Anton Tsygankov (b. April 26, 1980 in Moscow, Russia) the son of an accomplished composer, started to play music when he was 4. He finished music school as a pianist, and began to study acoustic guitar when he was 8. At the age of 14, he started playing electric guitar and studying vocal. In 1996 Anton entered Gnesins Musical College and in 2001 graduated as guitarist (electric guitar) and singer. Anton last educational accomplishment was graduating from the Modern Art University of Moscow in 2006.
Anton has been a nominee and prize winner in various competitions between:1999-2005
3rd place winner in the North American Rock Guitar Competition 2005 in Buffalo, NY.
1st prize at the All-Russian Russian Hendrix competition. 2004
1st prize at the All-Russian competition Many-sided Guitar , electric guitar nomination; 2001
2nd prize at the All-Russian competition Firm 2000, electric guitar nomination;
1st prize at the international competition Wind Rose, electric guitar nomination; 2000
1st prize at the All-Russian competition Guitar 2000, electric guitar nomination;
1st prize at the All-Russian competition Fender guitar contest, electric guitar nomination; 1999
2nd prize and The most virtuoso guitarist at the All-Russian competition Russian guitar, electric guitar nomination. 1999.
1st prize at the All-Russian competition May Lian guitar contest, electric guitar nomination; 1998
Also he had experience working in several major recording studios as a session musician and in two pop star bands as a performing guitarist.