Sebastian Bach
Canadian singer
Sebastian Bach
Sebastian Bach is a Canadian heavy metal singer who achieved mainstream success as frontman of Skid Row from 1987 to 1996. Since his departure from Skid Row, he has had many television roles, acted in Broadway plays, and led a successful solo career.
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Sebastian Bach Releases New Single "Kicking & Screaming" With Music Video - Metal Underground
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Former Skid Row vocalist Sebastian Bach has posted his latest music video online. The video was shot for the title-track of his forthcoming new solo album "Kicking & Screaming." The album is currently set for its European release on September 23,
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Sebastian Bach's House and Kiss Collection Destroyed By Hurricane Irene - Ultimate Classic Rock
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Former Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach was a victim of the massive flooding brought on by Hurricane Irene over the weekend. Though the storm spared many along the East Coast, Bach, a resident of Middletown, NJ, sadly wasn't as fortunate and has lost
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Sebastian Bach Loses Home to Hurricane Irene - ABC News
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Heavy metal singer Sebastian Bach lost his home to hurricane Irene. The former Skid Row frontman posted this photo and message on his Facebook page: "I am numb, in shock and devastated to report that my home of 21 years, my house featured on MTV
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A Bach marathon at Ravinia shows his evolution - Chicago Tribune
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Early published editions of Johann Sebastian Bach's Unaccompanied Cello Suites had the title "Studies," which determined how performers thought of them for much of their history. But that attitude began to fade in the first half of 20th Century,
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Sebastian Bach - Sebastian Bach And Rob Affuso Reunite Onstage - Contactmusic.com
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Rockers Sebastian Bach and Rob Affuso performed together on Thursday (25Aug11) at a "mini" Skid Row reunion. Singer Bach called Affuso onstage during his show in the drummer's hometown of Poughkeepsie, New York after they met up for a meal earlier in
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Whitesnake, Tesla and Sebastian Bach Join Forces at Jones Beach - Patch.com
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Coverdale and Whitesnake will take center stage at Wantagh's Nikon at Jones Beach Theater Wednesday night when they headline a metal show with Tesla and Sebastian Bach. Whitesnake's songs like "Is This Love," "Still of the Night," and "Here I Go Again"
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CALENDAR; Westchester
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A guide to cultural and recreational events in the Hudson Valley. Items for the calendar should be sent at least three weeks in advance to westweek@nytimes.com. Comedy PEEKSKILL Paramount Center for the Arts Jim Breuer. Aug. 28 at 8 p.m. $25 to $40. Paramount Center for the Arts, 1008 Brown Street. (914) 739-2333; paramountcenter.org. Film
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The Listings
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Pop Prices may not reflect ticketing service charges. Full reviews of recent concerts: nytimes.com/music. American Idols Live! (Tuesday and Wednesday) Brand-reinforcement campaign. Contractual obligation. Consolation prize. American Idols Live! is different things to different people, but at heart it's an old-fashioned revue, with a format that
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CALENDAR; Events in Westchester
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A guide to cultural and recreational events in the Hudson Valley. Items for the calendar should be sent at least three weeks in advance to westweek@nytimes.com . Comedy PEEKSKILL Paramount Center for the Arts Jim Breuer. Aug. 28 at 8 p.m. $25 to $40. Paramount Center for the Arts, 1008 Brown Street. (914) 739-2333; paramountcenter.org . Film
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MUSIC REVIEW; Before Bach Arrived, Others Led the Way
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The 4x4 Baroque Music Festival has developed a yearly tradition of including a program that puts the career of Johann Sebastian Bach -- who for many is still Baroque music entire -- into context with the work of his predecessors. These are figures on the outskirts of music history. But in the latter half of the 17th century they were part of a
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Flea impressed by Bach - Musicrooms.net
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He took lessons in Music Theory and Composition and was stunned when he realised just how talented German composer Johann Sebastian Bach, who died in 1750, was. “The main thing I did was to analyse Bach; what he did is the pinnacle of human achievement
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Today In History - Sports Radio ESPN 1420
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In 1750, German composer Johann Sebastian Bach died. The "Brandenburg Concertos" are among his most respected compositions. In 1866, the metric system was authorized for the standardization of weights and measures throughout the United States
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Bach's coffee opera creating a buzz - Sydney Morning Herald
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GENIUS is the common theory to account for the epic weight of Johann Sebastian Bach's canon. More than 1100 works are attributed to the biggest wig of the Baroque era: composer, organ virtuoso, music teacher and master of the bowed string
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Sebastian Bach
    FORTIES
  • 2014
    On December 28, 2014, Bach became engaged to Suzanne Le after dating for two months.
