The origin of the formation back in the summer of 2009, when met
Thomas Pint (bass),
Michael Jandrisevits (guitar) and Florian Giessauf (drums) for the
first time in a rehearsal room,worn by the desire to music without
blinkers and free of any barriers to make.
According booming amplifiers, free psychedelic improvisations and long
solos were the product of this time dedicated to the music. After
about five months of existence the trio was named after the Aztec King
“Montezuma” (Haydn Rockt! 2009), for a compilation on the first song.
In winter 2010 it was forced to calm the gentlemen, as the drummer
left the band for family reasons. A musical rethink was needed.
This resulted in the spring of 2011 for filling the drums with Klaus
Gulyas, while Bernard Gager took over the vocals and the second
The resulting stylistic changes forced the four musicians in a new
From seemingly endless, sometimes 50-minute jams developed structured
forms and a sophisticated songwriting. TORSO was born.
In its relatively short existence, the young band already shared the
stage with famous groups such as Pentagram, Siena Root, Karma to Burn, The Flying Eyes, Monkey 3, Blues Pills, The: Egocentrics, Golden Void, Mars Red Sky, Glowsun, Umor, Danava or Saviours.
The result of the many sweaty hours in the rehearsal room released in
May 2012 in a first EP called (“Inside”) on “Stone Free Records” found
precipitation and entered TORSO transnational respect in relevant
magazines, radio stations and musicblogs.