Eric Wagner

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Eric Wagner
Born (1959-04-24) April 24, 1959 (age 57)
Genres Doom metal, Heavy metal, psychedelic rock
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1979–present
Labels Metal Blade, Def American, Century Media
Associated acts Trouble, Lid, Blackfinger, The Skull

Eric Wagner (born April 24, 1959) is an American heavy metal singer who is best known for his work with doom metal band Trouble, which he formed in 1979 when he was 20 years old. He briefly left Trouble in the mid-nineties and formed Lid with guitarist Danny Cavanagh, resulting in 1997's In The Mushroom.[1] Wagner rejoined Trouble in 2000, after his replacement Kyle Thomas was dismissed from the band. He appeared on Dave Grohl's heavy metal side project Probot in 2004.

On May 2, 2008 it was announced via the official Trouble website that Wagner had left the band again because "at this moment in time I just can't handle touring anymore."[2] His replacement was named as ex-Warrior Soul frontman Kory Clarke.

Most recently, Wagner has been recording under the band name Blackfinger. He also recently formed The Skull, a spin-off band featuring two other former members of Trouble, bassist Ron Holzner and drummer Jeff "Oly" Olson.[3]


Albums with Trouble[edit]

Albums with Lid[edit]

  • 1996 Lid (demo)
  • 1997 In the Mushroom

Albums with Probot[edit]

Albums with Blackfinger[edit]

  • 2011 All The Leaves Are Brown (single)
  • 2014 Blackfinger (Album)

Albums with The Skull[edit]

  • 2014 For Those Which Are Asleep


  1. ^ Interview with Trouble
  2. ^ Announcement. MySpace
  3. ^ Original TROUBLE Members Form THE SKULL

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