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Tom Larkin – Artist/Manager/Producer

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Tom Larkin has been a career musician for the past 29 years, as the founding member of the NZ rock band Shihad.

Shihad have

·      Sold over 300,000 Records worldwide

·      Secured 2 x Gold albums and 6 x ARIA award nominations in Australia

·      In NZ have 9 x Platinum albums and hold the outright record for most chart hits (44), the most Number #1 albums (5), the most NZ music Award nominations and wins

·      Continue to tour with acts like Black Sabbath and in December 2015 played to over 70,000 people as part of their fourth tour with AC/DC since 1991

Having established himself in Melbourne since 2003, Tom is also the founder of the newly minted SIGNAL Artist Development Accelerator , a Trans-Tasman artist development training course that combines high end Recording Studios (The Studios In The City), and the resources of Artist Management Company (VVV MGMT )and a specialist team of three, working out of Brunswick, Melbourne, Australia

Producing, Recording and Developing the careers of Calling All Cars (Top 20 Aria Debut, Triple J album of the week), Villainy (2 x Top 10 Album Debuts with #4 in 2015 and #8 in 2013 with the 6th most played track in NZ for 2012) King Cannons, Young and Restless (Triple J unearthed J award winning album, Triple J album of the week) Strangers, The Getaway Plan, High Tension (ARIA Award nominated 2014) and as well as playing session drums for various artists including seminal UK post-punk band Killing Joke on their album Pandemonium  (#16 UK album Charts #38 US Billboard Charts)

As a management company VVV MGMT areresponsible for overseeing the careers of Killing Heidi, Darren Middleton, Strangers, Woodlock, Villainy, and new Christchurch act, DECADES.