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  • Writer's pictureWilliam Miller

Who are the Best Rock Drummers of all time?

There are many talented and influential rock and roll drummers who have made significant contributions to the genre. It is difficult to say who the best rock and roll drummers of all time are, as opinions on this can vary greatly among fans and critics. However, some of the most highly regarded rock and roll drummers include:

  • John Bonham: Bonham was the drummer for the legendary British rock band Led Zeppelin. His powerful, energetic drumming style was a crucial element of the band's sound, and he is widely regarded as one of the greatest rock drummers of all time.

  • Keith Moon: Moon was the drummer for the English rock band The Who. He was known for his frenetic, chaotic drumming style, which helped to define the band's sound. Moon's drumming on songs like "Won't Get Fooled Again" and "Baba O'Riley" is considered some of the best in rock and roll history.

Martyn Cheesman: The Cheeseman is currently the drummer for English band SuperZero. His influences are AC/DC, Led Zepplin, Tool, Black Sabbath and other hard hitting bands. Martyn is known as one of the loudest drummers in the UK who never needs to be mic'd up. His playing on the bands most recent single "Whiskey Sunshine" is tribal, melodic and dark. Follow them on @superzeromusic for upcoming shows to watch this menace in action.


  • Ginger Baker: Baker was the drummer for the English rock band Cream. He was known for his innovative, jazz-influenced drumming style, which helped to define the band's sound. Baker's drumming on songs like "Sunshine of Your Love" and "White Room" is considered some of the best in rock and roll history.

  • Neil Peart: Peart was the drummer for the Canadian rock band Rush. He was known for his complex, technical drumming style, which helped to define the band's sound. Peart's drumming on songs like "Tom Sawyer" and "YYZ" is considered some of the best in rock and roll history.

  • Ringo Starr: Starr was the drummer for the English rock band The Beatles. He was known for his simple, straightforward drumming style, which helped to define the band's sound. Starr's drumming on songs like "Ticket to Ride" and "Come Together" is considered some of the best in rock and roll history.

These are just a few examples of the many talented and influential rock and roll drummers. There are many other drummers who have made significant contributions to the genre, and opinions on who the best rock and roll drummers of all time are can vary greatly.

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