Ricky-Lee Cooper

Drums

Ricky Lee was born into a musical family. His father, Gary Cooper (no relation to the cowboy) was a touring musician in Europe and America.
At the age of 10 Ricky got his first chance at the kit and has played ever since, also, his brother plays a mean triangle!!
Loves pretty much all kinds of genres:
Funk, Rock, House, Drum n Bass, Metal, Ska, Punk etc.

Influences:
Jojo Mayer and his band Nerve
Anderson Paak - Malibu
Twelve Foot Ninja
Soul Magic
Gospel Chops
Classic Rock Mix Tapes
(Anything with a beat really)

Self-taught with some help from the greats, Tony Royster Jr, Thomas Lang and Mike Portnoy.
At the age of 15 Ricky joined a heavy rock band, "Fallen Ground" for 5 years, playing in Pubs, Clubs and a few biker festivals.
Following this, Ricky joined an Egyptian Death Metal Band, Ezra.
Now actively playing with New Killer Shoes/UK FEDS, a Pop-Rock-Punk-Ska band.
Recorded 2 Studio Albums and 3 EP's with his current band.
Covered Europe, Florida, UK, Ireland, Download and Beautiful Days Festival.
Supported artists such as Adam Ant, The Ruts DC, The Selecta, BRAD, Bow Wow Wow, Top Loader and Merry Mouth.

Now Rocking with Vehicle pulling into a venue near you!!!

MY GEAR
DDrum Diode Acrylic Kit
12" 15" 22"
Ludwig BlackBeauty
Sabian Cymbals
X1 Hi Hat
X1 Splash
X1 Crash
X1 Ride
Tama Roadpro Hardware
Tama Iron Cobra Pedals
Vic Firth Sticks

 

Ashley Picken

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