Who is Chris Pitman ?
He is the live keyboardist / effects man in GNR since 1998. He writes
and records privately with axl, as they have collaborated on many songs
including 'Madagascar'. He is an Multi/Instrumentalist on the recordings
included are Keyboards, guitar, bass, vocals and programming. He's a
official band member, and mostly does the live sound effects and some
keyboard parts. He is necessary because of the
complexity of some of the new material to be played live.
Outside of GNR, chris was founder of LA based Art Coalition, 'Priory of the
North' which focuses on Conceptual/Public Art. His installations have been
commissioned in many place around the world, including Rio de Janiero,
United Kingdom, USA.
He studied at the Art Institute of Kansas City, as well as the University of
He worked with the controversial world renowned public artist Les Levine in
Bands he's been with:
Lusk - In 1997 he recorded,produced and was the Lead singer and
multi/instrumentalist in the Grammy nominated band Lusk.
Electric Company - he played live as well as synthesizer work for this band
Blinker the Star-
Replicants- with members of Failure
Zaum-as guitarist and lead vocals with Danny Carey of Tool
Medicine- with Brad Laner
Rock In Rio