Budgie Siouxsie and the Banshees


Budgie is one of the most recognised names in UK drums, having first recorded with The Slits in 1979, before becoming drummer of the influential band Siouxsie and the Banshees.

Budgie has also worked with other musicians including John Cale, Leonard Eto (formerly of the Kodo Drummers) and John Grant.

In 2013, Spin rated him at No. 28 in their list of "The 100 Greatest Drummers of Alternative Music", and was hailed in 2013 by peer Stewart Copeland of The Police as one of the 16 most interesting drummers.