In Conversation with Richard Yale - Dead Can Dance

August 2, 2017

About This Episode

In today’s podcast we’re catching up with Richard Yale, bassist for Dead Can Dance, and Tour Manager/Backline Tech for the likes of Muse, Metallica and the Brand New Heavies.

Formed in Melbourne by Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard, Dead Can Dance de-camped to London in 1982 and began creating some of the most far reaching goth music you are ever likely to hear. At this point, Perry and Gerrard became the core nucleus of the band supported by an ever-expanding cast of guest musicians. In 2011 bassist Richard Yale was tasked with holding down the low end of DCD’s breathtakingly hypnotic songs for a 2011 comeback tour. Richard also works as a backline tech/tour manager for bands like the Brand New Heavies, Muse and Metallica – which should tell you all you need to know about the calibre of musicianship he requires…

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