Thomas Oliver is internationally recognised as one of the leading players of the Weissenborn lap-slide guitar. Although he is best known for the successes of 'The Thomas Oliver Band', his dynamic solo acoustic performances will lead you on a journey venturing between Roots, Rock and Blues.
2013 has seen a number of releases for Thomas Oliver, including the release of the first full-length, all instrumental, all Weissenborn album, titled "Beneath The Weissenborn" which debuted at 6 in the NZ Charts and received 5* reviews. Thomas is currently touring the album across New Zealand to sold out audiences.
Thomas has supported a legion of distinguished artists including Counting Crows, Cold Chisel, Xavier Rudd, Eric Clapton, Joe Cocker, George Thorogood, Tom Jones, Fat Freddy's Drop and Gin Wigmore.
Thomas has also developed a reputation as a vocalist in Drum & Bass, having collaborated with some of the most respected producers, including Black Sun Empire, Rido and Concord Dawn, and boasting releases on prestigious labels, including Goldie's own Metalheadz.