Meet The Band Members
OBSESSION Band Members are Patrick Mallon on Vocals, John Foottit on Lead Guitar, Andy Greig on Bass Guitar, & Tom Benson on Keyboards & Guitar
Patrick Mallon - Vocals
John Foottit - Lead Guitar
John has been playing the guitar for over 40 years and his idol when growing up was Michael Schenker. He learned all the UFO songs as a young budding self-taught guitarist at 17 and this has moulded his own style along with other influences including Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Yngwie Malmsteen, John Petrucci, Randy Rhoads, Nuno Bettencourt and George Lynch.
John has been in a couple of successful original bands over the years and has played at Wembley Arena and many top venues up and down the country. He has also toured with Graham Bonnet. One of John's dreams has been to play the UFO material to a live audience. John not only recreates the tone and feel of Michael Schenker but also dresses similarly to recreate the classic look and pose everyone knows and loves.
Andy Greig - Bass Guitar
Andy Webb - Drums
Andy badgered his mum into getting him a drum kit after seeing Cozy Powell playing Dance With The Devil onTV's Crackerjack back in the mid 70s. He has been constantly involved with bands, including Youngblood - which gained a bit of good press through Kerrang magazine. They also released an E.P., Firstblood, narrowly missing out on a record deal before Andy left the band. Among Andy's other previous bands were Smash Alley and Moist, both of which had a good impact on the North East rock scene in the 80s and 90s.
Andy's principal interest has always been centered around rock music and he is still an avid gigger and player, because "only this can Rock me Rock me".