (Sly & the Family Stone)
* Peter Erskine (Weather Report)
* Aaron Escolopio (Good Charlotte, Wakefield)
* Guy Evans (Van der Graaf Generator)

F

* Tony Fagenson (Eve 6, The Sugi Tap)
* Danny Farrant (Buzzcocks)
* Jon Farriss (INXS)
* Zac Farro (Paramore)
* Tats Faustino
* Johnny Fay (The Tragically Hip)
* Chris Fehn (Slipknot)
* Steve Felton (Mushroomhead)
* Fenriz (Darkthrone)
* Frank Ferrer (Guns N' Roses)
* Billy Ficca (Television)
* Anton Fig (Frehley's Comet, CBS Orchestra)
* Mika Fineo (Filter, Waking Season)
* Pete Finestone (Bad Religion)
* Ginger Fish (Marilyn Manson)
* Jon Fishman (Phish)
* Mick Fleetwood (Fleetwood Mac, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers)
* Blake Fleming (The Mars Volta)
* Billy Flynn(Geggy Tah, OPM)
* Matt Flynn (Maroon 5)
* Justin Foley (Killswitch Engage, Blood Has Been Shed)
* D.J. Fontana (Elvis Presley)
* Sam Fogarino (Interpol)
* Nathan Followill (Kings of Leon)
* Andrew Forsman (The Fall Of Troy)
* Keith Forsey (Giorgio Moroder productions, Donna Summer, Boney M
* Al Foster
* Lucas Fox (Motörhead)
* Christopher Franke (Tangerine Dream, Agitation Free)
* Chris Frantz (Talking Heads)
* John French
* Matt Frenette (Loverboy)
* Josh Freese (The Vandals, A Perfect Circle, Session, Guns N' Roses, New Radicals, Nine Inch Nails, Black Light Burns)
* Todd Frescone (Relient K)
* Frost (Satyricon, 1349)
* Peter Furler (Newsboys)
* Travis Fullerton

G

* Steve Gadd (Paul Simon, Eric Clapton)
* Jeremy Gara (Arcade Fire)
* Rob Gardner (Guns N' Roses)
* Carlos De La Garza (Suburban Rhythm, Reel Big Fish)
* Josh Garza (The Secret Machines)
* Jerry Gaskill (King's X)
* Bud Gaugh (Sublime, Eyes Adrift)
* Joel Gausten (The Undead, Pigface, Electric Frankenstein)
* Chris Gaylor (All American Rejects)
* Mel Gaynor (Simple Minds)
* Mike Gibbins
* Frank Gibson, Jr.
* Peter Giger
* Jeffrey Gilbert (Kutless, Seven Places)
* Michael Giles (King Crimson)
* Martin Gilks (The Wonder Stuff)
* Pete Gill (Saxon, Motörhead)
* Aaron Gillespie (Underoath, The Almost)
* Benjamin Gillies (Silverchair)
* Danny Goffey (Supergrass)
* Paul Goldberg
* Alex González (Maná)
* Robin Goodridge (Bush)
* Oliver Goodwill
* Mark Goodwin (Sick Puppies)
* Bobby Graham
* Ed Graham (The Darkness)
* Sebastien Grainger (Death from Above 1979)
* Derek Grant (Alkaline Trio)
* Steve Grantley (Stiff Little Fingers)
* Milford Graves
* Rocky Gray (Evanescence, Machina)
* Jeremiah Green (Modest Mouse)
* Dominic Greensmith (Reef, Carbon/Silicon)
* Adrian Griffin (28 Days)
* Dave Grohl (Scream, Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age, Tenacious D)
* Andy "Stoker" Growcott (Dexys Midnight Runners, General Public)
* Trilok Gurtu

