Welcome to andyfrench.co.uk, Andy French’s blog dedicated to his exploration of music. If you’re looking for his technical blog it can be found at www.andyfrench.info.

Andy French is the lead guitarist and vocalist with the British alternative metal band The Hollowkind and has been releasing music as solo artist under the moniker Dissimulator since 2001. Andy has been active on the music scene since the early 1980s when he was a member of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) band Golgotha.

The Hollowkind

The Hollowkind

Andy is the front man for the alternative metal band The Hollowkind. Taking the role of writer, performer and producer has been something of an experience. There’s more information over on the Hollowkind website.


Andy joined Golgotha in 1983. There’s lots more information about the band and Andy’s involvement with it over on the Golgotha website.