In a career spanning more than three decades, guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter Daniel Ash helped pioneer the post-punk and goth rock movements as the guitarist for Bauhaus, fronted quirky new wave outfit Tones On Tail, and helped lay the foundations for the alternative era as a member of Love and Rockets — all before embarking on a solo career.
Daniel Ash was born on July 31, 1957 in Northampton, England. In kindergarten, he met brothers Kevin and David J. Haskins, the future drummer and bassist (respectively) of both Bauhaus and Love and Rockets. Ash first picked up a guitar at age fifteen, but didn't take it seriously until he was eighteen and began playing in cover bands. In the meantime, he'd befriended Peter Murphy. They went their separate... Read More