Kevin Valentine

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Kevin Valentine
Born (1956-05-21) May 21, 1956 (age 61)
Genres Glam metal, hard rock
Occupation(s) Musician, Sound Mixer (current)
Instruments Drums
Associated acts Donnie Iris and the Cruisers
Shadow King
The Innocent

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". He was also a touring member of Cinderella.


With Todd Tamanend Clark[edit]

  • (1975) Two Thousand Light Years From Home

With Breathless[edit]

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

With Rosie[edit]

  • (1988) Live

With Donnie Iris And The Cruisers[edit]

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

With Kiss[edit]

  • (1989) Hot In The Shade (One Track - Love Me To Hate You)
  • (1992) Revenge (One Track - Take It Off)
  • (1998) Psycho Circus (All tracks except Into The Void)

With The Innocent[edit]

  • (1985) Livin' In The Street

With Godz[edit]

  • (1987) Mongolians

With Shadow King[edit]

  • (1991) Shadow King

With The Lou Gramm Band[edit]

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

With Neverland[edit]

  • (1996) Surreal World

With Graham Bonnet[edit]

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