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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Alice de Buhr – Aggressive and Innovative

Alice De Buhr is a renowned legend among women drummers. She has played for Fanny, the all-woman band to be signed to a major record label. The drummer was born and bred in Mason City, Lowa.  Upon finishing her high school studies, she left home and moved to California in 1967.  While in Sacramento, Alice

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Lynn Truell – A Drummer With Style

Lynn Truell is a renowned bass guitarist, co-singer, and drummer for the San Francisco indie rock band Imperial Teen. The American musician gloats about a successful career trajectory. Over the years, she has performed with a wide range of household names in the music industry.  Lynn Truell has built an incredible reputation performing as a drummer

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Kavka Shishido – Excelling Beyond Drums

Kavka Shishido is well-known as a Japanese-Mexican vocalist and drummer. Born in 1985, she has navigated her acclaimed professional career as a radio personality, Singer-songwriter, actress, television personality, drummer, and spokesperson. The drummer was a member of the Rock band The News prior to debuting in 2012 as a solo musician. The multi-talented individual prominently

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Linda McDonald – Aggressive Yet Gentle on Drums

Linda McDonald is a remarkable drummer born and raised in Great Falls, Montana. McDonald has navigated her professional career as a drummer and an affiliate of the Ozzy Osbourne honored band The Little Doll advertised as “All Female, All Ozzy, All The Time…Covering All Eras Of Ozzy ”).  She boasts as the co-founder of the

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Yoyoka Soma – A Star to Watch

Yoyoka Soma is an incredible drummer from Ishikari, Japan.  At 8, the drummer’s skills had seen her rise through the ranks and carve a name in the global scope.  In 2018, she garnered international recognition for an online video featuring Led Zeppelin’s “Good Times Bad Times.”   Yoyoka Soma began her drumming prowess at the age

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Pocket Queen – A Real Stick Queen

Taylor Gordon, aka Pocket Queen, is one of the few contemporary drummers. The drummer has played with various household names like Beyonce, Fifth Harmony, Michelle Williams, and Daya. She has significantly gained numerous followers through her performances with heavyweight artists and drum covers on social media platforms like YouTube.  Her interest in music and drumming

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Carla Azar – Drumming Beyond Drums

Carla Azar is a fantastic American Drummer from Alabama. Over the years, she has built a well-curated professional career in various niche fields.  She is a member of the band Autolux and well-versed in playing keyboards, bass guitar, and even sings. Born in 1972, she has successfully navigated her professional realm in various genres, including electronic

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Jess Bowen – Most Innovative Stickwoman

Jess Bowen has curated her professional career as a rising musician and drummer. She boasts as one of the leading shining examples for female drummers. Jess Bowen is recognized for playing a fundamental role in the pop-rock band The Summer Set. Her technique and basic skills have seen her rise up the ladder and build a

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Lori Peters – Telling Stories Through Drums

Lori Peters is a native of Kenosha and was born in November 1973. She is presently the drummer of Skillet which she began immediately after releasing Invincible (2000). While in secondary school, she participated in the Jazz Band and Symphonic Band. She proceeded with her tertiary education at Columbia College, Chicago for 3 years. Lori

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Stella Mozgawa – The Most Powerful Female Drummer

Most people who are proficient in what they do start from a young age. This is the case for Australian-based drummer Stella Mozgawa. Growing up in a musical family with both her parents as performing artists paved her music career. Her first interaction with drums was at the age of 13. Unlike most people back

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Senri Kawaguchi, The Stick Mistress

The world of rock and hard metal is quite demanding and frustrating. That is why it is not easy to find many successful women in it. However, there are a few, like Senri Kawaguchi, who has made it.  Senri Kawaguchi was born in the suburbs of Nagoya, Japan, in 1997. She was only five when

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Tarn Softwhip, the New Age Frenetic drummer of Aliz All-female Rock Band

Tarn Softwhip was born on 19th April 1996 in Thailand, and she is famously known as Chanittha Lojananont. She is a unique and stunning new-age female drummer, ready to rock and get the world to a standstill! Tarn Softwhip is exceptionally talented, and her drumming moves are perfect. Tarn possesses amazing drum techniques, which makes

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Sarah Thawer, A Versatile and Creative Drummer

There are very few female drummers who have left an impression. Sarah Thawer is one of them. It is pretty amazing how a self-taught drummer would rise to such greatness amidst the competition. She has proven wrong, many who believed that metal and hard rock is a world of male drummers. It is true that

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Evelyn Glennie, The Most Inspirational Female Percussionist

If there are legends among female metal drummers, Dame Evelyn Elizabeth Ann Glennie is one of them. Evelyn Glennie was born in July 1965 in Scotland. As a percussionist, she has set a record as one of the best on the market. She was selected as one of the two laureates for the Polar Music

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Teresa Taylor, Behind The Success Of Butthole Surfers

Teresa Taylor is a musician and actress from the United States of America. She was born in 1962 in Arlington, Texas. She is known as Teresa Nervosa, a name that she proudly accepts. She is also known as the drummer of the American punk band Butthole Surfers. Teresa Taylor plays the drums, and her favourite

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Shiho Yamanoha, the Stunning Japanese New-Age Drummer

Yamanoha Shiho, famously known by her stage name SHIHO is a Japanese female musician born on the 18th of October 1990 in Naha, Okinawa, Japan. Yamanoha Shiho is currently living in Setagaya, Tokyo. She is a new age drummer who is still fresh in the music industry, and is already rocking with sweet melodies. Her

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Akane Hirose, Beauty And The Beat

A drummer often gains attention from his/her gear and playing style. And in this case, Akane Hirose is one of the few drummers of the modern age who have left a considerable mark on modern drumming. Well, she is still leaving a mark, but she is already a reputable performer.  Akane Hirose is the band

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Jen Ledger, Drumming’s innovator

Jen Ledger was born in Coventry, England in 1989. She did not start playing drums until she was 13, at which time she had shown a great passion for the instrument. Ledger attended Coventry Blue Coat Church of England School, and passed the GCSE. From an early age, Jen Ledger always seemed to have a

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Caroline Corr, The Chick with the Stick

Caroline Georgina Corr MBE is an Irish singer and drummer who is a fantastic talent. She was born on the 17th of March in 1973 which is a nationally recognized day in Ireland known as St. Patrick’s day. She was born in Dundalk, Louth, Ireland, located on the east coast of Ireland. Her parents are

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Roxy Petrucci, The legendary Lady Drummer behind the drums

Roxanne Dora Petrucci is an amazing American drummer with exceptional talent. She was born on the 17th of March 1962 in Rochester, Michigan. Roxy Petrucci was raised in a family of talented musicians. She grew up with music in her heart, and she knew that was the path to take. She is a song composer