Billy Morrison Bio - Biography

Name Billy Morrison
Height 5'9
Naionality American
Date of Birth 22-Jan-1940
Place of Birth Americaa
Famous for
From playing guitar in the Los Angeles based all-star band, Camp Freddy, through joining rock band The Cult on their 2001 reunion, to writing and recording with his own bands Stimulator (signed to Geffen Records in 1995), Doheny, and now Circus Diablo, Billy Morrison makes music at all levels. He has shared stages with some of the world's greatest musicians from Slash, Ronnie Wood and Robbie Williams to Steven Tyler, Lou Reed and many more.

Madison Square Gardens in New York. Summer Sonic Festival in Japan. The main stage at the Reading Rock Festival in the UK. Every tiny little club in Europe. Billy has toured extensively around the world and continues to write, record and perform in many areas of the entertainment business. He played guitar on some of the tracks on Tommy Lee's solo album "Tommyland - The Ride." 2006 also marked Billy's first movie performance in the film, "Tripping Forward", and he picked up another role in the horror film "Evilution" earlier this year. Billy is currently acting in his third movie (Basement Jack) in Los Angeles. He appears regularly in a number of television shows on networks including VH-1, The Discovery Channel and others. Billy also writes, produces and records music for various television shows, and often co-writes songs with a number of different artists. His past writing credits include songs with Robbie Williams, Billy Duffy, Matt Sorum, Glen Ballad and Jed Leiber.

Billy is one of the founding members of celebrity supergroup Camp Freddy, along with Dave Navarro, Scott Weiland, Matt Sorum, Chris Chaney and Donovan Leitch. The band continues to attract guest performances from all areas of music, and has been busy recording their debut album this year. Camp Freddy plays high profile corporate events across the nation, have raised money for various charities worldwide, and often play low-key club shows for fun and for free. They have appeared on many US television shows including Craig Kilborn, Jimmy Kimmel, Jay Leno, Sharon Osbourne and Carson Daly.

Billy Morrison also hosts Camp Freddy Radio, a regular Saturday evening radio show on Indie 103.1FM in Los Angeles from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, along with his co-hosts, Dave Navarro and other band members. Nominated for best radio show by the LA Weekly, the show has garnered much attention for its irreverent chat and non-formulaic playlists.

This year, Billy's new band Circus Diablo hits the road for the summer months as they appear on the Ozzfest festival along with a 25 city club tour, running side by side with the festival dates. The debut album will be released on July 3rd (Koch Records 2007) to coincide with the touring schedule, and the debut single, Loaded, was top 5 most added to rock radio nationwide in its first week of release.

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