Tag Archives: Don Powell

SLADE’s Don Powell Calls On ELO’s Bev Bevan On Anthemic Single

May 9, 2024

It’s not too rare that when a drummer founds a group of their own, they switch to some other role as a performer and delegate laying down a beat to somebody else – which has never been a case with … Continue reading

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SLADE’s 1975 Concert Gets Out Of Box

January 22, 2024

Given their immense popularity, it’s rather surprising that SLADE‘s on-stage discography is quite scarce, which was why the “All The World Is A Stage” box set, released in 2022, was more than welcome – only the ensemble’s die-hard aficionados had … Continue reading

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Ex-SLADE Drummer Gives Xmas A Bollocking

September 14, 2023

If there ever was a band eternally associated with Yuletide, it’s SLADE whose “Merry Xmas Everybody” yearly rules the waves, and still one would wonder as to how this ensemble’s former skin-hitter came across the idea of recording his own … Continue reading

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SLADE’s Don Powell Presents THE DREAMERS’ Debut

February 8, 2023

Don Powell might have been relieved from songwriting duties when Noddy Holder and Jim Lea’s numbers proved the most successful, yet it’s impossible to imagine SLADE’s cuts without his thunderously nuanced beat. After the drummer’s aforementioned colleagues had left the … Continue reading

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