H

* Tomas Haake (Meshuggah)
* Rob Hague (S*M*A*S*H)
* Kai Hahto (Wintersun, Max On The Rox)
* Tony Hajjar (At the Drive-In, Sparta)
* Omar Hakim (Sting, Weather Report, Dire Straits, Madonna)
* Aki Hakala (The Rasmus)
* Tubby Hall
* Chico Hamilton
* Jeff Hamilton
* Jan Hammer
* Paul Hanley (The Fall, The Lovers)
* Zac Hanson
* Brad Hargreaves (Third Eye Blind)
* Beaver Harris
* Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree)
* Oscar Harrison (Ocean Colour Scene)
* Grant Hart (Hüsker Dü)
* Mickey Hart (Grateful Dead)
* Kevin Haskins (Bauhaus)
* Jordan Hastings (Alexisonfire)
* John Haughm (Agalloch)
* Ian Haugland (Europe, Baltimoore, Brazen Abbot)
* Taylor Hawkins (Alanis Morissette, Foo Fighters, Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders)
* Yoshiki Hayashi (X Japan)
* Roy Haynes
* Richie Hayward (Little Feat)
* Topper Headon (The Clash)
* Manic Hedgehog (Sonic Underground)
* Matt Helders (Arctic Monkeys)
* Levon Helm (The Band)
* Gerry Hemingway (Anthony Braxton)
* Don Henley (The Eagles)
* Bob Henrit (The Kinks)
* Danny Herrera (Napalm Death)
* Raymond Herrera (Fear Factory)
* Myles Heskett (Wolfmother)
* Chris Hesse (Hoobastank)
* Paul Hester (Split Enz, Crowded House)
* Steve Hewitt (Placebo)
* Billy Higgins
* zach Hill (Hella)
* Steve Hindalong
* Rob Hirst (Midnight Oil)
* Jon Hiseman (Graham Bond Organisation, Colosseum), Tempest, Colosseum II)
* Russel Hobbs (Gorillaz)
* Nick Hodgson (Kaiser Chiefs)
* Guy Hoffman (BoDeans, Violent Femmes)
* Gene Hoglan (Strapping Young Lad)
* Mike Holoway
* W. S. Holland (Tennessee Three)
* Josh Homme (Eagles of Death Metal)
* Reidar "Horgh" Horghagen (Immortal, Hypocrisy)
* Dominic Howard (Muse)
* Stet Howland
* Georgia Hubley (Yo La Tengo)
* Richard Hughes (Keane)
* Dann Hume (Evermore)
* Jeremy Hummel (Breaking Benjamin)
* John Humphrey (Seether)
* Will Hunt (Dark New Day, Evanescence)
* Craig Hunter (The Philosopher Kings)
* Andy Hurley (Fall Out Boy)
* George Hurley (Minutemen, Firehose)
* Gary Husband (John McLaughlin, Level 42)
* Clint Hyndman (Something for Kate)

I

* Tris Imboden (Chicago)
* Inferno (Behemoth)
* Jack Irons (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pearl Jam)
* Ipe Ivandić (Bijelo Dugme)

J

* Al Jackson, Jr. (Stax Records, Booker T. & The M.G.'s, Otis Redding)
* Steve Jansen
* Bobby Jarzombek, (Spastic Ink, Sebastian Bach)
* Ken Jay (Static-X)
* Darren Jessee (Ben Folds Five)
* Akira Jimbo
* Steve Jocz (Sum 41)
* Elvin Jones (John Coltrane)
* G.B. Jones (Fifth Column)
* Kenney Jones (Small Faces, Faces, The Who)
* Philly Joe Jones
* Steve Jones (Sex Pistols)
* Anders Johansson (HammerFall)
* Emil Johnson (Black Flag)
* Matt Johnson
* Ben Johnston (Biffy Clyro)
* Benn Jordan (The Flashbulb)
* Steve Jordan (CBS Orchestra, X-pensive Winos, Eric Clapton)
* Joey Jordison (Slipknot, Murderdolls, KoRn, Ministry, Metallica, Satyricon, 3 Inches of Blood)
* Dave Joyal (Silent Drive)
* Harry Judd (McFly)
* John Bonham (Led Zeppelin)
* Jan Axel Blomberg (MayheM)

