The Battle of the Bands heats AND finals will be judged by a selection of music industry professionals from in and around Sussex
Previous year's judges have included
Career Highlights: Cutting Crew bass player 1986 – 1991, played on John Parr’s self-titled album (1985), playing in the Tornados 1999 – present.
At the age of 20 Roy formed his first professional band, Flight, which played many venues locally and nationally, and toured Ireland for 3 months playing large venues and festivals, receiving local critical acclaim. After returning to his hometown of Crawley and after playing in many bands both locally and nationally Roy eventually became a qualified LEA guitar teacher in local primary and secondary schools.
In the early 90`s, he replaced Dylan Howe (son of Steve Howe of Yes fame) as drummer with Fast Freddie’s Fingertips and joined the mid-90`s line-up of New Romantic pioneers, Ultravox, recording 2 albums with extensive UK and European festival tours, including numerous TV appearances. Subsequently Tony drummed for countless tribute bands. More recently Tony has worked with Robin and Julian Scott from pop band M on original album material.
Active musician with 12 years touring experience including support for Biohazard, The Haunted, Textures, WASP, Unearth, Sylosis and Motorhead.