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Post Tue Nov 07, 2006 2:25 pm

what professional drummer do u think has the best sounding drums?????

I think Mike Portnoy has the best sounding toms i ever heard

I really like Stewart Coplands snare

and i like Chris Adlers bass drums
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Post Tue Nov 07, 2006 3:09 pm

Personally I love the sound of John Bonham's Bass drum. I love the way Aaron Comess Snare sounds. Also Alex Van Halen's Toms sound amazing as well as Dave Lombardo's!
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Post Tue Nov 07, 2006 3:18 pm

Tim Alexander's old pork pies from the Pork Soda/Seas of Cheese albums are some of the nicest all around drums I've ever heard.

Danny Carey's drums on all the Tool albums (except Opiate, not really digging them all too much) sound sick.

I personally dig Brad Wilk (Rage Against the Machine) sound on Evil Empire...I think it's super solid.

and of course Dave Lombardo...just the sickest bastard ever!!!!
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Post Tue Nov 07, 2006 3:27 pm


Bass drum sound would have to be Leche from As Blood Runs Black, The Rev from avenged sevenfold, or Chris Adler from Lamb of God.

Tom sound would be David Mackintosh from Dragonforce and Jordan Mancino of As I Lay Dying

Snare sound would be the drummer from the Black Dahlia Murder wutever his name is lol
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Post Tue Nov 07, 2006 3:28 pm

I agree with all those.

But i do think that Daniel Svenson's drums sound awesome all around.There perfect for metal.

Mike Portnoys toms and bass sound is near perfection.

And Chris Adlers new bass's and toms sound is exceptianal for metal.His set sounds incredible.

I dont know,theres so many and they all have a great sound.Butit seems that alot of metal drummers have awesome bass sounds cause thats a major role in metal today for drummers.
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Post Tue Nov 07, 2006 3:34 pm

Alex Gonzalez from the latin band (Mana) hes an amazing drummer and has showman style and very explosive .the album of "cuando los angeles lloran" this dudes toms are just out of this world . check em out guys ;D

*Chris adler snare (mapex black panther) YEAH!!!
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Post Tue Nov 07, 2006 4:51 pm

David Silveria of KoRn's Toms
Dave lombardo's Bass drums
Carter Beaufords Snare
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Post Tue Nov 07, 2006 5:28 pm

You guys ever hear of DREDGE? His snare sounds good. ABE CUNNINGHAM's from the DEFTONES has a nice kick. Listen to his stuff on a ghood stereo really loud and you'll agree. I think Stefan from CONFESSOR has a very cool and unique kit and drum style. I like the open G2 sound of TOMAS HAAKE from MESHUGGAH's toms.
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Post Tue Nov 07, 2006 6:04 pm

I also agree that Portnoys has the nicest sounding toms and bass drums...i also like his snare
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Post Tue Nov 07, 2006 7:13 pm

Well, I'll go with Chris Alder because his drums sound sick and because I'm partial to Mapex.

And Gustav Elowson from Crimson Moonlight has some good sounding drums too.

I also like the snares from Avenged Sevenfold and 311.
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Post Tue Nov 07, 2006 7:19 pm

Dave Grohl's drums on Nevermind are the nicest sounding drums I can think of.
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Post Tue Nov 07, 2006 7:34 pm

Dave Weckl....clear and crisp.
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Post Tue Nov 07, 2006 9:16 pm

Jordison has my favorite snare sound-Carry has my favorite Bass sound..
Beauford has my favorite tom sound..Bonham has my favorite floortom sound...That sound would be my dream kit!
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Post Thu Nov 09, 2006 7:19 am

Danny Carey, Josh Freese I also like the way Bernard Purdie's drums sound on his old recordings (Soul Drums etc...)
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