K

* Kami (Malice Mizer)
* Karsh Kale
* Petter Karlsson (Therion)
* Kai ( The Gazette )
* Mika "Gas Lipstick" Karppinen (HIM)
* Manu Katché
* Chris Kavanagh (Sigue Sigue Sputnik, Big Audio Dynamite II)
* Martin Kearns
* John Keeble (Spandau Ballet)
* Patrick Keeler (The Raconteurs, The Greenhornes)
* Nate Kelley
* Johnny Kelly (Type O Negative)
* Jim Keltner (Ry Cooder, George Harrison, Traveling Wilburys)
* Barry Kerch (Shinedown)
* Dave Kerman (5uu's, Present)
* Billy Kersands
* Lee Kerslake (Uriah Heep)
* John Kiffmeyer (Green Day)
* Jim Kimball (The Jesus Lizard, Firewater)
* David King (The Bad Plus)
* Sean Kinney (Alice in Chains)
* Pete Kircher (Status Quo)
* Ted Kirkpatrick (Tourniquet)
* Kitty (Mindless Self Indulgence)
* Johnny Klein
* Chris Knapp (The Ataris)
* Paul Koehler (Silverstein)
* Kris Kohls (Adema)
* Max Kolesne (Krisiun)
* Ilk Koskelo (We Be the Echo, The John Francis)
* James Kottak (Scorpions)
* Athena Kottak (KrunK)
* Joey Kramer (Aerosmith)
* Steven Kray
* Eric Kretz (Stone Temple Pilots)
* Bill Kreutzmann (Grateful Dead)
* Gene Krupa
* Russ Kunkel (Jackson Browne, Carly Simon, James Taylor, David Crosby, Graham Nash)
* Sami Kuoppamäki‎(Stratovarius, Apocalyptica)

L

* Abe Laboriel, Jr. (Paul McCartney)
* Papa Jack Laine
* Corky Laing (Mountain, West, Bruce and Laing)
* Mercedes Lander (Kittie)
* Brian Lane (Brand New)
* Jay Lane (Ratdog)
* Thomas Lang
* Shannon Larkin (Godsmack, Ugly Kid Joe, Wrathchild America)
* Joel Larson (The Grass Roots, The Merry-Go-Round, The Turtles, Gene Clark, Lee Michaels)
* Fredrik Larzon (Millencolin)
* Tuomo Lassila (Stratovarius)
* Jon Lee (Feeder
* Tommy Lee (Rock Star Supernova, Mötley Crüe, Methods of Mayhem)
* Lucky Lehrer (Circle Jerks)
* Shannon Leto (30 Seconds to Mars)
* Matt Letley (Status Quo)
* Stan Levey
* Mel Lewis
* Jess Lidyard (Tubeway Army)
* Jaki Liebezeit (Can)
* Zach Lind (Jimmy Eat World)
* Carlo Little (The Rolling Stones, Cyril Davies, Screaming Lord Sutch)
* Pete Lockett
* Dani Loeble (Helloween)
* Torstein Lofthus (Shining, Torun Eriksen, Maria Mena)
* Dave Lombardo (Slayer)
* Larrie Londin (Journey, Steve Perry)
* Derek Longmuir (Bay City Rollers)
* Martin Lopez
* Vini Lopez (E Street Band)
* Bill Lordan (Sly & the Family Stone, Robin Trower)
* David Lovering (Pixies)
* Mike Luce (Drowning Pool)
* Ray Luzier (Korn, David Lee Roth, Army of Anyone)

