The Tony Tyler Band (formerly the Tony Tyler Trance was formed in October 1999 by Tony Tyler and his Dad, Stan Killingsworth. They were and are influenced by The Allman Brothers Band, Sly & the Family Stone, The Beatles, The Doors and many others. Tony has recently formed his own band and has renamed the band The Tony Tyler Band
At the age of seven, Tony took up drums and percussion with his Dad's band, Crossfire. At age twelve, Tony switched to guitar and keyboards, paving the way for the formation of The Tony Tyler Trance, now known as the Tony Tyler Band. In 2001, Tony secured WILLIAM PERKINS as manager. His road management with THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND, and his co-personal management of Gregg Allman and the 20th Anniversary Tour of THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND, allows Mr. Perkins to bring vast experience and knowledge to the career development of Tony Tyler and his band, the Tony Tyler Band. Tony has developed his own unique blend of rock 'n roll within the framework. He has shared the stage with many greats, including Jimmy Hall and Wet Willie, Randall Bramblett, Yonrico Scott Band, Devon Allman's Honeytribe, Blueground Undergrass, Col. Bruce Hampton, Tishamingo, Bonobos Convergence, Mojo:Saint, the Last Waltz Ensemble, to name a few. Tony has recorded two CDs, a self-titled CD in 2006 and "Streets of Gold" in 2007. Both are available through his website and at his concerts. New tour dates and festivals are being added for Tony's new band, the Tony Tyler Band. In the meantime, catch Tony's solo shows and his guest appearances with other artists.