Famous Drummers in Music History (Part 5)

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Birthdays 401 - 500 of 627

  • 1957-10-28 Stephen Morris, English pop drummer (Joy Division-Atmosphere)
  • 1957-11-02 Carter Beauford, American drummer (Dave Matthews Band), born in Charlottesville, Virginia
  • 1957-11-10 Chris Joyce, British drummer (Simply Red), born in Chorlton, Manchester
  • 1957-12-12 Sheila E.[scovedo], American singer, drummer and percussionist (Krush Grove, Holly Rock), born in Oakland, California
  • 1958-01-17 Jez Strode, British rock drummer (Kajagoogoo), born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1958-02-03 Lee Crystal [Sackett], American drummer (Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - "I Love Rock'n'Roll"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1958-02-18 Gar Samuelson, American drummer (Megadeth), born in Dunkirk, New York (d. 1999)
  • 1958-03-21 [Jonathan] Butch Norton, American drummer (Eels), born in Inglewood, California
  • 1958-03-23 El Duce [Eldon Wayne Hoke], American singer and drummer (The Mentors), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1997)
  • 1958-03-31 Paul Ferguson, British rock drummer (Killing Joke), born in England
  • 1958-05-12 Eric Singer [Mensinger], American hard rock drummer (Kiss), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1958-06-11 Kevin Wilkinson, English drummer (The Waterboys), born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire (d. 1999)
  • 1958-06-14 Brian David Willis, rock drummer (Quarterflash)
  • 1958-07-18 Nigel Twist, British rock drummer (Alarm-In the Summertime), born in Manchester
  • 1958-07-31 Bill Berry, American drummer (R.E.M.), born in Duluth, Minnesota
  • 1958-09-04 George Hurley, American drummer (Minutemen), born in Brockton, Massachusetts
  • 1958-10-19 Antoine Trousers, rock drummer/singer (Dike-Bleeding Heart)
  • 1958-10-22 Bobby Blotzer, American rock drummer (Ratt, "Round & Round"), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1958-10-27 Manu Katché, French session and touring drummer (Peter Gabriel; Preface; Sting), born in Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, France
  • 1958-11-08 Terry Lee Miall, English rock drummer (Adam & The Ants), born in London
  • 1958-11-16 Harry Rushakoff, American drummer (Concrete Blonde), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1958-12-24 Munetaka Higuchi, Japanese drummer, born in Nara Prefecture, Japan
  • 1958-12-28 Mike McGuire, American country music songwriter and drummer (Shenandoah - "If Bubba Can Dance (I Can Too)"), born in Hamilton, Alabama
  • 1959-01-08 Paul Hester, Australian drummer, born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2005)
  • 1959-02-12 Omar Hakim, US drummer and composer (Dire Straits, Weather Report), born in NYC, New York
  • 1959-03-17 Paul Black [Marmorstein], American rock singer (L.A. Guns, 1985-87), and drummer, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1959-03-26 Chris Whitten, British session drummer (Paul McCartney - "Flowers In The Dirt"), born in England, United Kingdom
  • 1959-05-28 Leon "The Bop" Klaasse, rock drummer/singer (The Pilgrims-Red)
  • 1959-05-29 Mel Gaynor, rock drummer (Simple Minds-Water Front), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1959-07-06 John Keeble, English rock drummer (Spandau Ballet-True), born in London, England
  • 1959-08-03 Martin Atkins, English drummer (Nine Inch Nails), born in Coventry
  • 1959-10-05 Troy Luccketta, American rock drummer (Tesla-Psychotic Supper), born in Lodi, California
  • 1959-10-14 A.J. Pero, American drummer (Twisted Sister - "We're Not Gonna Take It"), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2015)
  • 1959-11-18 Cindy Blackman Santana, American jazz and rock session and touring drummer (Lenny Kravitz; Santana), born in Yellow Springs, Ohio
  • 1959-12-16 Stephen Irvine, Scottish rock drummer (Lloyd Cole & The Commotions), born in Scotland
  • 1960-03-21 Robert Sweet, American drummer
  • 1960-04-14 Brian Forster, American child actor and fictional drummer (Partridge Family - "Chris" the second one), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-04-26 Roger Taylor, English rock drummer (Duran Duran-Hungry Like the Wolf), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1960-05-09 Jim Reilly, Northern Irish drummer (Red Rockers), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 1960-06-19 Simon Wright, heavy metal drummer (AC/DC)
  • 1960-09-15 Michel "Mitch" Dorge, Canadian drummer and producer (Crash Test Dummies), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1960-09-30 Bill Rieflin, American rock drummer (Nine Inch Nails; R.E.M.; King Crimson), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2020)
  • 1960-10-19 Dan "Woody" Woodgate, British rock drummer (Madness - "Our House"; Voice of Beehive), born in Kensington, West London, England
  • 1960-11-03 Marcel "Baaf" Stavenuiter, Dutch drummer (Bob Color)
  • 1960-11-05 Ken Coomer, American drummer and producer (Uncle Tupelo; Wilco), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1960-11-19 Matt Sorum, American rock drummer (Guns n' Roses, 1990-97; Velvet Revolver, 2002-08), born in Orange County, California
  • 1960-12-02 Razzle [Nicholas Dingley], British drummer (Hanoi Rocks), born in Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England (d. 1984)
  • 1961-03-18 Grant Hart, American punk rock drummer and songwriter (Hüsker Dü), born in South St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 2017)
  • 1961-03-21 Slim Jim Phantom [McDonnell], American rock drummer (Stray Cats - "Rock This Town"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1961-05-10 Danny Carey, American drummer (Tool), born in Lawrence, Kansas
  • 1961-07-24 Paul Geary, American heavy metal drummer (Extreme), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1961-07-28 David Huff, American drummer (Giant)
  • 1961-08-02 Pete de Freitas, English rock drummer (Echo & the Bunnyman), born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (d. 1989)
  • 1961-08-08 Rikki Rockett, American drummer (Poison-Every Rose Has a Thorn), born in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1961-08-10 Jon Farriss, Australian rock vocalist/drummer (INXS-Kiss the Dirt)
  • 1961-08-22 Debbi Peterson, rock drummer (Bangles-Eternal Flame), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-09-06 Scott Travis, American drummer (Judas Priest), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • 1961-09-18 Martin "Frosty" Beedle, British session and touring drummer (Cutting Crew -"(I Just) Died In Your Arms Tonight"), born in North Ferriby, East Yorkshire, England
  • 1961-10-06 Tim Burgess, English drummer (T'Pau), born in Macclesfield
  • 1961-10-25 [Chadwick Gaylord] Chad Smith, American drummer (Red Hot Chili Peppers), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1961-10-31 Larry Mullen, Jr, Irish rock drummer (U2 - "I Will Follow"), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1961-12-06 David Lovering, American drummer (Pixies), born in Burlington, Massachusetts
  • 1962-02-16 Tony Kiley, British rock drummer (Blow Monkeys - "Wicked Ways")
  • 1962-03-17 Roxy Petrucci, American rock drummer (Vixen - "Rev It Up'), born in Rochester, Michigan
  • 1962-05-20 Ralph Peterson Jr., American jazz drummer (Jazz Messengers; Fo'tet), and educator (Berklee), born in Pleasantville, New Jersey (d. 2021) [1]
  • 1962-06-07 Michael Cartellone, American rock drummer (Lynyrd Skynyrd), born in Solon, Ohio
  • 1962-07-18 Jack Irons, American drummer (Red Hot Chilli Peppers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-10-02 Sigtryggur Baldursson, Icelandic alt-rock drummer (The Sugarcubes), born in Norway

