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Kev Hickman has been playing professionally for nearly 20 years, his career has taken him all over the globe including the USA, Canada, South America, Eastern Europe and every country in Western Europe. He has supported Slash, Deep Purple, Joe Satriani, The Darkness, Blues Pills, Magnum and InMe on international tours. He's also played Download Festival, Skegness Rock And Blues Festival in the UK and Aftershock Festival in the US among many others. Kev's been featured in Kerrang, Classic Rock and Drummer magazine and was nominated in the top 20 of 'Instrumentalist of the Year' in the 2023 UK Blues Awards and was the first drummer ever to be nominated in the top five of that same category in the 2024 UK Blues Awards.

Kev currently plays for acclaimed funk, blues and soul singer Alice Armstrong and is an active session musician.

Kev's YouTube channels have collectively accumulated over 1.1 million views.

He has worked with/performed on stage with:

Chris Farlowe (Colosseum)

Robbie Blunt (Robert Plant)

Pete Brown (Producer/co-writer for Cream)

Don Airey (Deep Purple, Rainbow, Whitesnake, Black Sabbath)

Bård Torstensen (Clawfinger)

Aaron Buchanan (Heaven's Basement)

Del Bromham (Stray)

John Verity (Argent)

Dom Martin

Beaux Gris Gris

Brave Rival

Laurence Jones

Oli Brown (RavenEye)


Will Wilde

Kim Wilson (Fabulous Thunderbirds)

Connor Selby

Stevie Watts

Robin Bibi

Mo Birch (Phil Lynott, Robert Plant)

Mark Stanway (Magnum)

Paul Green (Suzi Quatro)

John Cartwright (Harry Belafonte)

Rob Mackenzie (Sha na na, Pete Townshend)

Kenny Aaronson (Rick Derringer, Brian Setzer)

Gerry McAvoy (Nine Below Zero, Rory Gallagher)

Dennis Greaves (Nine Below Zero)

LeBurn Maddox (Jimmy Castor)

Syd Twynham (Mud)

Kev officially endorses Paiste cymbals, Natal drums, Roland, Hardcase cases, Schlagwerk cajons and Logarhythm pedals.

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