Phil Rudd

1954 - Today

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Phillip Hugh Norman Rudd (born Phillip Hugh Norman Witschke Rudzevecuis, 19 May 1954) is an Australian drummer, best known as the drummer of AC/DC across three stints. On the 1977 departure of bass guitarist Mark Evans from AC/DC, Rudd became the only Australian-born member of the band. In 2003, he entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame along with the other members of AC/DC. In 2014, Rudd released his first solo album, Head Job. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Phil Rudd has received more than 2,318,658 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Phil Rudd is the 434th most popular musician (down from 381st in 2019), the 55th most popular biography from Australia (down from 52nd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Musician.

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Among musicians, Phil Rudd ranks 434 out of 2,662Before him are Alice Herz-Sommer, Josef Hofmann, Donovan, Wes Montgomery, Joan Manuel Serrat, and Alicia de Larrocha. After him are Joe Perry, Artur Schnabel, Michel Polnareff, Tom Fogerty, Cannonball Adderley, and Dexter Gordon.

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Among people born in 1954, Phil Rudd ranks 84Before him are Andrei Karlov, Katey Sagal, Sergey Naryshkin, Steven Pinker, Alejandro Sabella, and Chris Noth. After him are Anthony Minghella, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, Juande Ramos, Oscar, Trevor Berbick, and Milan Martić.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Phil Rudd ranks 55 out of 925Before him are Barry Marshall (1951), Liam Hemsworth (1990), Ken Rosewall (1934), Peter Norman (1942), Flea (1962), and George Miller (1945). After him are Luís Vaz de Torres (1565), Rhonda Byrne (1945), Harold Holt (1908), Raymond Dart (1893), David Helfgott (1947), and David Bruce (1855).

Among MUSICIANS In Australia

Among musicians born in Australia, Phil Rudd ranks 5Before him are Sia (1975), Nick Cave (1957), Lisa Gerrard (1961), and Flea (1962). After him are David Helfgott (1947), Michael Hutchence (1960), John Williams (1941), Tommy Emmanuel (1955), Colin Burgess (1946), Daevid Allen (1938), and Rick Springfield (1949).