Gary Powell (musician)

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Gary Armstrong Powell
Birth name Gary Armstrong Powell
Born (1969-11-11) 11 November 1969 (age 47)
Origin New York City, United States
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 an American drummer.

Musical career[edit]

He is primarily the drummer with The Libertines, and was the drummer for the band formed by his bandmate Carl Barat after the Libertines split, Dirty Pretty Things and for Guyanese British 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 frontmen Carl Barât and Pete Doherty by their then-manager Banny Poostchi. Powell has two sons, Wolfe and Asa, with long term partner Jude.


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

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