Jimmy Kunes served his musical apprenticeship in The U.K., playing with numerous bands honing a style which could be best described as Acoustic/Electric Hard Rock/Heavy Blues. Touring with and fronting such acts as Savoy Brown, Silent Partner (ex- RIOT members), HILFIRE (w/ Andy and Billy Hilfiger and Jimmy Cacala), Exciter (Canada), Luv Junkies, GYPSY SOUL, "LOVE TRAIN" (which included current CACTUS harp player Randy Pratt on bass), and now (in 2009) JIMMY KUNES BAND featuring Paul McGilloway (CODA w/ Bobby Rondinelli) and ANGUS CLARK (T.S.O./ Kitaro) on guitars, Dennis Dunaway (ALICE COOPER co-founder member) on bass and Mr. Tony Beard (Johnny Winter Group) and Frank Thomas (The Bonesmen) on drums!!!
The Jimmy Kunes Band release "GATE OF ALL SAINTS", includes Simon Kirke (FREE/BAD Co.), Steve Gorman (Black Crowes/Stereophonics), Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge/CACTUS), bassist Robert Kearns (CRY OF LOVE, LYNYRD SKYNYRD), Jim McCarty, Tim Bogert of CACTUS, Rick Ventura (RIOT), Teddy Rondinelli and Paul Morris (Rainbow/ MK.3). A 10 track companion disc "Painkillers & Red Wine" includes alternate takes, rare and live tracks.
The first LOVE TRAIN album, "Slow Moving Vehicle", was released in 1999/2000, and was a band/solo effort. The record is in heavy rotation on Rockland World Radio.
Among other studio recording projects, 2002 saw Jimmy appearing on the W.W.E./World Wrestling Entertainment "ANTHOLOGY" 3 C.D. set singing the theme song for Eric Bischoff entitled "I..m Back", which is still being played at W.W.E. matches. The ANTHOLOGY was a top 10 Independent Billboard charting release.
Jimmy is currently fronting the legendary hard rock, blues boogie band CACTUS.*** A Live in NEW YORK CITY at BB King Blues Club And Grill DVD is currently available!!! Signed copies of this release along with JIMMY KUNES AND LOVE TRAIN "SLOW MOVING VEHICLE" AND JIMMY KUNES BAND "GATE OF ALL SAINTS" can be purchased here......