M

* Dave Mackintosh (DragonForce)
* Mark Maher (Spiderbait)
* Mike Mahoney (Blood for Blood)
* Chris Maitland (Porcupine Tree)
* Mike Malinin (Goo Goo Dolls)
* Samantha Maloney (Hole, Mötley Crüe, Eagles of Death Metal, Peaches)
* Jordan Mancino (As I Lay Dying)
* Mike Mangini (Extreme, Steve Vai)
* Shelly Manne
* Bryan Mantia (Primus, Guns N' Roses)
* Larance Marable
* Raimund Marasigan (The Eraserheads)
* Jess Margera (CKY)
* Jerry Marotta (Linda Ronstadt)
* John Marshall
* Billy Martin (Medeski Martin & Wood)
* Andrew Martinez (Nekromantix)
* Anthony Martinez (Black Flag)
* J Mascis
* Billy Mason (Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Tobin Sprout)
* Harvey Mason (Herbie Hancock, Fourplay)
* Nick Mason (Pink Floyd)
* Pat Mastelotto
* Dave Mattacks
* Mario Matthias (blackmail)
* Jon Mattox
* John Mayhew (Genesis)
* Roy Mayorga (Soulfly, Amen, Ozzy Osbourne, Stone Sour)
* Nicko McBrain (Iron Maiden)
* Sam McCandless (Cold)
* Tony McCarroll (Oasis)
* Peter McCarthy (Big Tom And The Mainliners)
* Paul McCartney (The Beatles, Wings, The Fireman)
* Dave McClain (Machine Head)
* Michael McDermott (Bouncing Souls)
* Linda McDonald (The Iron Maidens, Phantom Blue)
* Michael McDonald
* Matthew McDonough (Mudvayne)
* Robbie McIntosh (The Average White Band)
* Jason McGerr (Death Cab For Cutie, Eureka Farm)
* Christopher McGuire
* Ed McTaggart
* Tony Meehan (The Shadows)
* Dave Mello (Operation Ivy)
* Nick Menza (Megadeth)
* Mark Michals (Faster Pussycat)
* Jörg Michael (Stratovarius, Rage)
* Brian Migdol (Black Flag)
* Miroslav Milatović (Riblja Čorba)
* Chris Mileski (Sick Puppies)
* Butch Miles (Count Basie)
* David Milhous (Lippy's Garden)
* Mitch Mitchell (The Jimi Hendrix Experience)
* Ralph Molina (Crazy Horse)
* Keith Moon (The Who)
* Sean Moore (Manic Street Preachers)
* Stanton Moore (Galactic)
* Joe Morello (Dave Brubeck Quartet)
* Fabrizio Moretti (The Strokes)
* Charlie Morgan
* Oscar Moro (Los Gatos, La Máquina de Hacer Pájaros, Serú Girán, Riff)
* Stephen Morris (Joy Division, New Order)
* Steve Morrison (The View)
* Ian Mosley (Marillion)
* Paul Motian
* Flo Mounier (Cryptopsy)
* Andy Mrotek (The Academy Is...)
* Larry Mullen, Jr. (U2)
* Luke Munns (Hillsong United (band), Brooke Fraser)
* Sunny Murray

N

* Nao (Alice Nine)
* David Narcizo (Throwing Muses)
* Jeff Nelson (Minor Threat)
* Sandy Nelson
* Jukka Nevalainen (Nightwish, Sethian)
* Andy Newmark (Sly & the Family Stone, Roxy Music, ABC, Eric Clapton)
* Butch Norton (Eels)
* Paul Noonan (Bell X1)
* Nate Novarro (Cobra Starship)

O

* Mark O'Connell (Taking Back Sunday)
* Ole "Bone W. Machine" Öhman (Dissection, Ophthalamia, Deathstars)
* Babatunde Olatunji
* Jacob "Crouton" Olds (Family Force 5)
* Mattias Olsson (Änglagård)
* Nigel Olsson (Elton John, Uriah Heep (band), Plastic Penny)
* Joey Osbourne (Acid King)
* Nick Oshiro (Static-X)
* Jay Osmond (The Osmonds)
* John Otto (Limp Bizkit)
* Ken Owen (Carcass)

