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The Promise Melodic Rock Band
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Guitar & Vocals

Piano lessons from age 10.  Stopped piano lessons age 10 1/2
Took up guitar at age 14 - self taught
First guitar - 'Kansas Folk' Acoustic - cost 8.50 - Bert Weedon's Play in a Day' Tuition Book
First school band - Legend

OTHER BANDS - Freebird, Rain Byrd (duo with Mike Stobbrie of Pallard (sic))
                         - Tour de Force, The Richard Head Band

OTHER CD'S/TAPES ETC
Tour de Force - Tour de Force (cassette); Restless (cassette); Silver Lights (cassette)
The Richard Head Band - Pick of the Dicks (CD)

MUSICAL HIGHLIGHT - Release of 'Human Fire' (perhaps should have been re-titled 'The Curse of The Promise')

MUSICAL INFLUENCES, HEROES & INSPIRATION (in no specific order) -
The Beatles, Queen, Toto, Journey, Phil Lynott, Deep Purple, Wishbone Ash, Michael Schenker, The Eagles, Steve Lukather, Neal Schon, Jimi Hendrix, Eddie Van Halen, Dan Huff, Pete Lesperence, Gareth Davies, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Giant, Michael Barrymore & Ken Barlow

CURRENTLY LISTENING TO:
The Theme Tune for 'Bonanza' & Ravel's Bolero (is this a sweetie?)

Apart from playing guitar & writing songs for The Promise, Nods also finds time to make simulation antique furniture from the animal faeces & dead moths he encounters on his midnight walks from his 17th century cottage deep in the heart of the Cotswolds.

Nods

GEAR CURRENTLY USING: 
Gear Junkies click
here for details of Nods' gear

 
 

Contact The Promise c/o TDF Management, PO Box 4444, Aberdeen, Scotland AB12 3YT, UK