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Butch Walker

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Born: November 14, 1969    Primary Instrument: Guitar

Butch Walker

After gaining a brief taste of major-label success during the '80s and '90s -- particularly with Marvelous 3, whose single “Freak of the Weak” became a modern rock hit in 1999 -- singer/guitarist Butch Walker traded his bandmates for a solo career. Moreover, he also established himself as an in- demand producer by working with such marketable artists as Avril Lavigne, Katy Perry, and Pink.

Raised in Cartersville, GA, Bradley Glenn Walker III launched his public career with the band SouthGang, which traveled to Los Angeles in 1988 and inked a contract with Virgin Records. The pop-metal group released two albums before splitting up, and Walker soon resurfaced with Marvelous 3. The band enjoyed moderate popularity as the '90s wound to a close, but Walker soon grew frustrated with the band's label, Elektra Records, and Marvelous 3 splintered soon after....
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Albums


Left of Self-Centered (2002)
Letters (2004)
This Is Me... Justified and Stripped (2004, live album)
The Rise and Fall of Butch Walker and the Let's-Go-Out-
Tonites (2006)
Leavin' the Game on Luckie Street (2008, live album)
Sycamore Meadows (2008)

Record Producer


Pete Yorn - musicforthemorningafter (2001)
Injected - Burn It Black (2002)
Bowling for Soup - Drunk Enough to Dance (2002)
SR-71 - Tomorrow (2002)
Pete Yorn - Day I Forgot (2003)
Default - Elocation (2003)
Sevendust - Seasons (2003)
Avril Lavigne - Under My Skin (2004)
Simple Plan - Still Not Getting Any... (2004)
Midtown - Forget What You Know (2004)
The Donnas - Gold Medal (2004)
American Hi-Fi - Hearts on Parade (2005)
Lindsay Lohan - A Little More Personal (Raw) (2005)
Pink - I'm Not Dead (2006)
Family Force 5 - Business Up Front/Party in the Back (2006)
Pete Yorn - USNightcrawler (2006)
Quietdrive - When All That's Left Is You (2006)
Rock Star Supernova - Rock Star Supernova (2006)
Avril Lavigne - The Best Damn Thing (2007)
The Academy Is... - Santi (2007)
Hot Hot Heat - Happiness Ltd. (2007)
The Automatic - This Is A Fix (2008)
Katy Perry - One of the Boys (2008)
Pink - Funhouse (2008)
Upcoming Saosin album (2009)

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Sycamore Meadows
R.E.D.D. King Records (2008)

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