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A passionate musician, he first made a name for himself in the late 1970's as a drummer for the British New Wave band ‘The Rich Kids' (founded by former Sex Pistols Glen Matlock) with Midge Ure on lead guitar and vocals .
Forming Visage with Midge Ure and fronted by Steve Strange he introduced Midge to Ultravox both bands - enjoying considerable success and fortune. During the recording and writing for Visage's 1980 debut album ‘Visage' including the worldwide No 1 hit ‘Fade to Grey', Rusty joined Scotland's finest ‘The Skids' as drummer, recording and touring the second top ten album ‘Days in Europa' with Richard Jobson and Stuart Adamson [ Big Country ].
Rusty Produced Spear Of Destiny World Service Album, Played Drums on Theme Tune to TOTP Phill Lynott 's Yellow Pearl ....Was DJ at The Blitz Club, Club For Heroes and The Camden Palace , He signed SOFT CELL to a publishing deal promoted events with Soft Cell and the first gigs of Midge Ure Era Ultravox , Spandau Ballett , Depeche Mode, Duran Duran, Yello, MADONNA and many others,He visited Dussedorf in 1979 seeking out Kraftwerk , went on to Koln to Conny's Syudio home of AMBIENT MUSIC and then on to Berlin 's Hansa by the Wall writing songs later to be on the debut album for VISAGE. Rusty 's Playlists as a DJ pioneers Electronic based Syth music artist's and paved the way for electronic Dance Music... see hishttp://discogs.com/artist/rusty+egan for credits and for playlists http://testpressing.org/2011/08/rusty-egans-blitz-playlist/
Rusty recently remixed Filthy Dukes " Messages " Boy Crisis " Dress to Digress " Moby " Mistake " and VISAGE 09 " Fade to Grey ".' and " Only You " for Viktoria Modesta
in 2004- 2009 Steve Strange was paid a sum of Royalties meant for 4 members of VISAGE and did not forward it to the remaining 3 member's. It was agreed that Rusty would try to reform Visage and recruited a team including Chris Payne - Robin Simon - and Didier and work commenced on songs ....It was soon clear that the record Label wanted to Cash in on the Ultravox " Brilliant " Album and tours and rusty and Chris Payne left the project . Robin Simons Best Guitar work was recorded for a Song " Evermore " . http://www.electricity-club.co.uk/rusty-egan-speaks-out/
In 2013 Rusty has been writing and recording new music in Collaboration with UK Electronic Band TENEK and with Chris Payne- Robin Simon - Didider Maroua i- Rrussel Bell - Gerard O Connor - Robin Skouteris - Metroland - Arno Carstens - Youth - and is still working on material .