Tony Kanal is the bassist and co-writer of the Grammy Award winning rock band No Doubt. Formed in Anaheim, California in 1986, No Doubt earned international acclaim with their multi-platinum albums “Tragic Kingdom” (1995), “Return of Saturn” (2000) and “Rock Steady” (2001), all of which took them touring the world many times over. After their double-platinum greatest hits compilation “The Singles 1992-2003” was released in 2003, Tony delved into producing and writing outside of the band, including working on movie soundtracks and with artists such as Pink, Weezer and Gwen Stefani on her 2004 and 2006 solo albums. No Doubt released their most recent album “Push And Shove” in 2012 and spent 2015 headlining the US festival circuit. Tony has been playing Yamaha basses since he purchased his first BB1600 in 1987.
He is currently in the studio working on a new project with fellow No Doubt bandmates Tom Dumont and Adrian Young as well as A.F.I. singer Davey Havok.
Other Guitar & Bass Artists
In 2002, Jeff Rouse was added to the new lineup of Loaded, the group formed by former Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan, touring in support of debut album Dark Days. During one of the shows, in Los Angeles, Loaded were joined onstage by The Cult duo Billy Duffy and Matt Sorum, also formerly of Guns N' Roses. After the tour of Japan, Rouse left Loaded to rejoin Alien Crime Syndicate along with Mike Squires. Following the formation of Velvet Revolver, Loaded went on a semi-hiatus with the band playing a few shows each year with both Rouse and Squires returning to the group.