Darren Michael Boyd released 4 full-length albums and 18 music videos in 4 years. His solo career started as a form of therapy for the physical and psychological complications that followed a life-altering car accident.
Previously, Darren has also toured/recorded with acts such as Creeping Beauty and Famous Underground, featuring Juno award- winning vocalist Nicholas Walsh (Slik Toxik).
Boyd just returned from Nashville as a nominee for the JMAs at The Grand Ole Opry House, and will return as a nominee in October of 2023.
He recently signed with Europe’s Sliptrick Records and his first title on the label “The G-String Murders” was just released July 1/2023.
His previous full-length album entitled “Thoughts & Scares” was released in October of 2022, with three music videos in support of the album, including Misty Mundae, Kickintheballs, and Slow Dancing with Death.
In 2023, The Red Carpet Show in Holland nominated Boyd for Most Appreciated Musician, and Misty Mundae in two categories: Best Music Video and Instrumental Song.
He previously won Best North American Music Video in the Toronto Independent Film Festival For the self-produced “Arachnochakra”.
Voted Best Guitar Teacher, in the Ottawa Valley/North Grenville Readers Choice Awards.
Joined The Mississippi Mudds Theatre Group to play guitar for a sold out run of Queen’s We Will Rock You, and won the Ottawa Faces Magazine award for Favourite Theatre Group.
Was invited multiple occasions to audition for platinum-selling artist Fefe Dobson, and asked to collaborate with long-time Alice Cooper bassist Chuck Garric and Alice Cooper’s daughter Calico Cooper.
Received a scholarship to Guitar Workshop Plus in Toronto, with instructors Paul Gilbert/Billy Sheehan/Sue Foley.
DARREN MICHAEL BOYD