Adrian Young

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Adrian Young
No Doubt at Summer Tour 4.jpg
Young performing with No Doubt at the Milwaukee Summerfest, July 2009.
Background information
Birth name Adrian Samuel Young
Born (1969-08-26) 26 August 1969 (age 48)
Long Beach, California, United States
Genres
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Drums
Years active 1987–present
Associated acts No Doubt, Maroon 5, the Vandals, Bow Wow Wow, Unwritten Law, Kelis, Dilana, Dreamcar, Linkin Park

Adrian Samuel Young (born August 26, 1969) is an American drummer, most popularly known as a member of the rock bands No Doubt and Dreamcar.

Biography[edit]

When not performing, in the studio or touring, Young likes to spend his time out on the golf course, as he is an avid golf player.[1] He is a scratch golfer who is a much desired participant in celebrity golf tournaments such as the Michael Jordan Invitational, Alice Cooper Foundation Tournament and others. Young has participated in VH-1's Fairway to Heaven numerous times.

Reunion with No Doubt[edit]

No Doubt announced on their official website that they would tour in the summer of 2009 with Paramore, the Sounds, Janelle Monáe, Bedouin Soundclash, Katy Perry, and Panic! at the Disco. while finishing their upcoming album, which was set for release in 2010.[2][3] Tickets for the tour went on sale March 7, 2009.[4] As a special promotion for the tour, the band was giving away their entire music catalog free as a digital download with purchase of top tier seating.[5]

In 2009, No Doubt made an appearance on the television series Gossip Girl, playing a fictional band called "Snowed Out" in the episode "Valley Girls".[6] They performed their cover version of the Adam and the Ants song "Stand and Deliver".[7]

Personal life[edit]

In October 1999, Young proposed to his girlfriend Nina Kent on stage during a No Doubt concert.[8] They were married in January 2000. The couple welcomed a son in 2002.[9] They welcomed a daughter on June 10, 2011.[10] Young's two children have a cousin-like relationship with the other offspring of No Doubt band members, as the children often spend time together during concerts.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "No Doubt Drummer Young, Vandals' Escalante Go Golfing". MTV News. February 9, 1999. Retrieved December 30, 2006.
  2. ^ "2009 Tour". NoDoubt.com. 2008. Retrieved November 22, 2008.
  3. ^ "News : No Doubt Announces 2009 Summer Tour". No Doubt. Retrieved 2011-03-27. 
  4. ^ "News : Tour Dates Announced!". No Doubt. Archived from the original on 2011-06-05. Retrieved 2011-03-27. 
  5. ^ "News : Receive No Doubt's Entire Digital Catalog For Free With Online Ticket Purchase". No Doubt. Retrieved 2011-03-27. 
  6. ^ "News : Gossip Girl Appearance Announced!". No Doubt. 2009-02-26. Retrieved 2011-10-31. 
  7. ^ Vena, Jocelyn (2009-03-17). "No Doubt Say They 'All Agreed' On 'Gossip Girl' Song - Music, Celebrity, Artist News". MTV. Retrieved 2011-03-27. 
  8. ^ "Adrian Young Proposes To Nina Onstage During No Doubt Show (10/10/1999)". YouTube. 2011-01-16. Retrieved 2017-07-27. 
  9. ^ "No Doubt Drummer Adrian Young and Wife Nina Welcome Baby Girl". Popcrush.com. Retrieved 2017-07-27. 
  10. ^ "Adrian Young Welcomes Daughter Magnolia Renée". People babies. 2011-06-14. Retrieved 2011-10-31. 
  11. ^ "No Doubt Talks 2015 Festival Tour, 'Experimenting' For Next Album at Global Citizen". Billboard. 2015-04-20. Retrieved 2017-07-27.