Chris Slade

1946 - Today

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Chris Slade (born Christopher Slade Rees; 30 October 1946) is a Welsh musician, best known for playing for the Australian hard rock band AC/DC. He drummed for the band from 1989 to 1994, performing on their 1990 album The Razors Edge along with their first live album with singer Brian Johnson, AC/DC Live. He returned to the band in February 2015 to replace Phil Rudd for the "Rock or Bust World Tour". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chris Slade has received more than 1,730,423 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Chris Slade is the 127th most popular musician (down from 124th in 2019), the 552nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 521st in 2019) and the 35th most popular British Musician.

Chris Slade is most famous for being the drummer for AC/DC.

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Among musicians, Chris Slade ranks 127 out of 2,675Before him are Tony Iommi, Don Shirley, Compay Segundo, Pete Best, Arnaut Daniel, and Ray Manzarek. After him are Malcolm Young, Jascha Heifetz, Nam June Paik, Lady Gaga, Nadia Boulanger, and Jerry Lee Lewis.

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Among people born in 1946, Chris Slade ranks 54Before him are Barry Gibb, Masoud Barzani, Nicos Anastasiades, Ed O'Neill, Danny Glover, and Charles Dance. After him are Isaias Afwerki, André the Giant, Uri Geller, Sally Field, Bob Beamon, and Tim Curry.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Chris Slade ranks 552 out of 6,924Before him are Harthacnut I of Denmark (880), Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York (1473), J. L. Austin (1911), E. H. Carr (1892), Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868), and Jonathan Pryce (1947). After him are Malcolm Young (1953), Edmund Spenser (1552), William John Macquorn Rankine (1820), George Mallory (1886), Karl Pearson (1857), and Helena Bonham Carter (1966).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Chris Slade ranks 35Before him are Sid Vicious (1957), Gary Moore (1952), Charlie Watts (1941), Mike Oldfield (1953), John Bonham (1948), and Tony Iommi (1948). After him are Malcolm Young (1953), George Martin (1926), Nick Mason (1944), Jacqueline du Pré (1945), Roger Glover (1945), and John Paul Jones (1946).