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As the forty-year-old son of Ringo Starr, most would think that Zak Starkey had been handed stardom on a silver platter. He plays drums with two of the most popular bands in the world, names the late, great Keith Moon as one of his best childhood friends, and is so busy he can be impossible to reach, as when Modern Drummer tried in vain to contact the globetrotting musician after he’d left his cell phone on someone else’s private jet. But before he landed gigs with The Who and Oasis, Zak Starkey played with ten years’ worth of unknowns and also-rans, dragging his kit all over England like any other ambitious drummer


Article: Multiple Reviews

Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac: A Green Sun Sets On The Blue Horizon

Read "Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac: A Green Sun Sets On The Blue Horizon" reviewed by Scott Gudell

There are times when the stars align in a dramatic and symbiotic way. Although Mick Fleetwood had talked about a tribute concert to honor friend and British blues slide guitar giant Peter Green for years, Fleetwood was tenacious and succeeded in bringing together an all-star roster of close to 20 musicians on February 25, 2020, days ...


Article: Live Review

The Who: Denver, Colorado, February 12, 2013

Read "The Who: Denver, Colorado, February 12, 2013" reviewed by Geoff Anderson

The WhoPepsi CenterDenver, ColoradoFebruary 12, 2013The Who Pepsi Center, Denver, CO February 12, 2013One of the greatest moments on record from the Classic Rock era is the stunning contrast between the first two songs on the Who's Quadrophenia (MCA, 1973). The first cut, “I Am the Sea" is dominated ...


News: Performance / Tour

Zak's Who dat The Who had Keep the Beat Superbowl Halftime

Zak's Who dat The Who had Keep the Beat Superbowl Halftime

The Who at the Super Bowl: Roger Daltry, Pete Townshend, and drummer Zak Starkey still rockin' Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who, the band's two surviving original members, tore through a medley of their hits at the Super Bowl. For non-fans who noticed the drummer looked younger than Daltry and Townshend, he's actually Zak ...


The Who Endless Wire

Label: Unknown label
Released: 2006


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