Daniel MacMaster

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Daniel MacMaster
Birth name Daniel Stewert MacMaster
Born (1968-07-11)July 11, 1968
Barrie, Ontario, Canada
Died March 16, 2008(2008-03-16) (aged 39)
Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Genres Hard rock, glam metal
Occupation(s) Vocalist
Instruments Vocals, harp, keyboard
Years active 1988–2008
Associated acts Bonham

Daniel Stewart MacMaster (July 11, 1968 – March 16, 2008) was a Canadian singer, who was lead vocalist for the Canadian/British hard rock band Bonham.


With Bonham, he released two albums: 1989's The Disregard of Timekeeping (which peaked at Number 38 on the Billboard charts) and 1992's Mad Hatter. In 2001, Daniel was looking to put a new project together, starting with locally accomplished guitarist Stefano Fantin, and a string of small club dates were performed in the Barrie area, though, due to musical differences, parted ways. In 2005, Daniel released a solo album entitled Rock Bonham...And The Long Road Back which was re-issued by Suncity Records in 2006.[1] In recent years, MacMaster started a new project with Connecticut-based singer/songwriter Jimmy D of the band Emerald Monkey, dubbed Monkey-MacMaster. The group was planning on releasing music and playing shows. Additionally, MacMaster had been working on his own material.


MacMaster died from a Group A streptococcal infection, at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, on March 16, 2008.[2] He was married and had two children, Kaleb and Aryanna.


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  1. ^ "DANIEL MACMASTER INTERVIEW:". SleazeRoxx.com. January 25, 2006. Retrieved 23 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "BLABBERMOUTH.NET - DANIEL MACMASTER's Cause Of Death Revealed". Roadrunnerrecords.com. Retrieved 2012-07-23. 

Daniel MacMaster interview with MusicMayhem.Rocks

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