|"Wild" Mick Brown|
Drummer - Hard rock, heavy metal
Bands: Dokken, Lynch Mob, Xciter, Ted Nugent, Hear 'n Aid, T & N
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.
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.
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.
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.