Posted by Erica May 14, 2012

Rick Allen lived through every drummers worst nightmare, the loss of an arm. Rick Allen gained multi-platinum success with the band Def Leppard who've sold over 100 million records. Allen's journey recently turned from music into the fine art world when he released "Electric Hand: Rhythm + Change". This collection is a series of canvases created using cutting- edge technology that turns Allen's every move behind the drumkit into a splash of color, creating a series of one of a kind pieces that literally turn sound visual. 

“The collection reveals something that up until recently I didn't even know existed, presenting sound into light," says Allen of the "Drums" series, one of several innovative projects from Scenefour (scenefour.com), the art collective specializing in the conceptual and design of collaborative artwork with musical icons. The RZA of Wu-Tang Clan, Bootsy Collins of Parliament/James Brown fame, Chuck D of Public Enemy and TLC are just a handful of Scenefour's collaborators, whose work can be seen in their 2011 book Come Together. "Electric Hand" is the newest addition to the "Art Of Drums" series, which also boasts collections from Guns N Roses drummer Matt Sorum and Jane's Addiction stickman Stephen Perkins"Hand" is available exclusively at RickAllenArt.com.

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