Drumming Along to the “Music Timeline” of Rock [Video]

Posted on: June 6th, 2012 at 11:32 am by

The long-running joke among music geeks is targeted toward drummers. There are multiple variations, but our music teacher back in the day told it like this – how do you get a drummer to stop playing…you put music in front of him/her.

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Outside the orchestra and in the realm of rock, we all know a drummer can truly make or break a band. Think of the music soundscape without the likes of Keith Moon, John Bonham, Neil Peart, Dave Grohl, or Mike Portnoy (and, dare we say Ringo?).

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Professional drummer Sasa Macek decided to undergo the monumental task of chronicling pop drumming through the decades, beginning with Elvis and the Beatles and concluding with Skrillex. His “Music Timeline” video is definitely worth five minutes of your time today.

Which begs the inevitable question that fuels so many drunken arguments – Keith Moon or Bonzo?

[via Mashable]

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