25 January 1958 |
||Northwood, Middlesex, United Kingdom
||New wave, post-punk
||Adam and the Ants, Zu Zu Sharks, Merrick & Tibbs, Code Blue, Roxy Music, The Vibrators, The Fixx, Aztec Camera
Gary Tibbs (born Gary Brian Tibbs, 25 January 1958) is a bass guitarist and actor, who appeared (playing the part of bass guitarist, Dave) in the film Breaking Glass, alongside Hazel O'Connor.
Tibbs was born in Northwood, London. He was a member of Adam and the Ants, and is mentioned by name in the lyrics of the band's UK top ten hit "Ant Rap". At various times he was a member of Zu Zu Sharks, Code Blue, Roxy Music, The Vibrators and The Fixx. He first played on The Fixx's 2003 album, Want That Life.
He also formed a band called Merrick and Tibbs with Chris Hughes (aka Merrick), just after leaving Adam & the Ants. They released a single in 1982 entitled "Call of the Wild".
In February 2008, Tibbs left The Fixx upon the return of previous bassist, Dan K. Brown.