Trevor Tanner

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Trevor Tanner is a British musician and composer, best known as the singer and guitarist of post-punk/gothic rock band The Bolshoi during the 1980s. He is currently a member of American celtic rock band Rathkeltaír and also has a solo career.

Post-Bolshoi career[edit]

Trevor Tanner, working closely with Emperor Penguin Recordings' (EPR) Creative Director, David Paul Wyatt Perko, has been slowly releasing solo recordings. Tanner's first release on Emperor Penguin Recordings was an elaborate 3-CD boxed-set (the three volumes are also available individually) entitled: Bullish, Bellyache & Belch, which was released in 2004. The set consists of 41 songs in total, which were hand-picked by Perko out of a pool of well over a hundred Tanner works-in-progress. The 3-CD boxed-set (as well as the three individual CDs) is available at as well as from the label directly. Digital downloads are available via iTunes.

Tanner's fourth release on Emperor Penguin Recordings, a 16 track work entitled Eaten By The Sea, became available for digital download at iTunes on 11 March 2008. The CD was released on 20 May 2008.

Trevor Tanner, via Emperor Penguin Recordings, released an iTunes Digital 45, entitled The Ballad Of Edgar Allan Poe on 13 July 2011.

On 31 August 2011, Tanner's fifth solo album, Musical Charlatan became available. "Musical Charlatan" was a grassroots, self-release and not associated with Emperor Penguin Recordings. Tanner's next musical endeavor is currently underway, which will be an official release via Emperor Penguin Recordings[citation needed].


  • Bullish, Bellyache & Belch (3-CD boxed set) (2004)
  • Eaten By The Sea (CD) (2008)
  • The Ballad Of Edgar Allan Poe (iTunes, Digital 45) (2011)
  • Musical Charlatan (Double-CD) (2011)

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