|Tom Fuller Band|
|Origin||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Members|| Tom Fuller |
Tom Fuller Band is an American rock band based out of Chicago, Illinois, and influenced by Paul McCartney,Bon Jovi, and Bruce Springsteen. Their first album Chasing an Illusion, was released in 2005. The follow-up recording Abstract Man was released in 2009, and the track "Only in America" cracked the top 10 in US FMQB Radio Chart AC Format (sharing the honor with Coldplay, Kid Rock and Maroon 5). Their third album Ask, and the first single from the album, "Lovers", was released in the UK on September 5, 2011. The second single, "Ask" was released in November 2011. They have collaborated with producer Rick Chudacoff on four albums, with Ask featuring Brian Ray and Abe Laboriel Jr of Paul McCartney's band.
Sir James Paul McCartney is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. He gained worldwide fame as the bass guitarist and singer for the rock band the Beatles, widely considered the most popular and influential group in the history of popular music. His songwriting partnership with John Lennon remains the most successful in history. After the group disbanded in 1970, he pursued a solo career and formed the band Wings with his first wife, Linda, and Denny Laine.
Bon Jovi is an American rock band formed in 1983 in Sayreville, New Jersey. It consists of singer Jon Bon Jovi, keyboardist David Bryan, drummer Tico Torres, guitarist Phil X, and bassist Hugh McDonald. Previous bassist Alec John Such was dismissed in 1994, and longtime guitarist and co-songwriter Richie Sambora left in 2013.
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen is an American singer-songwriter and leader of the E Street Band. Nicknamed "The Boss," he is recognized for his poetic lyrics, his Jersey Shore roots, his distinctive voice, and lengthy, energetic stage performances.
In 2014, Tom Fuller Band released a brand new album FREEDOM accompanied by a complete suite of videos and a full color limited edition graphic novel. The album has been recorded in Nashville and Chicago. It was mixed at Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals, AL and mastered at Abbey Road Studios in London. The feature length suite of video films and Graphic Novel have been co-created by renowned US filmmakers Matt Silver, Steve Petchenik and Andy Shore and follow a narrative based on a clown subculture called The Sideshow (set in the not too distant future) led by an enigmatic character called The Ringmaster (played by Tom Fuller).
Abbey Road Studios is a recording studio at 3 Abbey Road, St John's Wood, City of Westminster, London, England. It was established in November 1931 by the Gramophone Company, a predecessor of British music company EMI, which owned it until Universal Music took control of part of EMI in 2013.
Tom Fuller Band has played shows with Little Feat,Cowboy Mouth, dada, The Kyle Gass Band, Blue Öyster Cult, Robin Trower, Blues Traveler, Rusted Root, UFO (band) Wishbone Ash, The Guess Who, Ted Nugent, and Night Ranger. The band has also played at Summerfest in Milwaukee twice, in 2012 and 2016.
Little Feat is an American rock band formed by singer-songwriter, lead vocalist and guitarist Lowell George and keyboardist Bill Payne in 1969 in Los Angeles. George disbanded the group due to creative differences in 1979, shortly before his death. Surviving members reformed Little Feat in 1987, remaining intermittently active to the present.
Cowboy Mouth is an American band based in New Orleans, Louisiana known for fusing alternative rock with album-oriented rock, roots rock, and jam band influences. Formed in 1992, the band saw early mainstream success in the 1990s, including the hit single "Jenny Says". After disappointing album sales in 2000, they were dropped by their label, but the band has succeeded since then by focusing on live performances and independent-label releases. In 2011, the band was inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.
Dada or Dadaism was an art movement of the European avant-garde in the early 20th century, with early centers in Zürich, Switzerland, at the Cabaret Voltaire ; New York Dada began circa 1915, and after 1920 Dada flourished in Paris. Developed in reaction to World War I, the Dada movement consisted of artists who rejected the logic, reason, and aestheticism of modern capitalist society, instead expressing nonsense, irrationality, and anti-bourgeois protest in their works. The art of the movement spanned visual, literary, and sound media, including collage, sound poetry, cut-up writing, and sculpture. Dadaist artists expressed their discontent with violence, war, and nationalism, and maintained political affinities with the radical far-left.
In February 2013, the Tom Fuller Band played a series of dates supporting Little Feat and Wishbone Ash. They performed at Paradiso in Amsterdam,Netherlands; O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire in London, UK ;Union House in Norwich, UK; Oosterpoort in Groningen, Netherlands; Gruenspan in Hamburg, Germany; Rosenhof in Kleinmaischeid, Germany; Zur Linde in Affalter, Germany; Meier Music Hall in Braunschweig, Germany.
Wishbone Ash are a British rock band who achieved success in the early and mid-1970s. Their popular albums included Wishbone Ash (1970), Pilgrimage (1971), Argus (1972), Wishbone Four (1973), There's the Rub (1974), and New England (1976). Wishbone Ash are noted for their extensive use of the harmony twin lead guitar format which had been attracting electric blues bands since Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page had played together in the Yardbirds in 1966. Their contributions helped Andy Powell and Ted Turner to be voted "Two of the Ten Most Important Guitarists in Rock History", and to appear in the "Top 20 Guitarists of All Time". Melody Maker (1972) described Powell and Turner as "the most interesting two guitar team since the days when Beck and Page graced The Yardbirds". They have been cited as an influence by Iron Maiden founder and bassist Steve Harris, as well as Thin Lizzy and other dual guitar bands.
