Walt Woodward III

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Walt Woodward III
BornFebruary 10, 1959
DiedJune 8, 2010(2010-06-08) (aged 51)
InstrumentsDrums
Associated actsThe Scream
Twisted Sister
Shark Island
Sweet Savage
The Painkillers
Rachel
Americade
 
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Walt Woodward III
BornFebruary 10, 1959
DiedJune 8, 2010(2010-06-08) (aged 51)
InstrumentsDrums
Associated actsThe Scream
Twisted Sister
Shark Island
Sweet Savage
The Painkillers
Rachel
Americade

Walt Woodward III (February 10, 1959 – June 8, 2010)[1] was an American rock drummer who played in several bands, including Shark Island and Saints Or Sinners/The Scream.

He replaced original Saints Or Sinners/The Scream drummer Scott Travis, who left the band to replace drummer Dave Holland in Judas Priest, in 1989.

Walt started his career in the New York/New Jersey area, playing in Rachel, featuring Riot vocalist Rhett Forrester, and Americade,[2] as well as several other bands. His move to California enabled him to be a part of Sweet Savage,[3] Shark Island[4] and The Scream. Walt also did a worldwide tour with surf guitar legend Dick Dale.

He was also in a three-day line-up with the heavy metal band, Twisted Sister in March 1982.[5]

Walt returned to New Jersey and played in various local bands, including The Painkillers.[6]

Death[edit]

Woodward died on June 8, 2010 of alcohol poisoning.

Discography[edit]

with The Scream[edit]

with Shark Island[edit]

with Americade[edit]

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