- D.H. Peligro was a drummer who performed for The Lifeless Kennedys and different bands.
- He handed away on the age of 63 on Oct. 28.
- His loss of life was introduced by The Lifeless Kennedys on Instagram.
D.H. Peligro, the drummer for The Lifeless Kennedys, died on the age of 63 on Oct. 28. The band introduced the unhappy information on Instagram and revealed his passing passed off in his Los Angeles, CA residence. Additionally they included a smiling black and white picture of him behind his drum set.
“Lifeless Kennedys’ drummer D.H. Peligro (Darren Henley) handed away in his Los Angeles residence yesterday, October twenty eighth,” the assertion learn. “Police on the scene acknowledged that he died from trauma to the top attributable to an unintentional fall. Preparations are pending and will likely be introduced within the coming days. We ask that you just respect the household’s privateness throughout this tough time. Thanks on your ideas and phrases of consolation.”
D.H.’s reason behind loss of life has but to be launched however in line with TMZ, he was discovered useless in his residence’s toilet and had hit his head. It’s unclear if the harm was deadly.
Discover out extra about D.H. and his work as knowledgeable musician beneath.
When did D.H. begin taking part in with The Lifeless Kennedys?
He joined the band in 1981 when he changed their authentic drummer, Ted. He went on to file his debut with the band on the EP, In God We Belief, Inc., which was launched in Dec. 1981. The EP led to many studio albums, together with Plastic Surgical procedure Disasters, Frankenchrist, and Bedtime for Democracy, and the singles/rarities assortment, Give Me Comfort or Give Me Dying, earlier than the band broke up in 1986.
They went on to reunite in 2001 and confronted a sequence of adjustments in band members however D.H. remained with them. He took a break from touring in 2008 however returned to play and carry out with the band the next yr, and stayed till his loss of life in 2022.
What different bands did D.H. play for?
D.H., whose start title was Darren Henley, had performed for various different bands, together with the Purple Scorching Chili Peppers. He changed drummer Jack Irons from the Chili Peppers in 1988 after being associates with the band for years. He even as soon as had a comedy band with singer Anthony Kiedis and bassist Flea. After he performed with the band for some time that yr and helped write songs on their album, Mom’s Milk, the band fired him as a result of his struggles with medicine and alcohol in Nov. 1988.
Different bands he briefly performed with through the years embody The Hellations, Jungle Studs, Nailbomb, The Feederz, Lock-Up, The Two Free Stooges, SSI, and extra.
D.H. had his personal band at one level in his profession.
The band, known as Peligro, launched three albums, together with a self-titled album in 1995, Welcome to America in 2000, and Sum of Our Environment in 2004. The final album received Rock Album of the Yr on the American Impartial Music Awards.
He as soon as labored with Moby.
D.H. teamed up with the legendary musician for the music “Energy Is Taken” and it was included on Moby’s 2020 album All Seen Objects.
He had a beloved canine named Harry.
D.H. typically took to Instagram to share memorable folks and moments in his life and his canine, Harry, was included in a number of them. He known as the pooch his “greatest buddy” in a single publish and in Might, he shared a cute video of them taking a stroll collectively.