In 1992 Danielz forms T.Rextasy. They debut in a Hackney pub on 18 September.
The band receives excellent reviews from ‘Melody Maker’, and
play with the ‘Heavy Metal Kids’ at London’s Marquee
support Gary Glitter on his UK 1993 tour including Wembley Arena (where
Danielz chats backstage to Marc Bolan’s wife, June).
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Records sign the band for a two-album/single deal. ‘Baby Factory’,
an original song by Danielz, is released. ‘Quattro Records’
(Japan) sign T.Rextasy, and finance a video for ‘Baby Factory’.
play Wembley and Sheffield Arenas once again for Glitter’s ‘Xmas
1994’ concerts and still find time to play at Alexandra Palace in
December for the 1994 Britannia Music Awards.
band’s debut album ‘Trip and Glide in the Ballrooms of T.Rextasy’
is released in 1995.
Dino Dines (T.Rex original keyboardist) contributes to the recording.
Quattro (Japan) release the album with 2 foot high cut-outs of Danielz
set up around record stores in Tokyo.
A sell-out tour of Japan follows in September 1995.
Danielz is given many gifts including two one-off T.Rex photo-printed
album guitar straps.
Trip & Glide In The Ballrooms Of T.Rextasy
A second tour of Japan begins in June.
The 2 week tour includes the Ariake Coliseum, Tokyo (this performance
is filmed and broadcast by NHK TV).
Danielz meets David Bowie on the Bullet Train.
‘Savage Beethoven’ CD album is released by Madman Records
in the UK, and Columbia Records in Japan in 1997.
30 September 1997 T.Rextasy headline at the Cambridge Corn Exchange in
celebration of Bolan’s 50th Birthday.
Mickey Finn (Marc’s conga player), Rolan Bolan (Marc’s son)
and other ex-T.Rex members and Marc Bolan associates perform with the
Over 1200 fans attend the show, and extracts are shown on VH1.
Visconti invites Danielz & Neil Cross to New York to attend a celebratory
concert for Marc Bolan. Concert guests include Clem Burke (Blondie) on
drums, Tony Visconti on bass, Lloyd Cole and others. Danielz plays two
songs with Tony and Clem.
Tony Visconti and Danielz
play Germany, Denmark, Abu-Dhabi, Marrakech, Sweden and in the UK with
Cockney Rebel, Uriah Heep, Roy Wood, Slade, Suzi Quatro, The Sweet, Ian
Hunter, Ray Dorset and other original acts.
Guitars’ endorse Danielz and Neil.
Danielz is presented with a USA white Fender Stratocaster.
The band perform at the Billy Elliot Film Premiere Party in 2000.
The Pet Shop Boys, Julie Walters, Kathy Burke, and Hugh Grant are some
of the stars watching the performance.
live T.Rextasy CD - ‘The Crack of Dawn’ is issued on Solid
win “Best Live Tribute Band in the UK” on the BBC1 programme
‘Battle of the Fantasy Bands’ on 19 January 2001. Terry Wogan
and Ulrika Jonsson present the show.
band record backing tracks of Marc Bolan songs for the album ‘Legacy’
(Anagram 2001). Ray Dorset (Mungo Jerry), Chris Farlowe, and others sing
The album is also released in Russia.
Dines (T.Rex keyboard player) officially joins T.Rextasy in 2001.
Century Baby’, and ‘Jeepster’ (live) are included on
the 2002 Japanese album ‘Universal Love’.
Bolan performs once again with the band for the Marc Bolan 25th Anniversary
Concert in London.
28 January 2004 Dino Dines dies of heart failure.
Danielz - The Brook
Solid Gold T.Rextasy |In
2005 T.Rextasy release ‘Solid Gold T.Rextasy’ – a CD
compilation on Madman Records.
The CD also includes an enhanced video of the band performing ‘Baby
In June 2006 Wizard [Bahamas] Limited “authorise and endorse T.Rextasy
in their ability to keep Marc’s music alive and in the public eye
in a professional and authentic manner.”
From this point T.Rextasy legally become the world’s only ‘official’
tribute to Marc Bolan, and the only band that can rightfully use that
29 December, BBC TV film T.Rextasy for a BBC TV ‘Arena’ special,
including an interview with Danielz.
Bolan producer Tony Visconti joins T.Rextasy on bass guitar and vocals
at their gig on 16 February 2007 at London’s 100 Club for ‘One
Inch Rock’ and ‘Hot Love’.
feature in a Radio 2 programme entitled “Earth, Wind for Hire”,
a documentary about the tribute band phenomenon.
band play to 40,000, their biggest audience to date at the prestigious
BBC Proms Night at Hyde Park, London in September 2007 (right).
T.Rextasy at Hyde Park
in association with The Performing Right Society, Nordoff Robbins, and
Wizard [Bahamas] Limited organise a concert for Marc Bolan’s 30th
Anniversary/60th Birthday at London’s Shepherds Bush Empire theatre
on 15 September 2007.
Guests performing alongside T.Rextasy include Gloria Jones, Tony Visconti,
Andy Ellison, Eric Hall, Howie Casey, Marc Almond, Clem Burke, Dr Robert,
Linda Lewis, Shakin’ Stevens, Neal X, and the Dirty Pretty Strings.
In 2008 a DVD is officially released of the event (left).
the Winter of 2008, the band release a Christmas single on Madman Records
entitled ‘White Christmas’ c/w ‘I Love to Boogie’
and ‘Hot Love’.
||Danielz & John Skelton record 'A Dream That Lasts Forever'
An unplugged 12 track CD album on Madman Records officially released in August 2009.
|In 2012 Danielz was offered a publishing deal to write his autobiography. This was issued by Wymer Publishing in an A5 paperback that included over 250 pages that dealt mainly with his time as a fan of Marc Bolan, his career in original music and life on the road with T.Rextasy.
||In 2015 Danielz and T.Rextasy released a 12 track album on Madman Records entitled 'Blue Moon Juice', containing live tracks and newly recorded material.