Andy Ernst

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Andy "Andro" Ernst is a music producer, engineer,[1] musician, and songwriter from San Francisco. Artists he has worked with include: Green Day, AFI, Sway & King Tech, Rancid, Tiger Army, The Nerve Agents, Malo, Link 80, Screeching Weasel, Swingin' Utters, Screw 32, Good Riddance, Fury 66, Shock G and Money B. The majority of his work has been punk rock. Ernst owns and operates the Art of Ears Studio in Hayward, California, previously located in San Francisco.[2]

Ernst was the lead singer/guitarist/songwriter for the band Diabolical Exploits (2001), whose songs appeared in MTV's Jackass Vol. 2 DVD, and performed with AFI and Tsunami Bomb. He was also a member of Sass (1976), the Stats (1980), and Andro & Ross (1989). As a member of Sass, he has performed in concert along with Lionel Richie and the Commodores, Greg Kihn, Malo, Esther Phillips, Huey Lewis & Clover, the Main Ingredient, Brass Construction, and Tower Of Power.

Ernst has acted in a number of independent films, including the 1989 production of the Frank Navarro film "Flask" with Aldo Ray.

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  1. ^ Myers, Ben (2006-04-01). Green Day: American idiots & the new punk explosion. The Disinformation Company. pp. 74–. ISBN 978-1-932857-32-0. Retrieved 31 July 2011.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-02-06. Retrieved 2012-04-15.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Burgan, Hunter “Diabolical Exploits’ Andy Ernst," American Music Press, October 2002

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