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|Birth name||James Wilson|
|Born||Delaware, United States|
|Genres||Blues rock, experimental, heavy metal, hardcore punk, alternative rock, post-punk, noise rock, folk rock, Funk|
|Instruments||Guitar, vocals, Bass guitar|
|Associated acts|| Mother Superior |
James Wilson is an American guitarist in the band Mother Superior, [ citation needed ] He also plays guitar and bass with Daniel Lanois. Wilson hails from Delaware, but currently resides in Los Angeles, California.and previously in the Rollins Band. He is a professional musician known for his soulful vocals and powerful blues-rock guitar work.
Wilson was born in Delaware. A founding member of the blues rock trio Mother Superior who as a band have worked with Lemmy, Queens of the Stone Age, Alice Cooper, Meat Loaf, Emmylou Harris, Anthrax, Wayne Kramer, George Clinton, and Iggy Pop. They were also approached by Henry Rollins in 1999 and asked to become 3/4 of the Rollins Band, an offer they accepted. Mother Superior released their eighth studio album Three Headed Dog in 2007. Along with the other members of Mother Superior, Wilson has recorded and appeared with Daniel Lanois in 2006, 2007, 2011 and 2014.
Wilson has also made live appearances with Sparks, notably in 2008 during the Sparks Spectacular, where they played each of their 21 albums in their entirety over 21 nights in London.
He toured with Daniel Lanois and has taken back the mantle of lead singer for Motor Sister, a project of his with Scott Ian (guitar), Joey Vera (bass), John Tempesta (drums), and Pearl Aday (vocals).
|1993||Right in a Row||None||Self produced eight song recording|
|1996||The Heavy Soul Experience||Top Beat Records|
|1997||Kaleidescope||Top Beat Records|
|1998||Deep||Top Beat Records||Japanese version 1999 - Crown Records|
|2001||Mother Superior||Triple X Records|
|2002||Sin||Muscletone Records||Euro version 2003 - Fargo|
|2004||13 Violets||Top Beat Records||Euro version 2004 - Fargo|
|2005||Moanin||Bad Reputation||First record with Matt Tecu on drums.|
|2007||Three Headed Dog||Rosa Records|
With Rollins Band
|2000||Get Some Go Again||DreamWorks||The single "Get Some Go Again" was released in 2000. (B-side of "Don't Let This Be").|
|2000||A Clockwork Orange Stage||2.13.61 Records||Live at the Roskilde Festival, Denmark, July 1, 2000.|
|2001||Yellow Blues||2.13.61 Records||Out-takes from Get Some Go Again sessions.|
|2001||A Nicer Shade Of Red||2.13.61 Records||Out-takes from Nice.|
|2002||The Only Way To Know For Sure||Sanctuary Records||2 discs. Recorded live at The Metro in Chicago on March 1 & 2, 2002.|
|2002||Rise Above||Sanctuary Records||24 Black Flag songs to benefit the West Memphis Three|
With Motor Sister
|2015||Ride||Metal Blade||Motor Sister consists of Jim Wilson, Anthrax's Scott Ian, Pearl Aday, Armored Saint's Joey Vera, and The Cult's John Tempesta.|
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