|Name Bob Richards||Role Musician|
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Bob Richards is a Welsh-born drummer best known for his tenures in the bands Man and Asia.
In the early 1990s, Richards played in Adrian Smith's solo band during his time out of Iron Maiden. Richards would later have Smith record a guitar solo on his current cover band's début album. Richards remains endorsed by Paiste cymbols and Agner drum sticks from his time with Smith. From 1997-2008 he played with Man and appeared on five albums; Endangered Species, Down Town Live, Undrugged, Diamonds and Coal and Kingdom of Noise.
In 2014, Richards worked with AC/DC. He filled in for long-term drummer Phil Rudd during his trial and featured in several music videos.
Richards currently tours and records with Welsh rock band, Buck & Evans. Guitarist Chris Buck, from Caerphilly, has collaborated with Slash, joining him on stage as well as being picked up by former Guns N' Roses manager Alan Niven. Richards also plays in "Son of Man", with guitarist George Jones (former Man member and son of Micky Jones), Richie Galloni (vocals), Marco James (keyboards) and Ray Jones (bass) from Welsh band Sassafras and Glenn Quinn (guitar) from Tigertailz.
Richards has also worked with Dave Edmunds, Andy Fairweather Low, Paul Chapman (UFO), Mikel Japp (singer/songwriter, KISS), Tony Mills (TNT), Carl Sentence (Krokus, Geezer Butler, Don Airey) and played on the title track of the MGM Movie, Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London.