After a successful 18 months at Sunderland, he joined Aston Villa in 2011.
And the reason why we keep switching drummers is 'cause none of those people have stepped up to the plate to give the band what we need to perform for the fans or do what we need to do at a high level. You date somebody, and six months later, you break up and you always look for the possible wife. Since we've had a bunch of changes, we're kind of a little more cautious of moving too fast. The fans seem to have really enjoyed the shows with Alex, and we've gotten great responses from his playing and how the band sounds.
So every time we've switched drummers, it's always been with the intent that that was gonna be the guy moving forward, and then, [because of various] circumstances or whatever, they weren't able to fulfill what the obligations needed for the band to operate at the highest level. Hopefully the next person that we find will be that person. We've got this tour left before we're off for a while, so we're just kind of doing this tour and we'll see what happens." Corey:"We don't wait 'till a certain time to start writing.
Supporters of the Championship strugglers have staged multiple protests this season against owner Roland Duchatelet.
The Belgian millionaire has been criticised for his policies regarding player and manager recruitment, as well as numerous PR blunders.
He was Charlton Athletic's top goalscorer for two consecutive seasons and joined Tottenham Hotspur for a club record fee of £16.5 million in 2007.