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Holland, Michigan, USA
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James Michael (born September 26, 1968) is an American record producer, songwriter, engineer, mixer, vocalist and musician.
Michael's actual given name was James Michel, but he changed the spelling of his surname to Michael so people would not mispronounce it. He took piano lessons while growing up and sang in Holland High School's show choir, Vocal Dimensions. As a teen he played in different local rock bands including The Way We Dress and Night Shift. In the late 80's, he moved to LA.
James Michael has worked as a record producer, songwriter and/or engineer/mixer with many recording artists including Alanis Morissette, Meat Loaf, Mötley Crüe, Scorpions, Hilary Duff, The Rasmus, Papa Roach, Trapt, American Bang, Saliva, The Exies, Deana Carter, Sammy Hagar, Lillix, Sarah Kelly, Taylor Momsen, Halestorm, Jack's Mannequin, Brides of Destruction and Marion Raven.
He is a band member of Sixx:A.M. side project with bandmates Nikki Sixx and DJ Ashba. He is the lead vocalist, songwriter and co-writer, co-producer, mixer and multi-instrumentalist on the album The Heroin Diaries Soundtrack. He put out his first solo album in 2000 entitled "Inhale". Michael wrote and mixed the entire album and often played all of the instruments, with the exception of a few guest artists. He released the song "Los Angeloser" on May 7, 2009 on MySpace.
Michael gave the song "Los Angeloser" to Meat Loaf which was released on Meat Loaf's album "Hang Cool Teddy Bear". Michael sung backing vocals on the song.
In 2011, James Michael is full steam ahead with new projects: Producing and mixing the new Sixx:AM album which is finished and will be released on May 3, 2011; co- producing and mixing the new album by HammerFall which is done and will be release on May 20, 2011 in Europe. No release date for the USA yet, writing songs for Madam Adam’s debut Roadrunner album, writing with Halestorm for their new album, working with Papa Roach on a new songs and much more. (From James Michael homepage www.jamesmichael.net)
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James Andrew Michel
Nikki Sixx, DJ Ashba
Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Record producer, Sound engineer, Mixer, Guitarist, Bassist, Keyboardist, Drummer, Writer
Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Mick Mars, Tommy Lee, Vince Neil, Rudolf Schenker, Klaus Meine, Matthias Jabs, James Kottak
Holland, Los Angeles, Chicago, Las Vegas, San Francisco, New York
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James Andrew Michael (born September 26, 1967) is an American record producer, songwriter, engineer, mixer, vocalist and musician. He is currently the lead singer of the rock band Sixx:A.M.
Alternative rock, Hard rock, Heavy metal
Guitar, Keyboards, Bass, Vocals, Drums, Organ
Sixx:A.M., Mötley Crüe, Scorpions
keyboards, bass, vocals, drums, organ
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