English musician, singer, and songwriter, Ringo Starr, gained international fame as the drummer for the rock band, the Beatles. Raised by a single mother, he had a difficult childhood. He sought solace in music and it became his vocation. After finding success with the Beatles, he embarked on a solo career as well.
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11 Jack Irons
Kang Min-hyuk is a South Korean singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. He is best known for his association with the popular rock band CNBLUE, for which he plays the drums. Also known for his philanthropic efforts, Kang Min-hyuk donated 10 million won to help those affected by forest fires in Sokcho and Goseong County.
13 Marky Ramone
Marky Ramone is a drummer best known for creating his own band Marky Ramone and the Intruders. Born as Marc Steven Bell, he adopted the name Marky Ramone when he joined the band the Ramones as a young man. He has also performed for a number of other punk rock and heavy metal bands.
17 Sandy West
19 Steve Jocz
20 Tony Allen
21 Nora En Pure
South African-born Daniela Di Lillo, or Nora En Pure, grew up in Switzerland, where she was introduced to music as a child. Now a world-renowned sensation in electronic music, she is known as the Queen of Deep House. The International Dance Music Award winner was previously also part of the Helvetic Nerds.
22 Don Dokken
Don Dokken is a singer and musician known for being the founder and frontman of the band Dokken. His vibrato-laden, melodic vocal style made him a popular figure in the American heavy metal/glam metal scene. He enjoyed a successful stint with the band before parting ways to pursue a solo career. Several years later, he reformed the band.
23 Ashton Irwin
Ashton Irwin is an Australian musician and singer-songwriter best known for his association with the famous pop-rock band, 5 Seconds of Summer (5SOS). In 2020, he was adjudged the third-Best Rock Drummers In The World Right Now by the popular music website, MusicRadar. Over the years, Ashton Irwin has been vocal about his struggles with substance abuse and alcoholism.
24 Joe Morello
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Kjetil-Vidar Haraldstad is a Norwegian musician and drummer best known for his association with popular black metal bands 1349 and Satyricon. Over the years, he has also contributed to the success of many other bands including Gorgoroth and Keep of Kalessin. He is counted among the most proficient and fastest drummers in the history of extreme metal and black metal.