Tony Destra

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Tony Destra
Born (1954-09-20)September 20, 1954
Died February 8, 1987(1987-02-08) (aged 32)
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Drums
Years active 1982-1987
Associated acts Cinderella
Britny Fox
Enforcer

Tony Destra (September 20, 1954 – February 8, 1987), was an American drummer who played for the glam metal bands Cinderella and Britny Fox.[1] Before Cinderella or Britny Fox, Tony was the drummer for another popular Philadelphia area band called Enforcer. The singer for Enforcer was Bill Mattson who would gain later recognition as the frontman for Tangier. Tony played on Cinderella's indy 45 of "Shake Me" and "Somebody Save Me". After he left Cinderella, he joined Britny Fox in 1985. He played on the Britny Fox demo In America in 1986. Tony died in a car accident on February 8, 1987.[2]

In Cinderella, he was replaced by drummer Jim Drnec. In Britny Fox he was briefly replaced by drummer Adam West, who was then himself replaced by long-term drummer Johnny Dee.

Discography[edit]

With Cinderella[edit]

Demos

With Britny Fox[edit]

In America (demo) (1986)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Talevski, Nick (2006). Rock Obituaries - Knocking On Heaven's Door. London: Omnibus Press. p. 130. ISBN 978-1-84609-091-2. Retrieved 19 November 2017. 
  2. ^ Carlson, Taylor T. (June 2014). HAIRcyclopedia Vol. 1 - The Legends. pp. 36–37. ISBN 978-1-312-28618-4. Retrieved 19 November 2017.