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Alabama Shakes drummer Steven Johnson arrested on child abuse charges

Alabama Shakes drummer Steven Johnson arrested on child abuse charges

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Getty ImagesSteven Johnson, the drummer for Grammy award-winning US rock band Alabama Shakes, has been arrested on child abuse charges.Johnson was taken into custody at Alabama's Limestone County Jail on Wednesday, news outlets report.A grand jury indicted him on charges of wilful torture, abuse and cruelly beating or otherwise wilfully maltreating a child.Bond is set at $ 21,500 (£15,580) with an arraignment date set for 7 April.Johnson, 35, previously pleaded guilty in March last year to violating a domestic violence protection order in Limestone County. He received a suspended sentence of a year in jail, with 24 months on probation.Alabama Shakes have been on hiatus since 2018. The roots-rock revivalists won a host of Grammys for their 2012 debut album, Boys & Girls, and its 2015 fo
Ozzy Osbourne and Uriah Heep drummer Lee Kerslake dies

Ozzy Osbourne and Uriah Heep drummer Lee Kerslake dies

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Lee Kerslake, who was the drummer for rock band Uriah Heep and also played on two Ozzy Osbourne albums, has died aged 73 after a battle with prostate cancer.Former Uriah Heep keyboardist Ken Hensley announced his death through a message shared with fans on Facebook. Osbourne was among those who also paid tribute, saying: "It's been 39 years since I've seen Lee but he lives for ever on the records he played on for me, Blizzard of Ozz and Diary of a Madman. Lee Kerslake RIP." Uriah Heep member Mick Box wrote: "Lee was one of the kindest men on earth, as well as being a brother he was an incredible drummer, singer and song writer!"He had a passion for life bar none and was much loved by the fans, as well as anyone who crossed his path! Rock in peace my friend." ...