Big moments in the life of Doozer McDooze.
Bands/gigs/life decisions that have shaped the musician you see before you today.
Form: The Rejects
In an Essex College the band was formed fresh faced and unaware of the drinks they would ingest and the people they would insult along the way.
Rejects Embark on World Tour
Drinking the bars dry everywhere they go. We say World … we mean UK really. But World sounds better … so go for World.
The Rejects Album Release: Welcome to Essex
Full band, with a brass section .. sounds pretty good. Want an album? Rare these day :-)
Form: Get Girl Save The World
Start side project with drummer of The Rejects called Get Girl, Save the World. 2 piece noisy pop band with drum machine and a lot of shouting.
Oct: UK Air Guitar Champion
Who thought arseing around on stage WITHOUT instruments is a thing? Previous experience WITH an instrument obviously a vital piece of experience.
Injury and Deferred Sucess!
Does back in while working as a Grave Digger, while off work hang around 8 ball studios on Canvey Island. Jams loads with Steve Weston, Deferred Sucess is born!
Driver and Busker Extraordinaire
Becomes driver for many bands, including: The King Blues, Pama International, The Smoking Hearts, Thomas Tantrum, Engerica and The Big. Off the back of this plays solo in car parks, queues, and venues all over the place.
Meets Hobo Jones and the Junkyard Dogs
Writes them a song and joins them on stage supporting the Levellers.
Summer with Hobo Jones
Spends Summer joining Hobo Jones and the Junkyard Dogs on stage at places such as The Avon Stage, Glastonbury and Main Stage at Beautiful Days. Also plays in the Something Else Tea Tent for the first time at Bearded Theory.
Tries to get a normal jobs, has loads of them.
Gives normality the finger! Doozer McDooze is born!
Quits trying to have a job, and from the money earnt doing workshops, brought a van off ebay and hit the road with The Famous Artist Birdy Rose.
Release: Let\'s Give Up Everything and Go Live in a Van
Hits Personal Record of Number of Shows
78 gigs and 34 Festivals including a tour in Holland and the States.
Kickstarter / Album Release: Not Going Back To That
Kickstarter Goal reached in two weeks! Launch Party in Camden is completely SOLD OUT. Happy days.