heh this is gunna sound funny cuz i listen to everything rock but...Angels & Airwaves, American Head Charge, Killswitch Engage, Porcupine Tree(which i think all drummers should listen to), As I Lay Dying, All that Remains, As Blood Runs Black, Opeth, Underoath, Everytime I Die, Dave Matthews Band
I have a lot of music in my arsenal i constantly listen to so...
my top 3 favorite bands are: Shadows Fall, Scars of Tomorrow, HIMSA
I also like Sepultura, The Acacia Strain, Parkway Drive, Light this city, Hatebreed, Icepick, First Blood, Caliban, Trivium, Demon Hunter, Fear Factory, Aerosmith, Van Halen, Def Leppard, Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne, ILL Nino, Opeth, Unearth, Becoming the Archetype, Pantera, Diecast, Darkest Hour, Still Remains, Bullet for my valentine
there sure is alot of metal fans here, lol. I love metal too. My Current favorite stuff is anything Dennis Chambers plays drums on, Toto, Joe Satriani, As I Lay Dying, The Ramones. Yeah, i'm listening to alot of that stuff right now.
Rush at the top with everything else in second place
Emerson Lake and Palmer
Liquid Tension Experiment
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers
Frank Zappa and the mothers of invention
Many more, and a lot of solo artists not in bands...