Trigger Happy Music Co. work with a wide array of internationally-known artists and protect the interests of the artists both on and off tour.
Having worked with bands such as Stray back in the mid seventies, Paul Newcomb then worked around the world in the shipping industry specialising in crisis management.
He established Trigger Happy Music Co. in 2000 to actively tour-manage his old employers, Stray. He quickly gained respect within the industry as an astute businessman and a reputable tour manager.
Working successfully in the past with some of the most demanding artists, Paul has become a popular choice for bands and promoters alike. Trigger Happy Music Co. have established a valuable list of contacts and clients in Europe. Paul has also promoted a series of gigs in and around London for up-and-coming acts as well as for established acts.
Trigger Happy Music Co. also serve as tour co-ordinators for artists touring in Europe and are able to assist with all aspects of touring, including production, transportation, backline, merchandising, security, logistics etc.
During 2003 Paul toured Europe and Scandinavia with Iron Maiden, Mountain and Y+T, and in the first half of 2004 was out on the road with Leslie West, Del Bromham and Todd Wolfe on the Blues To Die For tour, culminating in Silja Rock in May 2004. In the second half of 2004, Paul worked with Del Bromham and The Devils, and toured the UK and Germany with Roger Chapman and the Shortlist. The roster for 2005 included Waysted's reunion tour, Mountain's UK and European dates, and more dates across Europe with Roger Chapman.
More recently Paul has been involved in booking a succession of top bands onto the Silja Rock Cruises. Jack Bruce performed one of his final shows on board, Danny Bowes just couldn't resist jumping up to sing with Jim Cregan, and The Quireboys were joined by Hardcore Superstar for a Sex Party!