Tim David Kelly

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Tim David Kelly
GenresAlternative, Rock, Metal
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, producer, mixer, composer
Years active1994–present
LabelsMCA, Headliner, Mityma, Ultradose
Associated actsKicking Harold, Zombie Oil, Shiny Toy Guns, Dokken, The Bloodshot Gamblers
Websitetimdavidkelly.com

Tim David Kelly is an American musician, songwriter, record producer and composer for TV/film. He is the singer, guitarist and songwriter for the alternative rock band Kicking Harold whose still popular[1] song "Gasoline" from Space Age Breakdown was featured as the main theme for five seasons on TLC's automobile make-over show, Overhaulin'. Kelly has written many songs for others, including co-writing "Money For That" for the band Shiny Toy Guns.[2][3] He has produced several albums, including co-producing Lightning Strikes Again by Dokken.[4][5] Kelly has composed main themes and music cues used in television and film including Gene Simmons Family Jewels (A&E) & Little Steven's Underground Garage. Kicking Harold released their 5th album, "Red Light District" in 2015 and completed a 25 date American tour as direct support for "The Winery Dogs". In 2017 Kelly opened a new music production studio in Burbank, CA and is currently working again with other artist as well as his own projects.

Discography[edit]

Albums with Kicking Harold
  • Red Light District (Ultradose) (2015) – Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Drums, producer, Mixer, songwriter
  • Zombies, Cars & Evil Guitars (Mityma) (2010) – Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Drums, producer, Mixer, songwriter
  • Space Age Breakdown (Re-Release) (Mityma) (2006) – Vocals, Guitars, producer, Mixer, songwriter
  • Space Age Breakdown (Mityma) (2002) – Vocals, Guitars, producer, Mixer, songwriter
  • Return of the Bulb Men (Headliner) (1997) – Vocals, Guitars, Bass, songwriter
  • Ugly & Festering (Re-Release) (MCA) (1996) – Vocals, Guitars, songwriter
  • Ugly & Festering (Headliner) (1995) – Vocals, Guitars, songwriter
  • EP (Self released demo) (1994) – Vocals, Guitars, songwriter
Albums as Tim David Kelly
  • '"Burn One Down" EP (Headliner) (1997)[6] – Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Songwriter
  • '"Growing Up Naked'" (Fuzztone) (2001)[7] – Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Producer, Mixer, Songwriter
Albums with Zombie Oil
  • "Waiting For The Sun" (Ultradose Music) (2013) – Vocalist, Bassist, Producer, Songwriter
Albums with The Bloodshot Gamblers
  • "Pain & Other Simple Pleasures" (Demon Deluxe) (2011) – Vocals, Guitars, Producer, Mixer, Songwriter

Album credits[edit]

  • SHINY TOY GUNS, "Season Of Poison" (Motown/Universal) – Songwriter
  • DOKKEN, "Lightning Strikes Again" (Rhino) – Recording Engineer, Co-Producer
  • DOKKEN, "Broken Bones" (Frontiers) – Recording Engineer
  • THE SKIES OF AMERICA, "Shine" (National Recorder) – Bass on US Tour
  • DINA D'ALESSANDRO, "Is It Safe" (Worker Ants Music) – Producer, Mixer
  • THE WYATTS "The Wyatts" (Self Release) – Producer, Mixer, Drums, Guitars
  • ESCAPING ZANE, "In Wants Out " (Self Release) – Producer, Mixer, Bass, Guitars
  • THE SOUL MITES, "Faith Healer " (Self-Release) – Mixer
  • JOHN DIGRAZIA, "John Digrazia" (JDMP) – Producer, Mixer,
  • VYLAN, "Ultra Suede" (Crash) – Guitars, Bass, Drums, Producer, Mixer, Songwriter
  • NEVERSHINE, "Hyposonicvelocity" (DK) – Producer, Mixer
  • ZANE, "Multiple Personality Disorder" (Grestone) – Bass

TV/Film Credits[edit]

  • "OVERHAULIN" (TLC), Main title theme song – Songwriter, Producer, Guitarist, Vocals[8]
  • "HERE COMES THE BOOM" (SONY), Music featured in TV ad campaign – Composer
  • "GENE SIMMON'S FAMILY JEWELS" (A&E), Music featured in series – Co-Composer
  • "LITTLE STEVEN'S UNDERGROUND GARAGE " (MTV), Main title theme song – Songwriter, Producer, Artist
  • "PLAYMANIA / QUIZNATION " (GSN), Main title theme song – Co-Songwriter, Co-Producer
  • "SHREK 2" (DreamWorks), Song used in video game trailer/ad – Songwriter, Producer, Guitarist, Vocals
  • "TONIGHT SHOW " (NBC), Music featured in series – Songwriter, Producer, Guitarist, Vocals
  • "ANIMATION SHOW 4 " (Mike Judge), Music featured in film opener – Composer
  • "ONE BAD TRIP" (MTV), Music featured in series – Songwriter, Producer, Guitarist, Vocals
  • "PIMP MY RIDE" (MTV), Song featured in series- Songwriter, Producer, Guitarist, Vocals
  • "MODERN MARVELS" (History), Music featured in series – Co-Composer, Co-Producer
  • "MARIGOLD" (Paul Bickel Films), End credit song – Songwriter, Producer, Guitarist, Vocals
  • "I'VE GOT A TATTOO", Music for Del Taco TV ad campaign – Composer, Co-Producer, Artist
  • "FUNNIEST PETS & PEOPLE " (Super Station), Music featured in series – Co-Composer, Co-Producer
  • "MOST HIGH" (2nd Act Films), Music featured in film – Songwriter, Producer, Guitarist, Vocals

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