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    Here's What Neil From "Art Attack" Looks Like Now

    He's always had people cutting shapes.

    For anyone who grew up in the '90s, Art Attack presenter Neil Buchanan is nothing short of an artistic visionary.


    His cheerful smile and infinite supply of PVA brought art to life.


    But what most viewers didn't know at the time, was that under that snug red jumper lay a dormant rock god.

    Before picking up the pipe cleaners, Neil performed lead guitar & backing vocals in a heavy metal band called Marseille.

    Fin Costello / Redferns

    L-R Neil Buchanan, Mark Hays, Sav Pearse, Keith Knowles and Steve Dunwoodie.

    And it wasn't just a side hobby: The band won the first UK "Battle of the Bands" in 1977 and went on to support Judas Priest in concert.

    That's right, Neil Buchanan from Art Attack used to open for Judas Priest.

    The band reformed in 2007, when Neil finished up a 17 year run as host of Art Attack.

    Rock on, Neil! \m/ \m/


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