ROBERT ANTHONY’S BIO

Since arriving in Las Vegas, Robert Anthony has established himself as one of the most respected musicians in the area and has toured Japan, performed to a capacity audience at Budokan, has performed as a sideman with Gene Simmons, Friends of Distinction (RCA Records) and Rachel Alejandro (Viva Records).

Robert Anthony was the Bass Player and Music Director in Goldy Rox, the Keyboard Player in Hell 'n' Back (Danger Crue Records) and is featured on two of Hell 'n' Back's current releases: "Sacred Wind" and "Live at Budokan" (DVD) and may be collaborating with Hideaki Nakama on his next solo album.

Robert is also part of Country-Rock band The Moneys with an Andy Byrd (Grammy Winning Producer) Production Deal.

Next, Robert currently teaches guitar, piano / keyboards, bass, drums, music theory, composition, and aural skills in his home-studio located in Iron Mountain Ranch. Many of Robert's students are professional musicians themselves and some come from as far away as Boulder City and say it is "well worth the trip!" For more complete information regarding this, visit the lessons section.

Finally, prior to arriving in Las Vegas, Robert Anthony lived in Chicago and has performed at some of the area's finest venues including Park West, Navy Pier, Northwestern University, and many festivals, clubs, and so on. Additionally, Robert has a Music Theory Degree with High Honors from Elgin Conservatory (4.0 GPA) and has studied with some of Chicago's most respected musicians including: Dan Maki, Ed Mattingly, Sheryl Rak, Dave Uhrich, and Dave Lange. Moreover, Robert Anthony has done sessions for B96 Radio (Chicago), Phil Bonanno, Peter Marrino, Greg Owen, Furr Dog Productions, 53 Recorders (Palatine, IL), Studio 58 (Las Vegas), On Stage Studios (Las Vegas), and many more.

Musicians that impacted my development in a huge way:

  • Al Di Meola
  • David Gilmour
  • Brett Garsed
  • Allan Holdsworth
  • Yngwie Malmsteen
  • Steve Vai
  • Pink Floyd
  • Rush
  • Deep Purple
  • Nine Inch Nails
  • Queensryche
  • Alice In Chains
  • King's X
  • Yes
  • Beatles
  • Van Halen
  • Queen
  • Dream Theater
  • Warlock
  • Frank Zappa
  • Jimi Hendrix
  • Led Zeppelin
  • Liszt
  • Bartok
  • Stravinsky
  • J.S. Bach
  • C.P.E .Bach
  • W.A. Mozart
  • Beethoven
  • Schubert

Newer music that I like:

  • System of a Down
  • Static X
  • Garbage
  • Rage Against the Machine
  • Sheryl Crow
  • Incubus
  • and a few others