Andy Timmons

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Andy Timmons
Madrid-Andy Timmons (2010).jpg
Timmons - live in Madrid 2010
Background information
Born (1963-07-26) July 26, 1963 (age 51)
Evansville, Indiana U.S.
Genres Guitar Virtuoso, instrumental rock, Hard rock
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Guitar
Years active 1988–present
Labels Favored Nations
Associated acts Danger Danger, G3
Website Andy Timmons.com
Notable instruments
Ibanez AT300AV Signature model
Ibanez AT100CL-SB Signature model

Andy Timmons (born July 26, 1963) is an American guitarist who has played in the bands Danger Danger, Pawn Kings, and Andy Timmons Band (ATB). He has also released several solo albums and has worked as a session guitarist.

He has released two CDs on Favored Nations, the first being That Was Then, This Is Now and Resolution on May 2, 2006. Resolution is actually listed as being recorded by Andy Timmons Band and features Mike Daane on bass and Mitch Marine on drums.

Biography[edit]

As guitarist for glam metal band Danger Danger, he toured the world opening for Kiss and Alice Cooper, sold over a million records worldwide, and had two #1 videos on MTV, and amassed a discography that includes seven solo releases that range from guitar instrumentals, to blues, and even a Beatles/Elvis Costello-inspired collection of pop tunes.

As a session player, he has been featured on CDs by drummer Simon Phillips, a live CD with Olivia Newton-John (Timmons has been her music director-guitarist for several U.S. tours), two albums by Kip Winger, recording sessions for Paula Abdul and Paul Stanley, and radio and television jingles. He has also played alongside Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Paul Gilbert, Eric Johnson, Steve Morse, Mike Stern, Ace Frehley, Ted Nugent, Reb Beach, and Pierre Bensusan, as well as some of his favorite 1960s singing stars such as the Beach Boys, Lesley Gore, and Gordon Waller.[1]

According to his website, Timmons's hometown is Evansville, Indiana. He graduated from Evansville Harrison High School in 1981. He currently resides in Dallas, Texas.

The Andy Timmons Band released their new album, entitled "Andy Timmons Band Plays Sgt. Pepper" on October 25, 2011.

Andy also contributed the "Grabbag" music to the video game Duke Nukem Forever in 2011.

In August 2014, Timmons will be participating in the G4 Experience—a week long guitar camp—with fellow guitarists Joe Satriani, Paul Gilbert, and keyboardist Mike Keneally.[2]

Discography[edit]

Danger Danger[edit]

Solo[edit]

Simon Phillips[edit]

  • Another Lifetime (1998)
  • Out of the Blue (Live, 1999)
  • Protocol II (2013)

Andy Timmons Band[edit]

  • Resolution (2006)
  • Andy Timmons Band Plays Sgt. Pepper (2011)

Kip Winger[edit]

Ted Pearce[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Tony "Bruno" Rey
Danger Danger Guitarist
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Succeeded by
Bruno Ravel