Band Details

Mr Big

Genre Rock
Year formed 1988
Home Town Los Angeles, CA
Country USA
About

Formed in 1988, Mr. Big forged its place in hard rock history by combining trademark "shredding" musicianship with awesome vocal harmonies. The original line-up – vocalist Eric Martin, guitarist Paul Gilbert, bassist Billy Sheehan, and drummer Pat Torpey. Mr. Big produced numerous hit songs that ranged across a wide array of rock genres – be it ballads, heavy metal, or blues rock. Their hits included "To Be With You" (Billboard Hot 100 number one single in 15 countries for weeks, in 1991, propelling the band the band to huge international success and record sales in the multi-millions), "Wild World", Green-Tinted sixties Mind", "Just Take My Heart", and a host of heavy metal songs that were played mostly during their live performances: "Daddy, Brother, Lover, Little Boy", "Addicted to that Rush", "Colorado Bulldog", and "Take Cover".

Each of the members of Mr. Big is also a reputable virtuoso in the music industry. Billy Sheehan has won dozens of ?Best Bass Player? awards in numerous magazines, including an unprecedented 14 years in a row from Player Magazine, Japan?s number-one music magazine.Paul Gilbert is recognized as one of the top guitarists of this generation. Aside from the tons of albums he released since his departure from Mr. Big, he frequently holds clinics and designs guitars for Ibanez. Pat Torpey has been conducting clinics for Tama drums and has been releasing instructional albums as well.

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17/10/2014 London Mr Big
20/09/2011 London Mr Big
18/09/2011 Birmingham Mr Big
17/09/2011 Manchester Mr Big
15/09/2011 Glasgow Mr Big
13/09/2011 Newcastle Mr Big
12/09/2011 Bristol Mr Big