Tommy Aldridge Rejoins Whitesnake

Tommy Aldridge has replaced Brad Tichy behind the kit for Whitesnake, the band has announced. The switch marks Aldridge's third stint with the group.

"I can't express how honored & grateful I am to be back in the Snake fold," Aldridge said in the announcement on the band's website. "Working with DC & Co has always been a labor of love. SO stoked to be back & finish what we started!!"

David Coverdale added his own sentiments on Aldridge's return to the site:

"When I asked all the band members to put together their wish list of potential drummers for us, every one, without exception, had TA [Aldridge] at the top of the list."

Aldridge's first time with the group came from 1987-1991 and he rejoined the band for their 25th anniversary tour in 2002. Catch him and the rest of the band on dates from May 1 to June 10 when they tour Japan and Europe.

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