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The Astrophonix

The Astrophonix

The Astrophonix


The band formed in the 'summer of 2002 by' where three musicians from different branches of Rock'n'Roll ... Simone Di Maggio, Daniele Torrini and Lorenzo Cotrozzi. The combination of different musical influences from life to an explosive mix of neo-rockabilly, surf music, Punk, Rock, Psychobilly, Power Pop, giving life to the very personal sound and energy that distinguishes this trio, making it appreciated by any fan of From Metal to rock ... country music. Read more on Last.fm
The band formed in the 'summer of 2002 by' where three musicians from different branches of Rock'n'Roll ... Simone Di Maggio, Daniele Torrini and Lorenzo Cotrozzi. The combination of different musical influences from life to an explosive mix of neo-rockabilly, surf music, Punk, Rock, Psychobilly, Power Pop, giving life to the very personal sound and energy that distinguishes this trio, making it appreciated by any fan of From Metal to rock ... country music. Charismatic leader of the group and 'Simone Di Maggio, singer guitarist of the age of 23, who despite his young age' features a curriculum rich in partnerships throughout Europe and the United States.

Simone imposes 's attention before the circuit Rockabilly Italian to be appreciated in scope than' wide. She performs in several countries as: ITALY, ENGLAND, CHINA, FRANCE, HONG KONG, SPAIN, GERMANY, SWITZERLAND ... and sounds in the 'context of many important festivals Rock'n Roll: SUMMER JAMBOREE (ITA 2002, 2006), MILWAUKEE CONFIDENTIAL (ITA 2003), GOOD ROCKING TONIGHT (FRA 2003, 2005), Rockhouse PLANET FESTIVAL (FRA 2004), BREAD & BUTTER EXPO (ESP 2007), ROOTS RUMBLE (HONG KONG 2009), Eddie Cochran WEEKENDER (UK 2004), where Simon and Astrophonix have the honor to open the concert by the legend of "Black" Rock'n'Roll ... LITTLE RICHARD! Also part of the huge event is named best British band and best guitarist 's edition in 40 between legendary band like The Crickets (Buddy Holly's band) and The Comets (Bill Haley's band composer of "Rock Around the Clock" ). In 2001 Simone recorded her first album "Everybody's Movin 'with Simone Di Maggio - Whampire Rec, full of influences and atmospheres" Vintage ", from Rockabilly to Doo Wop.

This album is very popular in the USA where he quickly became a best seller of the circuit R'n'R. Simon Di Maggio is also an honorary member of the Rockabilly Hall of Fame and some of his songs like "Milkshake Boogie" are chosen to be part of compilations like "The Best from the Best" (with the best reality 'Rockabilly World Circuit) , "Wild Man bop vol. 3 "," RHoF Vol 3 and 4 ". Simon and his album also receive the "Kiss of Approvation" in the U.S.

as one of the best artists of the moment ... Bob Timmers (President of the Rockabilly Hall of Fame) says of him: "Simon and 'an example to all young musicians in the world . In 2005 the band opened the concert of Italian dates of the most 'famous psychobilly band on the planet: The Meteors. "... This is 'the best band I've ever opened a show in our more' 20-year career ..." (Paul Fenech historical leader of Meteors and "inventor" of Psychobilly). In 2007, Astrophonix affect their first official album "Suspended Time - Area Pirata Rec" that after 4 years of incessant work also makes them live a new reality 'label.

A few weeks after the 'output of this work, are already' many rave reviews in Italy and throughout Europe. "... The Astrophonix are all that many unnecessary fiddler should be" - Stefano Starace "Buscadero. Extracts from the CD are transmitted by many Rock Radios throughout Europe and beyond: USA, CANADA, ENGLAND, CHINA, HONG KONG, SPAIN, GERMANY, PORTUGAL, FRANCE, FINLAND, HOLLAND, ITALY ... In 2009 Astrophonix leave for a historic tour of China. Are in fact "the first punkabilly band ever" kicking the boxes of Hong Kong! During this tour also have an impact 2 tracks (1 ...), for unpublished 's album "Roots" Rumble "released on vinyl in limited edition. The artistic talent of Simone Di Maggio and 'enriched by: Tommy Faglia, Double Bass / Bass eletttrico.

Thomas and 'certainly one of the most' young and talented bassists "Slap" of the peninsula. After long played in several rock bands of the underground Florentine begins a very important collaboration with singer-songwriter Joseph Povia, which leads him to perform throughout Italy and in international events such as Live8 and Coca-Cola Live @ MTV. It 'been called to be part of the tour best room, Train De Vie, Marco Di Maggio and many other bands of the circuit Rock'n Roll Tuscan-Roman in which one discovers a real talent on the slap bass technique. Besides being part of a project unpublished Pop-Rock, the AudioRed in 2007 the port Astrophonix.

Massimo Conti on drums aka "Spark". After studying with the best drummers in areas Tuscan Rock, Jazz, Pop, Max begins in the first half 'of the 90s, several collaborations with many bands of the' underground Pop-Rock Florence as: Meridiana, Boredom, Progeny, Aliseo, with which it carries out many concerts around the 'Italy. In 1996 he joined the airline Kaspar Hauser with which Italy is across the musical "Rocky Horror Picture Show" until 2003. Later he joined the Grunge band "Pearl Pusher" with which he plays an intense live activity. Cooperates with Marco Di Maggio, Alessio Colosi, Ratoblanco and Tell Mama, before entering in 2007 to be part of Astrophonix.

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