Michael T. Ross
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Michael T. Ross is a rock keyboardist, located in Hollywood, CA.
In 2002, Michael joined as keyboardist for the group Hardline releasing "II", with special guest Neal Schon (Journey) on Frontiers Records (Italy). A DVD was also released, headlining the 'Gods' Festival in the UK.
In 2003, Ross joined "Angel". They performed throughout Europe and the US such as 'Bang Your Head Festival' in Germany, Z7 in Switzerland to Dallas Hard Rock in Texas & Club Vodka in Hollywood, California. Today, they continue with a new record and tour.
Michael has performed with Accomplice since the early 2000s. Michael played keyboards on their 2006 release "She's on Fire" with vocalist Johnny Gioeli (Hardline/Axel Rudi Pell).
In 2007, Michael played keyboardist on Terry Ilous's XYZ "Here and Gone", J.K. NORTHRUP "Wired in my Skin" and LIZZY BORDEN 25th year Metal Blade release "Appointment with Death".
Other credits include Atma Anur (Tony MacAlpine, Richie Kotzen), Chip ZNuff (Adler's Appetite), Andy Johns (Led Zeppelin), Mitch Perry (MSG), Stu Hamm (Steve Vai), Simon Phillips (Toto), Gary Hoey, John Payne (Asia), Phil Soussan (Ozzy, Toto), Stet Howland (W.A.S.P.), Ron (Bumblefoot) Thal (Guns N' Roses) and Bobby Rock (Vinnie Vincent Invasion/Nelson).
In 2008, Michael joined Lita Ford for touring and recording and in 2009 was part of the HARDLINE line-up that released the album 'Leaving The End Open' via Frontiers.
In 2009, Michael performed multiple shows with Lita Ford playing at the Bang Your Head Festival in Germany with Journey, The Gods Of Metal in Italy with Mötley Crüe and Sweden Rock Festival.
In May 2010, Michael performed throughout Italy, including the Music Italy Show in Bologna and shows in Croatia.
Michael also performed shows with MISSING PERSONS at BB Kings in NYC, The Chiller Convention in New Jersey, Mohegan Sun in Connecticut and Red Devil Lounge in San Francisco.
From May to September 2011, Michael performed with LITA FORD in California for three shows, opened for Whitesnake at the M3 Festival in Maryland, played the House of Blues in San Diego, gigged in Minnesota w/ L.A. Guns, Dallas Texas w/ Skid Row and many more.
On March 1, 2012, Michael revealed that he is no longer part of Lita Ford's band or Hardline.
On September 15, Michael played with Missing Persons at the Verizon Amphitheater in Irvine, California, also on the bill was Toto, Pat Benatar and Joe Walsh.
In November, 2012, Michael announced joining Rock Vault featuring Joe Lynn Turner (Deep Purple, Rainbow), Howard Leese (Heart), Robin McAuley (MSG), Paul Shortino (Rough Cutt, King Kobra), Jay Schellen (Asia), Tracii Guns (Guns N' Roses), Andrew Freeman (Lynch Mob) and John Payne (Asia). They played their debut show at the Mayan Theater in downtown Los Angeles November 29, 2012.
Ross now plays in the Las Vegas, Nevada production of Raiding the Rock Vault at TROPICANA Hotel/Casino.
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