Tony Destra

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Tony Destra
Born(1954-09-20)September 20, 1954
DiedFebruary 8, 1987(1987-02-08) (aged 32)
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsDrums
Years active1982-1987
Associated acts Cinderella
Britny Fox
Enforcer
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Drummer Tony Destra

Tony Destra (September 20, 1954 – February 8, 1987), was an American drummer who played for the glam metal bands Cinderella and Britny Fox. [1] Before Cinderella or Britny Fox, Tony was the drummer for another popular Philadelphia area band called Enforcer. The singer for Enforcer was Bill Mattson who would gain later recognition as the frontman for Tangier. Tony played on Cinderella's indy 45 of "Shake Me" and "Somebody Save Me". After he left Cinderella, he joined Britny Fox in 1985. He played on the Britny Fox demo In America in 1986. Tony died in a car accident on February 8, 1987. [2]

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In Cinderella, he was replaced by drummer Jim Drnec. In Britny Fox he was briefly replaced by drummer Adam West, who was then himself replaced by long-term drummer Johnny Dee.

Discography

With Cinderella

Demos

With Britny Fox

In America (demo) (1986)

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