Rick Allen (drummer)

Rick Allen (drummer)

Richard John Cyril "Rick" Allen (born 1 November 1963) is the drummer for the English hard rock band Def Leppard. He is famous for overcoming the complete amputation of his left arm and continuing to play with the band, which subsequently went on to its greatest popular success worldwide. His fans now call him the "Thunder God".

Read more about Rick Allen (drummer):  Def Leppard, Raven Drum Foundation, One Hand Drum Company, Side Projects, Personal Life

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Rick Allen (drummer) - Personal Life
... Allenwas married to his first wife Stacey from 1991 to 2000, during which he became a father with the birth of his daughter Lauren Shane (born May 20, 1997) ... In 1995, Allenwas arrested for spousal abuse in Los Angeles International Airport when he dragged his wife Stacey into a restroom by the throat and slammed her ... Allenwas married on 10 October 2003 to Lauren Monroe ...

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