News on Steve Gibb

Msrch 2019

WRITERS CO-CREDIT :: A track on the Welsh songstress Bonnie Tyler's new album has been specially written for her by Stephen, his father Barry and brother Ashley, along with Doug Emery.

Seven Waves Away is a soft romantic ballard, very much reminiscent of Barry's style and emotion.

The album "Between The Earth And The Stars" will be available from 15th March across Germany, Austria and Switzerland, from 22nd March in the UK and most of the World, finally reaching the USA and Canada on 12th April.

The album can be pre-ordered from Amazon and iTunes and also via BonnieTyler.com. A short preview can be heard at itunes.

 

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January 2019

Did you know.....

Stephen's first contribution to a released cd was the 1991 Sister Red debut album?

In the liner notes he was given special thanks "For jamming dude!"

December 2018

On behalf of Stephen,

we would like to wish our fans,

friends and followers

a very

Happy Christmas

and a

peaceful 2019.

November 2018

After many weeks of behind the scenes wrangling the revamp of the video pages is now complete.

You should (hopefully) be able to enjoy the various videos of Stephen's appearances and performances from the past ccouple of decades, across all platforms and devices.

If you have footage that you would like to share, please hit the contact button.

Did You Know ..... ?

In the official video for Zakk Wylde's Black Label Society track "Counterfeit God" not only did Stephen appear as the 'skull and chains' guy but Mark Wahlberg was featured playing guitar.

At the time Zakk and Mark were filming for the film "Rock Star" and Zakk invited Mark to appear as the band's bass player. Shortly after this Stephen became the bass player for the upcoming tours and Ozzfest gigs worldwide.

July 2018

All of us here send our heartiest congratulations to Stephen's Dad upon being awarded a Knighthood (in Her Majesty The Queen's 2018 New Years Honours List).

At the investiture ceremony held on Tuesday June 26th at Buckingham Palace, London, England by HRH Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Barry received his honour and was bubbed, for his services to music and charity.

Three cheers to Sir Barry and Linda, Lady Gibb.

April 2018

New news!!!.

*NEW MUSIC* - Stephen plays guitar on the track "Heaven Only Knows" on Charlie Overbey's new album "Broken Arrow". Order via CharlieOverbey.com

*NEW ARTICLE* - A write up on the recent podcast wuth Team Soul is on the media page. It's worth the read/listen.

*NEW PHOTOS* - Additional albums and more photos added. Thanks to the professional and fan alike for agreeing to share.

*NEW CONTACT* - A new email form to make contacting us easier.

February 2018

Following the devastating mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Parkland, Florida, Saigon Kick (with some close musician friends) joined many acts at Revolution Live, Fort Lauderdale, to raise funds on Friday 23rd February 2018.

The event was a very positive and emotional experience.

There are a collection of photographs on the FaceBook Group Page, which will be added to the photo section shortly.

Did You Know.....?

Way back when Nikki Sixx telephoned Stephen to ask him to be part of his latest side project -(58)- Stephen put the phone down on him (more than once) believing it was one of his friends prank calling him!

Check out the November 2003 interview transcript in the Media area and -(58)- in the Music section for more.

October 2017

Check out the YouTube Channel of the Gibb Collective for some recently released teasers and answers to fans questions submitted via social media. There's loads more fun to come!

Gibb Collective Channel

Sorry for the delay with the updated photo albums, we are working on it. Thank you for your submissions.

July 2017

How incredible was that!

On Sunday 25th June on the iconic Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival alongside Barry and the band, Stephen killed his vocal spot on "Gotta Get A Message To You" infront of hundreds of thousands of music lovers, which was also live streamed and repeated on BBC TV. He later remarked "Yes it was awesome, an incredible experience".

There was no time to rest, as Saigon Kick had three Texas gigs, which were sold out. Their infectious energetic rocking tracks entertained the crowds, ending with the infamous kazoo solos during "My Life".

May 2017

The Gibb Collective debut album, Please Don't Turn Out The Light, is due for release on May 19 pre-order your copy via Amazon.com. Check out the official video on YouTube.

Following on from Saigon Kick's gigs in New York and West Hollywood, dates have been announced for some Texas Shows

  • June 29th Scouts Bar Houston
  • June 30th Trees Dallas
  • July 1st Fitzgerald's San Antonio
  • Links for official ticket sales can be found in Saigon Kicks official FaceBook page.

    March/April 2017

    Coming up over the next couple of months we have

    Saigon Kick gigs,

  • April 6th Webster Hall New York and
  • April 28th The Viper Room, Hollywood
  • The Gibb Collective album is due to be released around April 14th. This unique project will include a new interpretation of a song Stephen particularly likes.

    The Grammy Tribute to Saturday Night Fever will be aired on CBS April 16th.

    STOP PRESS :: Rapid Lion (South Africa's Oscars) has awarded Best Original Music Award to "Angels", used in the film Shepher'd And Bitchers, written by Stephen, Barry & Ashley.

    February 2017

    The pre-cruise show for the 2017 Monster Of Rock Cruise was a loud spectacular affair. The cruise sets sail on the 2nd but without Stephen. We hope to share a photo or two on our FaceBook page.

    On February 14th the Grammy's are hosting an evening of music celebrating the 40th anniversary of the release of Saturday Night Fever.

    Several noteable names will perform songs from the film including seven time Grammy winning Barry Gibb, (along with his band). The evemt is being recorded to be aired later in the year.

    Grammy's Salute to Saturday Night Fever

    January 2017

    Welcome. Throughout the coming year there will be news about collaborations, shows and new music. Lots hopefully happening.

