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    10 Best Rock Drummers Ever?

    Dave Grohl (and Ringo Starr) fans, go take 1mg of Klonopin and come back in an hour.

    1. Neil Peart

    A lot of media publications and sites have of course written "top ten drummer" stories, but Buzzfeed hadn't. Well, now BuzzFeed has a drummer-writer.

    My qualifications? I began playing drums right out the womb, according to my father. I used to arrange the pots and pans around me on the floor in a semi-circle, and pound on them with wooden spoons. Now, my dad's one of the biggest bullshitters in the world, but my mom backs up the story.

    I got my first real set when I was six, a used Ludwig 4-piece my parents bought for $100. I shit my pants (probably literally) when I saw it. I took six years of lessons from an old jazz drummer who taught me a thing of two.

    I was "first snare" in my high school concert and marching bands (hold the applause).

    I played in 6 shitty bands between the ages of 15-28, including one punk band that was less shitty than the others. My favorite show ever was a CYO church hall dance in my South Jersey hometown when I was 16, and we played "Freebird" as an encore. I never sweated more in my life, and that church never again hosted a band dance.

    I now play drums on my desk and the floor at work, and drive my BuzzFeed co-workers insane — particularly Editor-In-Chief Ben Smith.

    2. Keith Moon

    3. John Bonham

    4. Ginger Baker

    5. Danny Carey

    6. Dave Lombardo

    7. Stewart Copeland

    8. ?uestlove (Ahmir Thompson)

    9. Janet Weiss

    10. Danny Seraphine