Matt Sorum

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Matthew William Sorum (born November 19, 1960) is an American drummer and percussionist. He is best known as both a former member of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses, with whom he recorded three studio albums, and as a member of the supergroup Velvet Revolver. Sorum is currently a member of the touring project, Kings of Chaos, and is a former member of both The Cult and Y Kant Tori Read. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Matt Sorum has received more than 1,161,621 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Matt Sorum is the 1,032nd most popular musician (up from 1,044th in 2019), the 5,112th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,998th in 2019) and the 386th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Matt Sorum ranks 1,032 out of 2,675Before him are Angélique Kidjo, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Zoltán Kocsis, Simon Wright, Paul Gray, and Red Garland. After him are Tony Joe White, Mike Bloomfield, Phil Campbell, Stan Kenton, Phil Taylor, and Bob Kulick.

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Among people born in 1960, Matt Sorum ranks 149Before him are Brenda Strong, Jon Huntsman Jr., Gabriel Calderón, Linden Ashby, Joe Ranft, and Angélique Kidjo. After him are Pedro Delgado, Kelly LeBrock, Marko Elsner, Rob Marshall, Mykelti Williamson, and Peggy Whitson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Matt Sorum ranks 5,112 out of 15,968Before him are Ann Wilson (1950), Eric Bogosian (1953), LL Cool J (1968), Robert Yerkes (1876), Catherine Wolfe Bruce (1816), and Red Garland (1923). After him are Tony Joe White (1943), Amber Lynn (1964), Dixie Carter (1939), Al Corley (1956), Afeni Shakur (1947), and Mike Bloomfield (1943).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Matt Sorum ranks 386Before him are Larry Carlton (1948), Clark Terry (1920), Scott Travis (1961), David Bryan (1962), Paul Gray (1972), and Red Garland (1923). After him are Tony Joe White (1943), Mike Bloomfield (1943), Stan Kenton (1911), Bob Kulick (1950), Mamie Smith (1891), and Harry James (1916).