Kelly Hansen is an American singer, best known as the current lead singer of the rock band Foreigner. Hanson started his career as an independent studio singer. He later met guitarist Robert Sarzo and bassist Tony Cavazo, with whom he formed the hard-rock band Hurricane in 1984. Hurricane would achieve some moderate commercial success throughout the mid-to-late 1980s and into the 1990s. However, Hurricane's record label went bankrupt in 1991, and the band disbanded shortly thereafter.Hansen continued to make music, recording as a guest and session singer for many projects, including Slash's Snakepit, Fergie Fredriksen, Don Dokken, and Bourgeois Pigs. In 1998 Hansen joined the band Unruly Child, replacing vocalist Mark Free. Unruly Child recorded a new album which was released in early 1999. 2001 saw the return of Hurricane with an altered lineup and new album, Liquifury.
|Birth name:||Kelly Hansen|
|Born:||April 18, 1961, Hawthorne, California, U.S.|
|Genres:||Hard rock, heavy metal, glam metal|
|Instruments:||Vocals, guitar, keyboards, percussion|
|Associated acts:||Foreigner, Hurricane, Unruly Child, Perfect World|
About Kelly Hansen
Heavy metal vocalist who is the fourth lead singer for the band Foreigner, the group best known for the single "I Want to Know What Love Is."
He started his career with the band Hurricane in 1984.
He released one album with the duo Perfect World before joining Foreigner in 2005.
He has been romantically linked to singer Dyna Shirasaki.
He served as a session recording artist for Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash's side project, Slash's Snakepite.
Information related to Kelly Hansen
- Foreigner (band) members
- Musicians from Hawthorne, California
- American heavy metal singers