Ric Parnell Wiki, Biography, Age, Spouse, Net Worth, Fast Facts

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Parnell was an English rock drummer most popular for his work in the movie This Is Spinal Tap. He worked in the band Atomic Rooster and played drums and percussion. He had an extraordinary reputation in the music business and a few were lucky enough to work with him.

Ric played in a few groups, such as Nova and Stars and Horse. In 1984 he stumbled upon the opportunity of a lifetime with Spinal Tap. The meeting continued with collections and, surprisingly, appeared on Saturday Night Live.

Born August 13, 1951
London, England
Died May 1, 2022
Genres Progressive rock, heavy metal
profession(s) Drummer, composer
instruments Drums, Percussion
years active 1968-2022

Spinal Tap Drummer Ric Parnell, aka Mick Shrimpton’s Cause of Death Revealed Ric Parnell’s family has not yet released the reason for his death. He died early in the morning on May 1, 2022.

One of his bandmates and dearest companions, Deniz Tek, honored him and said they clicked as companions right away. He added that Ric was a happy soul, cheering you on.

As his family is going through a difficult journey, it may take a while before they report the drummer’s cause of death. Ric didn’t appear to have any illness or disease as he looked solid in the late photos.

A GoFundMe page was coordinated by McKenzie Sweeney to help pay his final expenses. He did not have the funds to cover his funeral expenses, for example rent, extra room, incineration and memorial administrations.

They had the opportunity to collect more than $7800 of the $3500 goal so far. Who is Ric Parnell’s wife? Family Details It was unclear whether Ric Parnell was in a relationship or, on the other hand, assuming he had a husband. Nothing has been known about his accomplice or children lately. The Spinal Tap drummer came from a group of performers.

Parnell’s father, Jack Parnell, was an Associated Television music director and a jazz drummer. Jack also acted as bandleader for “The Muppet Show.” His grandfather, Russ Carr, was also a recording artist, and he acted as a music goer, reports the New York Post.

Ric had two brothers, Marc Parnell and Will Parnell, who are both drummers. He had two sisters, who did not want to be in the music business.

Was Ric Parnell gay? Ric Parnell had never accidentally revealed that he was gay. Since he never dated anyone in a transparent way, it can very well be hard to just expect insights about his sexuality.

Parnell liked to avoid the media and put his profession in the spotlight. He rarely discussed the subtleties of his relationship or who he was dating. The remarkable drummer will be recalled by his family, companions and fans.

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