Biography

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Ronnie "Dawg" Robson is a professional session and touring bass player, cinematographer, producer and the co-owner of Amplitude Films Inc.

To date, Ronnie's resume is outstanding for he has recorded with current and/or ex members of; Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath, Whitesnake, Hollywood Monsters, Deep Purple, Megadeth, Testament, Quiet Riot, Blue Oyster Cult, Thin Lizzy, The Band, Mayan, Alice Cooper, Prophecy, Firewind, Ronnie James Dio, Fludd, John Lennon, Platinum Blonde, Hand Over Fist, Jeff Beck, Hollentor, Metalium, Danko Jones, Goddo, Heaven and Hell, Jethro Tull and the Michael Schenker Group. 

He has been in the music business for thirty-seven years, studying classical piano from the age of seven with the Royal Conservatory of Music, moving on to guitar studies at the age of twelve. At the age of nineteen, he began working in multiple Toronto based recording studios as an engineer, session musician, forwarding into stage and tour managing with various acts, to opening his own production company - aligning with various artists in both concert, television and documentary productions.  

 

Always seeking new and exciting projects - Ronnie is always open to new music and touring possibilities with established acts. He is now working from his new home recording studio and editing suite .... if you come to visit, always knock loud!

 

Rhythm Section Rockcast

Check out the the inaugural episode of the new exciting podcast series celebrating the history of bass and drums together in contemporary music hosted by Ronnie Robson. Hit the Rockcast page on this site or by clicking the image below - which will bring you to the third party hosted page.

 

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Stay tuned for more episodes for this series will deliver an amazing soundtrack, with interviews from well-known bassists and drummers from around the world, It's all about the rhythm section and how it moves our soul. Next episode with feature; The Bassists of Motown.

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Titans of Bass

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Ronnie is very proud to announce that he has been included in an amazing publication entitled; “Titans of Bass: the tactics, habits and routines from over 140 of the worlds best bassists".

 

This book will also include; Justin Chancellor. Billy Sheehan, Ron Carter, John Pattitucci, Geezer Butler, Nathan East, Snow Owl, Abraham Laboriel, Sean Lennon, Leland Sklar, George Porter Jr., Christian Mcbride, Jack Casady, Stuart Hamm, Verdine White, Bill Laswell, and over 125 more amazing bassists.

 

This publication will be available in both hard copy and e-book formats.

Stay tuned for the upcoming publication date!!

Hollywood Monsters - Thriving on Chaos

Hollywood Monsters third album "Thriving on Chaos", released December 2019 with Steph Honde, Vinny Appice and Ronnie Robson.

With special guest performances by:

Don Airey - Hammond solo “Scream Looking For A Mouth”

Danko Jones - Vocals on "Cold Sweat"

Alexis Von Kraven - Drums on "I'm The Best You Can Get”

Greg Godovitz - Vocals on "Drop Dead (That's Who)"

Tommy Denander - Lead guitar on “Drop Dead (That's Who)”

Fred Mika - Drums on "Fortune Teller"

Jim Crean - Backing vocals on “I Don't Need No Doctor”

Glen Drover - Lead guitar on "I'm The Best You Can Get”

Ted McKenna - Drums on “Running Up Hill” 

**and may Ted rest in everlasting peace

Produced by Steph Honde and Ronnie Robson

Engineered by Steph Honde, Ronnie Robson and Vic Florencia

Mastered by Tommy Denander

Physical copies are available at: Bickee Music (Japan) and Die Hard Music (Brazil)