Pete Gill

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Pete Gill
Birth namePeter Gill
Born9 June 1951 (1951-06-09) (age 67)
OriginSheffield, England
GenresHeavy metal
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsDrums
Years active1976–1987
Associated actsThe Glitter Band, Saxon, Motörhead

Peter Gill (born 9 June 1951) is an English former heavy metal drummer, formerly a member of The Glitter Band, Saxon and Motörhead.

Gill was one of the two drummers in The Glitter Band, then formed part of the original line-up of Saxon in 1978.[1][2] He stayed with them until 1981, recording their first four albums,[3] leaving the band after he injured his hand. Gill later spent three years with Motörhead, 1984 to 1987, recording four new tracks for the compilation No Remorse, The Birthday Party and one full album, Orgasmatron. The band also toured extensively in the time Gill was a member.[4] After years of absence Gill reunited with his former Saxon colleagues in a new band, named Son of a Bitch with bassist Steve Dawson and guitarist Graham Oliver. Gill stayed briefly in the band, recording only one album called Victim You. in 1996.

Discography[edit]

Saxon[edit]

Motörhead[edit]

Son of a Bitch[edit]

Video and DVDs[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Saxon Biography". Billboard. Retrieved 14 June 2017.
  2. ^ Webb, Spike (2012). Mad, Bad and Dangerous - The Book of Drummers' Tales. John Blake.
  3. ^ Dome, Malcolm. "Saxon And The Story Of Denim And Leather". Team Rock. Retrieved 14 June 2017.
  4. ^ Burridge, Alan (April 1991). "Motörhead". Record Collector (140): 16–22.