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'THIS QUARTET PLAY BLUES ROCK TO WAKE THE DEAD'
SLOWBURNER.....formed in 1987 by original members, Paul Bridgwater (vocals).. Mike Bannister (guitar)...Tim Border (bass)...Jason Roper (drums).
This line-up gigged constantly around the U.K.'s pubs, clubs, universities & festivals.....supporting well known bands.....WISHBONE ASH, DR FEELGOOD, THUNDER, IAN GILLAN BAND, & the GROUNDHOGS.....
In 1996, Colin Edmonds joins the band on drums.....More gigs follow including great support slots.....LESLIE
WEST's MOUNTAIN, MAGNUM, HUMBLE PIE, PAT TRAVERS, NINE BELOW ZERO,
LIGHTNING WILLIE & the POORBOYS, HAMSTERS, GREG WRIGHT's LEFT HOOK.....plus, appearances at: BURNLEY, COLNE, GLOUCESTER & FARNHAM MALTINGS BLUES FESTIVALS.....
2000 sees Rob Newell join the band on bass.....Some great gigs at this time, supporting.....PETER GREEN, MICK TAYLOR, BIG BROTHER & the HOLDING COMPANY, STAN WEBB's CHICKEN SHACK, BUDGIE, STEVE GIBBONS, CLIMAX BLUES BAND, TEN YEARS AFTER, EUGENE 'HIDEAWAY' BRIDGES.....as well as appearances at.....HAYLING ISLAND, UPTON on SEVERN, BURNLEY, MARYPORT, LINTON, WALLINGFORD, BOWNESS & BENTWORTH BLUES FESTIVALS.....
More recent supports include....MICK RALPHS, BLACKFOOT, The BLOCKHEADS, OTIS GRAND, CONNIE LUSH, SNOWEY WHITE, MAGGIE BELL, The ANIMALS, BERNIE MARSDEN, ANDY FRASER BAND, MICK RALPHS BLUES BAND
2014...NEW rhythm section for the BURNERS...DAVE SMALL on drums & SIMON NEALE on bass.
"GREAT BAND AND PAUL BRIDGWATER IS A GREAT SINGER WHO CONTINUES THE TRADITION OF BRITISH BLUES SOUL SINGERS"