Neil Turbin – Known as Original Screaming Demon Of Thrash 35 Years years ago Neil sang and wrote the album Fistful Of Metal (Anthrax) which reached #8 in Britain and recently inducted into Decibel Magazine Hall Of Fame in 2019. Neil also has an RIAA multiplatinum release The Big 4: Live in Sofia Bulgaria (Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax) with his song and vocals on Metal Thrashing Mad also on million selling video game Brutal Legend Soundtrack and wrote songs on Anthrax Armed And Dangerous and Anthrax Spreading The Disease as well as Anthrax first single Soldiers Of Metal.
Neil also contributed two songs and backing vocals on a new release 2019 for a high charting 80’s band which is a household name. That news will be divulged when the band releases their album. DeathRiders (who most members are based in Sweden/Europe) DeathRiders feat. Original Anthrax Singer Neil Turbin is finishing up the album “The Metal Beast” mixed by Andy la Rocque (King Diamond) with some additional mixes by Jared Kvitka (Joe Bonamassa) and also features Matt Thompson (King Diamond drums), Jonas Hornqvist (Treasure Land, Bleed The Hunger guitar). DeathRiders has performed at Sweden Rock Festival, Motofiesta Leon, MX 2015. Headbangers Open Air, Rocktower Lubeck Festival, Metal Magic Festival in Fredericia, Denmark. Neil and his solo band Neil Turbin also had 2016 solo dates in Czech Republic, Poland, Mexico, USA, Guatemala, El Salvador, Randy Rhoads Remembered and NAMM Metal Jam dates with high profile artists in 2017 and a regular special guest at Ultimate Jam Night, Soundcheck Live, The Sunset Jam, SingersLA, EX-GEAR, Sunset Marquis Hotel/Bar 1200 musical guest of Dave Schulz (keyboards) of Berlin and many numerous regular events in Hollywood, CA.
Neil Turbin as a solo artist has toured Poland in 2018 as well as select US dates. Neil is returning to tour at a festival in Zacatecas, Mexico in 2019 as a solo artist and with Masters and Sinners (Dave Evans Ex-AC/DC, Gustavo Rowek Rata Blanca, Rick Deliz & Rex Caravello Green Jelly). Neil was invited to sing at Ride For Ronnie 2019 (Dio Cancer Fund) as part of Eddie Trunk’s Allstar Band. Neil sang with From Classical To Rock 2019 at Terranea Resort with a full symphony orchestra featuring Yutong Vioinist for Los Angeles Philharmonic, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Marten Andersson Bassist (Steelheart), Madonna guitarist Monte Pittman, Robert DeLeo (Stone Temple Pilots). Neil recently was invited to sing a duet with Blaze Bayley singer of (Iron Maiden 1996-1999) at Whisky a Go-Go.
From a media standpoint Neil has conducted interviews for The Metal Voice with many artists (Thin Lizzy, Saxon, King Diamond, Accept, Uli Jon Roth, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lita Ford, Last In Line, Loudness, Destruction, Riot, Steel Panther, Rata Blanca, Skid Row, Doro, Riki Rachtmann, Sebastian Bach Band, Autograph, Diamond Head, Dragonforce, Lizzy Borden, Faster Pussycat, Enuff Znuff, Firewind, Ozzy Osbourne Band, Venom Inc, Dio Disciples, Battle Beast, Jon Mikl, Thor, Necromantix, Etc.).
Neil is also active as an actor in Hollywood having various roles in film, television, music videos, documentaries and some roles behind the scenes in production as well. Aside from being an accomplished Heavy Metal singer in DeathRiders, Neil Turbin Solo Band, and Klassik Hard Rock singer in Bleed The Hunger, Neil is a singer/songwriter and enjoys singing Soul Music and Classic R & B with heavy influence by these legends (Donny Hathaway, Wilson Pickett, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, Stevie Wonder, Al Green, Marvin Gaye, Luther Vandross, Nikka Costa, Guy Sebastian, Jimmy Barnes, Glenn Hughes).
Neil also has a passion for Progressive Rock singing deep cuts by bands such as Kansas as well as Heavy Rock bands Rainbow, Deep Purple and AC/DC. His first solo album Threatcon Delta released in 2003 has bonus tracks of Neil covering Jimi Hendrix, AC/DC as well as Alice Coopers “Im Eighteen” on the first Anthrax album. Rising above the ashes of turmoil and controversy with the band Anthrax and Onslaught and helping out his friends in Steel Prophet singing for a festival show.
Neil has championed on and reinvented himself as a Soul Singer as well as a Heavy Metal Singer. Neil confronts controversial topics head-on and uncovers news headlines as a Music Journalist for The Metal Voice. Neil also accepts select voice students as a vocal coach. Wikipedia/NeilTurbin IMDB/NeilTurbin