publication date: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 (part of Spring 2013)

category: Music

clue: She kept playing drums with her ex-husband long after their divorce, creating hits like "Seven Nation Army" and "Fell in Love with a Girl."

explanation: White played in the White Stripes. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, and Erik Bates

Bang the Drum Badly: They can't all be Neil Peart or Dave Grohl. For years, rock fans have made fun of bad drummers sticking out in good bands, and these five names have all come up in discussions of rock's worst big-time drummers. Try to keep pace with them.

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