Their most recent release, The Latest, has gained critical acclaim. They also wrote and performed the theme song for "The Colbert Report" as well as "That 70s Show", both tunes being fan favorites. Nielsen and Petersson originally formed the group as Fuse in 1967, with Carlos joining the group several years later; however, when Zander joined as vocalist in 1972, the group was renamed Cheap Trick. Zander is considered one of the best hard rock vocalists of his era. For their part, Tom Petersson has been known for playing custom made 8, 12, and even a 18 string custom bass made by Modulus for Tom in 1981 and Rick Nielsen also has a penchant for unusual instruments.
He owns and plays a five-necked solidbody electric guitar (it can be seen in the video for the song "She's Tight" among others). Studio Albums (1977) Cheap Trick [a.k.a Cheap Trick (1997)] (1977) In Color (1978) Heaven Tonight (1979) Dream Police (1980) All Shook Up (1980) Found All The Parts (1982) One on One (1983) Next Position Please (1985) Standing on the Edge (1986) The Doctor (1988) Lap of Luxury (1990) Busted (1994) Woke Up With A Monster (1997) Cheap Trick [a.k.a Cheap Trick (1997)] (2003) Special One (2006) Rockford (2009) The Latest (2016) Bang, Zoom, Crazy...Hello (2017) We're All Alright! [Live Albums] (1978) At Budokan (1978) Budokan II (1998) At Budokan: the Complete Concert (1999) Music for Hangovers (2001) Silver Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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