P

* Ian Paice (Deep Purple)
* Carl Palmer (Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Asia)
* John Panozzo (Styx)
* Pete Parada (The Offspring, Saves the Day, Jackson United, Face to Face)
* Andrew Paresi (Morrissey, Buck's Fizz)
* Melvin Parker (Beach Boys)
* Deantoni Parks (Kudu)
* John Paris (Earth, Wind, & Fire)
* Longineu W. Parsons III (Yellowcard)
* Ted Parsons (Prong, Godflesh, Jesu)
* José Pasillas (Incubus)
* Vinnie Paul (Pantera, Damageplan, Hellyeah, Rebel Meets Rebel)
* Sonny Payne (Count Basie)
* Neil Peart (Rush)
* D.H. Peligro (Dead Kennedys)
* Chris Pennie (Dillinger Escape Plan, Coheed and Cambria)
* Stephen Perkins (Jane's Addiction, The Panic Channel)
* Lori Peters (Skillet)
* Debbi Peterson (The Bangles)
* Darrin Pfeiffer (Goldfinger)
* Slim Jim Phantom (The Stray Cats)
* Duncan Phillips (Newsboys)
* Scott Phillips (Creed, Alter Bridge)
* Simon Phillips (Toto)
* Pickles the Drummer (Dethklok)
* Demetra Plakas (L7)
* Jeff Plate (Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Metal Church)
* Mick Pointer (Marillion, Arena)
* Tommy Portimo (Sonata Arctica)
* Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater, Liquid Tension Experiment, Transatlantic)
* Cozy Powell (Rainbow, Jeff Beck Group, Whitesnake, Black Sabbath)
* Gary Powell (The Libertines, Dirty Pretty Things)
* Tim Powles (The Church)
* Jeff Porcaro (Toto)
* Steve Prestwich (Cold Chisel)
* Thomas Pridgen (The Mars Volta)
* Aquiles Priester (Angra, Freakeys)
* Bernard "Pretty" Purdie
* Artimus Pyle (Lynyrd Skynyrd)

Q

* Joel Quartermain (Eskimo Joe)
* Questlove (The Roots)

R

* Jaska Raatikainen (Children of Bodom)
* Tommy Ramone (Ramones)
* Andrew Ranken (The Pogues)
* Vesa Ranta (Sentenced)
* Herman Rarebell (Scorpions)
* Dave Raun (Lagwagon, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes)
* Razzle (Hanoi Rocks)
* Scott Raynor (Blink-182)
* Brett Reed (Rancid)
* George Rebelo (Hot Water Music)
* Jurgen Reil (Kreator)
* Jim Reilly (Stiff Little Fingers)
* Sean Reinert (Death, Cynic)
* Tony Reno (Europe)
* The Rev (Avenged Sevenfold)
* Buddy Rich
* Tony Richards (W.A.S.P.)
* Blake Richardson (Between The Buried And Me)
* Bill Rieflin (Ministry, R.E.M.)
* Ben Riley
* Herlin Riley
* Jim Riley (Rascal Flatts)
* Steve Riley (W.A.S.P., L.A. Guns)
* Colin Rigsby (House of Heroes)
* Bobby "Z" Rivkin (The Revolution)
* ROBO (Black Flag, The Misfits)
* Max Roach
* Brad Roberts (Jizmak Da Gusha, GWAR)
* James Roberts (Phenomenon)
* Phil Robertson (Electronic Arts, Rez)
* David Robinson (Modern Lovers), (The Cars)
* Scott Rockenfield (Queensrÿche)
* Rikki Rockett (Poison)
* Derek Roddy (Serpents Rise |Traumedy)
* Alex Rodriguez (Saosin)
* Rob Rolfe (Enter Shikari)
* Morgan Rose (Sevendust)
* Hamish Rosser (The Vines)
* Dave Rowntree (Blur), (The Ailerons)
* Tony Royster Jr. (Imajin)
* Ilan Rubin (Lostprophets, Denver Harbor)
* Steve Rucker (Bee Gees)
* Phil Rudd (AC/DC)
* Tucker Rule (Thursday)
* Yuri Ruley (MxPx)
* Jason Rullo (Symphony X)
* Todd Rundgren
* Joe Russo (Benevento/Russo Duo)
* John Rutsey

