Jon Klein (musician)

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Jon Klein (musician)
Birth nameJonathan David Klein
Born (1960-05-09) 9 May 1960 (age 58)
Bristol, England
GenresPost-punk, gothic rock, alternative rock, experimental
InstrumentsGuitar, vocals
Years active1977–present
Associated actsEuropeans, Specimen, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Sinéad O'Connor, Space Tribe

Jon Klein (sometimes credited as John Klein or John Kline)[1] (born 9 May 1960, Bristol, England) is an English guitarist, best known for his work with the seminal gothic rock band Specimen.

Klein was a co-founder of the London club The Batcave, the epicenter of the UK goth scene in the early 1980s.

He was also a founding member of the late 1970s new wave band Europeans, and was a member of Siouxsie and the Banshees from 1988 to 1995. He recorded with a wide array of other artists including Baron Puppett, Thomas Dolby, Shriekback, Lucia and Space Tribe, and performed with Sinéad O'Connor.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jon Klein". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2014-08-06.
  2. ^ "Interview for Orkus Magazine". Jungle Records. August 1997. Retrieved 2014-08-06.