John Mitchell performing with Frost* in 2008.
21 June 1973
Neo-Progressive rock, progressive rock
Guitar, vocals, keyboards, bass, violin
It Bites, Arena, Frost*, Kino, A, The Urbane
John Mitchell (born 21 June 1973) is guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for the UK band It Bites. He also plays guitar for a number of other progressive rock bands including Arena, The Urbane, Kino, Frost*, and John Wetton.
In 2008, Mitchell joined
A, playing bass in place of original bass player [1 ] Daniel P. Carter to support The Wildhearts on their December UK tour, as well as a ten-date headline tour in 2009.
In 2012, Mitchell toured with
Martin Barre in his band "New Day", singing lead vocals on many of the Jethro Tull songs. [2 ]
He is also a record producer and
sound engineer at Outhouse Studios, a recording studio in Reading, UK, where he has recorded and produced music for a number of popular UK rock bands including Enter Shikari, You Me At Six, Lower Than Atlantis, Architects, Ivyrise, Anavae, The Blackout, Kids In Glass Houses, Funeral for a Friend, My Passion, Exit Ten, Touchstone and You And What Army. [3 ]
Discography [ edit ]
With The Urbane [ edit ]
With Arena [ edit ]
With Kino [ edit ]
With Frost* [ edit ]
With It Bites [ edit ]
When The Lights Go Down (2007) (live)
(2008) The Tall Ships This Is Japan (2010) (live)
It Happened One Night (2011) (live)
(2012) Map of the Past
Equipment [ edit ]
Mitchell primarily uses
Cort Guitars - white and black G254s on stage, and for recording, a tobacco G210 and a blue/black G290. He also plays an Alvarez Yairi acoustic guitar in the studio, and a PRS Classic. John's rack setup consists of a Marshall JMP1 Preamp with effects being produced by a vintage Korg A3 effects unit. This signal is then amplified by a Marshall Valvestate 8280 power amp to a 4 x 12 Marshall cab.
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