Tag Archives: Drummer

Phil ‘Philthy Animal’ Taylor dies aged 61

  The British-born Phil Taylor, or Filthy Animal as he was known by Motorhead fans, died yesterday 11th November 2015. He had been ill for some considerable time. The who was ‘Born to raise Hell’ has left us, aged just 61. Born on 21 September 1954, in Hasland, Chesterfield, England, Taylor replaced Motörhead’s first drummer, Lucas Fox, during the recording of ...

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The Darkness announce new drummer

Retro-rockers The Darkness have announced that Rufus Taylor , son of Queen legend Roger Taylor, will be their new drummer to replace Emily Dolan Davies. Taylor was recommended to the band by a friend of guitarist Dan Hawkins. When Taylor agreed he had to fly to the UK from Australia to learn their set-list in only four days. Dan Hawkins ...

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Battlecross post new studio video

American metallers Battlecross have posted a new behind the scenes video of them in the studio recording their upcoming album, War of Will. In this first video, we see session drummer Shannon Lucas tracking songs for the new album as well as other candid clips from the band’s time in the studio. Check it out below! Battlecross will release War ...

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Týr recruit George Kollias to play on new album

Faroes Islands Folk metal band Týr have called on former drummer from Nile and Nightfall, George Kollias, to be sticksman on their upcoming new album. Kollias replaces long term drummer Kári Streymoy who was behind the drum-kit from their formation in 1998. The band announced his departure on their Facebook page with the following messege: “We regret to inform you ...

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