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Damon Johnson

Damon Johnson

Damon Johnson is an American guitarist, vocalist, entertainer and songwriter from Geraldine, Alabama (current resident of Nashville, TN), best known for his work as frontman for Brother Cane, guitarist for Alice Cooper and Thin Lizzy, and currently as guitarist for Black Star Riders. Johnson’s list of other writing and recording credits include John Waite, Stevie Nicks, Carlos Santana, Sammy Hagar, Queensryche, Faith Hill, Skid Row, and The Temptations. He has also been a member of two high profile side projects: Whiskey Falls and Slave To The System.

Johnson has issued two solo acoustic albums: ‘Dust’ (2000) and ‘Release’ (2010; featuring his daughter, Sarah, on two songs), and an all electric EP, ‘Echo’ (2016). Johnson and frontman Ricky Warwick are principal songwriters for Black Star Riders, who’s albums include ‘All Hell Breaks Loose (2013), ‘The Killer Instinct’ (2015) and ‘Heavy Fire’ (2017).