Rich Fownes

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Rich Fownes
Background information
Born (1983-10-26) 26 October 1983 (age 34)
Brighton, England
Genres Alternative rock, electronica
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Guitars, bass
Years active 2005-present
Associated acts With Scissors
The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster
Nine Inch Nails
The Duke Spirit
Clever Thing

Richard Alexander Fownes (born 26 October 1983) is a musician from Brighton, England. He currently plays and writes for Bad For Lazarus[1] and With Scissors.[2] He also plays live for UNKLE.

He joined The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster after Andy Huxley's departure in 2005, but in 2008 he left to join Nine Inch Nails.[3][4] However this plan collapsed and he was replaced with Justin Meldal-Johnsen.[5]He has since played in The Duke Spirit and Clever Thing.


  1. ^ "Bad For Lazarus". MySpace. Retrieved 2008-06-14. 
  2. ^ "WITH SCISSORS". MySpace. Retrieved 2008-04-08. 
  3. ^ "Guitarist ROBIN FINCK Rejoins NINE INCH NAILS". 4 April 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-08. 
  4. ^ "Nine Inch Nails confirms tour lineup". Don't Tell Your Friends. 4 April 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-08. 
  5. ^ "NIN Rehearsals". 4 June 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-04.