Cheap Trick's drummer, Daxx Nielsen, stopped by the 96.7 The Eagle studio today to discuss what the band will be up to in 2018 and what he likes to do during his time off.

It's always fun to chat with Daxx Nielsen.

Not only is he the drummer for Cheap Trick but he's also a Rockford guy.

If you missed the interview, you can check it out right now.

Video: Daxx Nielsen from Cheap Trick discusses the band's plans for 2018 and time off

We had a chance to talk about what Cheap Trick has planned for 2018.

Of course, they have many shows lined up including Summerfest in Milwaukee and with Poison at Hollywood Casino Amphitheater in Tinley Park.

We also talked about what he likes to do during his time off and things he enjoys in Rockford.


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