Welcome to the Official Homepage of Michael Antony Austin.
Michael Antony Austin was born in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England and has been living and working extensively in Germany since 2000. He currently holds Dual Citizenship.
He began his singing career during his early teens, appearing in the Musicals - Jesus Christ Superstar, Oliver, Annie and The Pirates Of Penzance at the Theatre Royal and New Tyne Theatre, in Newcastle. With his first working covers band - Under Pressure, appearances in shows for local BBC Radio and Studio work with bands and musicians from the Northern music scene such as Lindisfarne and Prelude, inspired his continued musical path.
He also attained valuable LIVE experience playing the tough club circuits throughout Great Britain, and in Germany supporting artists as diverse as Chris Norman, Weather Girls, Frank Zander, Steps, The Calling, Madcon, Roland Kaiser, Reamon, Snap!, Andreas Bourani, DJ Ötzi, Lutricia McNeal, Michael Wendler, Mark Medlock, Lucy Diakovska, Wigfield and Right Said Fred!
Over the years Michael has performed with a host of various Bands, Projects and as a Solo artist, appearing on many famous stages around the world.
Today, as frontman and member with some of the best Tribute bands in Germany (including the Queen Tributes
'Queen May Rock' and 'Natalia Posnova’s Queen Rhapsody', and Depeche Mode Tribute 'ReMode'), Michael continues to tour regularly throughout Europe.
Other notable acts include the Gala bands 'Groove Garden' and 'Groove Delighters'.
With Seafoam Green, Michael made a small ‘dent’ in the German Media Charts for the first time in 2005 with the singles 'Wake Up Miss America’ and ‘Change (A Girl Like You)', and performed a LIVE TV special for WDR Rockpalast...
Michael writes and composes his own music - a mix of Country tinged Pop Rock and Northern Folk, and has to date released 8 Albums both Solo and with the band projects – Seafoam Green, Metal Inc. and Monsieur Klaas.
Much of his recorded work is currently available for Streaming and Download, some examples of which you can find here on www.michaelantonyaustin.com!
Michael also made an appearance on the Pro.7 TV Show 'The Voice Of Germany' in 2014 with Team Michi & Smudo.