- Wire Train
Infobox musical artist
Name = Wire Train
Img_size = 250
Background = group_or_band
Alternative rockNew Wave
Years_active = 1983—1992
Associated_acts = Translator
Romeo Void Red Rockers
Past_members = Kevin Hunter Kurt Herr Anders Rundblad Frederico Gil-Sola Brian MacLeod Jeffrey Trott
Wire Train was a
United Statesbased group who produced five albums in the 1980s and early 1990s. The band was originally formed as the Renegades in April 1983 in San Franciscoby San Francisco State Universitystudents and guitarists and singers Kevin Hunter and Kurt Herr with the rhythm section of Anders Rundblad (bass) and Frederico Gil-Sola (drums). Wire Train signed to the local 415 Recordslabel, also home to acts like Translator and Romeo Void, all of which found themselves with a national distribution deal when 415 entered into a deal with Columbia Records.
Wire Train's first album, "
In a Chamber", made the national charts in 1984, but the group began to suffer personnel changes. Gil-Sola was replaced by Brian MacLeodfor the second album, "Between Two Words", after which Herr left, to be replaced by Jeffrey Trott. Their third album, "Ten Women", charted in 1987. The group's last two albums, "Wire Train" (1990) and "No Soul No Strain" (1992), appeared on MCA Records. Wire Train's "I Will Not Fall" appears on the soundtrack for the film " Point Break". Wire Train's "I'll Do You" appears in the game .
* [http://www.wiretrain.co.uk Wire Train web site]
* [http://www.myspace.com/wiretrain Wire Train on MySpace]
* [http://www.jefftrott.com Jeff Trott's web presence]
* [http://www.federicogilsola.com Federico Gil-Sola's web presence]
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