Gary Lee Conner

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Gary Lee Conner
Background information
Birth name Lee Gary Conner
Born (1962-08-22) August 22, 1962 (age 55)
Origin Fort Irwin, California
Genres Grunge, alternative rock, psychedelic rock
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Guitar
Labels Velvetone
Associated acts Screaming Trees
Microdot Gnome
The Purple Outside

Gary Lee Conner (born Lee Gary Conner on August 22, 1962 in Fort Irwin, California, USA) was the lead guitarist for rock act Screaming Trees, along with his brother Van Conner, who was the band's bassist.[1] Conner began his career with Screaming Trees in 1985 which lasted until their disbanding in 2000. During that time he released two non-Tree albums: The Purple Outside-Mystery Lane (1990 New Alliance Records) with brother Patrick Conner on Drums and the single Grasshopper's Daydream/Behind The Smile (1999 sub pop) this album also featured Josh Homme from Queens of the Stone Age. Appearances on other artists material include, Beat Happening "Indian Summer" and "Midnight a Go-Go" from Jamboree as well as "Against the 70s" by Mike Watt from Ball-Hog or Tugboat? (1995 Columbia Records). After ten years of seclusion he finally released a new album in 2010 from his band Microdot Gnome. The album 4D Sugarcubes was released on Moonbus International Recordings in April 2010 as was available on CD and MP3. At the moment he is planning future releases from Microdot Gnome. In August 2016, Conner released a long-awaited solo album, Ether Trippers, on Strange Earth Records.


  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Biography: Screaming Trees". Allmusic. Retrieved 3 July 2010. 

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