Taurus Drummers

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 1 
Alex van Halen
(The Drummer and Co-Founder of the Rock Band 'Van Halen')

Alex van Halen
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Birthdate: May 8, 1953
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Alex Van Halen is an American musician known for his drumming skills. He is credited with co-founding the now-defunct band, Van Halen. The band's self-titled debut album influenced several musicians in hard rock at the time of its release in 1978. Alex is also credited with coining the term brown sound, which was usually associated with his late-brother Eddie's guitar.

 2 
Phil Rudd
(Drummer, best known as the drummer of AC/DC across three stints)

Phil Rudd
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Birthdate: May 19, 1954
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

 3 
Danny Carey
(Drummer, Jazz musician)

Danny Carey
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Birthdate: May 10, 1961
Birthplace: Lawrence
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Bill Ward
(drummer)

Bill Ward
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Birthdate: May 5, 1948
Birthplace: Aston, Birmingham, England
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 5 
Joey Ramone
(Lead vocalist of the punk rock band the Ramones)

Joey Ramone
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Birthdate: May 19, 1951
Birthplace: Forest Hills, New York, United States
Died: April 15, 2001
Joey Ramone revolutionized punk rock with his band the Ramones. He was known for his distinctive hiccups, croons, and snarls, which he incorporated in his songs. He was also part of the activist group Artists United Against Apartheid. He died at 49, after a 7-year struggle with lymphoma.

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Mike Portnoy
(Drummer, Musician, Singer, Record producer, Composer)

Mike Portnoy
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Birthdate: April 20, 1967
Birthplace: Long Beach

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Bill Bruford
(Drummer)

Bill Bruford
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Birthdate: May 17, 1949
Birthplace: Sevenoaks, England
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Jim Keltner
(Musician)

Jim Keltner
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Birthdate: April 27, 1942
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

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Bill Kreutzmann
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Birthdate: May 7, 1946
Birthplace: Palo Alto, California, United States

 10 
Eric Singer
(Drummer)

Eric Singer
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Birthdate: May 12, 1958
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

 11 
Kian Egan
(Singer)

Kian Egan
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Birthdate: April 29, 1980
Birthplace: Sligo, Ireland

 12 
Butch Trucks
(Musician)

Butch Trucks
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Birthdate: May 11, 1947
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.
Died: January 24, 2017

 13 
Sly Dunbar
(Musician)

Sly Dunbar
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Birthdate: May 10, 1952
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

Sly Dunbar is a Jamaican drummer and musician known for his contribution to the prolific reggae and rhythm section production duo, Sly and Robbie. Dunbar and Robbie are also credited with founding a popular record label named Taxi Records, which has seen releases from international artists like Beenie Man. In 2011, Dunbar was featured in the documentary Reggae Got Soul.

 14 
Chris Frantz
(Drummer)

Chris Frantz
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Birthdate: May 8, 1951
Birthplace: Fort Campbell, Kentucky, U.S.

 15 
Doug Clifford
(Drummer)

Doug Clifford
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Birthdate: April 24, 1945
Birthplace: Palo Alto, California, United States

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Narada Michael Walden
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Birthdate: April 23, 1952
Birthplace: Kalamazoo, Michigan, U.S.

 17 
Billy Cobham
(Drummer)

Billy Cobham
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Birthdate: May 16, 1944
Birthplace: Colón, Panama

 18 

Christoph Schneider
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Birthdate: May 11, 1966
Birthplace: Pankow, Berlin, Germany
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Jukka Nevalainen
(Metal drummer who is known for his work with the bands Nightwish and Sethian.)

Jukka Nevalainen
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Birthdate: April 21, 1978
Birthplace: Kitee, Finland

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Shannon Larkin
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Birthdate: April 24, 1967
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 21 
Prairie Prince
(Musician)

Prairie Prince
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Birthdate: May 7, 1950
Birthplace: Charlotte

 22 
Ray Barretto
(Percussionist)

Ray Barretto
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Birthdate: April 29, 1929
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 17, 2006
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Branden Steineckert
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Birthdate: April 21, 1978
Birthplace: Pocatello

 24 
Joe Porcaro
(Former jazz drummer)

Joe Porcaro
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Birthdate: April 29, 1930
Birthplace: New Britain, Connecticut, United States
Died: July 6, 2020

 25 

Udo Lindenberg
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Birthdate: May 17, 1946
Birthplace: Gronau, Germany

 26 
Martin Lopez
(Drummer, Member and co-founder of progressive metal supergroup Soen)

Martin Lopez
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Birthdate: May 20, 1978
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

 27 
Dennis Chambers
(Musician)

Dennis Chambers
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Birthdate: May 9, 1959
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

 28 
Joey Waronker
(Record producer)

Joey Waronker
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Birthdate: May 20, 1969
Birthplace: Los Angeles

 29 
Awilo Longomba
(Musician)

Awilo Longomba
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Birthdate: May 5, 1962
Birthplace: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 30 
Travis Smith
(drummer, musician)

Travis Smith
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Birthdate: April 29, 1982
Birthplace: Bainbridge

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Ingo Schwichtenberg
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Birthdate: May 18, 1965
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: March 8, 1995

 32 
Jonas Renkse
(Singer-songwriter, Musician)

Jonas Renkse
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Birthdate: May 19, 1975
Birthplace: Hägersten, Stockholm, Sweden

 33 
Charley Drayton
(Multi-instrumentalist and producer, known primarily as a drummer)

Charley Drayton
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Birthdate: May 9, 1965
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 34 
Shawn Drover
(Drummer)

Shawn Drover
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Birthdate: May 5, 1966
Birthplace: Montreal

 35 
Peter Jones
(Drummer)

Peter Jones
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Birthdate: April 21, 1963
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: May 18, 2012

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Suresh Peters
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Birthdate: April 26, 1968
Birthplace: Chennai, India

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Cheikha Rimitti
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Birthdate: May 8, 1923
Birthplace: Tessala, Algeria
Died: May 15, 2006

 38 
Christian Coma
(Musician, Actor)

Christian Coma
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Birthdate: April 21, 1985
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

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Osvaldo Fattoruso
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Birthdate: May 12, 1948
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay
Died: July 29, 2012

Osvaldo Fattoruso was a Uruguayan musician who is credited with introducing rock music in Latin America. He is best remembered for creating a fusion between rock, jazz, and African rhythms. Osvaldo Fattoruso is also known as the brother of famous composer and multi-instrumentalist Hugo Fattoruso.