Mando Diao Kicks Its Drummer

CHART REFLECTION. Drummer Samuel Giers will no longer be part of the alternative rock band Mando Diao according to its home page. The group released its debut album Bring ‘Em In back in 2002, but the rootsdates back to 1995 with the band Butler.

Samuel Giers says that it wasn’t his decision, referring comments to the other band members. The group’s biggest hit to date is “Dance with Somebody” which topped the Austrian singles chart and made it to No.4 on the Swedish singles chart.