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EUROPEAN TOUR / DEBUT ALBUM
Since kicking off their first UK Tour and the release of their debut album - “Come Out To Play” - in May 2012, Scottish rockers ESTRELLA have been earning themselves a reputation as one of the best live up-and-coming British rock bands around today!
Now selling out headline gigs, they have created a real underground buzz within the UK’s rock community for not only delivering irrepressible live performances - firmly led by a captivating frontman coupled with stunning STAND OUT lead guitar solos – but by accumulating an ever increasing fan base of loyal Estrella Warriors!
Their sound is pure 70/80s infused rock - mixed with melody and riffs, thunderous beats and anthemic choruses - delivered with a fresh modern twist that places rock back in today’s mainstream music!
Estrella – Support Band To:
Top Swedish Rock Band – H.E.A.T – Stereo Glasgow – 09.04.14
Eurovision Contest Song “1,000” miles was a huge hit in Sweden / Classic Rock Magazine ranked 2nd album - Freedom Rock – in their 2010 AOR/Melodic Rock albums / Classic Rock’s ranked 3rd album - “Address The Nation” – 2012 No 1 Album.
USA Rock Musician – ROBIN BECK – European Tour – 2012. Famed for singing THE Coca Cola commercial hit “First Time” which reached No 1 in the UK Charts along with appearances on the UK’s Top of the Pops TV Programme.
UK’s Best New Metal Band - FURYON – Aberdeen Tunnels - 2012
Who had a massive following at the 2012 Download and Bloodstock festivals.
Festivals - 2013
Hard Rock Hell AOR Festival - Held in Association with Classic Rock Magazine – April.
Playing alongside – Tesla / Jeff Scott Soto / Danny Vaughn / Jettblack
Hard Rock Hell Road Trip To Ibiza – May
Les-Fest - June
Scottish Festival dedicated to rock and metal
Skyfest - September
Highlights have included:
Hard Rock Hell VI / Les-Fest 2012 / Aberdeen Queen’s Jubilee Concert / Alford Cars & Guitars Rally / Bauer Media Northsound – nomination - 2012 “One To Watch Award” / Northsound Radio 1&2 Free At The Dee Live Music Event – Playing to over 30,000 / Stanley Morton Park Festival Redditch / Malta Rock Festival / Tour of Scottish Secondary Schools
However, it is not only Estrella’s live performances that are making headlines. Since its release, Estrella’s award winning debut album - "Come Out To Play”- has received excellent reviews in some of the leading rock magazines and websites - Classic Rock, Metal Hammer, Powerplay, Fireworks, AOR Heaven and Classic Rock’s Get Ready To Rock - to name but a few. For full media coverage click on the link – www.estrellarocks.com/media.
The album was produced in collaboration with John T Sinclair, ex-band member of Ozzy Osbourne, Uriah Heep and The Cult and British Sound Engineer, Ashley Howe, who has worked previously with Queen and Led Zeppelin, carried out the engineering.
On its release the album reached the Top 200 on the iTunes rock chart, Top 10 in Europe’s leading rock/hard rock AOR online store AOR Heaven and the Top 30 on North America’s largest AOR/Melodic Rock online store, NEH Records. With CD distribution and radio airplay not only in the UK, the album has also seen significant sales and regular radio airplay in the USA, Germany, France, Portugal, Spain, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Japan! To see all radio airplay and discography click on the link – www.estrellarocks.com/music
An exciting time for these full time musicians who are Caithness brothers, Paul (vocals), Luke (lead guitar) and Nathan (bass) Gunn along with Elgin’s Leo McPherson (drums).
With big hair, big riffs and killer tunes - ESTRELLA - does what it says on the tin - PLAYS ROCK - something for everyone!