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Tony Choy (right) on stage with Atheist
|Genres||Technical death metal, progressive metal, pop|
|Instruments||Bass guitar, vocals, drums|
|Associated acts||Atheist, Cynic, Pestilence, Area 305, C-187|
|Website||Tony Choy on Myspace|
Tony Choy ( Born June 11, 1971 ) is a Cuban-American electric bassist. He was a session musician for some well-known technical death metal bands such as Atheist, Cynic and the Dutch band Pestilence. He is one of the few bass players in metal that extensively uses the Slap & Pop playing technique, along with two-handed tapping.
In 2004 Tony Choy was nominated for a Latin Grammy award. He also has reached top 5 on the Billboard charts several times with several acts and himself as a solo artist. Tony Choy still resides in Miami, Florida, where he has a very successful production company by the name of Achoymusic and is also launching his first publishing company by the name of Achoymusic Publishing, licensed by B.M.I. Choy has an endorsement with Californian Zon Guitars . And now he has joined the Ibanez family with his new endorsement to the company.
- Cynic – "Demo 1990" (1990)
- Cynic – "Roadrunner demo" (1991)
- Atheist – Unquestionable Presence (1991)
- Pestilence – Testimony of the Ancients (1991)
- Atheist – Elements (1993)
- Juan Gabriel – "Por Los Siglos" (2001)
- Area 305 – "Area 305" (2002)
- Area 305 – "Hay Que Cambiar" (2004)
- C-187 – "Collision" (2007)
- Pestilence – Resurrection Macabre (2009)
- Atheist – "Unquestionable Presence: Live At Wacken" (2009)
- Area 305 – "Versión 2.0" (2010)
- "Former Atheist/Cynic Bassist Launches Synkronizity". Blabbermouth.net. February 11, 2011. Retrieved July 8, 2011.
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