Ex-Y&T Drummer Leonard Haze...Our Best Of
9/30/2016 12:53:28 PM by Frank Hill

In 1974, Leonard Haze was a founding member of the hard rock band known as Y&T (formerly Yesterday & Today). Many rock connoisseurs consider the group's early 80s albums--"Earthshaker", "Black Tiger" and "Mean Steak", as groundbreaking triumphs of US hard rock. Lenny also played drums for successful acts like Ronnie Montrose and Ian Gillan (Deep Purple, Black Sabbath).

Lenny passed away September 11, 2016 at age 61 after battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) for several years. Maximum Metal was fortunate enough to have a personal friendship with Lenny over the past few years. We had intended to create a series of posts with his stories and experiences, but with his passing we are presenting the best of them in one full tribute column.

Highlights include a full description of his drum kit setup, his biggest influences, favorite guitarists and more.

Read our tribute column here: [Full Column Link]

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Anvil Cathedral
The Kovenant Scanner
Opeth White Skull
Carpathian Forest Cradle of Filth
Deranged Symphorce
Dirty Power Warhorse
Ring of Fire Manowar
Power of Omens Exawatt
Endless Time Nicta
Supervillain Catch 22
Paragon Fireball Ministry
Bloodbath Dream Weaver
Malstrom Beautiful Creatures
Stryper Duke
Tad Morose Windseeker
Stalker Pink Cream 69
Out of the Lair Soul Reaper
Doro Dreamaker
Mother Misery Shiva
Silver Mountain Yngwie Malmsteen
Drowning Pool Gothic Knights
Jag Panzer UFO
Leash Law Nova Lex
Judas Priest Black Zodiac
House of Lords De Lirium's Order
Krokus Insomnium
Goatsnake Metal Church
Potential Threat SF Katagory V
Eternal Flight Annihilator
Jungle Rot Agnostic Front
The 7 Method Hanzel Und Gretyl
Mercenary Bloody Sign
Cradle To Grave Emerald Sun
Maze Of Torment Labyrinth
Nevermore Mystic Prophecy
Stormwarrior Kaamos
Oathean God Fear None
Bleed The Sky Magica
Debris Inc. Fire Alley
Slumber Astarte
Manntis Python
Sothis Maximum Overdrive
Testament Unshine
Secrets She Kept Frameless Scar
Agents Of The Sun Iron Maidens
The Scourger Painmuseum
Redemption Black Majesty
ASG Forever Slave
Algol3 Savage Circus
Vinterriket Balatonizer
Crystal Ball Urizen
God Forbid Dismember
Mental Care Foundation Second Shadow
Thryfing Katatonia
Cardinale Beyond Fear
Wolves in the Throne Room Daylight Dies
Imagika 8th Sin
Hate Profile Suzukiton
She Said Destroy Dendura
Sahg Woodtemple
Thy Majestie Starkweather
Deicide Quest of Aidance
Phazm Warmachine
The Gathering Lost Eden
Omnium Gatherum Necrophobic
Zyklon Incrave
Mendeed Divine Empire
Hacride Spit Like This
Nominon Rob Zombie
Since the Day Antigama
Trenchfoot Glorior Belli
Throneum JR Ewing
Nation Beyond Randy Ellefson
Echoes of Eternity Mongrel
Night Ranger Shining Star
Gutted With Broken Glass Last Stone Cast
Vulture Industries To-Mera
Equilibrium Intolerant
Bullet For My Valentine Alestorm
End of Man Mustasch
Earthen Grave