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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Immolation Perzonal War
Regurgitate Goatwhore
Solace Majesty
Sickspeed Manowar
Power of Omens Johnny Lokke
Pyn Siren H.I.M.
Goat Horn Ion Vein
Nicta Godiva
Fireball Ministry Artension
Halloween Attacker
Murdercycle Defiled
Three Inches of Blood Soil
I Hate Sally Black Stone Cherry
Silver Mountain Yngwie Malmsteen
Riot Babylon Mystery Orchestra
Leash Law Outworld
Wolf Skyfire
Feinstein Fabrizio Bonanno
Ungodly Dream Evil
Final Dawn Beaten Back To Pure
Dark Age Tearabyte
Megadeth Annihilator
Scavenger Jungle Rot
Internal Bleeding Arch Enemy
Cryme Creed
Crowbar Emerald Sun
The New Breed Lost Soul
Corrosion Of Conformity Crionics
Loudblast Necrophagia
Angtoria Ravensthorn
Apocalyptica Backyard Babies
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God Fear None Boomerang
Bruce Dickinson Axis Of Perdition
Fire Alley Impiety
Def Leppard Blind Stare
Agents Of Man Mirador
Ektomorf Dynamic Lights
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Killing Spree Morgana Lefay
A Lower Deep Illuminatus
Armored Saint Ignarus
Avenged Sevenfold Balatonizer
Even X Akercocke
Spellbound Wolfmother
Chain Collector Midnight Idols
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Cardinale Ephel Duath
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Scum Valhalla
Manngard Athanator
Dream Or Nightmare Nicodemus
Bludgeon The Furor
Abysmal Dawn Apiary
Space Odyssey Nachtmystium
Fleshgore Pump
Belphegor Enochian Crescent
Myon Obtest
Escape The Fate Demise
Extium Better Left Unsaid
Quest of Aidance Centinex
Phazm Skullflower
Warmachine Madking Ludwig
Old Man's Child Marc Sasso
Cattle Decapitation Chrome Division
Mithras Warner Drive
Retrospective Wuthering Heights
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Funeral Himsa
Depressed Mode Pathosray
Mongrel Father Befouled
Trivium Straight Line Stitch
Souls Of We Alestorm
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Luna Mortis Faded Hope
Nasty Idols Mustasch
Sister Sin