GYPSY LEE PISTOLERO ( Rockero) The real Retro Rock Punk Glam Sleaze King
GYPSY LEE PISTOLERO
Founder, main song writer & frontman of the notorious band ‘Gypsy Pistoleros’ who released 3 critically acclaimed albums and an EP described as “the greatest flamenco sleaze glam rock ever”, has gone solo, flying under the
GYPSY LEE PISTOLERO flag.
Mastering the dirty sounds of a Gretsch guitar and enlisting the help of former White Trash UK band mate Mark Westwood (Shadowland, Arena, Neo) to co-write/produce & play lead Guitar & Bass , Phantom Rocker on drums, Kris Jones – Trumpet.
Spanglish-speaking Flamenco Retro Rocker Glam Punk Sleaze Rock N Roll outlaw GYPSY LEE PISTOLERO is set to release his new solo album ‘The Good, The Mad and The Beautiful’, Dec 3rd 2012.
The former founder, frontman & songwriter of the critically acclaimed ,Gypsy Pistoleros left his own band on the eve of their ’Greatest Hits album ( Heavy Metal Records) launch party two weeks ago.
Gypsy Pistoleros brief biog
“The Pistoleros are sheer musical escapism" – Classic Rock
“a thrill-a-minute collection of melodic eye patch swagger that smells of exotic spices and forbidden concubines" – Sleazegrinder
One of the best Rock n Roll groups to come out of the U.K for years!"- TRACCI GUNS
The Spanglish Rumba Rock n Roll Kings!
“Para Siempre .
Do yourself a favor and pick up a copy…and find out why the Gypsy Pistoleros are the single most inventive band of the last decade." – Allyson, Bring Back Glam
“If you missed this the first time around, or were too slow to catch the ship before it sailed into out of print land, this is your chance to get your hands on what could be the best album of 2008. Yes it really was that good, and with the extra tracks, it got even better.” -The Spunky Lobster, Komodo Rock
“Para Siempere is a thrill-a-minute collection of melodic eye-patch swagger that smells of exotic spices and forbidden concubines. " -Sleaze, Sleaze Grinder
“Reissued with two extra tracks, the Pistoleros’ debut is sheer musical escapism” -Henry Yates, Classic Rock Magazine
“I’m not sure how it came about but Gypsy Pistoleros have come up with an interesting, individual sound and there just isn’t anything else like it at the moment. ‘Para Siempre’ is as exotic as rock n roll can get.” -Jonni Starr, DirtyRock.net
“The Gypsy Pistoleros have been the talk of the town in Hard Rock circles for a few months now and all the accolades are well deserved.” Heavy Metal Addiction
The 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’re one of those most rare acts who honestly can claim the tag ‘unique’.
The insane inspiration came from frontman Lee Pistolero, who struck on fusing his roots in the British glam punk circuit
The Gypsy Pistoleros always had a reputation for danger and made history by being the only band to be invited to play at all five Rocklahoma festivals, in Oklahoma, USA May 28th 2011, where they appeared alongside Poison, Whitesnake, Black Label Society, Papa Roach, etc where they closed Saturday night after Staind
They toured extensively, playing with the likes of L.A. Guns (Both), Ratt, Dogs d’amour,Bai Bang, Wrathchild, Vains Of Jenna, Twisted Sister, Poison, Vince Neil, Bang Tango, Skid Row, Slaughter, Faster Pussycat, Dokken and ZZ Top, Papa Roach, Staind, Dirty Penny,
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.
Produced by the legendary Joe Gibb ( Catatonia, Jaynes Addiction, Madonna, Funeral for a friend,etc.)
Recorded at Mighty Atom Studio, Swansea, Wales was released JANUARY 24th 2008 . Released by BAD REPUTATION Records ( France )
Second album ‘Welcome to the Hotel de la Muerte!’ was released October 12th 2009 on Bad Reputation! http://www.badreputation.fr/produits
The Playstation 3 & XBox 360 smash hit game ‘WET’ featured 3 tracks from the Pistoleros-
Heavy Metal Records http://www.heavymetalrecords.com/ released GYPSY PISTOLEROS the single ‘Livin La Vida Loca Feb 7th off the new album ’Forever Wild, Beautiful and Damned. Greatest Hits Vol.1’ out now Worldwide.
WET 2 soundtrack news soon!!!!
New double album details from Gypsy Lee Pistolero coming!!!!
As Gypsy Lee Pistolero, ’Spanglish Retro Rock flamenco Rumba Sleaze Glam Rock N Roll lives on!!
Im a singer!!! GYPSY LEE PISTOLERO
Once upon a time...
Began singing in a punk band ‘Regular Wretches’ at the age of 15, supporting The Lurkers, The Damned, U.K Subs,etc. Then went on to found ‘Cry of the Innocent’ who reached Number 8 in the Indie Charts with ‘Susan’s Story E.P’ in 1982- Supported The Alarm, U2, Spear of Destiny, Big Country. Told Beggars Banquet to fukk off for one album deal? The Cult took it?? Moved to London soon after where upon founding ‘The Ice Babies’ supported ‘Lords of the New Church’ for afew years. Formed the Glam Sleaze fukk ups ‘White Trash U.K’ ( With Johnny Vicent, now Skullknuckles-Goldblade) who became part of the growing London Rock scene alongside & playing with Kill City Dragons, Dogs D’Amour, The Quireboys. The group were notorious . In 1991 Lee put moved to L.A then to Zaragoza ( Spain ) in 92 putting together a new group ‘The Last Gang’ supporting U.F.O, Dio, Motorhead, The Cramps , Seultura, The Ramones 93 –
Lee & Mark Westwood formed White Trash UK Touring with Motorhead twice 96, 98. Signed & then unsigned with Noise International & split.
Lee had years in the wilderness & 3 kids, then returned to the Rock N Roll circus in 2003 with his Gypsy P!