Famous Drummers in Music History (Part 6)

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  • 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
  • 1961-04-26 Chris Mars, American drummer (The Replacements, 1979-90), and painter, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1961-05-10 Danny Carey, American drummer (Tool), born in Lawrence, Kansas
  • 1961-05-18 Hugh Whitaker, British rock drummer (The Housemartins), born in England
  • 1961-05-29 John Miceli, American rock drummer (Meat Loaf), born in Long Island, New York
  • 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]
  • 1962-06-04 (Hiram) Winard Harper, American jazz drummer (Betty Carter; The Harper Brothers; Fathead Newman), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 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 progressive rock drummer (Porcupine Tree; King Crimson; Pineapple Thief), born in Harrow, Middlesex, Englan
  • 1963-06-01 Mike Joyce, rock drummer (Smiths-Ask, Panic, London)
  • 1963-06-01 Shawn Pelton is an American session and touring drummer and percussionist (SNL band; Sheryl Crow; Shawn Colvin: Darryl Hall, Rod Stewart; Roseann Cash), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1963-06-15 Scott Rockenfield, American drummer (Queensryche - "Breaking the Silence"), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1963-06-23 Steve Shelley, American drummer (Sonic Youth), born in Midland, Michigan
  • 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], British pop drummer (Jesus Jones - "Right Here, Right Now"), born in Wiltshire, England
  • 1964-05-08 Dave Rowntree, British drummer (Blur - "Country House"; Coffee &TV"), and politician, born in Colchester, Essex, England
  • 1964-06-10 Gary Wallis, British session and touring drummer, percussionist, and musical director (Pink Floyd; 10cc; Il Divo; Mike + The Mechanics; Tom Jones; Jean-Michel Jarre; and Schiller), born in Westminster, London, England
  • 1964-07-01 Pol Burton, British rock drummer (Transvision Vamp - "Baby I Don't Care"; "I Want Your Love")
  • 1964-07-22 Will Calhoun, American jazz and rock drummer (Living Colour - "Love Rears Its Ugly Head"), born in the Bronx, New York City
  • 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 (Helloween), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1995)
  • 1965-05-31 Steve White, British session and touring drummer (The Style Council; Paul Weller), born in Southwark, London, England
  • 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)
  • 1965-10-29 Peter Timmons, Canadian alt-rock-folk drummer (Cowboy Junkies), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1965-12-04 Rob Smits, pop drummer (Kong/Phlegm)
  • 1966-03-04 Patrick Hannan, English pop drummer (Sundays - "Can't Be Sure")
  • 1966-03-25 Frank Ferrer, American rock drummer (Guns N' Roses, 2006 -present), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966-03-30 Joey Castillo, American drummer (Queens of the Stone Age, 2002-12), born in Gardena, California
  • 1966-05-05 Shawn Drover, Canadian drummer (Megadeth), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1966-05-11 Christoph Schneider, German drummer (Rammstein), born in Pankow, East Germany
  • 1966-05-27 Sean Kinney, American rock drummer (Alice in Chains - "Check My Brain"; "Hollow"), born in Renton, Washington
  • 1966-06-07 Eric Kretz, American rock drummer, Songwriter (Stone Temple Pilots - "Plush"), and sound engineer, born in San Jose, California
  • 1966-08-28 Jerry Fehily, Irish drummer (Hothouse Flowers - "Don't Go"; "Thing Of Beauty"), born in Cork, Ireland
  • 1966-09-07 Christopher Acland, English drummer (Lush), born in Lancaster, England (d. 1996)
  • 1966-10-15 Douglas Vipond, Scottish pop drummer (Deacon Blue) and broadcaster, born in Elderslie, Scotland
  • 1966-10-20 Fred Coury, American glam rock drummer (Cinderella -"Heartbreak Station"; "Nobody's Fool"), born in Johnston, New York
  • 1966-11-23 Charlie Grover, American drummer (Sponge)
  • 1967-01-31 Chad Channing, American rock drummer (Nirvana, 1988-90), and bass player (Before Cars, 2006-present), born in Santa Rosa, California
  • 1967-02-16 Damon Reece, British drummer (Spiritualized - Ladies and Gentleman We Are Floating In Space), born in London, England
  • 1967-03-07 Randel "Randy" Guss, American musician and drummer (Toad the Wet Sprocket), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1967-03-23 John Strohm, American rock drummer, guitarist, songwriter (The Lemonheads), lawyer, and record executive (Rounder Records), born in Bloomington, Indiana
  • 1967-04-14 Barrett Martin, American rock and jazz drummer and composer, born in Olympia, Washington
  • 1967-04-17 Matt Chamberlain, American session drummer (Tori Amos; Edie Brickell; The Slow Music Project; William Shatner; Wallflowers), born in San Pedro, California
  • 1967-04-20 Mike Portnoy, American drummer (Dream Theater), born in Long Beach, New York
  • 1967-04-24 Patty Schemel, American drummer (Hole, 1992-98), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967-04-26 Darrin Mooney, British session drummer (Primal Scream; Gary Moore), born in Merton, London
  • 1967-05-23 Philip Selway, British alternative-rock drummer (Radiohead - "Creep"; "Lucky"), and singer-songwriter, born in Oxfordshire, England
  • 1967-05-23 Freddie "Junior" Waite, British reggae-rock drummer (Musical Youth - "Pass the Dutchie"), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1967-08-12 Tom Holkenborg, drummer (Weekend at Waikiki)
  • 1967-08-18 Blas Elias Gomez, American rock drummer (Slaughter-Stick it Live), born in Kennedy, Texas
  • 1967-08-18 Dan Peters, American drummer (Mudhoney), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1967-08-19 Jason Starkey, occasional drummer and son of Beatle Ringo, born in London, England
  • 1967-09-13 Stephen Perkins, American drummer and percussionist (Jane's Addiction), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967-09-21 Tyler Stewart, Canadian drummer and vocalist (Barenaked Ladies - "One Week"), born in Toronto, Ontario

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