    Saigon Kick are putting together numerous gigs across the USA at present the confirmed ones are...

  • 1st Feb - Ferg's Live, Tampa FL
  • 2nd-7th Feb - Monsters Of Rock Cruise
  • 6th Apr - The Studio Websters Hall, NYC
  • 28th Apr - The Viper Room, W Hollywood
  • The Gibb Collective is a project where various children of the Gibb Brothers cover their favourite Bee Gee songs. No release date yet. Updates will be in their FaceBook and web pages.

    December 2016

    On his birthday Stephen and his Saigon Kick band mates flew to Chicago ready for their gig at Reggies the following day. During the gig some 2,000 rockers sang happy birthday to him.

    Stephen couldn't hang around for long as he had a flight to catch. Arriving in London, England on the 5th he joined the Barry Gibb Band for the set up and run through for the Royal Variety Performance. This annual event raises funds for the Artist Benevolent Fund and is performed before members of the Royal Family, this year it will be TRH's Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. Recording takes place on the 6th with airing likely to be Tuesday 13th Decmber at 7.30pm on ITV1.

    Unfortunately due to conflicting international committements the "In The Now" Tour of Australia and New Zealand has had to be cancelled. Please contact your ticket provider regarding refunds.

    October/November 2016

    DATES! DATES! DATES!

    Saigon Kick performances ...

  • December 2nd - Reggie's Chicago
  • February 2017 - Monsters Of Rock Cruise
  • Barry Gibb "In The Now" Tour in Australia and New Zealand

  • April 5th - Brisbane
  • April 8th - Pokolbin [Hope Estate]
  • April 11th - Auckland, NZ
  • April 17th - Byron Bay Bluesfest, NZ
  • April 20th - Adelaide
  • April 23rd - Perth
  • April 26rh - Melbourne
  • April 29th - Sydney
  • October 2016

    "In The Now" promotion moves to the USA.

  • The Tonight Show [12 October, NBC]
  • The Today Show [7-9am & 10-11am 13 October, NBC]
  • Saturday Morning [15 October, CBS]
  • There is also an intimate album presentation on 14 October in New York.

    Don't forget the album is released worldwide on the 7th.

    We will be adding a new collection of shots capturing the various UK performances in the Photo section shortly.

    September 2016

    Promotion for "In The Now" is in the UK.

  • Later With Jools Holland [27th Sept, BBC2 10pm - live teaser]
  • The One Show [30th Sept BBC1 7pm]
  • Later With Jools Holland [30th Sept BBC2 11.05pm]
  • Strictly Come Dancing [Sunday 2nd October BBC1 - results show]
  • Promotion will then move to New York.

    "In The Now" will be released worldwide on October 7th. Stephen recorded guitar on all tracks and also co-wrote a number of the songs with Barry and his brother, Ashley.

    August 2016

    Saturday 20th August saw the 75 minute live stream "In The Now" featuring songs from Barry Gibb's new album [available to pre-order now]. The set list comprised of

  • In The Now
  • Star Crossed Lovers
  • Grand Illusion
  • Home Truth Song
  • Followed by

  • How Deep In Your Love [dedicated to Barbara]
  • You Should Be Dancing
  • Stephen both co-wrote songs and recorded guitar on the new tracks. The session and Q&A's can be viewed on Barry Gibb YouTube Channel

    August 2016

    It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Barbara Gibb, grandmother to Stephen. She died quietly at her Miami home Friday night [Aug 21st] surrounded by family and friends.

    We send our deepest condolences to Stephen and all the Gibb family. This lovely lively lady who always held a radient smile will be greatly missed by so many.

    The funerals will be private. Anyone wishing to make a donation in memorium may do so at Diabetes Research Institute

     

    June/July 2016

    "In The Now" is set to be released in October 2016.

    Barry's second solo album features songs co-written with Stephen (and his brother, Ashley), as well as Stephen on guitar. Press releases announcing Barry Gibb's signing with Columbia Records were made public on June 28th, following from his guest appearance with Coldplay at Glastonbury.

    Details of the songs recorded for this album have not yet been released.

    Did You Know ...?

    While Zakk Wylde [BLS & Ozzy Osbourne] was finishing up the mastering on his latest solo album Book Of Shadows II Stephen visited him at the studio in Santa Monica Ca.

    Zakk and Stephen have been great friends since way back, Stephen was bassist for Zakk's side project Black Label Society.

    Book Of Shadows II is available now on cd and download.

    We give it 5*

    March 2016

    At the 2016 Berlin International Film Festival the latest Oliver Schmitz film was debuted.

    "Shepherds and Butchers" is about the South African lawyer who tries a multiple murder case, exposing the scandalous shortcomings of the justice system in his country as apartheid crumbles. During its end credits a new song called Angels penned by Stephen with his father Barry and Brother Ashley is performed, featuring Stephen's excellent guitar work, along with his fathers vocals and Vusi Mahlasela.

    Dates have not been released yet for its worldwide cinema audiences or DVD.

    February 2016

    The 42nd Love & Hope Ball will be held on Saturday February 6th at the Fontainebleau in Miami Beach. This annual black tie gala is to raise awareness and funds for cure focused work of the Diabetes Research Institute.

    Saigon Kick will be performing at the pre-cruise show Sunday February 21st, as part of the Monsters of Rock Cruise.

    January 2016

    We mark the new year by sending our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of two great men.

    Lenny Kilmister, a prolific songwriter and performer who influenced many musicians around the globe. Frontman of Motorhead, whose energy and skill entertained the fans for many years.

    Also Robert Stigwood, a long time close personal friend to the Gibb family, as well as former manager of the Bee Gees.

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