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Mr. Big drummer Pat Torpey dies at 64

Posted by on February 8, 2018

Drummer Pat Torpey, who was in Mr. Big from its formation in 1988, died today at the age of 64. He passed from complications from Parkinson’s disease, which he was officially diagnosed with in 2014. Torpey’s last album with the band was 2017’s Defying Gravity, where he served as drum producer, and he’d still toured with […]

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Mr. Big drummer Pat Torpey diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease

Posted by on July 24, 2014

With Mr. Big’s eighth studio album, …The Stories We Could Tell, coming out in September, they’ll sadly be touring in support of it without original drummer Pat Torpey behind the kit. The 60 year-old has admitted that he’s been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. The4 band plan on finding a replacement drummer shortly. Here’s what the press […]

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