Darrin Mooney

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Darrin Mooney
Birth name Darrin Shane Mooney
Born (1967-04-26) 26 April 1967 (age 50)
Merton, Surrey, England
Genres Alternative rock, indie rock
Occupation(s) Session drummer, percussionist
Instruments Drums, percussion
Years active 1986–present
Associated acts Primal Scream, Gary Moore

Darrin Shane Mooney (born 26 April 1967, Merton, Surrey)[1] is an English session drummer, best known for his work with Primal Scream and Gary Moore.[2]

Mooney started playing at the age of 12 at school. Throughout his school years, he played in various school bands and orchestras, playing both drums and percussion. At the age of 18 Darrin went along to a NYJO (National Youth Jazz Orchestra) rehearsal in London and was inspired as he watched the others play.[3]

In 1997, he joined Primal Scream and had worked with Gary Moore from 2001. He has also played with China Black, Matt Bianco, Ragga Twins, Bonnie Tyler, Martin Barre and others.[4]



  1. ^ "findmypast.co.uk". Search.findmypast.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-07-03. 
  2. ^ "Drummerszone artists - Darrin Mooney". Drummerszone.com. Retrieved 2014-07-03. 
  3. ^ "Darrin Mooney". Natal Drums. 2013-07-31. Archived from the original on 2014-07-14. Retrieved 2014-07-03. 
  4. ^ Stuart Saunders. "Official Site". Blue to Brown. Retrieved 2014-07-03. 

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