Trik Turner

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Trik Turner
Origin Phoenix, Arizona
Genres Rap rock
Years active 1999–present
Labels RCA
Website http://www.trikturner.com
Members Doug Moore
Sean Garden
Chris Bandusky
James Cawley
Jonathan Kingsley

Trik Turner is a rap rock band founded in Phoenix, Arizona in 1999. The band is best known for their song "Friends and Family," which reached the top ten on the Billboard Modern Rock chart and received airplay on MTV, VH1 and adult contemporary television and radio formats in 2002. They were the first band to ever have two different videos aired on MTV for the same song, "Friends and Family".[citation needed] They made appearances on Late Show with David Letterman, Last Call with Carson Daly, Late World with Zach and The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn. "Friends and Family" was also featured on the Mr. Deeds film soundtrack and "Black Sheep" was featured in the film, You Got Served. Although they were to go back into the studio, differences among band members led some to part ways. The band was dropped from RCA Records. They continued to tour and released a second album via their website, Naming the Unidentified, in 2005.

Members[edit]

Current members[edit]

  • Doug Moore - Vocals (1999-)
  • Sean Garden - Drums (1999-)
  • Chris Bandusky - Guitar (2004-)

Former members[edit]

  • Coney Huhn - Bass/Guitars (2000-2002)
  • Dave Bowers - Vocals (1999–2005)
  • Tracy Thorstad - Guitar (1999–2005)
  • Steve Faulkner - Bass (2002–2005)
  • Danny 'DBX' Marquez - Turntables (1999–2005)
  • Jeremy Vukeles - Bass {2005-2006}
  • James Cawley - Guitar (2004–2006)
  • Mike Nicolette - Bass (2004–2006)
  • General Fisher-Bass (interim 2002)

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Black Seas and Brown Trees [demo] (1999)
  • Trik Turner (2002, RCA Records) US: No. 98
  • Naming the Unidentified (2005, Metal Action)

Singles[edit]

  • "Friends and Family" (2002) Alt: No. 7
  • "Sacrifice" (2002) Alt: No. 35

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