Chuck Garric

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Chuck Garric
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Instruments Bass, vocals
Years activeMid-1990s–present

Chuck Garric is a rock bassist who has played with Turd, The Druts, L.A. Guns, Dio, [1] and Eric Singer Project (ESP). [2] The current bassist for Alice Cooper, Garric has played bass for Billy Bob Thornton, Ted Nugent, Don Felder, and Journey at the Alice Cooper Christmas Pudding for the past three years. [3]

Turd released two records: Turd up the volume and Turdville U.S.A. Garric and Jon Morris from Turd both played in Gene Loves Jezebel for a very short time.

With L.A. Guns he was the touring bassist during part of the time Jizzy Pearl was the band's singer, and replaced touring bassist Stefan Adika, and was himself reportedly fired due to the return of the original lineup.

Garric toured with Dio in 1999–2000 in support of the Magica record. He also co-wrote the song "Death By Love", which appeared on the Dio record Master of the Moon .

Garric has been with Alice Cooper since 2003. He has played on the Eyes of Alice Cooper record and Dirty Diamonds record. He also played on Alice Cooper's 2008 release Along Came a Spider and co-wrote two of the songs on the recording. [3]

Garric is also in an original band named Beasto Blanco that released a self-titled CD in 2013.

Garric was the owner of VoiceTrax West recording studio in Studio City, California.

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References

  1. Gary Graff (17 May 2010). "Metal Community Pays Tribute To Ronnie James Dio". Billboard . Retrieved 16 September 2011.
  2. Tim Parsons (28 August 2008). "Eric Singer is enjoying life as the drummer for Kiss". Tahoe Daily Tribune . Retrieved 15 September 2011.
  3. 1 2 Tim Parsons (14 August 2008). "South Shore bassist Chuck Garric takes Alice Cooper's edgy rock in stride". Tahoe Daily Tribune . Archived from the original on 23 March 2012. Retrieved 16 September 2011.