Anthony Jackson

Anthony Jackson is a live/studio bass guitarist from Perth, Western Australia. He has been playing guitar and bass guitar for the last 25 years, and has been involved in the Western Australian Music Industry for the past 22 years playing in numerous local and touring bands.

His first project was an alternative rock band called PIMP formed in 1999. They played shows around Perth with other notable bands of the time Karnivool, Heavy Weight Champ and Full Scale. They released a 4 track EP in 2001.

In 2003 he joined the band Tragic Delicate with members from the Leederville TAFE music course. They released an EP and a full-length album. They played extensively around Perth and received second place in the Perth Campus Band Competition.

In 2004 he joined the band Birds Of Tokyo and toured the country several times as well as playing in the US and London and recording in Sweden.
He was a co-writer and player on their debut EP and first three full-length albums...
• Day One in 2006
• Universes in 2008
• Birds Of Tokyo in 2010
also playing on the Broken Strings live acoustic album.

With Birds Of Tokyo he played on the national Big Day Out tour in 2007 and 2009.

Anthony travelled to America with Birds Of Tokyo and played at the iconic Los Angeles venues, The Viper Room and Whiskey A Go Go.

He has played alongside the bands The Living End, Grinspoon, Gyroscope, Hot Leg, Art Vs Science, Faker, Dead Letter Circus, The Butterfly Effect, Silversun Pickups, Deftones, Switchfoot and countless other local, national and international acts.

Anthony has been endorsed by Ampeg amplification, Warwick Bass, Planet Waves and Di Addarrio.

In 2010 Anthony became a session musician for the band The Siren Tower and joined Will Stoker and the Embers, as well as playing in his own projects, Therapist, Casino Sunrise and The Loved Dead. He joined the rock band End Of Fashion as a live bass guitarist from mid-2019 to mid-2020. He now plays and records with the heavy rock outfit Sparrow.

Musical Achievements

• AIR award for best rock song of the year for “WIld At Heart”

• WAMI awards for Most Popluar live act, Most popular Album, Best Rock act.

• J Award for Best Album “Universes”.

• ARIA award for Best Rock Album “Birds Of Tokyo”.

• Gold record for “Universes”.

• Gold and Platinum record for “Birds Of Tokyo”.

• Gold, Platinum and Double Platinum record for the single “Plans”.

North Perth
North Perth, WA
Tuart Hill, WA
Travelling in the local area

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Details last updated: April 5, 2023