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Post Thu Dec 14, 2006 12:14 am

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Post Thu Dec 14, 2006 12:19 am

Taylor Hawkins and Dave Grohl are the drummers that influenced me
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Post Thu Dec 14, 2006 2:04 am

My top influences consist of:

Neil Peart-Rush
Mike Portnoy-Dream Theater
John Bonham-Zeppelin
Lars Ulrich-Metallica
Steven Alder-GNR
Keith Moon-The Who
Ian Paice-Deep Purple
Travis Barker-Box Car Racer
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Dave Weckl
Chad Succherman-Styx
Phil Ehart-Kansas
Buddy Rich
Gene Krupa
etc.. 8)
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Post Thu Dec 14, 2006 2:18 am

For me it'd have to be Bonzo, Stewart Copeland, Chad Smith, Buddy Rich, Gene Krupa, Josh Freese, Tony Williams, and Trav Dempsey. Those who dont know trav, check out a band called the living end. He used to play for them.
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Post Thu Dec 14, 2006 2:41 am

Gene Hoglan - Strapping Young Lad, Dark Angel, Devin Townsend
Cozy Powell - Rainbow, Black Sabbath
Vinnie Appice - Dio, Black Sabbath
John Bonham - Led Zepplin
Bill Ward - Black Sabbath
Raymond Herrera - Fear Factory
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Post Thu Dec 14, 2006 2:54 am

buddy rich hands down buddy rich
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Post Thu Dec 14, 2006 3:23 am

Danny Carey - Best drummer ever
Josh Freese - For all his work
Simon Phillips - Amazing sound and skill
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Post Thu Dec 14, 2006 7:15 am

Tony Williams :!:
Chad Wackerman
Joey Baron
Philly Joe Jones
Gary Husband
Airto Moreira

Of course John Bonham, Mitch Mitchell, Neil Peart, Bill Kreutzmann
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Post Thu Dec 21, 2006 10:24 pm

i counldnt agree with you more all of those r amazing.
but mine are.
Danny Carey-Tool
Travis Barker-Blink 182
Vinnie Paul-Pantera-Damage Plan
Jordon-As I Lay Dying
Bill Ward-Black Sabbath
The Rev-Avenge Sevenfold
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Post Fri Dec 22, 2006 12:31 am

as far as true inspiration.
Derek Roddy ( Hate Eternal, Nile)
Jeremy Kolias ( Nile)
Kasey Grillo (Kamelot)
Travis Barker( blink 182 and various others)
Buddy Rich ( speaks for himself)
Hannes Grossmann (Necrophagist)
these are the main d rummers that inspire me. all are very talented in many different genres.
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Post Sat Dec 23, 2006 10:53 am

Hey guys, i'm new to the group.
my main influences are:
John Bonham - (Bonzo by far rules!)
Dave Abbruzesse - ex Pearl Jam
JP Gaster - Clutch
Abe Laboriel Jr. - Paul MaCartney, studio great
Jimmy Chamberlain - Smashing Pumpkins
Dennis Chambers
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Post Sat Dec 23, 2006 5:16 pm

If i look back at when I was first starting out, Tre Cool, Chad Smith, Dave Grohl, Lars Ulrich and Ron Welty. Now Jeff Porcaro, Buddy Rich, Vinnie C, Dave Weckl, Thomas lang, Stevie Wonder.

Started off with the bands and drummers I'd jam too, but as time progressed and i learnt more I found a whole shed load of new influences.
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Post Mon Dec 25, 2006 1:29 am

I'm gonna try to stay out of the "Bonham isnt great by today's standards" remarks. Its not really about how technical you play. You guys keep the calisthenics, I'll keep the guys who play with feel and move a song.

Most guys who think they can play Bonham arent playing what he played right in the first place.

Other influences would include:

Clyde Stubblefield, John "Jabo" Starks, and Melvin Parker from James Brown
Andre Fischer and John "JR" Robinson from Rufus.
Dave Abbruzzese
Chad Smith

Kenny Arnoff
Carter Beuford
Phil Collins
Danny Carey
Dennis Chambers
Steward Copeland
Brad Wilk
Dave Weckyl
Omar Hakim
Max Roach
Art Blakey
Steve Gadd
Ginger Baker
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Post Mon Dec 25, 2006 12:41 pm

This is pretty difficult to answer because every drummer or percussionist I've heard has influenced me. Some have influenced me to play unlike them. I've heard drummers make mistakes on gigs, such as playing as a 'drummer' as opposed to playing as a musician. Sadly I feel this is something many drummers never escape. Thinking only in terms of the drums is a pretty singular and narrow world in which to live.

I have been inspired by the regular names, Rich, Krupa, Morello, Gadd etc etc.

But at this stage of life I am not very interested in that. What inspires me is a new rhythm. Not a drummer. I am a fan of rhythms.
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Post Mon Dec 25, 2006 5:42 pm

mine range kinda...

gene hoglan

lars ulrich (early metallica)

paul bastaph

dave lombardo

vinnie paul

dino sex

buddy rich

gene krupa

derek roddy