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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Hate Eternal Into Eternity
Racer X Grave
Chaingunn Tiamat
Disturbed Skullview
Circle II Circle Godflesh
Lamb of God Mortician
Abigor Powergod
Power of Omens Vyndykator
Byfist Nicta
Shakra Morbid Angel
Malstrom Beautiful Creatures
Guardians Of Time Silent Scythe
Windseeker Out of the Lair
Volbeat Drowning Pool
Celesty Construcdead
Scala Mercalli UFO
Donnerkopf U.D.O.
Dragonspoon Estuary
Vox Tempus Killswitch Engage
Rhapsody of Fire Katagory V
Scavenger Jungle Rot
Internal Bleeding Six Feet Under
Incantation Haunted By Angels
The Lizards Ironhorse
Made of Iron Napalm Death
Fifth Cross Feared Creation
Bloody Sign Gods Of Fire
Entombed Blood Red Throne
Lost Soul Requiem Aeternam
Impaled Seige of Hate
Astral Doors Heartcry
Carina Alfie Angtoria
Apocalyptica Backyard Babies
Darkthrone Cemetary
Argument Soul Stormwarrior
Marduk Oathean
Derek Sherinian Bruce Dickinson
Sinisthra Babylon
Burden Of Grief Nightrage
Disbelief Groundcrew
Rudra Graveworm
Maximum Overdrive Ektomorf
Voyager Slik Helvetika
Monolithe Horna
Fates Warning Holy Blood
Scar Symmetry To The Bone
Future is Tomorrow Mercyful Fate
Evergrey Armored Saint
ASG 1349
The Firstborn Third Degree
Spellbound Define Divine
Sinocence God Forbid
Motorhead Absu
Machina Early Man
Brother Hawk Witchery
Sepultura Naked Beggars
Tandjent Beyond Fear
Fields Of The Nephilim Boris
Valhalla Warrant (Amer)
Pyramaze Vreid
Athanator Hirax
The Sword The Strongest Proof
Abysmal Dawn Fragments of Unbecoming
Psycroptic Warface
Burialmound Skyforger
Hurt The Ruins of Beverast
Jeff Walker und Die Fluffers Anata
Setherial The Finals
Wastefall Amputated
Zoroaster E-lane
Escape The Fate Steve Cone
Phazm Warmachine
Static-X Manticore
Madking Ludwig Old Man's Child
Zyklon Textures
Gotthard Retrospective
Randy Ellefson Himsa
Night Ranger Cockpit
Ost Est Ima The Obsessed
Straight Line Stitch Godhead
Bullet For My Valentine Sister Sin