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Richard Christy

Richard Christy

Real/full name:
Thomas Richard Christy
48 (born Apr 1st, 1974)
Place of birth:
United States (Fort Scott, Kansas)


Inspired by Alex Van Halen's drumming in the Van Halen song "Hot For Teacher". Later on Dave Lombardo and Pete Sandoval inspired him to play even harder and faster.


Richard joined the Howard Stern show in 2004 as a replacement for "Stuttering" John Melendez, who left the show to join "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno."

Was a special guest drummer for the 2012 edition of the Death to All (DTA) tour

Böar Glüe

Vocals (backing), All instruments

2018 Birdhouse by the Cemetery / Glue 'Em All (Split) All instruments, Vocals (backing)

Charred Walls of the Damned

Drums (2009-present)

2010 Charred Walls of the Damned Drums
2010 Nice Dreams (Single) Drums
2011 Cold Winds on Timeless Days Drums, Keyboards
2016 Creatures Watching over the Dead Songwriting, Drums, Lyrics


Drums (1996)

1996 Anti-God, Anti-Christ Drums
1998 Necromanteion Communion (EP) Drums (track 2)
2003 Tribute to the Devil's Music (Compilation) Drums (tracks 9, 11, 12)

Burning Inside

Drums, Keyboards (1995-2007)

1995 Demo 1995 (Demo) Drums
1999 The Eve of the Entities Drums, Keyboards
2001 Apparition Drums, Keyboards
2007 Burning Inside (EP) Drums, Keyboards


Drums (?-2011)

Control Denied

Drums (1997-2001)

1997 A Moment of Clarity (Demo) Drums
1999 The Fragile Art of Existence Drums


Drums (1996-2001)

1998 The Sound of Perseverance Drums
2001 Live in L.A. (Death & Raw) (Live album) Drums
2001 Live in L.A. (Death & Raw) (Video) Drums
2001 Live in Eindhoven '98 (Live album) Drums
2001 Live in Eindhoven '98 (Video) Drums
2004 Chuck Schuldiner: Zero Tolerance (Split) Drums (tracks 1-4)
2005 Chuck Schuldiner: Zero Tolerance / Zero Tolerance II (Split) Drums (tracks 1-4)
2005 Live in Cottbus '98 (Video) Drums
2012 Vivus! (Live album) Drums

Iced Earth

Drums (2000-2004)

2001 Horror Show Drums
2002 Tribute to the Gods Drums
2003 The Reckoning (EP) Drums
2004 The Glorious Burden Drums
2005 Gettysburg (1863) (Video) Drums
2020 Dracula (Single) Drums

Leash Law

Drums (2003-2004)

2004 Stealing Grace (EP) Drums
2004 Dogface Drums

Public Assassin

Drums (1991-1994)

1991 Raw as Fuck (Demo) Drums
1993 Public Assassin (EP) Drums
1994 Murdered (Demo) Drums


Drums (2003-?)

2003 Tiwanaku (Demo) Drums


Drums (2001)

Bung Dizeez


Demons & Wizards

Drums (2000)


Drums (2000)



Wykked Wytch

Drums (2002-2003)

Control Denied

2010 The Fragile Art of Existence Liner notes, Additional studio and archival photos
2010 The Fragile Art of Existence Liner notes
2020 The Fragile Art of Existence Additional studio and archival photos, Liner notes


2012 Vivus! (Live album) Liner notes
2018 Death by Metal (Video) Interviewee
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