Lester and the Landslide Ladies is an Italian rock band, formed in 2002 in Modena. From day one the band goal is to put themselves and their stories to music. Rock and roll immediately becomes the narrating voice chosen for their tale. Standing in the middle of a whirlwind of genres with a rock impromptu this band seems doomed to be themselves because incapable to pretend. Clashing hysterically together the flamboyant sass of early glam rock, the typical starkness of punk rock, a power pop taste for catchy melodies and an hi powered rock and roll
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Over 600 gigs in the last 8 years (Italy, Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Hungary, France, Switzerland), sharing stage with such band as New York Dolls, Backyard Babies, Vibrators, Cockney Rejects, Sham 69, Angelic Upstarts, Faster Pussycat, Hanoi Rocks, U.S. Bombs, The Dogs D’Amour, Quireboys, Paul Collins Beat, L.A. Guns, EZN, Black Halos, Texas Terri Bomb, Tuff, Tigertailz etc do not prevent the band from releasing four studio lps and a live album. Featured on several compilations and tribute cds, the
approach those guys are always able to win the day, delivering the goods through a truly unique sound that brings back an in your face attitude. This band has never stopped performing and keeps playing restlessly since this is their natural condition. The affection of the audience and the press likes that have always supported the band can only be motivation in order to continue their own travel sure not to be alone.
band shoot two video clips, dated 2005 and 2008, there's even become a dissertation in sociology "Glam Rock: Games, masks and performances" by Dr. Alimonte. Perfectly suitable for every kind of live performance from a small club situations to big arena concerts, plugged in or unplugged.