my name is Tyronne Thomas
Lead guitar/Backing vocals

Tyrone joined Paradise 9 in 2007. Ty had previously played with Gregg in the 90’s Image Wot Image band.

 

Tyrone’s first band was the New Beatles and then various punk bands before joining Alternative TV in 1976. He played bass on the first 3 ATV singles in 1977 ("Love Lies Limp", "How Much Longer" and "Life After Life").

 

He later left to play guitar and join the Convent Nuns and various other bands like the Baby Trio, Image Wot Image before taking a break due to poor health.

 

He also did session work with the 3 KP Sound.

In 1998 he rejoined ATV as the guitarist and played on the 2001 "Revolution" album.

 

In 2001 he played the CBGB's punk anniversary in New York with Tony Barber of the Buzzcocks on bass). He has also played Loom, Ashleigh Marsh, (Quireboy hybrid band) The Peckham Cowboys and Charles Hayward plus guested with Aurora, and Ron Tree Inc (MOAB).

From 2006 Tyrone fronted his own band Olympic Clamp Down, playing their gutsy street survivor rock.


 

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