The Michael E. Thomas Band
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The Michael E. Thomas Band

Belfast, N Ireland, United Kingdom

Belfast, N Ireland, United Kingdom
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Jun
08
The Michael E. Thomas Band @ Harbour Bar

Portrush, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Portrush, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

May
30
The Michael E. Thomas Band @ Kiwi's

Portrush, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Portrush, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

May
27
The Michael E. Thomas Band @ The Anchor Bar

Portstewart, None, United Kingdom

Portstewart, None, United Kingdom

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Press


"High intensity, tasteful, bluesy fused leads," "It'll take you back and bring you forward again". - Guitar Nine Records, USA


"Thomas mines a pleasing seam of gutsy, melancholic Americana","Demonstrates a versatility you don't hear all that often." - Classic Rock Magazine, London,UK


"Powerful performance" - Shoreview, New Jersey USA


"His (Michael's) style is incendiary, featuring sizzling blues runs and a screaming strat attack!" - The Chronicle, Ireland


"You've got what it takes, your're a star." - Jordan Tyson,dj WBAI radio


"Great straight-forward rock and roll along with some twists and turns." - East Coast Rocker, New Jersey Usa


"He (Michael) has fine musical imagination, Thomas used excellent judgment in bringing this group of musicians together. Pop/rock fans will find it's definitely worth buying a copy." - The Trentonian, New Jersey,USA


"A band to see live because they have a pop-rock edge that is very inviting." - The Aquarian,Ann Marie Tarabocchia


"Everything has that heartfelt delivery, solid rhythms, melodic guitar lines, all they need is one hit to get their foot on the ladder and they'll be on their way." - The Musicians Exchange


Sometimes, positive hard rock really does work. - Kristen Brown @cdreviews.com


Discography

1. When Bullets Fly-1999, 12 songs
Radio play:Venus/Brokenhearted/When Bullets Fly/Don't Hold Back

2. Ruby In The Dust-2004, 13 songs,
Radio play:And Then The Rains Came/Ruby In The Dust

3. Acousticous Eruptous-2005, 14 songs,
Radio play:Going To New York, featured on many USA/UK and European radio stations including the Netherlands.

4. Wreckless Abandon-2006 12 songs
Radio plays:The Grind/Galaxy 500/Wreckless Abandon .

All albums are available through www.cdbaby.com and www.amazon.com

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Bio

The Michael E. Thomas Band is a 3-piece Belfast rock band featuring guitarist/vocalist Michael E. Thomas.

The band formed in 2004 in Northern Ireland where they are based.
The Michael E. Thomas Band has classic influences such as Thin Lizzy/The James Gang/Deep Purple and Jimi Hendrix.

Their 4th album "Wreckless Abandon" was recorded and mixed in October 2005 and released in May 2006.
It features Marcelo Gilberto(Astrud Gilberto Band) on 4/6/12-string bass and Carlo Latorraca (Joe Lynn Turner Band)on drums.

The band performs in the UK, Ireland and America.

The band is joined by many special guests on their recordings, such as Henry McCullough(Wings/Joe Cocker) Steve Holley(Wings/Joe Cocker)
Graham Maby(Joe Jackson/Joan Biaz) Ed Mundell(Monster Magnet) TM Stevens(Joe Cocker/Steve Vai) Nick Scott(Van Morrison)
Billy-Boy MisKimmin(Yardbirds).

Fans of Wolfmother, The Answer, Stereophonics, would like this blues influenced dynamic band.

Downloads of 9 songs are over 4000 as of March 2009. With over 6000 plays.

For more info and downloads please visit
www.myspace.com/rubydust