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Your complete resource to info on the most famous drummers in the world. This page contains everyone who's anyone with a last name starting in the letter U or V.

Lars Ulrich
To find info on the Metallica drummer, click the above link. Courtesy of the Official Metallica Web site. And here's seven full pages of photos of Lars.

David Uosikkinen
Drummer and founding member of the platinum selling band the Hooters, will tell you his secret to success - if you simply click the above link. Also, check out David's bio and discography.

Ed Uribe
Here's a brief bio, from the Pearl Web site. Stay tuned, Ed's Official Web site will be online soon.

Christian Vander
Born February 21, 1948. Christian founded the group Magma. Click the above link for a bio and here's an interview with Christian.

Alex Van Halen
Born: May 8, 1955. The Van Halen drummer, courtesy of The Official Van Halen Web site.

Ron Van Stratum
Ron has worked with Randy Brecker, Eric Gale, Bob, Shepard, Brian Bromberg, Tony Guerrero, Kenny Goldberg, Andy Middleton, Emiel Van Egdom, Time Design, Whapzz, and many others. Check out his discography and itinerary on his own homepage.

Roland Vazquez
Composer/drummer/producer Roland Vazquez has been known for his funky-salsa-bebop style of music since his debut album in 1979. Check out his homepage.

Nana Vasconcelos
This Brazilian artist specializes in an instrument called a Berimbau, which is normally used to accompany the martial art of Capoiera. He has worked with Gato Barbieri, Pat Metheny, Egberto Gismonti, and musicians as diverse as B.B. King, Jean Luc Ponty, and the Talking Heads. Check out Nana's bio, courtesy of Saudades Tourneen on the Europe Jazz Network.

Carlos Vega
Died: April 7, 1998. This article, which appeared in Billboard magazine April 25, 1998, profiles the life and death of the Los Angeles-based session drummer.

Glen Velez
Visit the Official Web site of internationally recognized frame drummer, composer, and teacher, Glen Velez. This Grammy Award winning percussionist has played with the likes of Steve Reich, Paul Winter, Pat Metheny, Richard Stoltzman, Suzanne Vega, Howard Levy, Zakir Hussain, and Oregon.

Tony Verderosa
Also known as VFX, Tony is known for his work in the field of electronic music. Click the above link for Tony's Official Web site. Check this link out to create your own remix, courtesy of Mixman.com and VFX himself.

Art Verdi
Art came to fame as the first drummer to play more than 1100 strokes per minute as measured by the Drumometer. Today, as a WFD Champ, Art continues to educate others in the art of finger technique.

Johnny Vidacovich
Find out all about New Orleans drummer Vidacovich, as you check out his album "Mystery Street," at the Turnipseed.com site. Includes sound clips from the album.

Butch Vig
Drummer with Garbage and producer of Nevermind, Gish, Pumpkins, and more, here's an interview with Butch, courtesy of Guitarcenter.com.

Robert Vilera
Hear the timbalero from Venezuela on the Caribbean Jazz Project album New Horizons.

Jimmy Vincent
Born: June 30, 1923. Check out the Official Web site of the former drummer for Louis Prima and The Goofers. Also, check out Jimmy's Forums.


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