Tom Bagley (musician)

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Tom Bagley (born 1965), stage name Jackson Phibes, is a Canadian artist, guitarist and horror rock composer.[1][2] He is known for his work with the band Forbidden Dimension.[3]

Early life[edit]

Bagley was born in Calgary, Alberta, and graduated from the Alberta College of Art and Design in 1988[4]


Bagley performed with the band Color Me Psycho. Beginning in 1988, he founded the band Forbidden Dimension, taking on songwriting, lead vocals and lead guitar.[2] In 1999, as Jackson Phibes, he released a solo EP, Old Devil Moon.[5]

Bagley created cover art for a number of Canadian rock and punk albums, including all of the art for his own Forbidden Dimension releases.[6] and covers for bands Chixdiggit, Huevos Rancheros and the Fuzz Kings.[7][8][9]

Bagley also performed in the garage rock/punk band The English Teeth, with Adam Kamis and Forbidden Dimension bandmates Mark Igglesdon and Craig Evans.[2] This band recorded a veresion of Bachman-Turner Overdrive's tune "Four Wheel Drive", which became part of the soundtrack for the film FUBAR, as well as the accompanying album.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "'Spock' $5 Bill Is Legal, BoC Says, But It's Still 'Inappropriate'". Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press, via Huffington Post 03/02/2015
  2. ^ a b c Maimann, Kevin (May 7, 2010). "Gruesome tunesome", Edmonton Sun.
  3. ^ "Legendary Canadian Horror Punks Forbidden Dimension Are Finally Playing New York City CC". Noisey - Vice, Christine Colby Aug 26 2016
  4. ^ Otto Von Stroheim (2004). Tiki Art Now!: A Volcanic Eruption of Art. Last Gasp. pp. 68–. ISBN 978-0-86719-627-6.
  5. ^ "Jackson Phibes Old Devil Moon". Exclaim!, By Craig Daniels Sep 01, 1999
  6. ^ "Horror-loving Tom Bagley gets ghouled up to rock out in Forbidden Dimension". Ear of Newt, June 3, 2014
  7. ^ "Celebrating 25 Years of Pop Punk and Humping with Chixdiggit". Noisy Vice, Cam LindsayMay 20 2016,
  8. ^ "Calgary music legends Chixdiggit celebrate 25 years of 'getting away with one". Calgary Herald, Mike Bell, June 2, 2016
  9. ^ "Edmonton provides the backdrop for Fuzz Kings new album". Vue Weekly, April 13, 2016. by James Stewart