1.31.2018

DETROIT DRUMMER MIKKI STEVENS HAS DIED

Mikki Stevens Rikki St James Sirius Trixon Glenn Dean and Jim Jam photo: S. Rynski

MIKKI STEVENS: R.I.P.

Detroit rock drummer Mikki Stevens (Michael J. Gerbino) passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at the age of 64 while undergoing treatment for acute myeloid leukemia.

Mikki and Rikki rip (photo: retrokimmer.com 2013)
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Mikki Stevens was the former drummer for the legendary Detroit rock band Sirius Trixon & The Motor City Bad Boys, he replaced Dennis "Machinegun" Thompson of the MC5. He also played drums with Johnny Angelos & The Reputations, Moose & Da Sharks, The Motor City Rockers and The Randy Volin Blues Band.


.photo: S. Rynski

Mikki Stevens will be sadly missed by his friends in the Detroit music community and those who shared his passion for restoring vintage cars.
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Memorial Service at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons funeral home, 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile Road), Sterling Heights, Michigan on Saturday February 3rd at 7:30pm. Visitation from 3-5pm and 7-9pm

2 comments:

* TRIXON * said...

Thanks for sending (emailing) me the "Mikki Stevens" write-up. A very sad day in the Motor City.
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I'm so sorry to hear the sad and devastating news of Mikki Stevens passing away. My deepest and heartfelt condolences goes out to family members, loved ones and his friends in the Detroit music community. Mikki Stevens, Rest In Peace!!
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Photo credit: "Photo by Sue Rynski", both photos. There's another black and white band photo that you could've used of which includes Greasy Carlisi, that photo was also taken by Sue Rynski. Mikki used to call Greasy his "Little Buddy".
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So There! * TRIXON * (Sirius Trixon)

John Kumjian said...

So very sad to hear this. My condolences to the family and the Detroit music community. He was an "icon" in the history of Detroit music. May he Rest In Peace...