* Sakura (L'Arc~en~Ciel, Zigzo, Sons of All Pussys)
* Brandon Saller (Atreyu)
* Gar Samuelson (Megadeth)
* Antonio Sanchez (Pat Metheny Group)
* Neil Sanderson (Three Days Grace)
* Erik Sandin (NOFX)
* Pete Sandoval (Morbid Angel)
* Sassy (musician) (High and Mighty Color)
* Gustav Schäfer (Tokio Hotel)
* Bobby Schayer (Bad Religion)
* Kate Schellenbach (Beastie Boys), (Luscious Jackson)
* Christoph Schneider (Rammstein)
* Gina Schock (The Go-Go's)
* Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz ("Weird Al" Yankovic)
* Jason Schwartzman (Phantom Planet)
* Ingo Schwichtenberg (Helloween)
* Kliph Scurlock (The Flaming Lips)
* Assaf Seewi
* Phil Selway (Radiohead)
* Danny Seraphine (Chicago)
* Gabe Serbian (The Locust)
* Chad Sexton (311)
* Ed Shaughnessy (Doc Severinsen, The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson)
* Jim Shapiro (Veruca Salt)
* Seb Shelton (Dexys Midnight Runners)
* Jerry Shirley ( Humble Pie, Fastway)
* Michael Shrieve (Santana)
* Bob Siebenberg (Supertramp)
* David Silveria (KoRn)
* John Silver (Genesis)
* Eric Singer (Kiss)
* Mikko Sirén (Apocalyptica)
* Joe Sirois (The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Street Dogs)
* Sivamani
* Chris Slade (AC/DC)
* Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
* Marvin Smith (The Tonight Show With Jay Leno)
* Mike Smith (Suffocation)
* Spencer Smith (Panic at the Disco)
* Steve Smith (Journey ,Vital Information)
* Travis Smith (Trivium)
* Ty Smith (Bullets and Octane, Guttermouth)
* Willie "Big Eyes" Smith (Muddy Waters)
* Aaron Solowoniuk (Billy Talent)
* Matt Sorum (The Cult, Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver)
* Jerry Speiser (Men at Work, Frost)
* Henry Spinetti (Eric Clapton, Pete Townshend, Paul McCartney)
* Squarepusher
* Zak Starkey (The Who, Oasis)
* John "Jabo" Starks (James Brown)
* Ringo Starr (The Beatles)
* Thomas Stauch (Blind Guardian, Savage Circus)
* John Steel (The Animals)
* Shaun Steels (Anathema)
* Ryland Steen (Reel Big Fish)
* Branden Steineckert (The Used, Rancid)
* Bill Stevenson (The Descendents, Black Flag)
* Jacki Stone (Vains of Jenna)
* Michael Stuart (Love)
* Bill Stewart
* Chad Stewart (L.A. Guns)
* Tommy Stewart (Godsmack, Lo-Pro)
* Tyler Stewart (Barenaked Ladies)
* Andy Strachan (Living End)
* Eddie Stratton (One Minute Silence)
* Clyde Stubblefield (James Brown)
* Andy Sturmer (Jellyfish, Beatnik Beatch)
* Todd Sucherman (Styx)
*Steve Schmidt (Chagrin)
* Daniel Svensson (In Flames)
* Robert Sweet (Stryper)
* Chad Szeliga (Breaking Benjamin)

T

* Jeremy Taggart (Our Lady Peace)
* Christian Tanna (I Mother Earth)
* Dallas Taylor (Crosby, Stills and Nash, Manassas, Van Morrison)
* Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor (Motörhead)
* Roger Andrew Taylor (Duran Duran)
* Roger Meddows Taylor (Queen)
* Dolphin Taylor (Stiff Little Fingers, Tom Robinson Band)
* Joel Taylor
* Travis Barker (Blink 182), (Plus 44)
* Simon Taylor (Inme)
* Zachary Taylor
* Ted (Dead Kennedys)
* John Tempesta
* Mike Terrana (Masterplan)
* Shinya Terachi (Dir en grey)
* Jon Theodore (The Mars Volta)
* Alex Thomas
* Pete Thomas (The Attractions)
* Michael Thomas (Bullet For My Valentine)
* Chester Thompson (Frank Zappa, Phil Collins, Genesis)
* Paul Thompson (Roxy Music)
* Paul Thomson (Franz Ferdinand)
* Tony Thompson (Chic)
* Thunderstick Paul Samson
* Srđan Todorović (Ekatarina Velika)
* Lol Tolhurst
* Matt Tong (Bloc Party)
* Dan Torelli (Madina Lake)
* Tico Torres (Bon Jovi)
* Trym Torson (Emperor)
* Jeff Tortora (Blue Man Group, Joey Belladonna, Joe Stump)
* Stuart Tosh (Pilot, The Alan Parsons Project)
* Rachel Trachtenburg (Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players)
* Todd Trainer (Shellac)
* Dan Trapp (Senses Fail)
* Gene Trautmann (Eagles of Death Metal, Queens of the Stone Age, The Miracle Workers)
* Scott Travis (Judas Priest, Racer X)
* Tré Cool (Green Day)
* Maureen Tucker (The Velvet Underground)
* George Tutuska (Goo Goo Dolls, Jackdaw)

