Chris Slade (born Christopher Rees, 30 October 1946) is a British rock musician and drummer. He is the current drummer for the Australian hard rock band AC/DC. He previously drummed for the band from 1989 to 1994, performing on their 1990 album "The Razors Edge" along with their first live album with singer Brian Johnson, "AC/DC Live". He returned to the band in February 2015 to replace Phil Rudd for the "Rock or Bust" World Tour. Slade has also played with Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Tom Jones, Toomorrow, The Firm and Asia.