Ahhh…drum fills. When it comes to classic rock, this element can be so many things. It can be simple or complex. It can be quick or lengthy. One thing, however, is certain: We all have air drummed to a drum fill more times than any of us care to admit. Of those times, there’s a good chance that was to Phil Collins’ “In The Air Tonight.”
In honor of Collins’ birthday today (January 30), it seems only appropriate to honor some of the great drum fills in classic rock. Here are seven stellar examples.