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    In 2014, Bach completed his Give 'Em Hell tour and in 2015, Bach went on another tour titled the "18 and LIVE" tour.
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    He also appeared in two Trailer Park Boys episodes from their 2014 season.
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  • 2013
    On April 30, 2013, Bach confirmed via Twitter that a new studio album was in the works.
    More Details Hide Details He went on to say that Bob Marlette would be returning as producer. Bach had collaboration work for the upcoming album with John 5, Duff McKagan, and Steve Stevens. On January 13, 2014, Give 'Em Hell was announced with a prospective release date of April 22, 2014.
  • 2012
    On August 13, 2012, Nick Sterling was fired by Bach after refusing to sign an agreement to appear on an undisclosed TV show.
    More Details Hide Details Sterling reportedly broke rules set by Bach regarding consuming alcohol prior to shows. Bach stated—in a radio interview that Nick is not allowed in Canada due to an alcohol-related incident -- "Nick got into some legal trouble, having to do with alcohol, down in Arizona. Where he lives." Sterling was replaced later by Jeff George.
    In December, Bach began dating model Minnie Gupta and the two were engaged in April 2012 but ended things in late 2014.
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  • 2011
    On June 15, 2011, Bach revealed the title of his upcoming solo album would be Kicking & Screaming.
    More Details Hide Details In July 8, 2011 track list, cover art and title of the first single were revealed. It was released September 27, 2011 for North America and worldwide and September 23, 2011 for Europe on Frontiers Records.
    In 2011, Bach was interviewed by British metalcore band Asking Alexandria in the March/April issue of Revolver.
    More Details Hide Details The band are fans of Skid Row and covered two of their songs the preceding year of the interview. The same year, Bach performed Youth Gone Wild with the band live at the Revolver Golden Gods Awards and Rock on the Range. Bach was also filmed in their music video "Closure". Bach provided the voice of Prince Triton, King Neptune's rebellious son, in the SpongeBob SquarePants episode, "SpongeBob and the Clash of Triton" (July 2010).
    On January 5, 2011, he was featured on NBC's Jimmy Fallon Show in a live performance and a subsequent video of "We Are The Ducks", a power ballad written for University of Oregon Ducks, set to play in the BCS national championship game Monday, January 10, 2011.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 2009
    Bach toured as an opening act for GNR's "Chinese Democracy Tour" 2009–2010, and performed "My Michelle" with Axl Rose in Quebec City on February 1, 2010.
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  • 2008
    He spent the summer of 2008 playing with Poison and Dokken.
    More Details Hide Details Bach was the winner of the second season of the CMT reality show, Gone Country."
    Bach also recorded backing vocals for the track "Sorry" on Guns N' Roses' long-delayed Chinese Democracy, which was released in November 2008.
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  • 2007
    He announced a partnership record label with EMI to jointly create a label owned by Bach, including his album Angel Down, which was released on November 20, 2007.
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  • 2006
    Bach starred with Ted Nugent, Evan Seinfeld, Jason Bonham and Scott Ian on the VH1 show Supergroup in May 2006.
    More Details Hide Details The musicians formed a band called Damnocracy for the reality show, during which they lived in a mansion in Las Vegas for twelve days and created music.
    On September 23, 2006, he joined Axl on stage once again at KROQ-FM's Inland Invasion festival in California for a rendition of "My Michelle".
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    On June 4, 9 & 11 he again joined Rose on stage at the 2006 Gods of Metal Festival (Milan), Download Festival in RDS Dublin and in Donington, respectively.
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    On May 12 and May 14, 2006 at the Guns N' Roses' warmup show at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, Bach joined Axl Rose on stage for the song "My Michelle"..
    More Details Hide Details He joined Rose and gang for a third time the following night (May 15) to sing "My Michelle" once again. He also joined them for their Pre-Download Festival show in the Apollo Hammersmith, London, singing My Michelle. Rose introduced Bach by saying that the two had rekindled their friendship in the previous week after 13 years of not speaking.
