Greatest Metal Drummer

Tommy Lee vs. Mike Bordin – Greatest Metal Drummer, Round 1
Wildman Tommy Lee is known for many talents, but first and foremost he's a renowned hard-hitting force behind the kit in legendary hard rock outfit Mötley Crüe. One of his most famed drumming feats is when his drum kit would be lifted into the air and spun 360 degrees while he perform…
Clive Burr vs. Mikkey Dee – Greatest Metal Drummer, Round 1
Clive Burr may not have an overwhelming catalog to draw from like other drummers in this competition, but his work on the first three Iron Maiden albums have made a long-lasting impact. Burr was a madman behind the kit, sending his limbs flying across it on songs like ‘Genghis Khan&CloseCurlyQ…
Bill Ward vs. Vinny Appice – Greatest Metal Drummer, Round 1
This one is an intriguing matchup. In one corner, we have Black Sabbath founding member Bill Ward. The human octopus provided the backbone for the pioneers of heavy metal. His playing ranges from mind-altering drum fills to incredible restraint in keeping pace with the varied rhythms of To…