A s the drummer in The Smiths, Mike Joyce’s contribution to British music has been massive. Originally joining The Smiths in 1982, Joyce remained the drummer until the band split in 1987. During this time, he performed on all of The Smith’s recorded output, including four studio albums that would cement the band’s place as one of the most important and influential indie bands of all time. After leaving The Smiths, Mike went on to perform with artists such as Sinead O’Connor, The Buzzcocks, Julian Cope and more.
In recent years, Mike has also developed his profile as a radio broadcaster and DJ. For his performance at LDS 2018, Mike will be taking us behind the story of The Smiths’ album TheQueen
Is ead.D In association with: British Drum Company