Daniel MacMaster

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Daniel MacMaster
Birth nameDaniel Stewert MacMaster
Born(1968-07-11)July 11, 1968
Barrie, Ontario, Canada
DiedMarch 16, 2008(2008-03-16) (aged 39)
Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Genres Hard rock, glam metal
Occupation(s) Vocalist
Instruments Vocals, harp, keyboard, harmonica, tambourine
Years active1988–2008
Associated acts Bonham
Scorcher
Emerald Monkey
Monkey Macmaster

Daniel Stewart MacMaster (July 11, 1968 – March 16, 2008) was a Canadian singer, who was lead vocalist for the Canadian/British hard rock band Bonham.

Canadians citizens of Canada

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Bonham was a British rock band founded in 1989 by drummer Jason Bonham, the son of the late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham. The band's most successful line-up included singer Daniel MacMaster, bassist/keyboardist John Smithson and guitarist Ian Hatton.

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Career

With Bonham, he released two albums: 1989's The Disregard of Timekeeping (which peaked at Number 38 on the Billboard charts) and 1992's Mad Hatter. In 2001, Daniel was looking to put a new project together, starting with guitarist Stefano Fantin, and a string of small club dates were performed in the Barrie area, though, due to musical differences, parted ways. In 2005, Daniel released a solo album entitled Rock Bonham...And The Long Road Back which was re-issued by Suncity Records in 2006. [1] Later, MacMaster started a new project with Connecticut-based singer/songwriter Jimmy D of the band Emerald Monkey, dubbed Monkey-MacMaster. The group was planning on releasing music and playing shows in addition to MacMaster had been working on his own material. However, neither of these projects were completed due to MacMaster's death.

<i>The Disregard of Timekeeping</i> album by Bonham

The Disregard of Timekeeping is the debut album of British hard rock band Bonham, released in 1989. It was produced by Bob Ezrin, who had previously worked with Alice Cooper, Pink Floyd and Kiss; in addition to his usual production duties, he also co-wrote three of the tracks. The album features Trevor Rabin as a guest, who was the lead guitarist and songwriter with Yes from 1982 to 1994.

<i>Mad Hatter</i> (album) album by Bonham

Mad Hatter is the second and final album from the British hard rock band Bonham, released in 1992.

Suncity Records is an Australian record label that specialized in releasing melodic rock and hard rock CDs. The label mostly focused on previously recorded, but unreleased, material. Suncity Records went out of business (off-line) in late 2010.

Death

MacMaster died from a Group A streptococcal infection, at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, on March 16, 2008. [2] He was married and had two children, Kaleb and Aryanna.

Group A streptococcal infection

A group A streptococcal infection is an infection with group A streptococcus (GAS). Streptococcus pyogenes comprises the vast majority of the Lancefield group A streptococci, and is often used as a synonym for GAS. However, S. dysgalactiae can also be group A. S. pyogenes is a beta-hemolytic species of Gram positive bacteria that is responsible for a wide range of both invasive and noninvasive infections.

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre Hospital in Ontario, Canada

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre is an acute care facility serving Thunder Bay and much of Northwestern Ontario, Canada. The hospital has 395 acute care beds. All of its patient rooms are handicapped accessible and the facility is air-conditioned with "negative pressure" rooms to accommodate those who may be suffering from communicable diseases. The TBRHSC is a leader in providing cancer care. The hospital is supported by the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation.

Discography

Studio albums

with Bonham

with Scorcher

Guest appearances

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References

  1. "DANIEL MACMASTER INTERVIEW:". SleazeRoxx.com. January 25, 2006. Retrieved 23 July 2012.
  2. "BLABBERMOUTH.NET - DANIEL MACMASTER's Cause Of Death Revealed". Roadrunnerrecords.com. Archived from the original on 2011-06-07. Retrieved 2012-07-23.