Dave Holland (drummer)
|Died||16 January 2018 (aged 69)|
David Holland (5 April 1948 – 16 January 2018) was an English heavy metal drummer born in
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At the age of six Holland began piano lessons, but soon developed a "mania for the drums" in his own words and begged his parents to let him have a set. After his first appearance as a stand-in for a local band, Holland realised he wanted to be a musician. When he was 14 years old, he supplemented his pocket money by playing with another local band called The Drumbeats, and selling furniture and carpets.
As a youngster, Holland listened to traditional jazz. He cited his first rock influence as