Steve Grantley

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Steve Grantley
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Background information
Born (1962-03-08) 8 March 1962 (age 58)
GenresRock, punk rock
  • Drummer
  • author
Associated actsStiff Little Fingers, The Alarm, RTZ Global, Alicia Keys, Julian Lennon, Eighth Wonder

Steve Grantley (born 8 March 1962) is an English rock drummer who plays for Stiff Little Fingers,[1] and formerly The Alarm and RTZ Global. Between 1982 and 1987 he played drums for Jake Burns and the Big Wheel. He has also worked with Alicia Keys, Julian Lennon and the band Eighth Wonder and auditioned for The Clash after the departure of Terry Chimes.[2]

He has written two books with Alan Parker, one about the 1970s rock band Slade and another about The Who called Who By Numbers.[3]


  • The Who By Numbers, Steve Grantley, Alan Parker, Helter Skelter Publishing, 24 June 2010, ISBN 978-1905139262
  • Cum On, Feel the Noize : The Story of Slade, Steve Grantley, Alan Parker, Carlton Books, 4 September 2006, ISBN 978-1844421510


  1. ^ Strong, Martin Charles (18 October 2002). The Great Rock Discography. The National Academies. p. 1023. ISBN 978-1-84195-312-0. Retrieved 20 May 2011.
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ "In The Poppy Fields: Steve Grantley Interview". 21 January 2013. Retrieved 13 May 2020.
Preceded by
Dolphin Taylor
Drummer for Stiff Little Fingers
Succeeded by