The Life and Drumming of The Who’s Keith Moon

There was one distinctive and energizing element in the music of British rock band The Who we cannot get back: Keith Moon’s drumming. A genius drummer, unfortunately so prone to self-destructive behaviors and addiction, Keith Moon was one of the greatest musicians of his generation. He blended energy, innovation, and an authentic rock’n’roll vibe in … Read more

Rick Allen – The One-Armed Drummer from Def Leppard (His Modified Drum Set, The Accident)

The beating heart of British hard rock band Def Leppard, Rick Allen is an incredible example of strength, perseverance, resilience, and unconditional love for rock music. After replying to a notice board ad in 1978, he became the drummer of a super-star rock band at just fifteen. As Def Leppard quickly became successful, opening at … Read more