John Steel

John Steel, born February 4, 1941 in Gateshead, County Durham, England, is an English musician, best known as the drummer and founding member of The Animals (1963-1966, 1975-1976, 1983, 1992-present).

Steel was The Animals' original drummer, having formed in 1963. He is the only original band member to currently play in The Animals incarnation.

Steel is the legal owner of the rights to the band's name by virtue of a trademark registration.

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