Tracy introduced them to punk rock by taking the pair to shows by a variety of punk bands.
His first concert was Naked Raygun at The Cubby Bear in Chicago in 1982 when he was 13 years old.
Starr was twice afflicted by life-threatening illnesses during childhood, and as a result of prolonged hospitalisations fell behind in school.
In 1955, he entered the workforce and briefly held a position with British Rail before securing an apprenticeship at a Liverpool equipment manufacturer.
Holmes reluctantly agreed to rename the song "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)".
And I must give a lot of credit to Tommy Lee, because he's the one who turned the corner. So he's playing the song and he's like 'I know this is a good song but it's just not working.' And he said to me 'Do you mind if I tinker around with it?
Without saying it he was reacting in a way that told me he thought it was a bit boring. ' And so he got on the computer and used his experience in dance music and kind of turned the corner and found some loops and some beats and suddenly I was like...'wow'.
He additionally wrote all the music and performed all the instruments for his short-lived side projects Late! He has been involved with the rock band Queens of the Stone Age many times throughout the past decade.
He has performed as a session drummer for a variety of musicians, including Paul Mc Cartney, Garbage, Killing Joke, Kristeen Young, Nine Inch Nails, David Bowie, The Prodigy, Slash, Iggy Pop, Juliette and the Licks, Tenacious D, RDGLDGRN, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Lemmy, Stevie Nicks, Zac Brown Band and Ghost. At the age of twelve, Grohl began learning to play guitar.