Kevin Churko

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Kevin Churko
Birth nameKevin Gregory Churko
Born (1968-01-19) 19 January 1968 (age 50)
OriginRegina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Genres
Occupation(s)
Instruments
  • Drums
  • bass
  • vocals
Years active1980s–present
Associated acts
Websitekevinchurko.com

Kevin Gregory Churko (born 19 January 1968) is a Canadian musician, sound engineer, songwriter and record producer best known for his work with artists such as Ozzy Osbourne, Papa Roach, Modern Science, Five Finger Death Punch, Hinder, In This Moment, and Shania Twain.[1]

Awards[edit]

He has been nominated for seven Juno Awards and has won four times.[2] He won his first Juno in 2008 for Recording Engineer of the Year for Ozzy Osbourne's "I Don't Wanna Stop"/"The Almighty Dollar" single,[3] once in 2009 for Engineer of the Year for Simon Collins "U-Catastrophe" and again in 2011 for engineering "Scream" by Ozzy Osbourne.[4] He was nominated for producer of the year in 2010 for his son Kane Churko's band Modern Science and in This Moment's second album "The Dream".[5] In 2013 He and his son Kane were jointly nominated for producer of the year for their work on In This Moments "Blood" and "Adrenalize" and won the Recording Engineer of the Year award for In This Moment's "Blood" and Five Finger Death Punch's "Coming Down".[2]

Churko also produced and co-wrote the song "I Don't Wanna Stop" by Ozzy Osbourne which was nominated for "Best Hard Rock Performance" at the 2008 Grammy Awards. Churko & Ozzy were nominated for a second Grammy Award again for Best Hard Rock Performance in 2010 for Scream.[6]

Discography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kevin Churko". AllMusic. Retrieved 25 December 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Artist Summary". The JUNO Awards. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 25 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Ozzy Osbourne's Producer Snags Juno Award". HipHop-Elements.com. 8 April 2008. Retrieved 2 July 2010.
  4. ^ "Ozzy Osbourne's 'Scream' Producer/Engineer Kevin Churko Honored At Juno Awards - Blabbermouth.net". BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Retrieved 25 December 2015.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Nominees". The JUNO Awards. Retrieved 25 December 2015.
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  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Kevin Churko". AllMusic. Retrieved 25 December 2015.
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  9. ^ Choose Love (Booklet). Ringo Starr. Koch, Koch Entertainment LP. 2005. KOC-CD-9919, KOC-CD-9950.
  10. ^ "Hinder's Austin Winkler talks "The All-American Nightmare"". SoundSpike. 7 September 2010. Archived from the original on 9 September 2010. Retrieved 8 September 2010.
  11. ^ a b Kevin Churko. "Kevin Churko | Compositions". AllMusic. Retrieved 19 July 2016.
  12. ^ Jeff Cornell (9 September 2014). "In This Moment Unveil New Album Details, New Single + Tour". Loudwire. Retrieved 25 December 2015.
  13. ^ "Disturbed Return With New Song, Announce New Album". Loudwire. 23 June 2015. Retrieved 25 December 2015.