Malfunkshun adds Tony West on vocals

Northwest icons MALFUNKSHUN have announced the addition of Tony West as the band’s new vocalist. Martin, formerly of LA Guns and Blacklist Union. West joins founding member and guitarist Kevin Wood, bassist Rob Day and drummer Kevin Blackwood.

MALFUNKSHUN was co-founded in 1980 by Kevin Wood and his late brother Andrew Wood (Mother Love Bone) are widely recognized as being instrumental in the formation of the Seattle sound in the 1990s.

For a taste of West fronting the band check out this link of a recent fan video of the classic Mother Love Bone song “Shangri” La – filmed at the March 2014 Mike West memorial show at Louie G’s in Fife.

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