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Blue Tiger is an American Heavy Metal band formed on 1987 in Massachusetts.
Blue Tiger was formed as Masquerade in 1987. The side project of Vince Ciampi and Arthur Dauwer. Together with the first bassist Pat Moynihan, they soon Created the band Blue Tiger in 1988 with Mike Maguire on Drums. They backed up Major National Acts of the era such as Meatloaf, The Extreme, Kix, Mass and Headlined every Major Club in the New England Area. Replacing Pat with Sean Ciasiera, the band went on to back up Warrent and continued till 1991, where they broke up and went their separate ways.
A tribute page on Myspace brought them back together and when Retrospect Records offered them a chance to release their Unheard 14 song CD world wide, the band eagerly agreed. Now reformed and Back together with their CD Untamed Spirit RELEASED Aug 22, 2007 Worldwide and working on an Animated Video project for the song Stop Playing Games, Touring and Recording once again for a Blue Tiger 2 CD, with the Resurgence of 80s bands, Blue Tiger is becoming more popular then ever, giving on Line interviews, Even Live Radio Shows and a Fan Base that is growing much faster then first expected. In Oct of 2007 The CD & Blue Tiger were Nominated for 2 awards, Best Glam band of the Year and Best Glam CD of the year from the AAM Music Awards in Hollywood California. see Link below
On Nov 3rd, 2007 at the 5th Annual AAM Music Awards, Untamed Spirit Won for Glam CD of the Year, The Original Blue Tiger was there United for the Awards Show ( Vince, Art, Pat and Mike )
Blue Tiger opened for such National acts from 87 to 91 as Meatloaf, Kix, Warrent, Extreme, MASS as well as Headlining every Major Club in the New England Area, Thanks to a Tribute Site on Myspace, Blue Tiger was Signed in 2007 to Retrospect Records, CD Released World Wide in Aug 22, 2007, and a Video Due out by late DEC 07.
- Vince Ciampi - Guitarist
- Arthur Dauwer - Lead Vocals
- Pat Moynihan - Original Bassist
- Sean Ciasiera - Replacement Bassist
- Mike Maguire - Drummer
- Review by Rob Swick of the Award Winning Untamed Spirit CD for All Access Magazine, for the Oct 2007 issue