Original The Damned drummer Rat Scabies re-joins the band!
In a surprise announcement made today, it was confirmed that original The Damned drummer Rat Scabies will be back behind the kit for tours, festivals and more in 2024!
Following the departure of drummer Will Taylor earlier this year, speculation abounded over who would replace him on the drum stool.. nobody guessed it would be the man who joined the band during its inception back in 1976!
Main Photo ‘Scabies sets his kit alight, Manchester 2022’: RUTH RAE
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‘Usually found jumping around down the front at gigs, I also relish taking photos and videos, singing, speaking with fellow music fans, and asking musicians the questions nobody else does Writing about my favourite bands and connecting with people who love music too keeps me more-or-less sane I’ve worked for over 25 years at a video production company, mainly filming live music events, therefore I have an additional backstage perspective!’