Neil 'Fred' Thomas

Neil 'Fred' Thomas

What are the top 3 gigs you’ve ever been to?
Queen’s ‘Crazy’ tour in 1979, Heavy Metal Holocaust at Port Vale FC in 1982 and Budgie at Kings Hall in 1982.

Your favourite gear that you constantly use?
My Jaydee Hooligan ‘84 guitar. Vintage guitars are a specialty of mine!

Favourite quote from which movie?
“O’ pointy birds, o’ pointy pointy. Anoint my head, anointy-nointy” - The Man with Two Brains (1983).

Who are three people or bands who have highly influenced you in music?
Queen, Tony Macalpine and Seal.

What are your three favourite brands at PMT Nottingham?
Fender, PRS and BOSS. These brands have remained firm favourites during my time working for PMT, Sound Control and the Academy of Sound!

Most embarrassing gig story?
Getting my hair stuck in my guitar strings whilst playing it behind my head...