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Ringo Starr
(The Drummer of the Rock Band 'The Beatles')
Ringo Starr
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Birthdate: July 7, 1940
Birthplace: Dingle, Liverpool, England

English musician, singer, and songwriter, Ringo Starr, gained international fame as the drummer for the rock band, the Beatles. Raised by a single mother, he had a difficult childhood. He sought solace in music and it became his vocation. After finding success with the Beatles, he embarked on a solo career as well.

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Mick Fleetwood
(Musician)
Mick Fleetwood
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Birthdate: June 24, 1947
Birthplace: Redruth, Cornwall, England
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Stewart Copeland
(Musician)
Stewart Copeland
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Birthdate: July 16, 1952
Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Don Henley
(Founding Member, Drummer and Co-Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band 'The Eagles')
Don Henley
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Birthdate: July 22, 1947
Birthplace: Gilmer, Texas, United States

Don Henley is an American record producer, singer, songwriter, and musician. A founding member of Eagles, Henley contributed immensely to the success of the band. Don Henley has also been successful as a solo artist, selling more than 10 million albums and winning two Grammy Awards. In 2008, Rolling Stone magazine named him among the greatest singers of all time.

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Jim Gordon
(Musician)
Jim Gordon
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Birthdate: July 14, 1945
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Mitch Mitchell
(Drummer, Actor, Film actor)
Mitch Mitchell
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Birthdate: July 9, 1947
Birthplace: Ealing
Died: November 12, 2008
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Ian Paice
(Drummer)
Ian Paice
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Birthdate: June 29, 1948
Birthplace: Nottingham
 8 
Kate Nash
(Singer-songwriter)
Kate Nash
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Birthdate: July 6, 1987
Birthplace: Harrow, London, England, UK
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Artimus Pyle
(Drummer)
Artimus Pyle
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Birthdate: July 15, 1948
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky
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Michael Shrieve
(Composer, Percussionist)
Michael Shrieve
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Birthdate: July 6, 1949
Birthplace: San Francisco
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Marky Ramone
(Known for Being the Drummer of the 'Ramones’ Between 1978 and 1983)
Marky Ramone
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Birthdate: July 15, 1952
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Marky Ramone is a drummer best known for creating his own band Marky Ramone and the Intruders. Born as Marc Steven Bell, he adopted the name Marky Ramone when he joined the band the Ramones as a young man. He has also performed for a number of other punk rock and heavy metal bands. 

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Kang Min-hyuk
(South Korean Musician, Actor)
Kang Min-hyuk
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Birthdate: June 28, 1991
Birthplace: Ilsan-gu, Goyang, South Korea

Kang Min-hyuk is a South Korean singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. He is best known for his association with the popular rock band CNBLUE, for which he plays the drums. Also known for his philanthropic efforts, Kang Min-hyuk donated 10 million won to help those affected by forest fires in Sokcho and Goseong County. 

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Jason Bonham
(Drummer, Actor)
Jason Bonham
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Birthdate: July 15, 1966
Birthplace: Dudley
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Jack Irons
(Drummer)
Jack Irons
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Birthdate: July 18, 1962
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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John Dolmayan
(Drummer of System of a Down)
John Dolmayan
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Birthdate: July 15, 1973
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 16 
Eric Carr
(Drummer, Musician)
Eric Carr
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Birthdate: July 12, 1950
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 24, 1991
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Stone Gossard
(Musician)
Stone Gossard
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Birthdate: July 20, 1966
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Sandy West
(Former Drummer with the hard rock group The Runaways in the 1970s)
Sandy West
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Birthdate: July 10, 1959
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: October 21, 2006
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Cuco
(Musical Artist)
Cuco
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Birthdate: June 26, 1998
Birthplace: Hawthorne, California, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Steve Jocz
(Former drummer for the Canadian rock band Sum 41)
Steve Jocz
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Birthdate: July 21, 1981
Birthplace: Ajax, Canada
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Tony Allen
(Drummer)
Tony Allen
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Birthdate: July 20, 1940
Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
Died: April 30, 2020
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 22 
Ashton Irwin
(Australian Musician and Drummer of the Pop Rock Band ‘5 Seconds of Summer’)
Ashton Irwin
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Birthdate: July 7, 1994
Birthplace: Hornsby, Australia

Ashton Irwin is an Australian musician and singer-songwriter best known for his association with the famous pop-rock band, 5 Seconds of Summer (5SOS). In 2020, he was adjudged the third-Best Rock Drummers In The World Right Now by the popular music website, MusicRadar. Over the years, Ashton Irwin has been vocal about his struggles with substance abuse and alcoholism.

