MICK WIGFALL and The TOXICS
Musiciens du groupe : Mick WIGFALL - Lead vocals / Double Bass
Sebastien AILHAUD - Guitar / Backing vocals
Mister K - Drums / Backing vocals
Dernière connexion : 11-12-2011
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Born in south London, Mick WIGFALL started his bass-playing career at the age of 16. One of his first bands was with well known English psychobilly band Guanabatz. Then he went on to play with many other bands such as Imelda MAY, Paul ANSELL’s Number 9, sonny WEST and The Rhythm kings…
In 1994, Mick and Darrel formed Darrel HIGHAM and The Enforcers, then in 1996, Mick formed his own band Solid Smoke, in which he sang lead vocals and became a song writer. He took part in many major musical events, including TV and radio appearances, toured all over Europe and the USA. He also played on over 50 albums.
He ran his own professional recording studio, SWEET GEORGIA BROWNS STUDIOS in north London from 1997 to 2005, where he recorded people such as Jeff BECK, Robert PLANT, Fat Boy Slim, Rocky BURNETTE,etc… and the soundtrack for the movie I’ll be there (2003), a Hollywood production with Charlotte CHURCH.
And now he is the lead singer and bassist in Mick WIGFALL and the TOXICS.
People he’s worked with :
PAUL MC CARTNEY, JOE CANG, SHAKIN' STEVENS, CARLENE ANDERSON, ALBERT LEE, JOSSLIN BROWN, CHRISSIE HYNDE, CLIVE’S JIVE FIVE, THE COBRAS, THE BLUE RHYTHM BOYS, KID ROCKER, CLIFF EDMONDS, JOHNNY BACH, TENNESSEE RHYTHM RIDERS, PAlOOKAVILLE, SONNY GEORGE, JIM CARLISLE & THE JUMPIN’JACKS, CARLOS & THE BANDIDOS, BIG JOE LOUIS, ALVIN STAR DUST, SCOTTY MOORE, DJ FONTANA, SONNY BURGESS, SLEEPY LA-BEEF, RAY SHARPE, PAUL BURLISON, MAC CURTIS, JAMES BURTON, BILLY LEE RILEY, GENE SUMMERS, LINDA GAIL LEWIS, TIM WHITNALL, MIKE SANCHEZ…
Seb started to gig as a guitar player around 17.
Studied Jazz for two years, played in several pop/rock bands (mainly cover bands) for years.
First recording session with a band called Mojo, then joined Perez Trop Ska (ska/rock band) and recorded two albums with them. Nearly at the same time, joined punk/rock band Warrior Kids (three albums with them and still going on, touring in France and Europe).
Also makes music on his own and sometimes writes for others.
Influenced by everything that’s good to his ears, from Robert Johnson to The Ramones and a lot more…
“Anything that’s R’n’R is fine”
John KURIAC a.k.a Mister K,
is a multi-instrumentalist player.
He plays and produces a music influenced by the rock n roll, soul, blues or surf music.
Mister K in also during eight years played within
but also 142 B.STREET, DUB DEFECTORS, THE CRUSHERS, THE CADILLACS, AL BABAM, WHITE-HOT AGITATORS,THE MYSTERY TRAIN, MARJORIE PERLA, PHIL RIZA, RUMBLIN' TORNADOES....
He works since 1999 with the electronic music label
L’OVNI TENDRE / BOURBAKI