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High energy blues played with passion !! Innes Sibun made his first album with legendary producer Mike Vernon winnes sibunho produced the John Mayall/Eric Clapton Beano album as well as all the Peter Green era Fleetwood Mac albums. In 1997 Innes met his hero when he opened up for Peter Green at a show in New York, he also played on "Rattlesnake guitar" a tribute cd dedicated to Peter Green which also featured Freddie King, Ian Anderson, Harvey Mandell, Billy Sheehan & Snowy White. He played guitar for Robert Plant on his "Fate of nations" tour throughout America, Europe & South America & can be heard on Robert's "Sixty six to Timbuktu" album as well as on a track on his box set "Nine lives". He has made 5 albums with various independent blues labels such as Viceroy, Provogue & Ulftone. He has toured with Blues legends Johnny Adams, Wild Child Butler, Jay Owens & Jesse "guitar" Taylor & opened up for Johnny Winter, Joe Louis Walker, Ronnie Earl, the Fabulous thunderbirds, Roger Chapman, Taj Mahal, Chris Farlowe,Jools Holland, Walter Trout, Boy George, Dr. Feelgood, the Levellers, Nine below zero, the Bluesband, Kevin Coyne, & Moody Marsden to name but a few. He has also recorded or played live with the following......Wilbur Bascombe (Jeff Beck, Aretha Franklin), Rob Stoner (Bob Dylan), Bobby Chouinard (Gary Moore), Jeff Simon (George Thorogood), Jimmy Kunes (Cactus), Leo Lyons, Ric Lee & Chick Churchill of Ten Tears after,Robert Hart (Bad company), Hamish Stewart (Average white band), Tony Remy, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Chris Youlsden (Savoy Brown), Stackridge, the Korgis, James Cotton, Sherman Robertson & more. His current band fuses blues with rock, jazz & more modern influences. Drummer Robbie Brian has played with Peter Gabriel, Hugh Cornwell & presently plays with Siouixie siouix & has been described as summoning the dark arts when he takes a drum solo (you have to be there !!!) Bassist Steve Hall & Hammond/Rhodes player Tim Blackmore are much in demand session players due to their soulful playing & high level of skill on their instruments. In 2006 the band played shows in Germany, belgium, Austria, Slovenia, Holland, Bosnia & the UK including Colne, Gloucester & Bristol international blues festivals. In 2007 with the release of the critically lauded album "Tail dragger" on ZYX records, Innes & band embarked on shows through Europe as well as taking in dates in Africa & the U.S.A. 2008 so far promises festivals in the UK, Germany, Holland & Canada as well as shows opening for Johnny Winter, Steve Cropper & Taj Mahal

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