Makes completely sense to me - even at 1st listening. I wouldn't have considered those drums to be unappropriate in any way in the first place. It's a very vivid style but fits perfectly. Also I'm a bit surprised that this PoS song is much more to my liking than what I heard from them years ago. I wanted to stop the song after some 2.30 minutes first but then listened through ;-)
Just a hint to those who think the drums don't fit into a song... Often times replacing those 'weird' drums by more 'normal' ones would take away from the uniqueness of the tune which eventually be detrimental IMO, rendering the music more on the boring side.
Back on topic, @ the OP:
I don't know/remember any song in which the drummer NEVER played for the song (or even at some spots was 'annoying' to my ears). Well until 14 months I wasn't paying attention to the drum track in songs anyway, being a guitarist primarily. But since then it was quite the opposite - I'm regularly stunned by the cool and song supporting ideas drummers are coming up.