After spending four years in Switzerland under the tutelage of world-renowned producer, Mutt Lange, Kevin Churko has emerged as one of the music industry’s leading engineers/producers in his own right. Canadian-bred but currently residing in Las Vegas where he works out of his private studio, “The Hideout,” Churko has worked with some of the biggest names in music, including Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Zombie, Shania Twain, Five Finger Death Punch, In This Moment and Modern Science.
He has been nominated for eight Juno Awards (Canadian Grammy) and has won four times. He won his first Juno in 2008 for Recording Engineer of the Year for Ozzy Osbourne’s “I Don’t Wanna Stop”/“The Almighty Dollar”, once in 2009 for Engineer of the Year for Simon Collins “U-Catastrophe”, in 2011 for engineering “Scream” by Ozzy Osbourne and in 2013, where both he and his son Kane Churko picked up the Engineer of the Year award for their work on In This Moment’s “Blood” and Five Finger Death Punch’s “Coming Down”. His other Juno nominations for Producer of the Year is for Ozzy Osbourne’s “I Don’t Wanna Stop”/“The Almighty Dollar” in 2010 and for his son Kane Churko’s band Modern Science and In This Moment’s second album “The Dream”. In 2013, he and Kane also shared a producer nomination for “Blood” by In This Moment and “Coming Down” by Fiver Finger Death Punch.
Kevin also produced, engineered, mixed and co-wrote the song, “I Don’t Wanna Stop” by Ozzy Osbourne which was nominated for “Best Hard Rock Performance” at the 2008 Grammy Awards. Churko & Ozzy were nominated for a second Grammy Award again for Best Hard Rock Performance in 2010 for Scream.