Famous Leo Drummers

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Ginger Baker
(Former Drummer known for co-founder and occasional vocalist of the rock band Cream)
Ginger Baker
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Birthdate: August 19, 1939
Birthplace: Lewisham, South London, England
Died: October 6, 2019
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Roger Taylor
(Best Known As The Drummer Of The Rock Band 'Queen')
Roger Taylor
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Birthdate: July 26, 1949
Birthplace: King's Lynn, Norfolk, England
Roger Taylor soared to fame as the drummer of the iconic rock band Queen. A Planet Rock poll named him the eighth-greatest classic rock drummer. Taylor also became known for his falsetto vocal range and co-wrote hits such as Innuendo and Under Pressure. He also appeared on Pop Quiz.
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Fatboy Slim
(Disc Jockey)
Fatboy Slim
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Birthdate: July 31, 1963
Birthplace: Bromley, Kent, England
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Sib Hashian
(Musician)
Sib Hashian
4
Birthdate: August 17, 1949
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 22, 2017
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Will Champion
(Drummer, Singer)
Will Champion
3
Birthdate: July 31, 1978
Birthplace: Southampton
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Gary Lewis
(Musician)
Gary Lewis
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Birthdate: July 31, 1946
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
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Jack DeJohnette
(Drummer, Composer, Pianist, Jazz musician)
Jack DeJohnette
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Birthdate: August 9, 1942
Birthplace: Chicago
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Deen Castronovo
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Birthdate: August 17, 1964
Birthplace: Westminster, California, United States
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Butch Vig
(Musician)
Butch Vig
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Birthdate: August 2, 1955
Birthplace: Viroqua, Wisconsin, USA
 10 
Debbi Peterson
(Musician)
Debbi Peterson
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Birthdate: August 22, 1961
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
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Andrew Gold
(Singer)
Andrew Gold
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Birthdate: August 2, 1951
Birthplace: Burbank, California, USA
Died: June 3, 2011
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Tommy Aldridge
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Birthdate: August 15, 1950
Birthplace: Jackson, Mississippi, United States
 13 
Jim Capaldi
(Drummer)
Jim Capaldi
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Birthdate: August 2, 1944
Birthplace: Evesham, Worcestershire, England
Died: January 28, 2005
 14 
Régine Chassagne
(Canadian Rock Singer, Musician and Founding Member of the Indie Rock Band 'Arcade Fire')
Régine Chassagne
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Birthdate: August 19, 1976
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Régine Chassagne is a Canadian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. She is a founding member of the indie rock band Arcade Fire. She began her career as a jazz performer and met fellow musician Win Butler, with whom she started Arcade Fire. The couple got married and continue to perform together. She is a shareholder in the music streaming service company Tidal

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Liberty DeVitto
(Musician)
Liberty DeVitto
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Birthdate: August 8, 1950
Birthplace: New York City
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Bill Berry
(Musician)
Bill Berry
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Birthdate: July 31, 1958
Birthplace: Duluth, Minnesota, USA
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Jan Axel Blomberg
(Drummer, Musician)
Jan Axel Blomberg
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Birthdate: August 2, 1969
Birthplace: Trysil

Jan Axel Blomberg is a Norwegian heavy metal drummer known for his association with the popular black metal band Mayhem, where he has been the drummer since 1988. Blomberg is credited with forming an avant-garde metal band known as Arcturus. A talented musician, Jan Axel Blomberg has won the Spellemannprisen, also known as the Norwegian Grammy Awards, on three occasions.

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Rikki Rockett
(American Drummer for Rock Band 'Poison')
Rikki Rockett
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Birthdate: August 8, 1961
Birthplace: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, United States

Rikki Rockett is an American musician best known as the drummer of the popular rock band Poison, which he co-founded along with Bret Michaels, Bobby Dall, and C.C. DeVille. Rikki Rockett is also credited with co-forming a rock supergroup called The Devil City Angels. A multi-talented personality, he holds a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. 

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Jimmy Nicol
(Former drummer best known for replacing Ringo Starr in the Beatles for eight concerts of The Beatles' 1964 world tour during the height of Beatlemania)
Jimmy Nicol
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Birthdate: August 3, 1939
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
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Ray Cooper
(Musician)
Ray Cooper
2
Birthdate: August 19, 1947
Birthplace: Watford, Hertfordshire, England, UK
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Paul Epworth
(Record producer)
Paul Epworth
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Birthdate: July 25, 1974
Birthplace: Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England
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Juliana Hatfield
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Birthdate: July 27, 1967
Birthplace: Wiscasset, Maine Wiscasset, Maine, U.S.
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Ted Dwane
(Musician)
Ted Dwane
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Birthdate: August 15, 1984
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
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Steve Smith
(Drummer)
Steve Smith
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Birthdate: August 21, 1954
Birthplace: Whitman, Massachusetts, United States
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Anton Fig
(Drummer, Musician)
Anton Fig
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Birthdate: August 8, 1952
Birthplace: Cape Town
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Thomas Lang
(Drummer and founding member of the avant garde metal group stOrk)
Thomas Lang
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Birthdate: August 5, 1967
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Jon Farriss
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Birthdate: August 10, 1961
Birthplace: Perth
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Nick Reynolds
(Musician)
Nick Reynolds
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Birthdate: July 27, 1933
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Died: October 1, 2008
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John Stanier
(Drummer)
John Stanier
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Birthdate: August 2, 1968
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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Eicca Toppinen
(Finnish Cellist, Songwriter and Founder of the Quartet 'Apocalyptica')
Eicca Toppinen
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Birthdate: August 5, 1975
Birthplace: Vantaa, Finland

Best known for his ground-breaking cello-metal band Apocalyptica, Eicca Toppinen is a Finnish cellist and composer. He has also contributed to the scores for movies such as Aquarela and Black Ice, and for various theaters and operas. He was previously married to Finnish actor Kirsi Ylijoki.

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Steve Lee
(Musician)
Steve Lee
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Birthdate: August 5, 1963
Birthplace: Zurich, Switzerland
Died: October 5, 2010

Best known as part of the Swiss rock band Gotthard, Steve Lee was mostly a vocalist but was also skilled in the drums and the harmonica. He co-founded the band Krak, which eventually became Gotthard. He was killed in a freak motorcycle accident while on a biking trip in Nevada with his friends.

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Pete Thomas
(Drummer)
Pete Thomas
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Birthdate: August 9, 1954
Birthplace: Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Stefan Kaufmann
(Musician)
Stefan Kaufmann
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Birthdate: August 4, 1960
Birthplace: Solingen, West Germany
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Jerome Brailey
(Drummer, Songwriter)
Jerome Brailey
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Birthdate: August 20, 1950
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
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Henry Gibson
(Percussionist)
Henry Gibson
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Birthdate: August 9, 1942
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: December 18, 2002
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Mamady Keïta
(Drummer specialized in the goblet-shaped hand drum called djembe)
Mamady Keïta
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Birthdate: August 1, 1950
Birthplace: Balandougou, Guinea
Died: June 21, 2021
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Doudou N'Diaye Rose
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Birthdate: July 28, 1930
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal
Died: August 19, 2015
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Martin Vucic
(Musician)
Martin Vucic
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Birthdate: August 7, 1982
Birthplace: Skopje, SR Macedonia, SFR Yugoslavia
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Asadata Dafora
(Musician)
Asadata Dafora
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Birthdate: August 4, 1890
Birthplace: Freetown, British Sierra Leone
Died: March 4, 1965