I Bahama Kin Just was chatting with Larry Rust keyboardist
of IRON BUTTERFLY. that i'll
be helping to promote upcoming
Larry Rust, (keyboards - vocals)
Larry Rust has worked with Chicago, REO Speedwagon,
Stevie Wonder, Larry Carlton, George Howard, Bob Welch, Warren Zevon and Kansas.
Jimi Bell & BJ
Zampa have joined the band House Of Lords
and will be on the New House of Lords album due out late spring 2006.
Bell & BJ Zampa wrote 9 of the 12 tracks. more soon.
<--> Bahama Kin was selected to do the Vice reunion review.
at The Vice Reunion Oct 8th 2005 at Joanna's Cafe in Somers, Ct.
Featuring VICE Rob Rock. (see http://www.vice85reunion.com
Bahama Kin was offered to work via promotion/mgmt.
with Thrash Ratchet a Hardcore Metal band out of NY.
met up at Summer Jam 2005 in Red Hook, NY. details see ( http://www.xennifer.com/_sgt/m2_1.htm
also in the news Bahama Kin is now the offical lead vocalist of WreckingBall. as of 7/18/2005.
WreckingBall album title is "BAD HAIR DAZE"
more news TBA
Bahama Kin was selected to Write the JIMI BELL STORY "Who the Hell is JIMI BELL
" Bahama Kin has written 62 pages
This was an Original Book concept idea pitched by: Bahama Kin.
(Headwrench Manager, Musician, Videographer,
Producer) We met up in Hartford, Ct. ( Dec-8th-2004 )
ironically the same day Dimebag was shot. Bahama Kin / Jimi Bell
/ & Ken Young
(Also Bahama kin's son Raymond) a guitar player too!
Plans are Officially in the making for Bahama
Kin to Interview #2 Jimi Bell for information for The book.
Ken Young has filmed The interview # 1 an hour long
interview with Jimi Bell & Bahama Kin it is on a DVD & VHS.
BY: Ken Young of Forever Young Video
(JIMI BELL Mgmt) Ken's Film equipment was used for the Movie "Open Water
Ken Young has worked with Staind, DiamondBack,
Dixie Dregs, Deep Purple Guitarist, Rob Rock, VICE, Joined Forces, and many more.
More news as soon as it becomes available.
<--> HELLO BAHAMA KIN FANS, Bahama Kin has been Managing Headwrench
Original Heavy Metal Band out of
Torrington Connecticut since March 2004..
Headwrench has appeared with LA Guns, Dizzy Reed of Guns & Roses, W.A.S.P.
Motorhead, OverKill, Unchained the ultimate Van Halen tribute band,
MegaHertZ, Smack Seven, Headwrench is scheduled
to open for Motorhead March 15th 2005
and for OverKill April 24th, 2005 at the Webster Theatre, in Hartford, Ct.
Fixture on the music scean began many years back. .
1st as Silkwood Forest Roadie 1976-77 featuring
Dan Shafer on guitar.
BAHAMA KIN has been vocalist of the following bands.
Sophisticated Bastards, (Vocals-Lyrics)
Redline (Voacls - Lyrics)
Aurora (Vocals -
Wicked chill (Vocals - Lyrics)
East coast blues (Vocals of their Ozzy & Black Sabbath set)
has been manager of
BAHAMA KIN has been Promoter of
BAHAMA KIN Promoted the 1ST Metal-Rock-Jazz
concert in Fuessenich Park Torrington Ct. the bands were
Junction. in 1990. <-->
BAHAMA KIN has produced Video's - Live Recording - Demo's
Cd's of the following bands
: Bloodbrother (Con Doty, Lee Preble)
Hundreds of videos & live recordings of Bloodbrother & Tour assistant and
promotional work for them.
East Coast Blues (Dino Pelletier) Hundreds of videos & live recordings of Bloodbrother
& Tour assistant and promotional work for them. also vocals for their Ozzy & Black Sabbath set. East Coast Blues members
credits included Bobby T.Torello of (Johnny Winter, Michael Bolton), BJ Zampa of Robin Trower, Yngwie Malmsteen, Wayne. BJ
Zampa currently of (DiamondBack, House of Lords)
John Peckman of (Eight to the Bar, Jeff Pevar)
Eric Klaastad of (Billy
Joel, Art Garfunkel, Debbie Harry,)
BAHAMA KIN has filmed Steve Montano Blues Band at Riders Cafe in Waterbury Ct.
kin has worked with Phoebe Legere who was (Actress & Star of Toxic Avenger 2 & 3, Mondo New York W/Wesley
Snipes) Phoebe has toured with David Bowie.
