Andy McCoy

Andy McCoy, alias Antti Hulkko (born October 11, 1962), is a Finnish musician. He was born in Pelkosenniemi, Finland. He was the lead guitarist of Hanoi Rocks. During 1977-1980 he played guitar in Finnish punk band Briard. In 1980 Andy joined a Finnish band Pelle Miljoona OY and played on their hit album Moottoritie On Kuuma. In 1981 he quit from the band and went on to start Hanoi Rocks. After Hanoi Rocks broke up he played in various bands, including Anita Chelman Cherry Bombz, the Suicide Twins, Iggy Pop's touring band, and the Shooting Gallery, before finally deciding to go solo. In the summer of 2001 Andy together with Michael Monroe did some gigs at Finnish Rock festivals as Hanoi Revisited. March 27th 2002 the rebirth of Hanoi Rocks became official. Andy's eccentric lifestyle has been documented in the film The Real McCoy, which had its world premiere in 1999 in the Gothenbourg film-festival in Sweden and The Berlin film festival in Germany along with many other awards, Also, following the success of the Internationally acclaimed film, MTV3 aired a Tv series titled 'The McCoys Show', a Finnish reality TV-show about the day to day adventures of Andy and his wife, Angela Nicoletti McCoy. In 1999, as a part of the film The Real McCoy marketing campaign, the producing company raised money to fix Andy McCoy's teeth which were badly damaged by methadone. Read more on User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may...

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