Originating from Sydney Australia, Ziggy is a singer, songwriter & most prominently a fingerstyle guitarist. Inspired by the likes of Rodrigo y Gabriela and guitar virtuoso Tommy Emmanuel, endorsed by Cole Clark, Ziggy has left an impression and forged a musical style & path in his own right.
Taking up playing guitar at age 12 he joined Sydney based punk metal band C.O.F.F.I.N. After 6 years with the band Ziggy's musical direction shifted after meeting Tommy Emmanuel and he began focusing on fingerstyle guitar and his solo career.
In 2015, Ziggy released his first solo EP It's About Time, and won a number of Sydney talent competitions including The Hills Got Talent and Busking by the Beach. In 2016 he won Busking by the Burbs and released his first solo LP Timeless, where he collaborated with fellow Australian singer Ella Freestone on the tracks Du und Ich and Here We Are.
In the lead up to his album release Ziggy based himself in Germany and underwent his European Busker By Trade Tour performing in the UK, Holland, Italy, Germany and took to the stage for Down Under Fest, Isarinselfest and Tollwood in Munich, Germany.
In 2017, Ziggy went on his These Brezn Are Making Me Thirsty Tour, playing festivals in Germany, Czech Republic and Italy.
In 2018, Ziggy is working on his next EP and will be touring Europe from May.
What started out as just an occasional gig, grew to be a full-fledged rock ‘n roll cover band. And the repertoire, which only had Faith No More songs on it, grew out to be a coherent, yet diverse setlist full of classic rock songs.
This five-piece decided to make the setlist fit the demands of the audience. The group play songs by artists from more than three decades of rock. You can hear Billy Idol and Deep Purple, but also some of the biggest names from the nineties, like Lenny Kravitz, Metallica, The Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Rage Against The Machine. Of course, the band keeps it current as well. Modern rock songs by bands like Queens Of The Stone Age, Wolfmother and Volbeat are also on the list. With this arsenal of songs, every rock ‘n roller will get what he wants!
'Zwoel.' is a band that started in the beginning of 2018 together is brought to you by musicians who already were performing for a long time with and wothout each other.
This group covers or edits songs, their influences go back to the 50's Rock & Roll and run through to the modern everyday pop and rock music. However, in the basic they are about music with attitude, a good groove and feeling. Interspersed with acoustic songs is 'Zwoel.' a band that offers their audience versatility and recognition.