Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band Tickets
Bob Seger is a singer, songwriter, pianist and guitarist from Detroit, Michigan. After various other musical ventures, the artist eventually put together the Silver Bullet Band in 1973, along with a group of Detroit-area musicians. This is the group that Bob Seger became a national star with. The album, Live Bullet, recorded with the Silver Bullet Bank in 1975 made him a force to be reckoned with, on the national music scene. Soon more success followed as fans started purchasing Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band tickets in large numbers.
Members of The Silver Bullet Band
The initial members of the band included the guitarist Drew Abbott, keyboard player Rick Manasa, backup singer and drummer Charlie Allen Martin, saxophone player Alto Reed and bass guitarist Chris Campbell. Rick Manasa left the band and was replaced by keyboardist Robyn Robbins. Other members who have been a part of The Silver Bullet Band include Craig Frost, Don Brewer, David Teegarden, Dawayne Bailey, Rick Vito and Laura Creamer.
Discography of Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band
As part of this band, Bob Seger released the album, Seven, which had the hard-rock hit “Get Out of Denver”. This song managed to gain some national traction and charted at #80 in the US. In 1975, Bob Seger released another album, titled Beautiful Loser. The album’s single called “Katmandu” was considered to be Bob Seger’s first real national breakthrough track since the release of “Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Man”. The song peaked at #43 on the US Pop Top 40 chart and received heavy airplay in all across the US, especially Detroit.
In the next year, 1976, Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band released another album, Live Bullet. This album is said to have been recorded over two nights in September 1975, in Detroit’s Cobo Arena. The compilation contained Seger’s take on the “Nutbush City Limits” as well as Seger’s classic rendition of “Turn the Page” from Back in ’72. In addition to these successful tracks, this album also had Seger’s 1960s hits, such as “Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Man” and “Heavy Music”. The album was praised by fans and critics alike, with critic Dave Marsh calling Live Bullet “one of the best albums ever made”. The album turned out to be an instant top-selling musical work in Detroit and also started getting positive attention in other parts of the country. It got a lot of progressive rock radio and album-oriented rock airplay and pushed Seger’s career in an upward direction, faster than ever before.
The man behind the band: Bob Seger
In addition to playing with the band, Bob Seger also continued to work on various other projects. He got his first major commercial success with the 1976 album, Night Moves. The lead single from this album received a large amount of critical acclaim and reached the #4 spot on the Billboard pop singles chart. Other hits from this album included “Mainstreet” and “Rock and Roll Never Forgets”. Night Moves was the first album by Bob Seger that made it into the top ten in the Billboard album chart. It has sold more than 6 million copies in the US, as of 2006.
In 1991, Seger released The Fire Inside, followed by the 1995 It’s a Mystery. The latter was certified gold and ended up selling more than 500,000 copies. In 1994, Bob Seger released his most successful work, titled Greatest Hits. This compilation album sold the most copies out of any of his albums, with the numbers totaling up to a staggering 10 million in the US alone.
Following this, Seger took some time off from his career to focus on his family. In 2004, the artist was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and in 2005, Michigan Governor, Jennifer Granholm announced a Bob Seger Day. In 2005, Seger featured on the popular group, 3 Doors Down’s song “Landing in London”.
After the 10-year long hiatus, Bob Seger released another album, called Face the Promise in 2006. The album was a success for the artist as it sold more than 1.2 million copies. In 2009, Seger released another compilation album, called Early Seger Vol. 1. His latest studio album, Ride Out was released in 2014, accompanied by a highly successful tour of the US and Canada.
The stardom of the band has reached a point where Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band tickets sell out within days. Loyal fans of Bob Seger purchase tickets well in advance to ensure that they don’t miss their favorite star live in action.