Hometown: Peterborough, Ontario
Ian Kurz has been a guitar player for most of his life and has been singing and fronting both original and cover bands in various capacities for years and years. Ian’s versatility allows him to be a singer, a singer/guitarist, guitarist, or whatever is needed. Vocally Ian has fronted such bands as “One Good Hand Grenade”, “The Bomb”, “5150”, and “The Big Bang”. On guitar Ian has been found doing the part of rocker Rudy Schenker in the Ontario based Scorpions tribute, Blackout, however most recently he has been playing the part of Paul Stanley in Canada’s premiere KISS tribute band, DESTROYER.As a result of playing in bands like these, he has more live experience than most musicians, ranging from intimate pub crowds, to audiences numbering as high as 25,000 at shows like the Calgary Stampede Grandstand Show. In the past he’s played for various radio station promo bands in southern Ontario.