Kevin Valentine

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Kevin Valentine
Born (1956-05-21) May 21, 1956 (age 63)
GenresGlam metal, hard rock
Occupation(s)Musician, Sound Mixer (current)
Associated actsDonnie Iris and the Cruisers
Shadow King
The Innocent
Nominated: 67th, 68th, & 69th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series - Better Call Saul

Kevin Valentine is an American rock drummer who is best known for being a member of Donnie Iris and the Cruisers. Valentine played drums on all of the band's early albums during the 1980s.[1] Valentine has recorded as a member of Breathless, The Innocent, Godz, Rosie, Shadow King, The Lou Gramm Band and Neverland. He also performed (on a session basis) on the Kiss albums Hot In The Shade, Psycho Circus and Revenge, playing on all tracks but one on Psycho Circus. The one track he did not play was "Into the Void", performed by Peter Criss. On Revenge, he played on one song, "Take It Off" and played on You Love Me to Hate You on Hot in the Shade. He was also a touring member of Cinderella. Valentine is also a sound mixer for many prominent TV shows, such as The Good Wife, Better Call Saul, and Ozark.


With Todd Tamanend Clark[edit]

  • Two Thousand Light Years From Home (1975)

With Breathless[edit]

  • Breathless (1979)
  • Nobody Leaves This Song Alive (1980)
  • The Best Of Breathless · Picture This (1993)

With Rosie[edit]

  • Live (1988)

With Donnie Iris And The Cruisers[edit]

  • Back on the Streets (1980)
  • King Cool (1981)
  • The High and the Mighty (1982)
  • Fortune 410 (1983)
  • No Muss...No Fuss (1985)
  • Out of the Blue (1992)
  • Poletown (1997)
  • 20th Century Masters: The Best of Donnie Iris (2001)
  • 25 Years (2004)
  • Ellwood City (2006)

With Kiss[edit]

  • Hot In The Shade (1989) Drums on "You Love Me to Hate You" and "King of Hearts".
  • Revenge (1992) Drums on "Take It Off".
  • Psycho Circus (1998) All Drums except for the song “Into The Void”.

With The Innocent[edit]

  • Livin' In The Street (1985)

With Godz[edit]

  • Mongolians (1987)

With Shadow King[edit]

  • Shadow King (1991)
  • Highlander II · The Quickening (soundtrack) (1991)

With Neverland[edit]

  • Surreal World (1996)

With Graham Bonnet[edit]

  • Underground (1997)
  • The Day I Went Mad (1999)