BAHAMA KIN has worked with and filmed Malcolm Cecil who is Legendary Synth
of (Steven Stills, Manassas, Quincy Jones, Doobie Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross,)
KIN has been on the road with bands from :Connecticut, New York City,
Newport RI, Saugarties New York, Mt Vernon N.Y.,
All over. BAHAMA KIN has done Several solo music videos & CD's. Filmed and recorded live for the following local
East Coast Blues
The Brightwood Rockers,
Chris Tofield & The
Travis Robinson & The Carptones,
BAHAMA KIN Has written Several book manuscripts:
(The Parsonage. a History of Wolcottville Ct)
The Jimi Bell Story
(Who the Hell is Jimi Bell)
BAHAMA KIN Produced Phoebe Legere's Promo Documentry Video
for her to submit to: The Warner
Theater, The Oakdale Theater, The Webster Theater, The Bushnell.
Currently manager of Headwrench (See links)
KIN Has Been Helping to Promote Connecticut Bands & Worldwide Bands At Bahama Kin's Connectucut Music Online. Mega
Hours Of Work Here! A Group Founded By Bahama Kin Which Features Such Members As :
Headwrench, Wanted, Eight To The Bar,
Spellbinder, Smokin Herb, The Jerks, In Itself, Blue Attire, The Continentals, Voxman Ex Infinity Minus One, The Patti Tuite
Band, Mega Hertz, Shadowcaster, Shattersphere, Lead Pipe Bludgeon, Z100 NYC, CO2, Jimi Bell, Mark Easton of Sweet Daddy
Cool Breeze, Boneglove (Texas), Arthur Kill, Death By Numbers, Intricate Unit, Mambo Sons, Mike Lasala, Dave Adrian,
Dan Shafer Productions, Mutha Ugly, hUShh, D. Smith Blues Band, Johnny Sixgun, OuthouseSound, Jason Nocera, - http://www.buddyandhopkins.com
The Generics, (TK passed on) D'Brethryn, Billy Jones Bluez, Promize, Kayla (Kitty), Radio Mike, Blood Ruby, Leigh Silver
& The Bitter Things, Headwrench,WreckingBall,Smack Seven, and many more.
NEW NEWS working on Headwrench DVD Project,
Summerjam 2004 Video/DVD, Author of The Jimi
Bell autobiography, Manuscrips & Book Ideas with Dave
Bahama Kin CD in the BK Studio, TBA, Booking & Filming, Writing,
Keeping Your name on Top. Bahama Kin (Sign The guestbook)
Email me email@example.com
Bahama Kin's 2 Sons are talented musicians, Raymond Edward MacKinnon 16 years old who is playing and studies Pink Floyd,
Neil Young, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Ozzy, The
Ramones, The Misfits, John Lennon, the Beatles. Raymond And Dad Recorded
"Wish you were here (Floyd) with Raymond playing all guitar parts. Bahama Kin's younger son Douglas Lennon MacKinnon 14 years
old Plays Drums, Keyboards and Vocals. Also Bahama Kin (Robert M. MacKinnon) has
Helped to get Dave Adrian's Biography
"The Man From Nowhere" Published. Bahama Kin Is credited in The Book now available at Barnes and Nobel, Border Books, Amazon,
Publish America and more. Just in! WreckingBall News: WreckingBall Lineup Complete. This Connecticut Metal/ Rock Band features
2 members of RPMC (Riders Wtby, Ct) http://www.rpmcinc.com/links.htm
WreckingBall began rehearsals back on 1/25/2005 at The Band Room Rehearsal Studios in Beacon Falls, Ct. http://www.bandroomrehearsal.com/
Phil Damato Has no desires to create any undo feelings towards Headwrench. which Bahama Kin continues to work with occassionally.
and wishes Headwrench much success! Bahama Kin Respects both bands. And has much to offer both. as well as Supporting you
all at CMO1. The newest news concerning the writting of THE JIMI BELL STORY BY: Bahama Kin. Filmed by: Kenneth Young. Bahama
kin has written 63 pages so far as of June 27th 2005. Plans are being set to Produce THE JIMI BELL STORY DVD interview #2.
