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After many years of dialing it up for other bands and artists in his studio, Brian Eaton, musician/engineer/producer, has dialed up his debut solo album, Graphic Nature. This is Eaton’s debut full-length rock/pop album, and it is literally a solo record since he wrote, performed and recorded all the instruments and vocals.

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Brian was surrounded by music in his early childhood. If it wasn’t his older brother, Bill, introducing him to rock bands like Cream, Jimi Hendrix, Yes, Deep Purple and Rush, it was his father, who has sung with Motown/jazz drummer Mel Brown's Quartet, exposing him to jazz. “It seemed like my brother was constantly bringing home new music,” Eaton recalls, “he would show me the cover of some new album and say, ‘you’ve got to hear this!’”

When his brother picked up the guitar, Brian, at the age of nine, was persuaded to learn the drums. “It was pure expedience,” Eaton confesses, “my brother needed a drummer to jam with, so he persuaded me to get a drum kit and learn. I remember one time after building a repertoire, my brother and I set up a stage in the living room, invited all our friends over and performed a mini concert complete with homemade pyrotechnics. It was pretty cool.”

At eleven, Eaton moved to Chicago while his brother stayed in L.A. and formed the band Exodus with his friend Gilby Clarke (Guns ‘N Roses guitarist). A year later, Bill moved to Chicago and recruited Brian to play drums for his band. In high school, Eaton started dabbling in keyboards and guitar while drumming for a progressive rock cover band that focused on Rush. The band had the fortunate pleasure of recruiting their classmate and upcoming sound engineer/producer, the late Jeff "Critter" Newell (Ministry, NIN, Guns 'N Roses, Blink 182, Angels & Airwaves...), to occasionally amplify their sound. In college, Eaton majored in music theory and composition while studying jazz piano.

After college, Eaton built his own recording studio and independent label, Eatin’ Records. In 1992, he released his debut solo jazz EP, The Switch, and in ‘94 he released Genocidal World, the debut album by his hard-hitting industrial rock band North. Throughout the 90s and early 2000s, Eaton played in several original bands and recorded scores of local artists in his studio including Dave Uhrich, Frank Catalano, and Usurper to name a few. He earned the reputation as a premier sound engineer and producer who turns demos into commercial recordings. He’s also released 11 bands on his Eatin’ label including T.D. Clark, who toured with Bad Company and Ted Nugent while promoting his debut Eatin’ release, Personalities. Other credits include recording/producing the soundtrack for the Robin Hood Stunt Show (Time Warner Entertainment) at Six Flags theme park St. Louis, and recording/producing five tracks from the original motion picture soundtrack for Carnivore.

In 2008, Eaton remastered and released the previously unreleased North demos as a new single, Murder Of The Minds, which continues to receive industry praise. Of course, Eaton’s latest album is a bit of a departure from his early adventures in music. Graphic Nature reveals a different facet – a rock/pop side distilled from the years of experience as a musician, engineer, producer and label owner. (Full Bio @ BrianEaton.com)
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ER70904-2 Brian Eaton - Genocidal World album art North (18) North (18) - Genocidal World(CD, Album) Eatin' Records ER70904-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
ER70908-2 Brian Eaton - My Sedatious Sister album art My Sedatious Sister My Sedatious Sister - My Sedatious Sister(CD, Album) Eatin' Records ER70908-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
ER70913-2 Brian Eaton - Murder Of The Minds album art North (18) North (18) - Murder Of The Minds(CD, Single) Eatin' Records ER70913-2 US 2008 Sell This Version
ER70914 Brian Eaton - Kari album art Brian Eaton Brian Eaton - Kari(File, AAC, FLAC, MP3, Single) Eatin' Records ER70914 US 2009
ER70915-2 Brian Eaton - Graphic Nature album art Brian Eaton Brian Eaton - Graphic Nature(CD, Album) Eatin' Records ER70915-2 US 2011 Sell This Version
ER70916-2 Brian Eaton - Hard Bent album art Brian Eaton Brian Eaton - Hard Bent(CD, Album) Eatin' Records ER70916-2 US 2018 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

ERTT901 Brian Eaton - The Switch album art Brian Eaton Brian Eaton - The Switch(Cass, EP) Eatin' Records ERTT901 US 1992 Sell This Version
Brian Eaton - No Explanation Necessary album art Cuttlass Cuttlass - No Explanation Necessary (Album) Eatin' Records US 1993 Sell This Version
ER70904-2 Brian Eaton - Genocidal World album art North (18) North (18) - Genocidal World(CD, Album) Eatin' Records ER70904-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
ER70904-2 Brian Eaton - Genocidal World album art North (18) North (18) - Genocidal World(CD, Album) Eatin' Records ER70904-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
ER70904-2 Brian Eaton - Genocidal World album art North (18) North (18) - Genocidal World(CD, Album) Eatin' Records ER70904-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
Brian Eaton - Diabolosis... album art Usurper (2) Hypnotic Void Usurper (2) - Diabolosis... (Album) Head Not Found Norway 1995 Sell This Version
ER70908-2 Brian Eaton - My Sedatious Sister album art My Sedatious Sister My Sedatious Sister - My Sedatious Sister(CD, Album) Eatin' Records ER70908-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
ER70906-2 Brian Eaton - Personalities album art T. D. Clark T. D. Clark - Personalities(CD, Album) Eatin' Records ER70906-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
ER70905-2 Brian Eaton - Secret Heart album art Sanfilip Sanfilip - Secret Heart(CD, Album) Eatin' Records ER70905-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
1001-69 Brian Eaton -  Judgement Day album art Slave Driver Slave Driver - Judgement Day(CD, Album) Dark Star Records 1001-69 US 1998 Sell This Version
none Brian Eaton - stepping on a pint size version of you  album art Trendy Trendy - stepping on a pint size version of you (CD, Album) Not On Label none US 2000 Sell This Version
Brian Eaton - Threshold Of The Usurper album art Usurper (2) The Dead Of Winter Usurper (2) - Threshold Of The Usurper (EP) Primitive Reaction Finland 2007 Sell This Version
none Brian Eaton - “Love” It’s A Shot In The Dark album art Jeff Swan Jeff Swan - “Love” It’s A Shot In The Dark(File, AAC, MP3, Single) Dark Star Records none US 2008
ER70913-2 Brian Eaton - Murder Of The Minds album art North (18) North (18) - Murder Of The Minds(CD, Single) Eatin' Records ER70913-2 US 2008 Sell This Version
ER70914 Brian Eaton - Kari album art Brian Eaton Brian Eaton - Kari(File, AAC, FLAC, MP3, Single) Eatin' Records ER70914 US 2009
ER70915-2 Brian Eaton - Graphic Nature album art Brian Eaton Brian Eaton - Graphic Nature(CD, Album) Eatin' Records ER70915-2 US 2011 Sell This Version
884501995962 Brian Eaton - Out of the Dark album art Sanfilip Sanfilip - Out of the Dark(CD, Album) Mirago Records 884501995962 US 2013 Sell This Version
888295461047 Brian Eaton - In Every Dream album art Sanfilip Sanfilip - In Every Dream(CD, Album) Mirago Records 888295461047 US 2016 Sell This Version
ER70916-2 Brian Eaton - Hard Bent album art Brian Eaton Brian Eaton - Hard Bent(CD, Album) Eatin' Records ER70916-2 US 2018 Sell This Version

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