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Craig Lamothe / Bio

After playing in bands since 7th grade, in Illinois, up through high school; and taking many lessons, Craig lamothe decided to pursue music even more serious when he attended Vincennes University school of music where he took both vocal and percussion classes, After graduating with high scores he moved to Hollywood CA.after being accepted to MI school of music,where he then decided to join several bands instead of attending MI, and resumed lessons from vocal coach Gloria Bennet who also taught Axl Rose , Anthony kedis and others, he later was to form the band Sister Morphine w/ a friend and would start his rise the band had a self titled release and video on tv,as well as a company that pursued them to promote the band, as well as played many world famous venues such as the old Mancinis, Whiskey a go-go, Paladinos and more. They were receiving great response from several magazines and fan letters from all over the world until a unfortunate breakdown caused by drugs and many other factors caused a breakup and brought the band to a halt,Well after sorting out differences and doing alot of solo stuff the group reformed and did a few more shows and for the next 12 yrs Craig did alot of studio work with various musicians, played on a couple music videos for TV and other avenues as recorded a total of 12 separate cds, none of which he felt he wanted to release or pursue( being his own worst critic), until NOW, it wasn't just him that decided it was 100's of people saying this was the cd this is what the world needs, and wants these are good songs, this bio has just described over 20 yrs of music not to mention the hell one must go through to pack up in the mid west and head to Hollywood, the living under bridges, yrs, in weekly rate motels, drug use throughout years, that is now conquered, bar room brawls, divorice,driven hell from within,over 50 separate jobs, seeing stuff you couldn't imagine, mu%^^&ther f&^*ers shot down to hanging out in Guns N Roses studio whacked on meth watching them record, drinking beer with Clink (producer) and Teman, living on Hollywood Bl. slinging dope to make it by,and so much more I don't want to talk about, and not talking shit, really living it. now to all the Musicians, friends, the,Crips, 18th st,.motorcycle clubs,, employers, and girls that helped along the way, and most of all GOD, my family, my son Doug, and wife Teri who always believed, I look back on all this and its where these songs come from, its inspiration from bad to good, and I also thank all those who were there in one way or another, your the greatest and no one does you better than you, God bless, after all music is a self portrait of the person making it, I love you, ENJOY

General Info

Band Members
craig Lamothe - Vocals, Dave Williams - Guitar, Vice - Bass
Artist Name
Craig Lamothe
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/CraigLamothe
Active Since
02/13
Genres
Rock

Contact Info

Location
Sunland, CA

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