Gary Powell (musician)

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Gary Armstrong Powell
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Background information
Birth name Gary Armstrong Powell
Born (1969-11-11) 11 November 1969 (age 44)
Origin New York, USA
Genres Punk rock, indie rock
Instruments Drums
Years active 2001–present
Associated acts Dirty Pretty Things, The Libertines, Eddy Grant, New York Dolls, The Invasion Of..., Naked Remedy

Gary Armstrong Powell[1] (born 11 November 1969) is a British drummer. He is primarily the drummer for The Libertines, as well as doing the same for the band formed by his bandmate Carl Barat after the Libertines split, Dirty Pretty Things and Guyanese artist, Eddy Grant. He also played with the New York Dolls for their 2004 reunion shows.

He joined The Libertines in 2001 after being introduced to the frontmen Carl Barât and Pete Doherty by their then-manager Banny Poostchi.

From the 1st of November 2014, Gary Powell will undertake a vital role in Hemel Hempstead's The Function Rooms, sigining up to become their house DJ for their Indie night, which will be on once a month.


  1. ^ "American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers". ASCAP. Retrieved 2011-10-24. 

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