Music Radar – The Best Rock Drummers of 2022


Music Radar Awards

“A tragic but redemptive year for rock drumming…”

The tragic death of Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins in March was the unwanted inflection point of rock drumming’s 2022, so it’s fitting that many of your votes went to players who starred in this summer’s emotional tribute concerts.

You might recognise the Top 3…

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1, Roger Taylor (Queen)
Roger Taylor is – obviously – bonafide rock royalty. “I’m getting toward the end of my career now,” the Queen drummer recently told billboard, “but I’m still at work and loving it, really enjoying it.”

2. Taylor Hawkins (Foo Fighters)
3. Rufus Taylor (The Darkness)