11 greatest drummers ever: MIKE PORTNOY's picks

Between his work in Dream Theater, Liquid Tension Experiment,  the Winery Dogs, Avenged Sevenfold and more, Mike Portnoy has earned his reputation as one of heavy music's most prolific drum virtuosos. But who are the rock percussionists that inspire him? We had Portnoy pick who he believes are the 11 greatest drummers of all time, and his selections were all over the map — from Rush's Neil Peart to Metallica's Lars Ulrich. Watch now. 

March 8, 2023