Gypsy Pistoleros, the Flamenco Glam Sleaze Rock n Roll pioneers, having signed a Worldwide record deal with Golden Robot Global Entertainment / RIOT Records, home to Rose Tattoo, L.A Guns, Kings X, Gilby Clarke, etc. return with an August 28th release ‘The Greatest Flamenco Sleaze Glam Band Ever!’ – a Best of 18 track anthology album . The first single, a remixed/remastered version of ‘Una para todo es Bandido!’ is available to pre-order now!
‘Una para todo es Bandido!’ Remixed & remastered, the classic WET (Rubi) Grindhouse shoot em up Playstation /XBOX fans favourite tune from the video game! encompasses what The Pistoleros are all about. One minute you could be sitting in Cabo sipping the most exquisite tequila the next you are downing pints in an underground club in London. Unique, engaging and dangerous it pounces between upbeat Mariachi to street born and bred Sleaze drenched fiery rock.
The new Gypsy Pistoleros line-up has been confirmed as
Gypsy Lee Pistolero – Vox,
Mark Westwood (Shadowland, Clive Nolan, GLP) – Guitars,
Iggie Pistolero – Lead Guitar
Ian MacDonald Walker – Bass B.Vox
Jan Vincent Vellazo (Pendragon, Ghost, PIG) – Drums
Kris Jones – Trumpet & horns
They are already recording a brand new album ‘The Mescalito Vampires!’ in Black Tree Recording Studios, with guitarist Mark Westwood engineering & producing (The Beat, Dogs D’Amour, Hazel O’Connor, Dreadzone, etc) which will be released Xmas time.
An alternative mix will be done by Joe Gibb ( David Bowie, The Cure, The Kinks, Janes Addiction, Catatonia, etc. )
Live Tour dates will be announced for next year.
About GYPSY PISTOLEROS
GYPSY PISTOLEROS are still something truly unique and interesting in today’s predictable musical landscape. A sound and style that mixes sleazy glam punk rock with flamenco influences with a shout out to Mexican folklore and Spanish tendencies.
GYPSY PISTOLEROS may be best described as being the ideal house band for the fictitious Titty Twister bar of Rodriguez’s From Dusk Till Dawn. Between the nods to Morricone’s tense, tumbleweed atmospheres and the Gypsy Kings’ manic Mediterranean energy, a New York Dolls raw glam spark and a surplus of prime G ‘n’ R attitude, the Pistoleros’ sonic style has roots has a widespread as the global fanbase it’s been gathering since they began playing in 2005.
The sound is flamenco in a head-on collision with punk/rock riffs, pounding bass and thrashing drums. The songs span madly in the best rock ‘n’ roll tradition with big hooks, attitude, and sleaze. Yet those flamenco breaks got into your head and refused to leave – this hybrid rocks.
This mongrel offspring of fiery flamenco passion and gritty gutter glam, the Gypsy Pistoleros’ were born roamin’ somewhere between Barcelona and Birmingham, brought into the world to a soundtrack stack-heeled anthems of sleazy ’70s America. Standing alone in musical ancestry and sum sound, they were one of those rarest acts who can honestly claim the tag ‘unique’.
The insane inspiration came from frontman and songwriter Gypsy Lee Pistolero who began wielding this unique sound whilst living in Zaragoza (Spain) whilst supporting The Ramones and Motorhead in 1993 & 1996.
The GYPSY PISTOLEROS have always had a reputation for danger and played five Rocklahoma festivals 2007-11, in Oklahoma, USA, where they appeared alongside Motley Crue, Guns n Roses, Poison, ZZ top, Twisted sister, Faster Pussycat, Vain, Papa Roach, Whitesnake, Skid Row, Black Label Society.
Normally closing each night!
They have toured extensively, playing with the likes of The Ramones, L.A. Guns, Faster Pussycat, Adler’s Appetite, UFO, Motorhead, Ratt, Dogs D’amour, Dirty Penny, Bang tango, Wrathchild, Vains Of Jenna, Twisted Sister, Poison, Vince Neil, Bang Tango, Skid Row, Slaughter, Faster Pussycat, Dokken and ZZ Top.
Singer Gypsy Lee Pistolero AKA Lee Mark Jones http://
See ‘A Rock n Roll Suicide!’ Rock n Roll Theatre Tour 2020 starring Lee Mark Jones AKA GLP at :
August 8th till 30th Bannerman’s Rock Venue (The Alternative Edinburgh Festival Fringe) 12.15 AM onstage
October Thursday 1st The Ferret Preston
October Friday 16th The Waterside Arts Centre (Sale) Trafford
October Sunday 18th The Subside Rock Bar Birmingham
October Thursday 22nd The Purple Turtle Reading
October Wednesday 28th Trillian’s Rock Venue Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Hard Rock Hell XIV Festival
November Friday 6th private set for D.C (Dark Circle) members 12 am
November Saturday 7th 10.40 pm Main Stage