Mick Brown

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"Wild" Mick Brown
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Drummer - Hard rock, heavy metal

Bands: Dokken, Lynch Mob, Xciter, Ted Nugent, Hear 'n Aid, T & N

Drumsticks: Vater

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Mick Brown, a.k.a. "Wild" Mick Brown (born ca. September 8, 1956) is a drummer who has played in the bands Dokken (1980–1989, 1993–present), Ted Nugent, Lynch Mob (1989-1994 1998-1999, 2011), and Xciter (1978-1980). He is a co-founder of Dokken and is known by many Dokken fans as "Wild" Mick Brown.

Biography

Early life

Mick Brown was born in Los Angeles California On September 8, 1956 and began playing Drums at aged 8 when on his birthday he took his first drum lesson from Mickey Hart (who two years later would join the rock band The Grateful Dead.) Mick Brown joined his first Rock & Roll Band at the age of 10 but it wasnt until he left high school in 1974 that he met future Dokken bandmates Don Dokken and George Lynch.

Career

Dokken

Dokken was founded by Mick Brown and Don Dokken in 1978 as The Boyz and changed their name to Dokken in 1981 as Don had obtained a solo record deal with Carrie Records He sang vocals on the track "Tooth and Nail" on Dokken's live acoustic album, released in 1995, entitled One Live Night. Apart from Don Dokken, Brown is the only person to appear on every Dokken album. Brown is credited on Broken Bones, but Jimmy DeGrasso played on the record, not Brown.

Ted Nugent

In 2006 Mick played drums for Ted Nugent on his Unleash The Beast Tour and again for his "Mid-west Rock-n-Roll Express 2013 Tour".

Tooth And Nail

Brown is also a member of Tooth and Nail (2011–present), a band that features original Dokken members George Lynch and Jeff Pilson. Their debut album "Slave To The Empire" will be released October 31, 2012. The band has also been renamed T&N.

Arrest

On July 8, 2012 Brown was arrested in Bangor, Maine after he reportedly stole a golf cart and drove it down a Bangor street drunk after performing with Ted Nugent. Brown was charged with driving under the influence (DUI), reckless driving, theft, and assault. He was released on $4,000 bail and was due back in court August 15, 2012. Having initially pleaded not guilty, on November 13 of that year he pleaded guilty to DUI with the other charges being dropped, was fined $1,000 and banned from driving for 90 days.

Mick Brown Drumstick Collection

Current Drumstick Count in Collection: 11.

1742-1743 Mick Brown - used pair signature model drumsticks, Lynch Mob.
2389 Mick Brown - used signature model drumstick, Lynch Mob.
2387-2388 Mick Brown - used pair signature model drumsticks.
1799 Mick Brown - used signature model drumstick.
1892 Mick Brown - used, signature model drumstick (red dice logo), 03/08/1991 The Station,Fern Park, FL.
2187-2188 Mick Brown - used, wrapped autographed Vater drumsticks, 11/04/1999, Erase The Slate Tour, Sun Theater, Anaheim, CA, USA .
0075 Mick Brown - used, wrapped Vater drumstick, 5/7/2013, Midwest Rock & Roll Express Tour, Grand Prairie, TX.
0475 Mick Brown - used, wrapped Vater drumstick, 8/16/2013, Ramshead, Baltimore, MD.