Gypsy Saints / Press

“Sunday night at The Knitting Factory revealed a smallish but loudly vocal crowd of some 200 hundred rabid rock fans who turned out for Michigan hard rockers, Pop Evil. The show marked the band’s first headline date in the Treasure Valley in a couple of years, after appearing twice as support act on their tours in support of 2013’s Onyx album. August 21 marks the release of the band’s fourth studio album, the appropriately named, Up, which finds the band treading into more positive territory in contrast to the darkly entangled mood of Onyx. Local favorites, Gypsy Saints kicked off the night showcasing their new vocalist and giving Knit fans a first taste of some new songs. Frontman, Mr. Y took control of the audience immediately, and displayed good showmanship when guitarist Ken Mansfield’s rig went silent for half a song mid-set. It served as a solid testing ground for the young vocalist who handled it in stride. The crowd responded enthusiastic”

“May 29, 2014 -Dave Miller- Examiner.com <Excerpt> Rich, and the group from the VFW set up all kinds of music and fun for all of the visitors to the event. As a metalhed we can say the reporting available is from the rock and metal shows that were held Friday and Saturday night. Gypsy Saints took the stage like the road pros they are and turned out an AMAZING set!. Check out the pictures in the slide show...”

“Before Tesla took the stage, local melodic hard rockers, Gypsy Saints did more than kick off the night's event. Prior to the first resonating note from Ken Mansfield's guitar rang out, the raucous crowd were cheering so loudly one would have thought it was the headliner taking the stage early. Tesla supplied the dynamite, but Gypsy Saints lit that fuse... Frontman Gerrard Anthony owned the audience from the moment he hit the stage, while the rhythm section of bassist Dan Garrett and drummer Marlon Roubideaux propelled each song forward. Keyboardist Phillip Sumpter added the perfect touch. Mansfield's fretwork was nothing less than stellar. The group played several tracks from their forthcoming eponymous debut full length album due out this summer.”

“Formed in 2011 , Gypsy Saints kicks up it’s own brand of melodic hard rock and metal. The bands features Ken Mansfield (formerly of Mansfield) - Lead Guitar, Dan Garrett (formerly of Ripchain) – Bass, Squeezer - Drums, Phil Sumpter - Keyboards, Gerrad Anthony- Vocals. Anthony has a bit of a Geoff Tate vibe to his delivery and formerly fronted the highly popular Judas Priest cover band, Defenders of the Faith. You can check out the band’s music on its ReverbNation page and collect some free downloads.”