Dead Daisies Announce New Drummer Before Deen Castronovo Departs

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Maybe, it’s just me, but it sure seems like the Dead Daisies made sure Top 50 Drumming Crab Apples nominee Deen Castronovo couldn’t exit gracefully.

From Ultimate Classic Rock:

Former Journey drummer Deen Castronovo has confirmed that he's quit the Dead Daisies, two days after the band announced a replacement.

Tommy Clufetos, who previously toured with the group, had already been announced as the drummer for the tour in support of the Dead Daisies' latest album Holy Ground — their first with Glenn Hughes at the helm.

The news had left Castronovo’s role in the band in doubt until he clarified it in a statement.

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