scheduled for Jan 12 2006. more on that as news happens. Bahama kin remains manager, videographer, promotions, ect of Headwrench
who have been treking across the states to put on some killer Headwrench live shows. all filmed by: Bahama Kin. 3/15/05 Headwrench
openened for Motorhead at The Webster Theatre in Hartford Ct. and on 5/25/2005 appeared live in NYC (The Continential Motorhead
tribute show)many shows are being lined up so stay tuned. Jimi Bell & Diamondback opened for Lynyrd Skynyrd at The Oakedale
Theatre in Wallingford, Ct. Ken Young was working on Filming Deep Purple Guitarist Steve Morse, Bahama kin was working on
the Jimi Bell Story Book. unable to make that show. update --> Jimi Bell & BJ Zampa Hof DiamondBack have joined House
Of Lords and will be featured on the new album due late spring 2006.I will keep you all updated as the music news as it happens.
I have alot of awesome plans to come. Including Helping Iron Butterfly with promotions via Keyboardist Larry Rust whom Bahama
Kin is now friends with.
Thank you all for believing in me as much as I believe in you all. (sign the guestbook)
p.s. Bahama Kin helped Bill Ward to be included as drummer of Black Sabbath at Ozzfest 2004. (recieved
3 autographed photos from Bill Ward.
Bahama kin is helping Bernie Torme via Robert Schaffer with a petition I created
for (Wild West) to get gigs in USA.
Bahama Kin recieved and autographed photo and signed letter from Sharon Osbourne when
I sent her a letter concerning her health when she was ill with cancer.
Bahama Kin was asked and wrote the VICE Reunion
gig review for Rob Rock. (2005)
Bahama Kin has sang Black Sabbath / Ozzy Songs with Drummer BJ Zampa of Yngwie Malmsteen,
Robin Trower, Thunderhead, David Wayne's Metal Church,Wayne, Tony McAlpine. Run 21, Dino Pelletier's East Coast Blues.
Kin Has sang Black Sabbath / Ozzy Songs with Guitarist Steve Delacey of ex Journey vocalist Steve Perry, Kiss, Tony McAlpine,
Dino Pelletier's East Coast Blues.
Bahama Kin has sang Black Sabbath / Ozzy Songs with Drummer John Peckman of Eight to
the Bar, Jeff Pevar, Feather Merchants. East Coast Blues
Bahama Kin has sang Black Sabbath / Ozzy Songs with Bassist Eric
Klaastad of Billy Joel, Art Garfunkel, Debbie Harry (Blondie), East Coast Blues.
Bahama Kin has sang Black Sabbath / Ozzy
Songs with Drummer Bobby T. Torello of Johnny Winter, Grace Slick, Rossington Collins Band, Michael Bolton, Thunderhead, Dino
Pelletier's East Coast Blues, Electric Circus.
Bahama Kin has sang Black Sabbath / Ozzy Songs with Steve Montano of Michael
Bolton, Crayon, Steve Montano Blues Band, Blue Attire.
Bahama Kin is friends and communtcates with fellow author Dan Matovina
Bahama Kin is friends with and communicates with Keyboardist Larry Rust of Iron Butterfly. Larry
Rust has also worked with Chicago, REO Speedwagon, Stevie Wonder, Larry Carlton, George Howard, Bob Welch, Warren Zevon and
Bahama kin did CD reviews for Mighty Sam McClain / Chris Tofield (Blues on Stage)
Bahama Kin's sister Brenda
managed and helped bands at Sturgis bike week. she knew the late Sam Kinison, did work for Meatloaf, was responsible
for being manager of Hard Times which she and I put Chris Tofield on Stage in front of an audience in Torrington, Ct for the
first time. I have known Chris Tofield since he came to my house (around 1980) asking to learn some blues licks. I in
turn showed Chris some riffs and introduced him to my great friend Dino Pelletier. whom taught Chris many blues songs and
Bahama kin founded Connecticut Music Online (CMO1) the first Connecticut unsigned band promotion yahoo group. other
groups inclued Headwrench yahoo group. WreckingBall yahoo group, Jimi Bell Yahoo group
Bahama Kin's uncle helped produce
M.A.S.H (TV series)
Bahama Kin's great great grandmother played piano for silent movies.
and much more. some Bahama
Kin facts are mentioned on this page in various catagories.
and some not yet added here.
Thank you all for believing
in me as I believe in you.