All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘drummer’

Scorpions Drummer Jailed for a Month in Dubai

Scorpions drummer James Kottak was arrested at Dubai International Airport for drunk and disorderly conduct on April 3, and was sentenced to 30 days in jail for the crime of insulting Islam. According to Dubai state-run newspaper The National, Kottak flipped the bird and mooned other travelers while in an airport transit hall. Kottak told police he had taken a …

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Slipknot Says Goodbye to Drummer

Slipknot is without one of its founding members. Drummer, Joey Jordison decided to part ways with the rock band after almost two decades. The news was made public on the band’s website. According to the statement, the split was made for “personal reasons.” To our Maggots and fans around the world, It is with great pain but quiet respect, that …

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Ringo Starr Brings Back His ‘Octopus’s Garden’

Seventy-three-year-old drummer and legendary Beatle, Ringo Starr, is a man of many talents. Last year he was named the richest drummer in the world and has released 16 solo albums. Quite impressive for someone who famously proclaims to have never studied drums in the first place. While he has already taken the music world by storm, now he is also …

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Ed Shaughnessy Dies; Tonight Show Drummer Was 84

Tonight Show drummer Ed Shaughnessy has died at the age of 84. According to a Los Angeles Times obituary, Shaughnessy suffered a heart attack on May 24 at his home in Calabasas, California. Shaughnessy grew up in Jersey City, New Jersey in the 1930s and began playing drums while in his teens. He soon began playing jazz drums in New …

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