In a career spanning three decades they emerged
from TNWOBHM to international
stardom via TV, Radio, and Journalism and more
importantly as live performers. Carving their names in rock n roll history,
they evolved into one of rocks true ambassadors and created a huge bond with
both fans and artiste, becoming well respected throughout the world
MTV The BBs were writers, presenters and co-producers of MTV's top rated show. Beamed to millions across Europe, Mick and Dez with their unique and fresh alternative look attracted an audience of all ages. Alice Cooper
described it as “The number one rock show on the planet” Mick and Dez
re- designed the studio set, changed the format and did their own
research. Location filming includedan exclusive Kiss special in New York and interviewing all the acts at the Monsters Of Rock including Guns ’N’ Roses, Dave Lee Roth, Iron Maiden etc. They also filmed in France, Holland, Germany and London. Bailey Brothers had complete control over the music aired and transformed a low budget programme to a no 1 rated show.
Mick and Dez have also presented for Sky TV;
on location in Germany and a London
ECT the Bailey’s were utilised by executive producer Keith Macmillan(ITV chart show) in the filming of a 12 week live music show, They featured in several of the scheduled programmes and were used as consultants, choosing some of the
acts that appeared such as Gary Moore
& Phil Lynott
Yorkshire Television invited the Baileys as guests on
several occasions. High-profile interviews with the Baileys included
coverage when they received a personal invitation from David Bowie to
introduce him on stage in Yorkshire (he was a
big fan of their MTV show).
Bailey Brothers Live !
Bailey Brothersstarted their
career as DJ’sand helped pioneer
American rock in the UK.
Their unique act saw them quickly rise through the live club circuit until they
were soon playing all the major venues such as The Birmingham Odeon . London Dominion, Marquee, London Lyceum , Clarendon Hotel, Nottingham Rock City, . Hammersmith Palais .Camden Palace, Electric Ballroom ,Rock Palace, The Rock House, Porterhouse, Leeds Queens Hall and many more
Lorely in Germany launched Mick
and Dez to 15000 German rock
fans but more importantly Europe's top rock magazine Metal Hammer had
discovered an ally that would help them launch their magazine in England. They were soon elevated onto the festival circuit
and were on the bill at the Monsters Of
Rock with Kiss, Bon Jovi, Iron Maiden and were a huge success in
front of over a 110,000 fans. This lead to many more appearances at this level.
Metal Hammer - the Bailey Brothers helped launch the magazine in the UK. They were
given a free hand to write and feature in two pagesfor over six years
and were instrumental in making the magazine a success. They have also scribed
for Fireworks, Forbidden Freak (Poland) Rock
and www. Rockunitd.com
The Bailey Brothers
hit the front cover of London’s Time Out magazine after their first London appearance and the
media attention has continued to this day. They have enjoyed coverage in the
major tabloids such as the Daily Mirror
and Kerrang and featured in 4 books towards the end of 2010. They also
enjoyed a full double page feature in their own local tabloid The Star. Internationally they have been interviewed and
featured all over the world.
BBC Radio One Invited the Bailey Brothers as guests for an hour long show with radio One DJ Janice Long. Many ILR stations have also
invited Mick and Dez as guests. Bailey Brothers Rock Show - After years of being invited as guests on many ILR
radio stations Mick and Dez fulfilled a personal ambition to
write, produce and present the Bailey Brothers Rock Show. Once again
attracting the big guns such as Whitesnake and Iron Maiden etc.
the show was soon networked.
Day - Dez composed and arranged all the music and predominantly wrote most of the lyrics and vocal melodies on the Judgement Day album.
He also produced this critically acclaimed album which was released on Frontiers Records in Europe and Nippon Crown in Japan.
Comet headlined “The Day Of Judgement” tour with ex Black
Sabbath vocalist Tony Martin
fronting the band.
Bringing You Home
Dez Bailey’s song writing prowess was spotted on face book and he
was asked to merge two genres, rock and rap
and work with uprising rap artiste Qwes Kross (universal artiste) from LA. The result was a Dez
Bailey ballad composition titled “Bringing
You Home”, a moving song reflecting the anguish of losing a loved one at
war, tipped to be a major hit. Dez is becoming a much sort after composer who has been
approached for film scoresand to
write and produce for artistes in Norway
and a major LA composer who has collaborated with the likes of David Bowie. The Bailey’s plan a concept album featuring Dez Bailey penned songs and featuring many of their famous friends
in the music business.
Summary The ever evolving Bailey Brothers are building a recording studio which will be a
creative hub for audio and visual productions. They hope to be making TV documentaries, pitching new TV
show formats, recording music and developing artiste. The Bailey’s are unique,
unpredictable and as enthusiastic as ever. Watch this space because you never know what the Bailey’s will be up to
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