Frontmen get all the glory, don't they? The singers and the men and women with the mic are always the ones that make the headlines, land on magazine covers and become 'the face' of the band. But past your gaze past the spotlight and towards the back of the stage and you may notice an awesome force staring back at you. Who is that cool guy? It's probably the drummer.
Throughout the ages, the undersung hero of many bands has been the drummer. Butt of all musician jokes and never given the recognition they deserve, many have gone unnoticed. However, cool drummers are in abundance - and more are often cooler than the rest of the band.
Here are 11 bands where the drummer is the coolest member. Respect.