Who is the best international rock drummer of 2017?

Rock music is in rude health right now, from veteran acts touring their hits around the globe to exciting new bands injecting their drum and guitar-fuelled fury into the genre’s throbbing veins.

At the beating heart of every great rock band is an equally great drummer, keeping the rhythm with style and delivering attitude and showmanship that would make Keith Moon proud.

Best international rock drummer is one of the biggest categories this year, and rightly so, as 2017 has delivered some spectacular tours and albums. But which rock drummer was part of your 2017 musical highlight? Get voting!

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Last year’s winner: Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers)

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