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Carl Frederick Kendall Palmer (born 20 March 1950 in Handsworth, Birmingham, England, United Kingdom) is an drummer and percussionist. He is credited as one of the most respected rock drummers to emerge from the 1960s. In addition, Palmer is a veteran of a number of famous English bands, including The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Atomic Rooster, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, and Asia.

Palmer met up with two other young English musicians, Greg Lake, and Keith Emerson. The three… read more

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  • Virtuoso Award at the 2012 Progressive Rock Music Awards
  • legend
  • It's a shame that his solo career is somewhat unknown.
  • I look up to him.
  • i like all sounds on their album, they are GR8
  • thank you very much! your concerts and clinic my fav band are: asia band!! elp too! rocking on
  • Love the metal version of Trilogy. Almost sounds as if it was written for lead guitar. Not to say it matches the ELP version, but it works well with his new band.
  • Best Drummer ever
  • if i havent mistaken, carl has been in atomic rooster too? And even Arthur Brown!

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