Kino (UK rock band)

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GenresNeo-progressive rock
Years active2004–2006, 2017–present
MembersJohn Mitchell
Pete Trewavas
John Beck
Chris Maitland
Bob Dalton

Kino is a British neo-progressive rock band made up of members from other progressive rock acts (John Mitchell from Arena and The Urbane; Pete Trewavas from Marillion, Edison's Children and Transatlantic; John Beck from It Bites; Bob Dalton also from It Bites; Chris Maitland formerly of Porcupine Tree).

The band released their debut album Picture in February 2005.

The band was inactive from 2006-2018 with Mitchell having joined Beck and Dalton in the re-formed It Bites, replacing original singer/guitarist Francis Dunnery, touring in 2006 and releasing 2 albums.,[1] and the band no longer appearing on InsideOut music's website.[2]

However, in January 2018, it was announced that Mitchell, Trewavas and Beck had reformed the band with Craig Blundell replacing Chris Maitland on drums. A new studio album 'Radio Voltaire' was released in March 2018.

Line up[edit]

  • John Mitchell: lead vocals, guitars (2004–2006, 2017–present)
  • Pete Trewavas: bass, bass pedals, backing vocals (2004–2006, 2017–present)
  • John Beck: synthesizers, backing vocals (2004–2006, 2017–present)
  • Chris Maitland (Picture Studio Recording): drums and percussion, backing vocals (2005)
  • Bob Dalton: drums and percussion, backing vocals (2006)
  • Craig Blundell: drums and percussion (2017–present)


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