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Nora En Pure
(DJ)
Nora En Pure
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Birthdate: July 20, 1990
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

South African-born Daniela Di Lillo, or Nora En Pure, grew up in Switzerland, where she was introduced to music as a child. Now a world-renowned sensation in electronic music, she is known as the Queen of Deep House. The International Dance Music Award winner was previously also part of the Helvetic Nerds.

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Joe Morello
(Jazz Drummer Best Known for Playing with Pianist ‘Dave Brubeck Quartet’)
Joe Morello
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Birthdate: July 17, 1928
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 12, 2011
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Philly Joe Jones
(American drummer)
Philly Joe Jones
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Birthdate: July 15, 1923
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
Died: August 30, 1985
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Tomas Haake
(Musician)
Tomas Haake
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Birthdate: July 13, 1971
Birthplace: Örnsköldsvik, Sweden
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Louie Bellson
(Musician)
Louie Bellson
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Birthdate: July 6, 1924
Birthplace: Rock Falls, Illinois, U.S.
Died: February 14, 2009
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Kjetil-Vidar Haraldstad
(Drummer)
Kjetil-Vidar Haraldstad
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Birthdate: June 28, 1973
Birthplace: Øyer Municipality, Norway

Kjetil-Vidar Haraldstad is a Norwegian musician and drummer best known for his association with popular black metal bands 1349 and Satyricon. Over the years, he has also contributed to the success of many other bands including Gorgoroth and Keep of Kalessin. He is counted among the most proficient and fastest drummers in the history of extreme metal and black metal.

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Terry Chimes
(Drummer)
Terry Chimes
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Birthdate: July 5, 1956
Birthplace: Stepney, London, England
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John Keeble
(English Pop and Rock Drummer)
John Keeble
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Birthdate: July 6, 1959
Birthplace: Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
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Andy Newmark
(Drummer who was a member of Sly and the Family Stone and has played with John Lennon, Pink Floyd, David Bowie, and Roxy Music)
Andy Newmark
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Birthdate: July 14, 1950
Birthplace: Port Chester, New York, United States
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Daniel de los Reyes
(Percussionist)
Daniel de los Reyes
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Birthdate: July 18, 1962
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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Trixie Whitley
(American Multi-Instrumentalist and Rock Singer Known for Being a Member of the Collaborative Group 'Black Dub')
Trixie Whitley
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Birthdate: June 24, 1987
Birthplace: Ghent, Belgium

Trixie Whitley is a Belgian American musician and multi-instrumentalist. The daughter of popular singer-songwriter Chris Whitley, Trixie started her career by playing alongside her father. Over the years, Trixie Whitley has released many albums such as Porta Bohemica, which received an IMPALA's European Independent Album of the Year nomination in 2016.

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Orri Páll Dýrason
(Former Drummer of Sigur Rós Who Left the Band amid Sexual Assault Allegations)
Orri Páll Dýrason
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Birthdate: July 4, 1977
Birthplace: Iceland

The son of a footballer, Icelandic musician Orri Páll Dýrason is best known as the former drummer of the post-rock band Sigur Rós. He quit the band amid allegations of sexual assault by a fan on Instagram. He later defended his innocence through a Facebook post.

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Ralph Molina
(Puerto Rican-Born American Musician Known as the Drummer for Crazy Horse)
Ralph Molina
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Birthdate: June 22, 1943
Birthplace: Puerto Rico
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Brian Chippendale
(Musician)
Brian Chippendale
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Birthdate: July 22, 1973
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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Rashied Ali
(Jazz drummer)
Rashied Ali
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Birthdate: July 1, 1933
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: August 12, 2009
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Olve Eikemo
(Norwegian Musician and Songwriter)
Olve Eikemo
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Birthdate: June 27, 1973
Birthplace: Bergen, Norway

Best known as a founder member of the Norwegian black metal band Immortal, Olve Eikemo, or Abbath, began his career with the band Old Funeral. Mainly a guitarist, he is also proficient as a bassist, a drummer, and a keyboardist. In 2019, he checked into rehab to get sober permanently.

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Kavka Shishido
(Drummer, Actress)
Kavka Shishido
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Birthdate: June 23, 1985
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Suzette Quintanilla
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Birthdate: June 29, 1967
Birthplace: Lake Jackson, Texas, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)