American heavy metal guitarist, Todd Youth, Died at 47


Todd ‘Youth’ Schofield was born on May 15, 1971, and died on October 27, 2018.

He was an American guitarist.

He best known for his work with Warzone, Murphy’s Law and Danzig.

Youth experienced childhood in New York City and began playing as youthful as 12 years of age (thus the name Youth) in a few New York City no-nonsense bands.

Todd Youth made his playing debut with Agnostic Front in 1983 yet did not play on any chronicles.

Youth likewise played for New York City act Warzone until around 1986.

He joined Murphy’s Law (another New York City band) that year, recording on different works with them, including three full-length collections.

Youth performed with Murphy’s Law until 1995.

In the wake of leaving Murphy’s Law, and he recorded a solitary with a band named The Homewreckers in 1996.

Around this time Youth developed his style from no-nonsense to actualizing a portion of his 70s punk impacts, for example, New York Dolls, Dead Boys and The Heartbreakers, consequently, he joined popular New York City glitz punk band D Generation, supplanting Richard Bacchus on guitar.

Todd Youth was with D Generation from 1996 to 1998 and recorded on their last collection “Through The Darkness”, Youth co-kept in touch with one of the tracks “Sunday Secret Saints” with Jesse Malin.

Chrome Locust was framed by Youth alongside previous D Generation individuals Michael Wildwood and Vásquez part Jim Heneghan in 1998, the band turned out to be brief enduring just a year prior part up, in any case, they figured out how to record and discharge a self-titled collection on Tee Pee Records.

Youth likewise played with Motörhead in May 2003, filling in for three dates on Motörhead’s voyage through the United States, as Phil Campbell’s mom had kicked the bucket and he was not able to proceed on visit.

Since 2004, Todd has driven Los Angeles rockers The Chelsea Smiles, this in some ways denotes an arrival to the style of music Youth played with D Generation with the band executing comparable impacts, for example, The Stooges, New York Dolls, MC5, and Chuck Berry.

They discharged an introduction EP; “No place Ride” in 2005.

The introduction of full-length Chelsea Smiles collection, “Thirty Six Hours Later” was discharged in November 2006, its European discharge date is early December of the equivalent year.

The Chelsea Smiles were by and by welcomed by Social D to open for them in 2006. The Chelsea Smiles later proceeded to visit Europe in 2007.

In 2008 Todd improved the band Son Of Sam.

This discharged rejoined Todd Youth and Steve Zing, yet did not have Davey Havok on vocals. Likewise, with the main Son Of Sam discharge, all music was composed by Todd.

2008 and 2009 additionally observed Todd joining artist Glen Campbell’s band.

Todd recorded 3 tunes on Glen’s rebound record “Meet Glen Campbell”.

He has done different TV demonstrate appearances (Jimmy Kimmel, The Tonight Show) and visited the UK in the help of the discharge.

In 2009, the Chelsea Smiles discharged another, self-titled discharge.

The band embraced a short UK visit with ghastliness punk craftsman Wednesday 13, in the help of the discharge. Toward the finish of 2009, the Chelsea Smiles chose the end had desired the band as it accompanied excessively things, however, changed the name to the Royal Highness.

Todd started composing with Wednesday 13 with plans to record a collection under the band name Gunfire 76. The band had, even more, a stone sound than Wednesday 13.

They wanted to enter the studio on July 1, 2009, to start recording with his new band, Gunfire 76.

In January 2010, Todd turned into the visiting guitarist with ex-Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley. Toward the finish of 2010, Todd visited with Jesse Malin and the St. Check’s Social.

During 2010, the main single “American Dream” was discharged on One Voice by Capricorn, a band framed by Todd, Phil Caivano (of Monster Magnet) and Karl Rosqvist (of The Chelsea Smiles and Michael Monroe).

On August 18, 2017, Youth played his first show with his new band Fireburn.

An in-your-face punk band that highlights Israel Joseph I (in the past of Bad Brains), Nick Townsend (as of now/once in the past of Deadbeat, Knife Fight), and Todd Jones (at present/some time ago of Nails, Terror).

They discharged their first EP on Closed Casket Activities entitled “Don’t Stop the Youth”.

Todd Youth passed away at 47 years old.


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