|Birth name||Richard John Cyril Allen|
|Also known as||The Thunder God|
|Born||1 November 1963|
Dronfield, Derbyshire, England
|Genres||Hard rock, heavy metal, glam metal|
|Years active||1978–1984, 1986–present|
|Labels||Island, Mercury, Polygram|
Richard John Cyril Allen (born 1 November 1963) is an English drummer. He has played for the hard rock band Def Leppard since 1978.
His left arm was amputated because of a car crash in 1984. He is known as "The Thunder God" by fans.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Gold, Adam (7 August 2009). "Def Leppard's Rick Allen: The Cream Interview [Updated]". Nashville Scene. Archived from the original on 5 October 2013. Retrieved 13 September 2012.
- ↑ "Rick Allen – Bio – About Rick Allen". MTV Artists. Retrieved 11 March 2014.