Gordon McNeil

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Gordon McNeil (born 25 March 1983 in Glasgow, Scotland) is a musician/producer.

Drumming background[edit]

Gordon is currently the drummer in the worlds number 1 Queen tribute band "One Night Of Queen" which is fronted by "Stars In Their Eyes" winner Gary Mullen, the band tour 10 months of the year all over the world to huge sold out audiences.

In December 2012, Gordon (along with Maeve O’Boyle) performed for the Obama’s at a special Christmas event in the Whitehouse in Washington DC, the invitation came around after a Whitehouse official heard O’Boyle’s “Brothers In Arms” release - a song about PTSD and how it affects soldiers post war. This song was produced by McNeil in 2012.

Gordon is best known as a drummer and has played with various artists, some include, GUN, The Hussy's, The Supernaturals, Maeve O'Boyle, Toby Jepson, Ian Donaldson (H20) and GoGoBot (the band he formed in late 2007).

In March 2008, Gordon played drums for Scottish band The Dykeenies at the SXSW festival in Texas, on returning home from this trip, Gordon joined Paolo Nutini at Parklane Studios in Glasgow to play drums during the writing sessions for Paolo's "Sunny Side Up" album. In 2009,Gordon teamed up with Meinl Cymbals and uses their MB20 range of cymbals, during all of 2011, his band GoGoBot released 6 singles from their "See Saw Series". The video for the band's third single "Do You Remember" featured a cameo role for Canadian comedian Stewart Francis in which he plays the role of a chat show host.

Other work in music[edit]

Gordon is also a music producer/mixer and journalist.

He signed Hip Hop artist "Scope" and was responsible for writing/producing and mixing his hit album "Enjoy The Movie" The album entered in at number 35 in the UK iTunes album chart.

In February 2012, Gordon wrote and produced music for comedian Stewart Francis, this will be featured on Stewart's new DVD Outstanding In His Field.

In May 2012, Gordon formed his own record label called "Toy Town Records".

In June 2012, Gordon wrote an article for the Sound On Sound magazine for their "Mix Rescue" feature.

In January 2015, Gordon joined The World's Premier Queen tribute band "One Night of Queen"