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Post Mon Mar 05, 2007 4:02 am

Almost forgot too, Steve Flynn from Atheist. Brilliant drummer, who manages to get fantastic groove into metal songs.

Check this out:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNWhqyaLOJk

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Post Sat Mar 31, 2007 12:13 pm

I'd have to say that the best drummer I have seen live would have to be Joey Jordison. Great live drumming.
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Post Sat Mar 31, 2007 1:37 pm

my favorite drummer to watch is Russell Simms from The John Spencer Blues Explosion. He's WILD!
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Post Sun Apr 01, 2007 6:16 am

danny carey or billy cobham
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Post Sun Apr 01, 2007 7:42 am

i cant choose just one but one of my favs was seeing danny carey of tool.

Others:
bill ward of sabbath
matt mcdonough of mudvayne
chris adler of lamb of god
dave lombardo of slayer
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Post Sun Apr 01, 2007 7:45 am

i am gonna have to go with terry bozzio. i was fortunate enought to see missing persons in their hayday and i have also seen 2 clinics and recently the unbelievable Zappa Plays Zappa show. WOW WHAT A SHOW!
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Post Sun Apr 01, 2007 7:46 am

I've seen several within the last few years that really blew me away: Mike Portnoy, Danny Carey, Joey Jordison, Chris Adler, Keith Carlock, Zoro, the list goes on... But hands down, the most perplexing and generally bad-ass drummer I have ever seen was Rodney Holmes at the Modern Drummer Festival in 2005. He totally blew away my previous thoughts on 4-way independence. You can catch most of his section on the Modern Drummer DVD for that year, but seeing it firsthand was the experience of a lifetime.
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Post Sun Apr 01, 2007 7:53 am

I'll let you guys know after I go see Rush on June 27th. But if I wasnt going, I would have to say Shannon Larkin.
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Post Sun Apr 01, 2007 8:00 am

Lately anyways, it was JJ Johnson for john mayer, he played a all white ludwig. Most of the grooves are simple for the most part, and somewhat slow. But man what a player.
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Post Sun Apr 01, 2007 8:42 am

saw martin lopez twice while he was still with opeth ... probably my favorite so far. very well rounded drummer.
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Post Sun Apr 01, 2007 9:12 am

?uestlove biotchs he is amazing
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Post Sun Apr 01, 2007 9:17 am

[quote="loop"]So who's the best drummer you've gotten to see play live? Clinic, concert, in their garage, doesn't matter.

Best drummer live: Brooks Wackerman with Bad Religiion

Best Clinic: Dave Weckl

Best Video: Dennis Chambers
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Post Sun Apr 01, 2007 9:20 am

Mine would have to be Tris Imboden from chicogo. I saw them at red rocks a few years back. The hole band is amazing. Especialy the pipe section..
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Post Sun Apr 01, 2007 10:32 am

Crutey - Full Scale - Because he buys me beers and we drank alot together! :D
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Post Sun Apr 01, 2007 11:02 am

Believe it or not, Rick Allen. The guy did a solo and his facility with one arm was spellbinding. Sounded like he had 2 arms. I was mezmerized by his technique the whole time.
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