U

* Lars Ulrich (Metallica)
*David Uosikkinen (The Hooters)
* Greg Upchurch (3 Doors Down)

V

* Tobi Vail (Bikini Kill)
* Christian Vander (Magma)
* Alex Van Halen (Van Halen)
* Peter Van Hooke (Mike and the Mechanics)
* Ronnie Vannucci Jr. (The Killers)
* Dirk Verbeuren (Soilwork | Scarve)
* Butch Vig (Garbage)
* Brian Viglione (The Dresden Dolls)
* Nick Vincent
* Chris Vrenna (Nine Inch Nails, Tweaker)
* Jussi Vuori (The 69 Eyes)

W

* Brooks Wackerman (Suicidal Tendencies, Bad Religion)
* Chad Wackerman
* Matt Walker (Filter, The Smashing Pumpkins)
* Andy Ward (Camel)
* Bill Ward (Black Sabbath)
* Joey Waronker (Beck, The Smashing Pumpkins, Elliott Smith, R.E.M.)
* Rey Washam (Scratch Acid, Rapeman, Ministry)
* Kenny Washington
* Charlie Watts (The Rolling Stones)
* Jeff 'Tain' Watts
* John Weathers (Gentle Giant)
* Louie Weaver (Petra)
* Chick Webb
* Dave Weckl
* Max Weinberg (E Street Band, The Max Weinberg 7, Bruce Springsteen, Late Night with Conan O'Brien)
* Janet Weiss (Sleater-Kinney, Quasi)
* Ron Welty (The Offspring, Steady Ground)
* Mike Wengren (Disturbed)
* Paul Wertico (Pat Metheny)
* Andy Whale (Bolt Thrower)
* Sandy West (The Runaways)
* Alan White (Oasis)
* Alan White (Plastic Ono Band, Yes)
* Andy White
* Jim White (The Dirty Three)
* Lenny White
* Maurice White (Ramsey Lewis, Earth, Wind, & Fire)
* Meg White (The White Stripes)
* Steve White (Paul Weller)
* Dan Whitesides (The Used)
* Barry Whitwam (Herman's Hermits)
* Brad Wilk (Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave)
* Atom Willard (The Offspring, Angels & Airwaves, The Special Goodness)
* Boris Williams
* Hank Williams III
* Johnny Williams (Raymond Scott)
* Steve Williams (Steve Williams (jazz drummer), Shirley Horn)
* Terry Williams
* Tony Williams
* Van Williams (Nevermore)
* Josh Wills (Story of the Year)
* B. J. Wilson (Procol Harum)
* Dennis Wilson (The Beach Boys)
* Patrick "Pat" Wilson (Weezer)
* Ron Wilson (Surfaris)
* Gary Wiseman (Bowling for Soup)
* Pick Withers (Dire Straits)
* Alex Wolff (The Naked Brothers Band)
* Stevie Wonder
* Daniel Woodgate (Madness, Voice of the Beehive)
* Mick Woodmansey (David Bowie's Spiders from Mars)
* Alan Wren (The Stone Roses)
* Simon Wright (AC/DC, Dio)
* Robert Wyatt
* Howard Wyeth
* Ben Wysocki (The Fray)
* Jon Wysocki (Staind)

Y

* Shinya Yamada (Luna Sea)
* Tim Yeung (Divine Heresy, Hate Eternal, Vital Remains)
* Yip Sai Wing (Beyond)
* Melissa York (Team Dresch, The Butchies)
* Adrian Young (No Doubt)
* Yukihiro (L'Arc~en~Ciel)

Z

* Diego Zangado
* Nir Zidkyahu (Genesis, Ray Wilson)
* Dan Zimmermann (Gamma Ray)
* Jay Ziskrout (Bad Religion)
* Mark Zonder (Fates Warning)
* Zoro (Lenny Kravitz)
* Cesar Zuiderwijk (Golden Earring)

See also

* List of jazz drummers
* List of percussionists
* Drummerworld


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