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Ian Watkins

Welsh Musician
Born Jul 30, 1977

Ian David Karslake Watkins is a founding member and the lead vocalist and lyricist of the Welsh alternative rock band Lostprophets.

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1977 Birth Born on July 30, 1977.


1991 13 Years Old Lewis' and Watkins' mutual enjoyment of rock and metal music strengthened their friendship, leading teenage Watkins and Lewis, in 1991, to form a group called Aftermath; a thrash metal band that played in a shed in Watkins' garden. … Read More
1997 19 Years Old By this time, Watkins and Gaze had left Fleshbind to create their own band, Lost Prophets, who made their live debut in May 1997, alongside Public Disturbance, with Watkins as the lead vocalist.


1998 20 Years Old In 1998, Watkins left Public Disturbance to concentrate on the newly named, lostprophets (spelled with all lower-case letters).


2008 30 Years Old 1 More Event
On New Year's Eve of 2008, Watkins participated in a concert for Kidney Wales Foundation and stated that his reasons for being involved were as a result of his mother needing a kidney transplant: "Having that direct experience is why I wanted to get more involved with Kidney Wales and organise a fundraising concert on New Year’s Eve." … Read More
2009 31 Years Old In 2009, Watkins started a remixing side-project called L'Amour La Morgue.
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