Paradiso is a music venue and cultural centre located in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The Union House, also known as the John Bower House, is a small, mostly Gothic Revival house in downtown Orangeville, Illinois, United States. The house, the first brick home in Orangeville, was built in 1849 by village founder John Bower. It was purchased by Samuel Hutchins in 1885 and it remained in the Hutchins family until 1951. The house blends elements of Greek and Gothic Revival architecture and is the only example of Gothic Revival found in the village of Orangeville. The house was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 2000.
In November 2014, Tom Fuller Band supported Trampled By Turtles on a European tour.They performed at Kranhalle in Munich, Germany; Bang Bang Club in Berlin, Germany; Prinzenbar in Hamburg, Germany; Luxor in Cologne, Germany; La Maroquinerie in Paris, France; and at Paradiso in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Luxor is a city in Upper (southern) Egypt and the capital of Luxor Governorate. The population numbers 506,588, with an area of approximately 417 square kilometres (161 sq mi).
Tom Fuller Band is currently working on their sixth album, Waterfall. It was recorded in Nashville, TN and mixed at Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals, AL. It is slated to be mastered at Abbey Road Studios in London in the Spring of 2017. The album was produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Rick Chudacoff.
In March 2017, Taylor Guitars announced that they added Tom Fuller to their Artist Relations roster.
Mathis James Reed was an American blues musician and songwriter. His particular style of electric blues was popular with blues as well as non-blues audiences – Reed's songs such as "Honest I Do" (1957), "Baby What You Want Me to Do" (1960), "Big Boss Man" (1961), and "Bright Lights, Big City" (1961) appeared on both Billboard magazine's rhythm and blues and Hot 100 singles charts.
Tommy Castro is an American blues, R&B and rock guitarist and singer. He has been recording since the mid-1990s. His music has taken him from local stages to national and international touring. His popularity was marked by his winning the 2008 Blues Music Award for Entertainer of the Year.
Wishbone Ash is the first studio album by Wishbone Ash. It peaked at No. 29 in the UK Albums Chart in January 1971.
Argus is the third album by the rock band Wishbone Ash. It is their most commercially and critically successful album. It peaked at No. 3 in the UK Albums Chart.
Locked In is the sixth studio album by the rock band Wishbone Ash. The album peaked at No. 36 in the UK Albums Chart in April 1976. Considered by many, including the band themselves, to be one of the weaker entries in their extensive catalog. The band frequently place the blame on producer Tom Dowd, who insisted the band play much quieter in the studio, removing much of the energy of their performances. The band had switched U.S. distribution to Atlantic Records for this and the next release, New England.
Just Testing is the tenth studio album by the British rock band Wishbone Ash, released on 18 January 1980 by MCA Records. Recorded primarily at Surrey Sound Studios in England, it was the last to feature the original lead vocalist and bass guitarist Martin Turner until the release of Nouveau Calls (1987).
Twin Barrels Burning is the 12th studio album by British rock band Wishbone Ash. It was recorded at Sol Studios and released in 1982. It was the highest charting Wishbone Ash album in years, reaching No. 22 in the UK Albums Chart. Conversely, it was the final album to appear in that listing to date.
This is the complete discography of the rock band Wishbone Ash. Over the years they have released 24 studio albums, 12 live albums, 10 compilation albums and 20 singles.
Colin Harper is an Irish non-fiction author and composer.
Martin Robert Turner is an English musician best known for his time as the bass guitarist, lead vocalist and a founding member of the rock band, Wishbone Ash.
Andy Pyle, born in 1945 in Luton, England, is a British bassist. He played with the Kinks from 1976–1978. Prior to that, he was in Blodwyn Pig (1968–1972) and Savoy Brown (1972–1974). Later, he played with Wishbone Ash.
Tough is a compilation album by British rock artists Wishbone Ash, released in May 2008 by the Talking Elephant label. It features rock numbers by the band and complements the album Tender, featuring a compilation of mellow tunes, that was released at the same time.
Ray Weston is a Scottish drummer, most noted for his work with Wishbone Ash.
Tony Kishman is an American vocalist, bassist, pianist & guitarist, most noted for his work with Wishbone Ash and the musical Beatlemania.
David Alan "Ted" Turner is an English guitarist and vocalist best known for his work with the 1970s rock band Wishbone Ash, in which he was famed for his twin lead guitar instrumental arrangements with Andy Powell. Turner also contributed lap steel guitar to a variety of Wishbone Ash recordings.
Nick Moss is an American Chicago blues and electric blues musician. He has released thirteen albums to date, all on his own label, Blue Bella Records label. He has played with Buddy Scott, Jimmy Dawkins, Jimmy Rogers and the Legendary Blues Band. More recently he has performed fronting his own group, Nick Moss and the Flip Tops until 2008 and then shortening the name in 2009 to Nick Moss Band. The music journalist Bill Dahl stated that Moss possesses "mastery of the classic Chicago sound."
Ben Granfelt Band is a Finnish progressive blues-rock band formed in 1993. Led by singer-guitarist Ben Granfelt, Ben Granfelt Band (BGB) has released ten albums worldwide and toured clubs and festivals in Finland, United Kingdom, Germany, United States, Austria, Switzerland and United Arab Emirates where they appeared at the Abu Dhabi and Dubai Jazz Festivals. BGB’s latest album Kaleidoscope was released on Feb 4, 2009 in Finland with the rest of Europe following later that spring. The band is currently working on their 11th album due for release in September 2010.
Blue Horizon is the 22nd studio album by rock band Wishbone Ash, released by Solid Rock Records on Intergroove in 2014