Ted Parsons

Ted Parsons has been drumming with some of the most important figures in the post-punk era since the mid-80s. He started out with Swans and has since played with Foetus, Prong, Godflesh, Bill Laswell, Buckethead, Of Cabbages And Kings, Twig & Drone (with former Masters Of Reality guitarist Brendon McNichol).

Ted resides in Oslo, Norway and is currently the main drummer with Teledubgnosis and N.I.C. (Necessary Intergalactic Cooperation). Recently, he also played drums with Killing Joke on the Killing Joke Tour and plays on Justin Broadrick's first Jesu album.
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Image Title Label Catalog Number Year In Your Collection, Wantlist, or Inventory Actions


none Intonarumori — Ted Parsons Material Checkpoint 0.1 Material - Intonarumori(17xFile, WAV, Album, RE) Not On Label (Bill Laswell Self-Released) none US 2018


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February 5, 2022
Listening to Foetus "Rife" and thinking how this guy has filled my brain with a rhythm of ominous intensity since I was a teen. The live Swans stuff is great. Him and Bill Rieflin... Surprised Parsons was never part of the Pigface/Wax Trax scene.