top 5 drum fills of all time

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  1. Jessenoah

    Jessenoah Senior Member

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    Just my opinion, but I feel these are the 5 best drum fills of all time, please feel free to voice your opinion!

    3:15-3:19
    not really a cool fill, but the effects make it on the list.
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkADj0TPrJA]YouTube - Phil Collins - In The Air Tonight (Official Video)[/ame]

    2:30-2:32
    plenty of good drum licks from a great drummer, the whole song is full of great licks but this triplet is one of my favorites.
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYdq0ABH3so]YouTube - Jimi Hendrix - Manic Depression[/ame]

    2:22-2:25
    Brian May's crying guitar gives me shivers down my spine, then Roger Taylor's drum fill just breaks my back
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMnjF1O4eH0]YouTube - Queen - 'Fat Bottomed Girls'[/ame]

    2:33-2:45
    I am guilty of doing air drums every time I hear this on the radio
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7DFsBcVMDA]YouTube - Rush- Tom Sawyer[/ame]

    8:00-the end
    The song that got me into zeppelin, with such a power house ending, big power chords, big drum fills, and edges out other all the great bohnom chops in my book!
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpeADt5cHA0]YouTube - Led Zeppelin- How Many More Times (STUDIO VERSION)[/ame]
     
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    Drew224 "Obvious BS Artist" V.I.P. Member

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    I can't argue with that list, although I'm not too into Phil Collins.
     
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    Every fill in Achilles' Last Stand.
     
  4. Nicky

    Nicky On The Road Less Traveled Premium Member

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    Ringo's solo in "The End" is short enough to be called a fill.
     
  5. mdubya

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    Jim Fox is a monster on this whole song. Stand out bits at 1:13-1:20 and 1:55-2:03.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uN4b1jUN5lc]YouTube - The James Gang Walk Away[/ame]

    Mitch on Manic Depression is just off the charts.

    Ginger Baker is machine like (not in a bad way, in an awesome way). Killer fills at 1:15 and 1:35-2:00. :shock:

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOWVg0AoHWE]YouTube - Cream- Steppin' Out (BBC Sessions)[/ame]

    There is too much in this one song to single out any certain fill. Absolute genius from Moon the Loon. Master.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k0l8xRRDAOQ]YouTube - The Who 'A Quick One While He's Away' On the Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus.mp4[/ame]
     
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    morats8up Senior Member

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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UeQsZOQqO6I]YouTube - Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Karn Evil 9[/ame]
     
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    pa bam boom pa pa shatrouse. hearing the silence between beats is the beauty of it. but maybe its the beat itself. only u decide.
     
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    bfcg Senior Member

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    All great stuff but I have to give a special thanks to mdubya for that Who vid.
    It's been too long since I broke out the Live at Leeds. Gonna dig up the vinyl tomorrow.
     
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    My two favorite drum fills are actually on the white album, I'd post them but the youtube quality doesn't really let it be heard. The first is Paul's drumming on back in the ussr, really energetic all the way through but during the last verse when the lead guitar is doing a bend on the B string at fret 20, while the high e is being played at the 17th fret, at around 2:16 seconds before the chorus starts there's this awesome fill that booms through my system. The other is the track "I'm so tired" It's not really a fill, but the way the drums are played during thr chorus, it's a slow but loud thump, like a drawl almost keeping everything going.
     
  10. Drew224

    Drew224 "Obvious BS Artist" V.I.P. Member

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    Jimmy Chamberlain did some amazing stuff.
     
  11. jcsk8

    jcsk8 Senior Member

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    As a drummer, I like:
    Ledzep - Rock nĀ“Roll
    Sepultura - Territory
    Dave Brubeck - Take five
    Guns - You could be mine
    U2 - Sunday bloody sunday

    None by technique or speed only, but for beeing remarkable, eficient and good taste.
     
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    Double post.
     
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    :thumb::dude::thumb::dude::thumb:

    Not too much into Phil Collins either, bit EVERYONE seems to know that drum part:laugh2:
     
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    I only have one

    around 7:30

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHhrZgojY1Q&feature=related]YouTube - The Who - Won't Get Fooled Again[/ame]
     
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    I always thought Niel's fill @ 6:42 is one of the best.

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQPHsONF_tE"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQPHsONF_tE[/ame]

    Check out Bonzo @ ~ 8:10 through the end of the song.
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hW_WLxseq0o&feature=related"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hW_WLxseq0o&feature=related[/ame]
     
  16. Jessenoah

    Jessenoah Senior Member

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    I always liked this one as well

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cEPydnb0Ns]YouTube - ANIMAL - MUPPET SHOW[/ame]


    haha
     
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    Win ! :D

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8__EwAT8VM]YouTube - The Ventures Live: Wipe Out / pixelmuttz.blogspot.com[/ame]
     
  18. LongLostBrother71

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    listen to the drums on this. billy cobham is so sick.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujcYw2QTPzM]YouTube - Mahavishnu Orchestra: you know you know[/ame]
     
  19. Nicky

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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDZqmF3zS04]Cream, "Sunshine of Your Love"[/ame]

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ufdx5EwVdro]Cream, "Strange Brew"[/ame]
     

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