As drummer for Emerson, Lake & Palmer (ELP), AS1A, The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Atomic Rooster, and the Carl Palmer Band, Palmer has significantly impacted the sound of popular music and the rhythmic boundaries within. He serves as the benchmark for a loyal legion of aspiring drummers worldwide, as he stylistically fuses the influences of jazz, classical, pop and art rock into a significant sound.
To date, Palmer has sold nearly 50 million records.
Over the last 5 years, palmer has focused a significant amount of time to his art career. Working with art team 5cenefour, Palmer is one of the pioneers of the Rhythm-on-Canvas medium.