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1962-10-03 Tommy Lee [Bass], American drummer (Mötley Crüe - "Girls, Girls, Girls"), born in Kypseli, Athens, Greece

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  • 1962-11-20 Steve Alexander, Welsh drummer (Brother Beyond - Get Even), born in Ystradgynlais, Penrhos, Wales
  • 1962-11-23 Calvin Hayes, British drummer (Johnny Hates Jazz - Turn Back the Clock), born in London
  • 1962-11-27 Charlie Benante, American rock drummer (Anthrax-Armed & Dangerous), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1962-11-27 Mike "Puffy" Bordin, American rock drummer (Faith No More), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1962-11-28 Matt Cameron, American drummer (Soundgarden; Pearl Jam), born in San Diego, California
  • 1962-12-23 Sonny Emory, American session and touring drummer (Earth, Wind & Fire, 1987-99), and music professor, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1962-12-26 James Kottak, American rock drummer (Scorpians, 1996-2016), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1963-03-01 Robert James Affuso, American rock drummer (Skid Row - "Psycho Love"), born in Newburgh, New York
  • 1963-03-16 Jimmy Degrasso, American musician, drummer
  • 1963-04-04 Nigel Preston, British drummer (The Cult), born in Birmingham (d. 1992)
  • 1963-05-28 Gavin Harrison, British drummer (Porcupine Tree)
  • 1963-06-01 Mike Joyce, rock drummer (Smiths-Ask, Panic, London)
  • 1963-06-15 Scott Rockenfield, drummer (Queensryche-Breaking the Silence)
  • 1963-07-13 Bobby Rock [Brock], rock drummer (Nelson-Love & Affection), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1963-08-13 Tigg Ketler, American drummer (Bang Tango-Dancin' on Coals), born in Chula Vista, California
  • 1963-09-10 Bill Stevenson, American music producer and drummer (The Descendants), born in Torrance, California
  • 1963-10-31 Mikkey Dee [Micael Kiriakos Delaoglou], Swedish rock musician and drummer [Motörhead, Scorpions], born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 1963-11-01 Rick Allen, English one-armed rock drummer (Def Leppard - "Hysteria"; "Pour Some Sugar On Me"), born in Dronfield, Derbyshire, England
  • 1963-12-26 Lars Ulrich, Danish heavy metal drummer (Metallica - ....And Justice for All), born in Gentoffe, Denmark
  • 1964-03-03 Duncan Phillips, Australian drummer (Newsboys)
  • 1964-03-08 Peter [Ped] Gill, British drummer (Frankie Goes to Hollywood - "Relax"), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1964-03-11 Vinnie Paul, American drummer (Pantera), born in Abilene, Texas (d. 2018)
  • 1964-04-06 Johnny Dee [DiTeodoro], American heavy metal drummer (Britny Fox - "Boys in Heat"; "King Kobra"), born in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
  • 1964-04-10 Reni [Alan John Wren], English pop drummer (Stone Roses - "Fools Gold"), born in Manchester, England
  • 1964-04-23 Gen [Simon Matthews], English pop drummer (Jesus Jones-Zeroes & Ones), born in Wiltshire, England
  • 1965-01-22 Ray Mayhew, English new wave rock drummer (Sigue Sigue Sputnik, 1985-89 - "Love Missile F-111"), born in Southampton, United Kingdom
  • 1965-05-18 Ingo Schwichtenberg, German drummer (d. 1995)
  • 1965-06-13 Lukas Ligeti, Austrian composer and drummer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1965-08-17 Steve Gorman, American rock drummer (Black Crowes), born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky
  • 1965-09-13 Zak Starkey, English rock drummer (Oasis; The Who), son of Beatle Ringo, born in London, England
  • 1965-09-28 Ginger Fish, American drummer (Marilyn Manson)

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