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Cornwall, Ontario – Ryan “Legs” Leger, a talented drummer hailing from Cornwall, Ontario, has teamed up with skateboarding icon Tony Hawk on a cover of the Nine Inch Nails classic “Wish”. The collaboration is featured on the “Mikey And His Uke” YouTube Channel and showcases Leger’s impressive drumming skills alongside a star-studded lineup of musicians.
Leger, who was previously a member of the Cornwall metal band Third South in his youth, has an impressive resume that includes drumming with several notable bands, including Every Time I Die, Norma Jean, Dead and Divine, The Salads, and Hundred Suns.
For this latest project, Leger teamed up with Hawk, who is best known for his legendary skateboarding career and as the owner of the skateboard company Birdhouse. Hawk has also cameoed in movies like Jackass and TV shows like The Simpsons. Also, The Tony Hawk Pro Skater video game series, which first debuted in 1999, has become a classic among skateboarding and gaming enthusiasts alike.
Along with Leger and Hawk, the Nine Inch Nails cover features an impressive lineup of musicians, including Ben Weinman of the bands Dillinger Escape Plan and Suicidal Tendencies on guitar, Brad Magers of the band The Bronx on bass, and Kat Lucas, formerly of P!nk, on keys.
The cover is an absolute must-listen for not only Nine Inch Nails fans, but also for those who appreciate loud, amazing music. Leger’s impressive drumming skills and Hawk’s legendary status make this collaboration exceptional. The song is available for streaming on YouTube.