Saturday, March 9: Tig's Rock Birthdays

Happy Birthday today (March 9) to guitar legend Robin Trower. He's 74. Also celebrating is current Danzig/ex Type O Negative drummer Johnny Kelly (51).

Robin Trower was a singer and guitarist in the band Procol Harum in the 60’s and also had success as leader of his own power trio. Trower is an influential guitarist who’s most popular album Bridge of Sighs features the classic rock anthem "Day of the Eagle". His latest cd Where You Are Going To was released in 2016 on V12 Records. Trower continues to rock at 74 years old. Cheers to Robin Trower on his birthday today!

Johnny Kelly was a drum tech for goth metal band Type O Negative, before joining the band as a replacement for drummer Sal Abruscato in 1994. He played on the albums October RustWorld Coming DownLife is Killing Me, and Dead Again. He’s the current drummer for Danzig and played on the last two Danzig albums, 2010’s Deth Red Sabaoth and the 2015 covers album Skeletons. Johnny Kelly also performs with various other bands including Kill Devil Hill.

Photo credit: Bill Gallucci



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