Big moments in the life of Doozer McDooze.
Bands/gigs/life decisions that have shaped the musician you see before you today.

Recent Experience

  • 1997

    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.

  • 2001

    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.

  • 2003

    The Rejects Album Release: Welcome to Essex

    Full band, with a brass section .. sounds pretty good. Want an album? Rare these day :-)

  • 2004

    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.

  • 2004

    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.

  • 2005

    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!

  • 2007

    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.

  • 2009

    Meets Hobo Jones and the Junkyard Dogs

    Writes them a song and joins them on stage supporting the Levellers.

  • 2010

    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.

  • 2011


    Tries to get a normal jobs, has loads of them.

  • 2013

    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.

  • 2014

    Release: Let\'s Give Up Everything and Go Live in a Van

  • 2015

    Hits Personal Record of Number of Shows

    78 gigs and 34 Festivals including a tour in Holland and the States.

  • 2016

    Kickstarter / Album Release: Not Going Back To That

    Kickstarter Goal reached in two weeks! Launch Party in Camden is completely SOLD OUT. Happy days.

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