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Timmons - live in Madrid 2010
July 26, 1963 |
Evansville, Indiana, United States
|Genres||Instrumental rock, Hard rock|
|Associated acts||Danger Danger, G3|
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Andy Timmons (born July 26, 1963) is an American guitarist who has played in the bands Danger Danger, Pawn Kings, and Andy Timmons Band (ATB). He has also released several solo albums and has worked as a session guitarist.
He has released two CDs on Favored Nations, the first being That Was Then, This Is Now and Resolution on May 2, 2006. Resolution is actually listed as being recorded by Andy Timmons Band and features Mike Daane on bass and Mitch Marine on drums.
As guitarist for glam metal band Danger Danger, he toured the world opening for Kiss and Alice Cooper, sold over a million records worldwide, and had two #1 videos on MTV, and amassed a discography that includes seven solo releases that range from guitar instrumentals, to blues, and even a Beatles/Elvis Costello-inspired collection of pop tunes.
As a session player, he has been featured on CDs by drummer Simon Phillips, a live CD with Olivia Newton-John (Timmons has been her music director-guitarist for several U.S. tours), two albums by Kip Winger, recording sessions for Paula Abdul and Paul Stanley, and radio and television jingles. He has also played alongside Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Paul Gilbert, Eric Johnson, Steve Morse, Mike Stern, Ace Frehley, Ted Nugent, Reb Beach, and Pierre Bensusan, as well as some of his favorite 1960s singing stars such as the Beach Boys, Lesley Gore, and Gordon Waller.
According to his website, Timmons's hometown is Evansville, Indiana. He graduated from Evansville Harrison High School in 1981 and attended the University of Miami from 1981-85. He currently resides in Dallas, Texas.
The Andy Timmons Band released their new album, entitled "Andy Timmons Band Plays Sgt. Pepper" on October 25, 2011.
Andy also contributed the "Grabbag" music to the video game Duke Nukem Forever in 2011.
- Ear X-Tacy (1994)
- I Still Have the Best Name Ever (1995)
- Ear X-Tacy 2 (1997)
- Orange Swirl (1998)
- The Spoken and the Unspoken (1999)
- Here Comes the Son - An Acoustic Christmas (2006)
- And-Thology 1 & 2 (2001)
- That Was Then, This Is Now (2002)
- Another Lifetime (1998)
- Out of the Blue (Live, 1999)
- Protocol II (2013)
Andy Timmons Band
- Resolution (2006)
- Andy Timmons Band Plays Sgt. Pepper (2011)
Tony "Bruno" Rey
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