Stoner (bass guitarist)
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|Birth name||Colin Bentley|
|Associated acts||Doctors of Madness, Explorers|
Stoner (born Colin Bentley) was an English rock musician, best known as the bass guitar player and vocalist with the art rock band Doctors of Madness (1974–1978), and later with the post-punk rock band Explorers, which he formed with T.V. Smith in 1980.
In the late 1970s, Stoner played bass with the Sadista Sisters, incorporating the role of musical director.
Stoner also did studio session work, playing on singles for the band Exit, and with Daedalo, making a five track CD Walk Inside the Painting, then playing a five string fretless bass guitar.
Stoner played in a Malvern-based band, The Pull, with Rob Murray-Mason and Tyler Massey until his untimely and tragic death in 2014.
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