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STEVE BROWN Says TRIXTER Will Celebrate 30th Anniversary Of Debut Album With Select Shows

In a brand new interview with Izzy Presley of the "Another FN Podcast", TRIXTER guitarist Steve Brown was asked about the current status of the band he co-founded back in 1983. "Myself and [bassist] P.J. Farley, yeah, we're still out there doing it with [MR. BIG singer] Eric Martin," Steve said. "Pe...
December 25, 2019

TRIXTER Drummer Steps Out Front For New Solo Single, 'With You...'

After rocking the world with MTV hair band TRIXTER for three decades, former New Jersey resident Mark Gus Scott steps out from behind the drums to stand center stage for his lead vocal debut and share something very special. The rock-star-turned-adult-contemporary-solo-artist's latest release, "With...
September 7, 2019


TOKYO MOTOR FIST, the band featuring DANGER DANGER vocalist Ted Poley and TRIXTER guitarist Steve Brown, has re-signed with Frontiers Music Srl. The follow-up album to the group's 2017 self-titled debut is expected sometime in 2020. Brown says: "Rejoice FISTonians worldwide! My lions of the melodic...
May 1, 2019

TRIXTER's STEVE BROWN On Playing With DEF LEPPARD: 'They're Like Family To Me'

TRIXTER's Steve Brown recently spoke to the 94.9 Jack FM radio station about the experience of filling in for both DEF LEPPARD guitarists Phil Collen and Vivian Campbell when they were faced with two completely different medical emergencies four years apart. Brown said: "I've been friends with those...
December 26, 2018

TRIXTER Guitarist STEVE BROWN Says He Received 'One Day's Notice' To Fill In For DEF LEPPARD's PHIL COLLEN

TRIXTER guitarist Steve Brown and bassist P.J. Farley recently spoke with Meltdown of the Detroit radio station 101 WRIF. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's early days: Steve: "Our [debut] record came out in May of 1...
September 1, 2018

TRIXTER's STEVE BROWN Says 'It's Hard To Watch' PAUL STANLEY And DAVID COVERDALE Struggling With Vocal Issues

TRIXTER guitarist Steve Brown says that "it's hard to watch" people like Paul Stanley and David Coverdale battling vocal issues while performing live. When KISS kicked off its European tour last month in Barcelona, Spain, a number of YouTube videos surfaced online of Stanley clearly struggling to hi...
August 1, 2018

DEF LEPPARD's PHIL COLLEN Says His Wife Nearly Died While Giving Birth To Their Son

DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen spoke to "Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon" about the circumstances that forced him to temporarily leave the band's tour with JOURNEY at the end of May. Replacing him until he returned was TRIXTER's Steve Brown, who previously subbed for Vivian Campbell at several shows i...
July 9, 2018

DEF LEPPARD Is 'Eternally Grateful' To STEVE BROWN For Filling In For PHIL COLLEN

DEF LEPPARD drummer Rick Allen recently spoke with Rock Titan. The full conversation can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On touring with JOURNEY: Rick: "I was just really excited, and especially the fact that we toured with them before. It was nice to see f...
June 7, 2018

DEF LEPPARD Records Two-Song Session For SPOTIFY

DEF LEPPARD has recorded a session at the Spotify studios in New York. The two-song session was taped on May 16 and will be aired at a later date as part of the streaming service's "Spotify Singles" series. "Spotify Singles" was launched in 2016 and features artists recording at least two live songs...
May 27, 2018


DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen has left the band's tour with JOURNEY to deal with a family emergency. Replacing him until he returns is TRIXTER's Steve Brown. Brown made his live debut with DEF LEPPARD on the current tour Friday night (May 25) at the Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey, Pennsylvania....
May 26, 2018

DANGER DANGER Singer TED POLEY Working On New Solo Album

DANGER DANGER singer Ted Poley has partnered with Frontiers Music Srl for the release of another solo album. Ted is currently hard at work in Sweden on this still-untitled effort. This time around, he is collaborating with some incredibly talented Swedish musicians, namely Mats Ericsson, Micke Jans...
March 6, 2018

TRIXTER's MARK 'GUS' SCOTT Salutes America's Veterans

For a guy who has visited and performed on every major military base in the U.S., Mark "Gus" Scott shows no signs of losing support for America's military heroes. The TRIXTER drummer met with several military officials on his recent tour of Washington D.C. and filming of his latest video, "Ave Mari...
November 6, 2017

TRIXTER Drummer MARK GUS SCOTT Releases 'Ave Maria' Solo Video

On this somber day in American history, the latest pop-classical solo effort from TRIXTER drummer Mark Gus Scott reinforces the mantra "We Will Not Forget!" His latest video shows Mark performing an emotional version of Franz Schubert's "Ave Maria" among numerous iconic New York City and Washington...
September 11, 2017

TRIXTER Guitarist Landed DEF LEPPARD Gig Because Of His Vocal Ability

TRIXTER guitarist Steve Brown filled in for Vivian Campbell at several shows in 2014 and 2015 while the DEF LEPPARD guitarist received treatment in his fight against Hodgkin's lymphoma. Brown's first appearance with DEF LEPPARD took place in September 2014 during the pregame show for the first of th...
February 25, 2017

TOKYO MOTOR FIST Feat. TRIXTER Guitarist, DANGER DANGER Singer: 'Pickin' Up The Pieces' Video

The official video for the song "Pickin' Up The Pieces" from TOKYO MOTOR FIST can be seen below. You don't need to be a die-hard '80s metal fan to know that the fruits of an artistic alliance between DANGER DANGER singer Ted Poley and guitarist/producer Steve Brown of TRIXTER is going to make melodi...
February 24, 2017