PROFILES

Profiles: Jerry Allison

Profiles: Jerry Allison

On Monday, Aug 22, the world received the news of the death of The Crickets drummer Jerry Allison, who died only 10 days before his 83rd birthday. A statement posted on Buddy Holly’s official Facebook account reads: “Our sincerest...
Profiles: Alan White

Profiles: Alan White

As probably all drum maniacs out there already know, Yes drummer Alan White passed away last Thursday. The statement posted on the band’s Facebook account reads: “Alan White, our beloved husband, dad, and grandpa, passed away at the age...
Profiles: Taylor Hawkins

Profiles: Taylor Hawkins

As probably ALL drum maniacs out there already know, Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins passed away last Friday night. The statement posted on the band’s Facebook account reads: “The Foo Fighters family is devastated by the tragic and...
Charlie Watts dies at 80

Charlie Watts dies at 80

As it has been reported by the most reputable press agencies (Reuters, Associated Press) and news services (BBC, Sky News, CNN), Charlie Watts – the man behind the drums for The Rolling Stones since 1963 – passed away yesterday. A...
Profiles: Joey Jordison (Slipknot)

Profiles: Joey Jordison (Slipknot)

On Monday, July 27, the world received the news of the death of Joey Jordison – former drummer of Slipknot. Joey died at the age of 46. A family representative said he died “peacefully in his sleep,” but did not specify the cause...