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Post by Soulmonster on Mon Sep 20, 2010 7:48 pm

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Date of birth:
March 25, 1966.

Band position:
Drums.

Time with Guns N' Roses:
2006-present.

Shows with the band:
As of {UPDATEDATE} Frank has played at least {FRANKSHOWS} concerts with the band.
Biography:
Frank Ferrer (born March 25, 1966) is an American rock drummer. Ferrer is best known as the drummer for American rock band Guns N' Roses, with whom he has played, toured, and recorded since 2006. Ferrer was also a member of The Psychedelic Furs, Love Spit Love as well as The Beautiful. He has recorded and worked with several high profile musicians including Robi "Draco" Rosa, Tool, Gordon Gano, PJ Harvey, Tommy Stinson, Nena, Frank Black of The Pixies , Neil Young, Perry Farrell and Cheetah Chrome of The Dead Boys. [Wikipedia, August 2016].

Quotes:
Frank's a cool bass player actually [Live chat, March 2012]
Frank is a great drummer [Boomerocity, January 2013]

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Post by Soulmonster on Mon May 14, 2012 9:28 am

It's a bit counter-intuitive that Frank is now the drummer in GN'R with most live concerts played, but it's a fact. He overtook Steven now in Moscow. Well done!!
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Post by Soulmonster on Mon Jun 11, 2012 7:56 pm

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This picture is coooool.
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Post by Soulmonster on Wed Jul 25, 2012 6:50 pm

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Something tells me Frank's a Christian.
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Post by puddledumpling on Tue Oct 02, 2012 4:09 am

@Soulmonster wrote:Frank Ferrer Large4ObOWxJNg41FZN1HQbkiMb5ERavE7nT0SZfhgjxV8Ds

Something tells me Frank's a Christian.
OK, I see your clue... also me he looks (in my imagination) like a Barbary Coast pirate circa 1697. I believe they had drummers on their galleys for the oarsmen to keep time. Thanks for including the pics here, there aren't so many of Frank as he doesn't get to jog around the stage. Speaking of Christian Pirates, Devil Laugh , I've seen at least one great pic of Frank playing with The Compulsions. If I come across some, I'll put it in Side Projects.
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Post by Soulmonster on Wed Oct 30, 2013 12:14 pm

These are cool:

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Post by Soulmonster on Tue Apr 28, 2015 2:38 pm

Frank's new webpage is up: http://www.thunderchucker.com/
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Post by maryhartgnr on Thu May 14, 2015 3:58 pm

Frank Ferrer's new fb page
https://www.facebook.com/frankferrer66

and it looks like he has got a new website
http://www.frankferrerofficial.com

https://twitter.com/frankferrer66

Maybe he has new projects coming up? Gunners?
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Post by Soulmonster on Thu May 14, 2015 7:43 pm

He's been very active on social media lately, at least. With no GN'R touring planned in the near future I guess he has time to renew his sites.
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Post by maryhartgnr on Fri May 15, 2015 6:51 am

Maybe he is gearing up for something...
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Post by Soulmonster on Fri May 15, 2015 8:14 am

@maryhartgnr wrote:Maybe he is gearing up for something...

Might be, but it is not GN'R Sad
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Post by Uli on Mon May 18, 2015 1:36 pm

@maryhartgnr wrote:Maybe he is gearing up for something...

Tommy Stinson dates in July?
(Frank's website seems to suggest this...)
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Post by Uli on Tue Feb 14, 2017 11:26 am

Frank is cool...
http://themusic.com.au/news/all/2017/02/14/guns-n-roses-drummer-jammed-at-the-bearded-ladys-sunday-sesh-church-while-in-brisbane/

He may be a member of one of the biggest bands on the planet, but Guns N' Roses drummer Frank Ferrer proved himself a down-to-earth guy who just loves the heck out of music while in Brisbane with the iconic outfit earlier this month when he joined in an epic jam session at a local venue.

The Music has learnt that Ferrer was in West End on the Sunday before their show at QSAC Stadium, when he stopped into beloved live venue The Bearded Lady during its nascent weekly CHURCH improv session, the brainchild of multi-faceted local musician Ofa Fanaika (Chocolate Strings, Captain Dreamboat).

Following the first set of the day, Fanaika struck up a coincidental conversation with the renowned drummer — who, she is the first to admit, she did not recognise at the time — and found out that he was "just travelling through" with his band.

"I asked him what the name of his band was called, and he said a rock band called 'The Gunners' and asked if I'd heard of 'em," Fanaika said of the fortuitous meeting. "I said nah… but that doesn't mean much — I'm a bit out of the loop with these kinds of things. Always heaps of rad stuff happening in the neighbourhood, so I get a bit sheltered here."

Despite being "pretty wrecked" from the journey to Australia, Ferrer gamely agreed to join the next improvisational piece when invited up by a Fanaika, who was evidently informed of the man's pedigree and herself lends some deeply soulful improvised vocals to the 10-minute long gospel jam, along with fellow vocalist Kel Timmons (Bankrupt Billionaires) and instrumentalists Lee Brackenborough (Moreton, Captain Dreamboat, Big Dead), Andrew Fincher (Big Dead, Swingset) and Brandon Mamata (Weightless In Orbit).

Suffice to say, it was a pretty damn special moment for all involved — and somewhat par for the course these days, Timmons says.
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Post by Uli on Fri Jun 23, 2017 10:35 am

Another impromptu jam session for Frank in Hannover (German article):
https://tinyurl.com/yd833x6u

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