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Published: 2014/04/02

Questlove, Dave Grohl, Adam Deitch Up For Drummies Readers’ Choice Awards

The finalists for this year’s 2014 Drummies include the likes of Questlove, Dave Grohl, Adam Deitch, Chad Smith and many more. The Roots’ drummer garnered two nominations for Best Funk Drummer as well as Best Hip-Hop Drummer. Grohl is up for BEst Alternative Drummer along with Tim Alexander of Primus, Sean Kinney (Alice in Chains) and Erin Tate (Minus the Bear). Deitch and Galactic’s Stanton Moore join Questlove and David Garibaldi in the Best Funk Drummer category as well.

Other nominations of note include Steve Jordan of John Mayer Trio up for Best Blues Drummer as well as Soundgarden’s new drummer Matt Chamberlain who garnered a nomination for Best Session Drummer. Karl Perazzo, Daniel de los Reyes (Zac Brown Band) and The Roots’ Frankie Knuckles also earned nominations on the percussion side.

To see a full list of nominees, click here.

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really April 3, 2014, 09:11:56

wow josh freeze has got to be the best session drummer in the last 10 years for sure! And plays with like every band and fills in for so many drummers etc.

Jess April 4, 2014, 02:27:21

Actually, no, Matt Chamberlain is the best session drummer in the last 10 years. Josh is great, yes, but look at Chamberlain’s discography compared to Freese’s. Huge difference. Both are great but, MC is greater.

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