Van Conner

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Van Conner
Van Conner (left) performing with Patrick Conner (right) in the band VALIS
Background information
Birth name Van Conner
Born March 17, 1967 (1967-03-17) (age 51)
Apple Valley, California
Genres Grunge, psychedelic rock, alternative rock
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Bass, lead guitar
Years active 1984–present
Labels Velvetone, SST, Epic, Small Stone
Associated acts Screaming Trees

Van Conner (born March 17, 1967 in Apple Valley, California) is an American rock musician. In 1984 he co-founded the band Screaming Trees with his brother Gary Lee Conner and close friends Mark Lanegan and Mark Pickerel. On the 25 June 2000 Screaming Trees announced their official breakup. Conner would start a low key band under the name Gardener which released its only album in the 1990s under the name New Dawning Time. Conner has also had brief appearances as a session musician with other known bands such as Queens of the Stone Age and helping Mark Lanegan on his solo album I'll Take Care of You.

Conner is now the lead vocalist/guitarist of the alternative metal-band VALIS. VALIS has announced that their new studio album is getting released under Small Stone Records. VALIS has also announced a US tour which started in June where they are going to play shows at the Northwest US and later on the July 4 they're having a concert in Seattle.[year needed]

Band/project history

Selected discography

For his work with Screaming Trees, see Screaming Trees discography.

External links

  • Van Conner's Facebook
  • Screaming Trees page
  • Van's Label - Strange Earth Records
  • Official MySpace page
  • Official VALIS website
  • Official VALIS MySpace page
  • Official Solomon Grundy MySpace page
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