Gary Wallis


Gary Wallis

Gary Wallis (born June 10, 1964, in Westminster, London) is a drummer/percussionist trained at the London Symphony School Of Music. He is best known as the secondary percussionist for Pink Floyd in the post-Waters era for live performances. He can be seen and heard on the "Delicate Sound Of Thunder" album and video as well as the "P*U*L*S*E" album and "off-shoot" video. He has also performed with Mike + The Mechanics, Nik Kershaw, Power Station, Spinal Tap, and Jean Michel Jarre, as well as Style Council and 10cc.

In the late-nineties Wallis was musical director for Tom Jones. Between 2002 and 2004 he toured Germany with the German band called Schiller. Wallis also played on the Europe wide hit "I Feel You". In 2005, he toured with Marianne Rosenberg. In 2004 and 2005, Wallis was musical director for girl bands Girls Aloud and Atomic Kitten. In 2006 and 2007, Wallis was musical director and drummer for the classical crossover band Il Divo.

Since 2008, Wallis is the drummer of the band Westlife on their Back Home Tour.

Gary Wallis is known as "DAMAGE" by his fellow musicians because of all the gear he broke on the tours.

External links

* [http://www.ildivo.com Il Divo official site]
* [http://www.schiller-musik.de/schillermusik/start.php?flash=true Schiller-Musik] (choose DVD then Sommerregen to see Gary's work on video)
* [http://www.marianne.rosenberg.de Marianne Rosenberg]
* [http://www.westlife.com Westlife]


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