  • 2005
    In 2005, Bach cooperated with Henning Pauly to be the singer on the Frameshift album called An Absence of Empathy, which was released in April 2005.
    More Details Hide Details He was recommended to Henning by Dream Theater's James LaBrie.
  • 2003
    Sometime in 2003, Bach tried out for Velvet Revolver before the band found Scott Weiland, but was turned down because, according to Slash, "We sounded like Skid Roses!" From 2003 to 2007, Bach had a recurring role on the WB television show Gilmore Girls as "Gil", the lead guitarist in Lane Kim's band, Hep Alien.
    More Details Hide Details Members of Bach Tight Five (a project initiated by Bach in 2004, but shortly dissolved thereafter) lived with Bach and his family as documented on VH1's I Married Sebastian Bach, one of the "I Married " series. Stars also included Dee Snider, of the rock band Twisted Sister.
  • 2002
    In early 2002, he became the host of VH1's Forever Wild.
    More Details Hide Details In October that same year, Bach was signed to perform in the national touring production of Jesus Christ Superstar, playing the title role alongside JCS veteran Carl Anderson. A DVD video of live performances called Forever Wild was released in June 2004. That same year, he reprised the title role(s) in another showing of Jekyll and Hyde.
  • 2001
    On November 28, 2001 Bach appeared at New York Steel, a benefit concert held in response to 9/11.
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    He also appeared as Riff Raff in The Rocky Horror Show in 2001.
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  • 2000
    He made his Broadway debut with the title role in Jekyll & Hyde in April 2000.
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    In 2000, Bach began performing in Broadway productions.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1999
    In 1999 Bach released his debut solo album Bring 'Em Bach Alive!, his first release after his departure from Skid Row.
    More Details Hide Details The album was mainly a live album composed of Skid Row songs of Bach's era; however it also included five new studio recordings including the single "Superjerk, Superstar, Supertears".
  • 1996
    In 1996, Bach formed a rock band called The Last Hard Men, with Frogs guitarist Jimmy Flemion, The Breeders lead guitarist Kelley Deal, and Smashing Pumpkins drummer Jimmy Chamberlin.
    More Details Hide Details The group recorded a full-length, self-titled album for Atlantic Records, who then opted not to release it. In 1998 it was released on Kelley Deal's label, Nice Records, with no fanfare and a very limited pressing of 1000 CDs. This run may have been sold via mail order only.
    Bach was eventually fired when he booked a show where Skid Row would have opened for KISS in 1996.
    More Details Hide Details Other band members told Bach that Skid Row was too big to be an opening act and that they were not going to do the show. Bach then left a message on a bandmate's answering machine telling him that you are never too big to open up for KISS. Bandmate Rachel Bolan also had a side project, a punk band Prunella Scales who were playing at the same time as the planned KISS show. The rift between Bach and the other band members subsequently led to him leaving Skid Row. Four years later, Skid Row was one of the opening acts for the 2000 Kiss Farewell Tour, without Bach.
  • 1992
    Bach and Aquinar married in July 1992 and had another son, London, in 1994. The couple divorced in September 2010.
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  • 1991
    In 1991, Bach was criticized for performing wearing a T-shirt reading "AIDS Kills Fags Dead".
    More Details Hide Details Later he claimed he wore it without reading it first; it had been thrown to him by a fan. Although he didn't make light of the incident in his original apology (stating that he also would've been offended by someone mocking his grandmother's then-recent death with a "Cancer Kills Grandmas Dead" shirt), Bach has since apologized for and disavowed the statement, "That was really stupid and wrong for me to wear that for one half-hour in my life. What nobody brings up is in 2000, when I was in Jekyll & Hyde, and at an auction for Broadway Cares, I donated $12,000 of my own money to fight AIDS."
  • TEENAGE
  • 1988
    Bach began dating Maria Aquinar in the mid 1980s and the couple had a son, Paris, in 1988.
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  • 1987
    Bach was spotted singing at rock photographer Mark Weiss's wedding at the age of 18, and the members asked him to join in early 1987.
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  • OTHER
  • 1968
    Born on April 3, 1968.
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