A virtuoso of the six-string, Eric McFadden has been amazing audiences internationally for years. His command of so many genres is accentuated with meticulously crafted songs that span numerous genres. Eric is a veteran of such celebrated west coast ban...
A virtuoso of the six-string, Eric McFadden has been amazing audiences internationally for years. His command of so many genres is accentuated with meticulously crafted songs that span numerous genres. Eric is a veteran of such celebrated west coast bands as Angry Babies, Liar, IZM, Alien Lovestock, Holy smokes, EMT, Stockholm Syndrome, Faraway Brothers, and the Eric McFadden Experience. McFadden has recorded several independently produced solo and band albums, many of which are regarded as underground masterworks by fans and critics alike. On his 1996 solo debut "Who's Laughing Now," McFadden unleashed his macabre carnival gypsy-voodoo blues and Spanish-inflected rock sensibilities on an unsuspecting public. In the years since, Eric has recorded and released several albums on such labels as Terminus (Atlanta), Fortune (San Francisco), Response Records (USA), Bad Reputation (Paris) and phYne Entertainment (USA).
For over 3 years, Eric toured the world as mandolinist/guitarist with funk legend George Clinton & Parliament/Funkadelic and continues to collaborate with Clinton on various projects. He spent a year and a half touring with Eric Burdon & The Animals, and recently finished recording on Burdon's new record. Eric has also collaborated on stage and/or in the studio with the regal likes of Bo Diddley, blues troubadour Keb Mo', prog-metalists Living Colour, Clash frontman Joe Strummer, Avant-punk jazz great Nels Cline (Wilco), Primus mastermind Les Claypool, Meters guitarist Leo Nocentelli, drummer Zigaboo Modeliste and bassist George Porter jr.,Master songsmith Pat MacDonald, experimental country punk pioneer Carla Bozulich, Joe Santiago and Dave Lovering of The Pixies, Widespread panic, Jackson Browne, Punk legend Mike Watt (Minutemen), The Reverend Horton Heat, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Fishbone, Galactic and others.