ARIA ARTIST PICKUP -LARS HORNING-

Lars Horning (Diretone)

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Lars Hørning is a bass player and lead singer of Danish based band “Diretone”.
Diretone is a groove metal band with a thick organic sound, combining heavy grooves, Scorching leads, down-tuned guitars, clean vocal delivery, and a traditional approach to metal songwriting. And instead of venturing into winding and overly technical sections, the focus is on accessibility and the bands impact as a hole. Diretone is essentially a live band a guaranteed to leave heads banging in front of the stage.

Since the band released their self titled debut album in late 2011, Diretone has grown a solid following across the globe. And In 2013 the band was invited to play a couple of shows at the “Meet in Beijing” festival in China.
In spring 2014 the band release a single called “Triggered” and also made their first video appearance for the song. Since then another video was recorded for the song “Drawn to Life”

Diretone has just finished their second album ” Random Spins Fortune Turns “, and have just released their first single ” Race Against Time “. The full album is set to be released in 2017.

 

ARIA GUITARS ANNOUNCE NEW PARTNERSHIP IN GERMANY

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Aria Guitars is pleased to announce that AMD Around Music Distribution GmgH is taking on a roll of exclusive Aria distribution in Germany. Aria products are expected to be available in this early summer time. For further information Please visit https://aroundmusic.de/

ARIA ARTIST PICKUP – JAMES CLAYTON –

JAMES CLAYTON (The Arusha Accord)

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Aria Guitars proudly announce a new endorsement deal with James Clayton of The Arusha Accord.
The Arusha Accord is a rhythm-section fuelled, progressive math metal band from Reading, UK. They utilise technical guitar work as well as cyclical, progressive, Tool-inspired melodies.
The Arusha Accord’s debut album The Echo Verses was released in the autumn of 2009 and received a 4 out of 5Ks-rated review from Kerrang, reviewer Ray Holroyd enthusing: “Any band that can create a debut album this flawless is destined for success.”
For futher detail please visit https://www.facebook.com/thearushaaccord/

ARIA ARTIST PICKUP -BROOK REES-

BROOK REES

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We proudly welcome Brook Rees on-board as an Aria Artist.
Brook is an Australian bass player, and has been performing and recording as a bassist for the past 25 years. He has toured throughout Australia, Asia and Europe and has recorded with artists including Grammy Nominated singer Jai Uttal, Australian Funk/Soul artist Kurtis , award winning Iranian/American writer Sholeh Wolpe and he currently plays a pivotal role in Australian cinematic electro outfit Vesica Pisces.

Vesica Pisces 2017 release “By Water Formed” showcases Brooks commitment to groove bass playing, his strong melodic sensibility and his offerings as a bass playing composer.

Brook writes, performs and records with Vesica Pisces using Aria’s Electric Upright model SWB-Lite-BIS bass.

For further information please visit http://www.vesicapiscesmusic.com/

 

ARTIST PICKUP -MUTOID MAN-

MUTOID MAN

Bassist: Nicholas Cageao
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Guitarist: Stephen Brodskys_brodsky_495x400

Mutoid Man is a U.S. based Prog-Punk band formed in 2012. Their latest album Bleeder has become one of the most critically acclaimed rock records of 2015. Receiving incredible press coverage includes features and rave reviews in print (Metal Hammer, Revolver, Decibel, Terrorizer, New Noise, Premier Guitar) and online (Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Consequence of Sound, Noisey, Metal Injection).
Mutoid Man have headlined multiple tours in North America and Europe, as well as playing direct support for Dillinger Escape Plan, Baroness, and Kvelertak.

Visit https://mutoidman.com to check out their latest information.

 

MUTOID MAN APPERED AT “Two Minutes To Late Night”

MUTOID MAN at Two Minutes to Late Night

Mutoid Man of Nicholas Cageao, and Stephen Brodsky appeared in TWo Minutes to Late Night show. Both of them are rocking vintage Aria Pro II Axes, and Performing a excellent rendition of “Suspicious Minds” by Elvis Presley.
Check it out!

OLI STEADMAN WITH SB-1000RIB

Oli Steadman with SB-1000RIB / Stornoway Final Tour

Photos by Morgan Baskerville
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UK band Stornoway put a period to their stunning career with the last show held at Oxford New Theatre on 12th March. The final tour was extremely successful and all shows were completely sold out.
The members will be taking diverse alternative paths in the wake of Stornoway. Frontman Brian Briggs pursuing a career in wildlife conservation, drummer Rob Steadman relocating to pursue music and academia in New York and guitarist Jon Ouin remaining in their native Oxford. The Bassist Oli Steadman is focusing on his another band “Count Drachma” as well as operating a gig start-up project “Tigmus” in London.
Stay tuned, and look forward to seeing their further success!

FRANCELET MOSER -RAONI-

FUND RASING PROJECT FOR TERRE DES HOMMES

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Aria Artist Markus Moser released a new video with his spectacular Jazz Trio “Francelet Morser”. This video of the song “RAONI” was made for Terre Des Homms which is the leading Swiss child relief agency improving the lives of millions of the world’s most vulnerable children.
The rights of this song will be donated to the project that supports indigenous people in Brazil.
For further information please visit https://www.francelet-moser.com/

ARTIST PICKUP -DANNY VINES-

DANNY VINES

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Danny Vines is the bassist of Banditos.
Banditos is an American six-piece rock and roll band led by singers Corey Parsons, Stephen Pierce, and Mary Beth Richardson with honky tonk, country, soul and garage rock influences. The band originally hails from Birmingham, Alabama, but is currently based out of Nashville, Tennessee. Formed in 2010, Banditos toured the United States for four years before they signed to Bloodshot Records.
After signed in, Banditos released their first full album in 2015 and performing extensively around the world.
Danny Vines is using an Aria Pro II TAB bass which was specially made for him. We are currently developing the semi hollow bass for a regular production. Hopefully we can make it available to the public soon. For further information of Banditos please visit http://www.banditosband.com/

 

STORNOWAY THE FAREWELL TOUR

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UK based band STORNOWAY is embarking on their final tour.
The bass player Oli Steadman is expected to play Aria SB-1000RIB also FEB-FL/F for some songs. The tour dates were announced as below. The last chance to experience their spectacular performance.
For further detail please visit http://www.stornoway.eu/

  • MON 27 FEBRUARY

    The Sage Gateshead – Gateshead, UK

  • TUE 28 FEBRUARY

    Colston Hall – Bristol, UK

  • WED 1 MARCH

    Tramshed – Cardiff, UK

  • THU 2 MARCH

    Exeter Phoenix – Exeter, UK

  • SAT 4 MARCH

    Manchester Academy – Manchester, UK

  • SUN 5 MARCH

    Brudenell Social Club – Leeds, UK

  • MON 6 MARCH

    City Halls & Old Fruitmarket – Glasgow, UK

  • WED 8 MARCH

    Komedia Brighton – Brighton, UK

  • THU 9 MARCH

    The Junction – Cambridge, UK

  • FRI 10 MARCH

    O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire – London, UK

  • SUN 12 MARCH

    New Theatre Oxford – Oxford, UK