914 talking about this. Cheap Trick's concerts at Budokan were recorded for possible release, although the live album didn't appear until the band's third album, 1978's Heaven Tonight.That third album captured both the loud, raucous energy of Cheap Trick's debut and the hook-laden songcraft of In Color, leading to their first Top 100 single, "Surrender," which peaked at number 62. It’s definitely time. We spoke to former Cheap Trick drummer Bun E. Carlos about his plans to reunite with the band that night, and why he left in the first place.

In the wake of the band’s pending induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, erswhile Cheap Trick drummer (and co-founding member) Bun E. Carlos is interviewed at Rolling Stone today and he dishes (albeit tactfully, so maybe “dish” is the wrong term) on what went wrong between him and the band. Find Cheap Trick bio, music, credits, awards, & streaming links on AllMusic - Iconic American band who found a delicate balance… Among the money quotes: Congrats on the Hall of Fame. Cheap Trick is an American rock band from Rockford, Illinois, formed in 1973.The band's classic lineup consisted of frontman Robin Zander, guitarist Rick Nielsen, bassist Tom Petersson, and drummer … Legendary founding drummer and co-owner of Cheap Trick, Established Rockford, IL 1974