Top 10 Drum Tracks from Circle Jerks Drummer 

This year, the legendary debut «Group Sex» by hardcore-punk pioneers – Circle Jerks, celebrates it’s 40-years anniversary. And, as a result, it got reissued on the newest Trust Records. For Distortion Magazine, we asked the drummer and one of the founding members of Circle Jerks – Lucky Lehrer to choose his TOP 10 tracks that influenced Lucky the most at the beginning of his career.

There is also a Russian version of this interview. You can check it out here!

No Echo Interview 

“For the latest entry to his ongoing A Hardcore Conversation interview series, Anthony Allen Begnal speaks with Lucky Lehrer, the original drummer of Circle Jerks. Never one to mince his words, Lucky doesn’t disappoint in the following feature. —Carlos Ramirez”

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Punk Globe Magazine Interview 

In preparing for the celebration of Punk Globe’s 41st Anniversary, I decided to talk with Lucky Lehrer who is the well-known father of hardcore drumming. In the interview. Lucky talks about the first years with Circle Jerks, his jazz background, playing with Darby Crash of The Germs and his his current band #Goals. Hope you all will enjoy!

Read it here!

Punk globe magazine interview lucky lehrer

Interview on The Trap Set with Joe Wong

“Lucky Lehrer’s ferocious and agile style helped Circle Jerks become standard bearers of the nascent SoCal hardcore scene. He tells Joe about growing up in LA, his love of jazz, studying at UC-Berkeley, discovering punk, and his current creative focus–improvised comedy.”

Check it out on the TheTrapSet website or listen/purchase on iTunes.

the trap set interview

Fun Double Interview feat. Glen Sobel

One moment I’m being interviewed then, spontaneously, I switch to interviewer when my friend Glen Sobel walks by.

JamSphere Interview

Live from the Barrage

Independent Music News 24

Independent Music news 24 lucky lehrer interview

Ultimate Weed Jam

Picture by Brooks Ayola.

Picture by Brooks Ayola.

Lucky Lehrer got interview by AXS and among many topics he talked about the upcoming Ultimate Weed Jam.  Read the full interview in the links below:

Part one:
Part two:


Interview in Hollywood Press Corps

Lucky Lehrer Hollywood Press Corps Interview

Interview with Steve Cooper 

Steve Cooper Lucky Lehrer Interview

Interview on Inside Metal

Lucky Lehrer Inside Metal Interview

DrumRead Interview

Interview on DrumSmack 

Interview on Soundcheck with Mike Graham and Dr. Dave McGee

Lucky Lehrer Soundcheck with Mike Graham Dave McGee