Buzz Campbell is Lee Rocker’s (Stray Cats) right hand man and lead guitarist and has been performing with Rocker’s band since 2004. Buzz’s guitar work can be heard all over Lee Rocker’s recordings of the past decade, and he tours regularly with Rocker’s live band across the globe. Buzz is an accomplished songwriter and he penned the track, “Crazy When She Drinks”, for Rocker’s “Black Cat Bone” album.
Buzz is also well known as the founder of the San Diego based rockabilly group, Hot Rod Lincoln, as well being a previous member of Shanana (2000-2004). Buzz Campbell completed his largest tour to date by opening for the Stray Cats European Farewell Tour in the summer of 2008. Buzz with Hot Rod Lincoln warmed up audiences in seven different countries and by the end of the tour they were seen by over 100,000 people.
Throughout his career, Buzz has performed with or shared the stage with legendary artists such as Chuck Berry, Willie Nelson, Jerry Lee Lewis, Brian Setzer, Little Richard, Chris Isaak, and Bo Diddley, among others.
Buzz released his first solo album titled “Shivers and Shakes” in 2010, which was well received by rockabilly fans and critics alike. Buzz is currently readying material for a new solo release in 2018.
Buzz is a master of rockabilly, roots country, blues, and roots rock styles, and he is sponsored by Gretsch guitars.