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Kip Winger--Lead vocals, bass
Reb Beach--Lead guitar, vocals
Rod Morgenstein--Drums
Paul Taylor--Guitar, keyboards, vocals
John Roth--Guitar, keyboards, vocals

Winger Is Back-- After a nine year hiatus, the original members of one of
the 80's most successful rock bands are back. Winger, the group who spawned
no less than seven MTV and radio hits, is reuniting for a spring/summer 2002
world tour. Widely respected for their high caliber musicianship, diverse
music backgrounds, and eclectic music, Winger has always stood apart from
the crowd and are clearly in a class of their own.

The Metal Days (1987-93)

Debut Release

  • Winger forms in 1987.
  • Debut album, Winger, is released in 1988 on Atlantic Records, and soars
    far past the platinum mark in the U.S. and goes gold in Japan and Canada,
    establishing Winger as one of the hottest new bands on the scene.
  • Radio and MTV hits include "Madalaine", "Seventeen", "Headed For A
    Heartbreak" and "Hungry".
  • The companion home video, Winger: The Videos/Volume One, sails past the
    RIAA gold mark.
  • Winger tours for over a year with the likes of Bad Company, Scorpions,
    Cinderella, Bon Jovi, Poison, Skid Row and Tesla.
  • Band is nominated in 1990 for an American Music Award for Best New Heavy
    Metal Band.

Second Release

  • 1990 release of In the Heart of the Young on Atlantic Records mines more
    RIAA platinum in the U.S. and gold in Japan.
  • Hit radio tracks and MTV videos include "Can't Get Enuff", "Miles Away"
    and "Easy Come Easy Go".
  • Winger tours the world for 13 months playing over 230 dates with Kiss,
    Scorpions, ZZ Top, Extreme and Slaughter.

Third Release

  • 1993-Winger releases the critically acclaimed Pull on Atlantic Records.
  • The track "Down Incognito" is a smash at radio.
  • Winger tours the U.S., Japan and Canada.

Post Metal Days (1993-2000)
After the band wraps up a tour of Japan in the Fall of 1993, the members
each go their separate ways to pursue individual goals.

KIP WINGER--Moves to Santa Fe, New Mexico and builds his own recording
studio. Composes, arranges, performs, engineers and produces 3 solo records,
This Conversation Seems Like A Dream (1997), Made by Hand (1998) and Songs
From the Ocean Floor (2000), which all receive worldwide critical acclaim.
Solo tours of the US, Japan and Europe follow each release. Currently
scoring music for film.

REB BEACH--Records and tours the world with Alice Cooper from 1996-98..
Records and tours with Dokken from 1998 through 2001, including the hugely
successful Poison/Cinderella/Dokken/Slaughter summer 2000 US tour. Releases
his first solo recording, Masquerade in 2001.

ROD MORGENSTEIN--Records and tours with the Dixie Dregs, Jazz is Dead, and
Rudess Morgenstein Project. Also records with Kip Winger, Platypus and Jelly
Jam ( featuring members of Dream Theater and King¹s X). Has been an
Associate Professor of Percussion at Berklee College of Music in Boston
since 1997.

PAUL TAYLOR--Records, tours, and co-writes most of the songs on Steve
Perry¹s For The Love Of Strange Medicine (1995). Tours with Alice Cooper in
1996-97, Tommy Shaw in 1998, and John Waite in 1999. Also has been active
writing music for film and television.

JOHN ROTH--Tours in 1998 throughout Europe with Kip Winger in support of
This Conversation Seems Like A Dream and Made by Hand. Records with Kip
Winger for Songs From the Ocean Floor (2000). Presently working on his first
solo recording as well as performing live with the John Roth Band.

Nearly nine years since Winger last performed live, the band members are
pumped to reunite for what will be an unforgettable spring/summer 2002 tour
with Poison, Cinderella, and Faster Pussycat. With a renewed energy and a
vast combination of musical and creative diversity, Winger will bring their
special brand of music back to their fans. See you there....

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