As the legendary drummer for the Stray Cats, Slim Jim Phantom, alongside bandmates Brian Setzer and Lee Rocker, spearheaded the neo-rockabilly movement of the early 80s across Europe, USA and beyond, gaining fans among the likes of Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, and Robert Plant along the way. Jim has also worked with some of the world's top artists, notably David Bowie guitarist Earl Slick and some original members of The Sex Pistols, The Cult and Big Country and also enjoyed a stint playing with the rock-n-roll originator, Jerry Lee Lewis In 2018, The Stray Cats reunited for a select number of shows. After the overwhelming success of these shows, the band decided to keep going. 2019 marked the band's 40th anniversary, which they celebrated with a new album and world tour. The album 40, reached #3 on the Billboard charts and top 10 worldwide. Over 40 years and millions of record sales later, Slim Jim Phantom continues to inspire and excite audiences worldwide. With a sound, style, and image that remain as fresh today as they ever were, Phantom has cemented his place among rock royalty. Considered by many as the coolest drummer in rock-n-roll, Phantom's influence is still clearly felt on today's music scene with countless rockabilly drummers imitating his pioneering stand-up style. The Cats plan on continuing their 'Rockabilly Crusade' for another 40 years!
23/06 2023 8:30pm