15057 TORTONA (AL)
Dopo aver rilasciato 5 album, molti, molti tour attraverso USA / CAN e in Europa, tutti devono sapere ormai che la Big John Bates band è a dir poco sorprendente ed il loro live pieno di sorprese, impressionante
Big John Bates
Big John Bates: guitar / vocals
Brandy Bones: upright bass / vocals
Ty-Ty the Saviour: percussion
Big John Bates (mandolin, banjo, vocals and endorsed by Gretsch guitars) currently performs in the "Big John Bates: Noirchestra": dark, post-rock'n'roll with symphonic elements and rustic lyrics involving themes of hope, belief and despair. Their live shows and sonic qualities have been compared to Nick Cave and Siouxsie Sioux with Jello Biafra stating the first EP "Headless Fowl is extremely cool and including the band in his Alternative Tentacles catalog. The group incorporates a live string section with Höfner upright bassist Brandy Bones and Requiemily on violin. They also feature cello on their recordings and occasionally live. The group includes Ty-Ty the Saviour (Rich Sticks) on timpani, percussion and trap kit.