Robbie Bachman Wiki, Biography, Age, Family, Height, Cause of Death, Fast Facts

Robbie Bachman Wiki, Biography

Robbie Bachman, a renowned drummer, passed away on January 12 at the age of 69. His brother Randy Bachman revealed the news in a tweet and wrote: “Another sad game. The pounding beat behind BTO, my little brother Robbie has joined mom, dad and brother Gary on the other side. Maybe Jeff Beck needs a drummer! He was an integral cog in our rock ‘n’ roll machine and we rocked the world together.”

Singer and musician Bret Michaels expressed his grief on Facebook, writing:

“My deepest condolences are with the family/friends/fans of #BachmanTurnerOverdrive on the loss of drummer #RobbieBachman. You are in our thoughts.”

At this time, the cause of Robbie’s death is unknown and there is no accessible information regarding his previous health history. He is survived by his wife Chrissy.

Robbie Bachman played for Brave Belt and Bachman-Turner Overdrive

Born on February 18, 1953, Robbie Bachman developed an interest in percussion as a young man. He joined Bachman-Turner Overdrive when he was 18 years old.

Members of the group included Robbie’s brother Randy, along with Fred Turner, Tim Bachman, Blair Thornton, Jim Clench, Garry Peterson, Billy Chapman, and Randy Murray.

The band released their self-titled debut album in 1973 and reached number 70 on the Billboard Rock Albums chart. It was followed by Bachman-Turner Overdrive II the same year, and he gained recognition for singles like Let It Ride and Takin’ Care of Business.

The group’s third album, Not Fragile, was released in 1974 and was known for songs like You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet. The album reached the top position on the US Billboard 200. The band began touring several countries and released their fourth album, Four Wheel Drive, in 1975. The album trended at number five on the Billboard 200 album chart. usa pop

Following the release of their fifth album, Head On, the group became famous for their single, Down to the Line. The song received positive feedback and peaked at number 13 on the Canadian RPM and number 43 on the US Billboard Hot 100. The group continued their successful journey with more albums like Freeways, Street Action, Rock n’ Roll Nights and more.

The band released more albums in the years that followed, disbanding in 2005. Some of their records were reissued, but Robbie Bachman and Blair Thornton remained silent on the future of the band. Robbie reportedly lost interest in drumming for the band again.

The band appeared in movies like 1975 Road Special, ’88 Reunion, and BTO: The Movie. They released four live albums that included B.T.O. Japan Tour Live, Live! Live! Live!, Best of Bachman-Turner Overdrive Live and King Biscuit Flower Hour: Bachman – Turner Overdrive.

They also released compilation albums like Best of B.T.O. (So Far), BTO’s Greatest, The Anthology, Gold, Classic Album Set and more.