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Overview (1)

Born in Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales, UK

Mini Bio (1)

Chris Slade (born Christopher Rees, 30 October 1946) is a British rock musician and drummer. He is the current drummer for the Australian hard rock band AC/DC. He previously drummed for the band from 1989 to 1994, performing on their 1990 album "The Razors Edge" along with their first live album with singer Brian Johnson, "AC/DC Live". He returned to the band in February 2015 to replace Phil Rudd for the "Rock or Bust" World Tour. Slade has also played with Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Tom Jones, Toomorrow, The Firm and Asia.

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Bald head

Trivia (8)

Drummer for rock group AC/DC in the early 1990s, before original drummer Phil Rudd returned to the band.
Played drums on Tom Jones's hit "It's Not Unusual' in 1965. Jimmy Page played guitar on that track.
Plays drums for Jimmy Page's group "The Firm". Also in the group are Paul Rodgers and Tony Franklin.
Was in a band called "Toomorrow" with Olivia Newton-John
Was member of Manfred Mann's Earth Band between 1972 and 1978.
Currently plays drums for the band Asia. Other artists he has played with include Gary Numan, Tom Jones, Uriah Heep, Gary Moore, and AC/DC.
He uses the Pro-Mark drumsticks.
He replaced Phil Rudd again from February 2015.

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