Best Female Drummers

Only the Best Female Drummers, the most talented among all the women that play the drums!

In this section of Zero to Drum you will find the BIO of all the Best Female Drummers, curated by the team of Zero to Drum All about Drums and Drumming.

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Elaine Hoffman Watts

Elaine Hoffman Watts – A Legendary Klezmer Drummer

Elaine Hoffman Watts is a klezmer drummer who has been performing since the early 1990s. She has played with some of the most well-known klezmer bands, including The Klezmatics and The Flying Bulgar Klezmer Band. Elaine’s drumming style is based on traditional klezmer rhythms, but she also incorporates elements of jazz and rock. Beginning in

Amy Farina

Amy Farina – The Balance of Powerfull Drummer

Amy Farina is a drummer from Washington, D.C. Farina has played drums and sings in the Indie rock duo The Evens, which includes her husband, Ian MacKaye. Farina is an extremely talented drummer and is considered one of the best drummers in the Indie music scene. She has a unique and powerful style that sets

Abby Caulk

Abby Caulk – a Great Role Model for Young Female Drummers

Abby Caulk is a 30-year old drumming pro from Virginia who started the YouTube channel Abshow to share her secrets and skills. She has been playing drums for 17 years. Abby Caulk Youtube Channel Abby started playing drums at the age of 13 and was inspired to start a YouTube channel after watching other successful

Adrienne Davies

Adrienne Davies – Amazing All Rounder Drummer

Adrienne Davies is a drummer and percussionist of the drone metal band Earth. Davies is a classically trained percussionist with a degree in classical music from University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has been playing drums since age 11 and picked up the guitar when she was 22. Adrienne Davies has been influenced by

Torry Castellano

Torry Castellano – A Talented Percussionist and Drummer

Torry Castellano is an American percussionist and the former drummer of The Donnas. She announced her retirement from drumming in July 2010. She was born on January 8, 1979, in Newark, New Jersey. Torry Castellano – The Drummer of The Donna Torry Castellano was the drummer of all-girl hard rock band The Donnas from 1995

Nandi Bushell

Nandi Bushell – A Great Talented Young Drummer

Nandi Bushell is a British-Zulu musician of South African descent and social media celebrity. She is best known for her drumming skill, performing covers of popular rock songs. She was born on 28 April 2010. She had drawn the attention of several musicians including Questlove, Lenny Kravitz, Dave Grohl, and Matt Bellamy for her drumming

Lori Barbero

Lori Barbero – Best Punk Rock Drummer

Lori Anne Barbero is an American musician and singer who rose to notoriety as the drummer of the Minneapolis-based punk rock band Babes in Toyland, which she joined in 1987. She was born on November 27, 1961, in Minnesota. Lori Barbero was the drummer for Babes in Toyland, which became one of the most popular

Monika Fikerle

Monika fikerle – Great Drummer with Quirky Drumming Style

Monika Fikerle is an Australian musician and multi-instrumentalist, most noted for her “energetic” and “quirky” drumming style. Monika began playing drums at the age of 10 and was soon gigging with various local bands. Monika Fikerle Early Years Monika Fikerle began her music career in Hobart in 1995, becoming Sea Scouts‘ drummer after having taken

Emily Dolan Davies

Emily Dolan Davies – Role Model for Young Girls

Emily Dolan Davies is a UK-based drummer. She was born 4 June 1987 and is widely known for her work with The Darkness, Bryan Ferry, Kim Wilde, and is currently the house drummer on ITV’s The Voice Kids. Emily Dolan Davies is an extremely talented and well-respected drummer. She has had an impressive career thus


Florrie, Multi Talented Drummer and Composer

Florrie is a singer, songwriter, drummer, multi-instrumentalist, and producer. She was born Florence Arnold on 28 December 1988 in Bristol, where she attended Colston’s Girls’ School. Florrie Early Career From the very beginning, Florrie became interested in playing the drums when she was in Greece on a family holiday at age six. She started her

Yoshimi P-We

Yoshimi P-We – Energetic and Powerful Drummer

Yoshimi P-We is a Japanese musician best known for her role as the longest consistent drummer in the Japanese rock band, Boredoms. Yoshimi also plays trumpet, guitar, and keyboard, and sings. Born in Osaka, Japan, Yoshimi P-We started playing drums at the age of 13. She has played with a number of Japanese musicians and

Stephanie Bailey

Stephanie Bailey – Like To Play Different Styles of Drumming

Stephanie Bailey is an original member and the drummer for the Texas-based psych-rock band, The Black Angels. Bailey first met The Black Angels’ lead guitarist Christian Bland at a South by Southwest Festival, and after she heard his band’s demo recordings the two formed The Black Angels together which led to their self-titled debut album

Nao Kawakita

Nao Kawakita, Drummer of Maximum The Hormone

Nao Kawakita, simply known as Nao, is the drummer and backup vocalist of the Japanese nu-metal band Maximum the Hormone. She is the only female drummer in the band. Nao was born on December 16, 1975, In Tokyo, Japan. The band is known for its extreme metal sound and great live performances. Maximum The Hormone

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Mercedes Lander – Beauty and the Drums

Mercedes Lander, one of the most successful musicians, was born in London, Ontario, Canada. She has ranked on the list of those eminent people who were born in the era of 1984. Mercedes Lander is has navigated his professional career as a drummer and backing vocalist. The Canadian metal band Kittie has formed twenty years

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Dawn Richardson – A Drummer With a Vision

Throughout her entire life, American drummer Dawn Richardson has been playing drums. She began playing drums at the age of thirteen and has played throughout high school and college. Her diversity is evident in the various bands she has played in. These include rock bands, orchestra, marching band, concert band, and percussion ensembles.  Dawn Richardson

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Susie Ibarra – A Drummer on a Mission

Filipina-American percussionist Susie Ibarra grew up in Houston, Texas, her parents having emigrated from the Philippines. Her musical interest was sparked at the tender age of four when she began playing the piano. In grade school, she joined the school choir and church choir as well, boosting her confidence. Later, when she joined Sarah Lawrence

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Denise Dufort – Setting A New Legacy on Drums

Dufort was born in London on October 18, 1958. She can be well identified as the third founding member of the British heavy metal band, Girlschool, still running. She is also well known as the sister to Dave Dufort, the British drummer in the NWOBHM band Angel Witch. Before joining Girlschool, she had always been

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Kim Scifino – Setting New Drumming Standards

Drummer and vocalist Kim Schifino was born in the United States on June 14, 1982. She is a renowned celebrity drummer also identified as one half of the indie duo Matt and Kim. She and her band partner Mat are a lovesome couple but not husband and wife. The Matt and Kim duo was formed

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Elaine Bradley – Drumming With a Purpose

Youngest among seven children, Elaine Gabrielle Bradley, was born on October 19, 1984, to Carolyn and Robert Doty. The renowned American musician and songwriter is the drummer and backup vocalist for the American rock band Neon Trees. She can also be identified from BYUtv’s unscripted series, Grace Notes, as she has been the host since

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Kitty-MSI – Innovation Meets Talent on Drums

Jennifer Dunn, aka Kitty, is a household name in the drumming industry. Her drumming career gained track in elementary school but drew close in middle school. Her foray in the School of Visual arts in Manhattan saw her stumble on Jimmy Urine, the driving force of Mindless Self Indulgence Band.   Since the band had a