John Lever, British drummer, Died at 55


John Lever died on March 13, 2017.

He was a British drummer.

He was a member of The Chameleons (known as The Chameleons UK in North America).

They were an English post-punk band formed in Middleton, Greater Manchester in 1981.

Members of the band includes, singer and bassist Mark Burgess, guitarist Reg Smithies, guitarist Dave Fielding and drummer John Lever (replacing original drummer Brian Schofield).

The band first released six studio albums and one EP before disbanding in 2003.

Mark Burgess alone continues to play Chameleons songs live under the name ChameleonsVox.

During 2014, Lever and Fielding reunited to record an album as Red-Sided Garter Snakes.

John Lever passed away at 55 years old.