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Gary Hoey

Gary Hoey

Real/full name:
Gary Hoey
58 (born Aug 23rd, 1960)
Place of origin:
United States (Lowell, Massachusetts)


At fourteen, Hoey often lingered outside Boston's renowned Berklee College of Music, making friends and offering to pay for lessons. To devote his time to music, he dropped out of high school and began playing Boston's local clubs and teaching guitar to other young players.

In 1990 he teamed with singer Joel Ellis, bassist Rex Tennyson, and drummer Frankie Banali to form Heavy Bones. The band ...


He auditioned for Ozzy Osbourne in 1988, when Osbourne was searching for a replacement for Jake E. Lee. Although the job went to Zakk Wylde.

Also auditioned for Dio prior to the Lock Up the Wolves album. According to Claude Schnell he was a more popular choice with most of the Dio instrumentalists than Rowan Robertson.

Gary Hoey

Guitars (1993-present)

Heavy Bones

Guitars, Vocals (backing)

1992 Heavy Bones Guitars, Vocals (backing)

Project Steiger

2003 Defiance Guitars (lead) (track 9)
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