which pearl jam drummer you guys prefer?

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Post Mon Nov 20, 2006 5:36 pm

i feel kind of stupid saying that i liked irons the best, but abruzzese is right behind him.
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Post Tue Nov 21, 2006 5:46 am

drumsmith1 wrote:I really like Camerons playing with Soundgarden, but I would have to say Abruzzese fit Pearl Jam the best. They're first cd was by far the best one they put out.

Dave is not on their first CD. They sacked the drummer on the first CD after recording it. For reasons unknown. I heard he was a negative influence on the band.
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Post Tue Nov 21, 2006 8:27 am

Dale wrote:But my favourite Pearl Jam drummer only recorded some live clips. Matt Chamberlain. He's a very fine drummer indeed.

I don't care for PJ one little bit, but I'd always thought Matt Chamberlin had something to do with them early on-
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Post Sat May 12, 2007 1:59 pm

I have to say that I pretty much stopped listening to Pearl Jam after Vitalogy but Ive heard the singles that theyve put out since. I loved Matt in Soundgarden but for PJ Id have to go with Dave.
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Post Sun May 13, 2007 8:08 am

neither! god I hate that band and always have!
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Post Sun May 13, 2007 4:41 pm

Dave Abruzerenglieirhtgle%&#$.

I love his drumming on "Vs."...come on..."Dissident", "Glorified G"...
Also love the tune "Not for you". I'm not a huge fan of PJ, but they were at their best back when they had Dave.

I love Matt Cameron though...and Soundgarden was a much better band than PJ. Spoonman, motherfucker! :lol:
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Post Wed May 16, 2007 10:41 am

In high school, I was the biggest Pear Jam fan in the world. I was bummed when they fired Abbruzzesse, but I wound up liking Jack Irons all the same, and I think Matt Cameron was the best. Looking back, I don't see why I liked Abbruzzesse that much. In fact, I don't like his style at all anymore, and I don't like Pearl Jam either. They got way too political and I'm sick of their music. I still think Matt Cameron is a good drummer though. He makes odd time signatures sound easy. Even though I don't like Pearl Jam anymore, Matt Cameron's Soundgarden and Pearl Jam recordings probably have a had a bigger influence on my drumming than anything else.
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Post Wed May 16, 2007 5:58 pm

you forgot Dave Krusen. he was the one who played on Ten. my personal favorite of the pearl jam drummers. but i'm also a big fan of matt cameron (mostly his work with soundgarden)
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Post Mon May 28, 2007 7:34 am

dave krusen was always my favourite as well. abbruzzese wasn't as slick, but i dug the way he was a lot heavier cymbal wise which was cool.
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Post Fri Jun 08, 2007 9:38 am

I heard Ten the other day. It was driving me nuts because Krusen plays the same beat on every song. I loved it back in the day and now it seems so dull to me.
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Post Sat Jun 09, 2007 4:37 pm

I thought Dave Abruzzese was the most tasty in what he played. All the little intricate ghost notes and splashes he played were great. I thought Jack Irons was the worst. He has a horrible feel...yuk!
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Post Sat Jun 09, 2007 4:41 pm

downshifter99 wrote:Dave Abruuzese with Pearl Jam
Matt Cameron with sound Garden

Matt's awesome but pearl jam's no-where near Sound Garden so,therefore matt is limited.

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Post Sat Jun 16, 2007 11:46 pm

screamkevin wrote:I prefer Abruzzese. I thought he got a really raw deal the way he got fired from PJ. Check out his stuff with Green Romance Orchestra, it's really cool. He's an awesome drummer. Cameron is really amazing, though.