11 incredible drum solos

The beat goes on


The drummer is the heartbeat of songs, no pun intended. The driving sound turns up the motor on so many pieces of music and you need to have the writer person in the right place on the right song.

Alex Van Halen, Van Halen: "Hot for Teacher"


John Bonham, Led Zeppelin: "Moby Dick"

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Mel Taylor, The Ventures: "Wipe Out"

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Keith Moon, The Who: "Won't Get Fooled Again"

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Taylor Hawkins, Foo Fighters: "Rope"

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Neil Peart, Rush: "Tom Sawyer"


Ringo Starr, The Beatles: "The End"

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John Bonham, Led Zeppelin: "Rock and Roll"

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Meg White, The White Stripes: "Seven Nation Army"


Jimmy Sullivan, Avenged Sevenfold: "Beast and the Harlot"

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Phil Collins: "In the Air Tonight"

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