Hey My Monsters! Got some big news!
Go on over to the Midoricon website and check out the guests Page!
You'll find myself there as well as several other awesome guests! I can't wait to play the con!
I have an amazing show schedule coming up in September and October. Hopefully, and yes, it's official, Pete Mako and The Boogie Men (a full Pete Mako Band) has been starting to practice and will make there debut! It's officially a three piece as of now, and most likely will stay that way.
I'm very excited to continue growing musically and creating a solid fan base or wonderful little monsters. I am trying to Gain 1000 Facebook likes by the middle to the end of September! I NEED YOUR HELP!
Invite your friends, family, music lovers, anyone!
Also, if you have any tips or leads on independent radio stations, or places that will showcase my music, let me know.
Also, My album "Relationships With Monsters" is still available for only $1 on Bandcamp! That's a stellar deal if you haven't already picked it up! 9 tracks of monster filled-awesome-ness!
Do you have a show or event coming up? Do you know someone who Looking to book a musical act? a Sci-fi, anime, and or comic book convention? Make sure to inquire by emailing me at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Wednesday Music Post will be back next Wednesday with 3 awesome bands i've recently met! so look out for that. Also, Next Thursday ( 9/10/15) Catch me at The Blue Pickle in Columbus Ohio for Trial Run 3! I play at 9:30p
Til Next Time!
Love ya Monsters!
Hello fans and friends!
First off, the news. Working on booking and piecing together my band. I'll be jamming with several people and hopefully i'll be able to give more info when things get finalized. I'll be continuing to play solo shows, but the focus will be on creating and promoting the full band. I'm also working on new material, and so far from what I've posted on twitter and Facebook, people have been really into it. I'll be promoting my Album "Relationships with Monsters" for the foreseeable future, but i'm always thing about the future.
I booked a huge show in Akron on October 7th, and i couldn't be more excited!
Check the Link:
It's at Annabell's Bar, i'm so excited to play that place! Check out my Tour dates: shows page for more details and other upcoming events!
Next up, Moniker Guitars! Moniker Guitars was founded in 2011 by two friends who share a maniacal obsession for playing and building electric guitars. Moniker was founded on the belief that there are other guitar players that want to own and play an instrument that is as unique as the music they make with it. Our goal is to share our passion for designing and customizing guitars by providing a website that makes designing your custom instrument easy. I worked With Kevin at Moniker about designing a guitar and getting set up with them, and then i saw a model they had for sale and i HAD to have it!
Moniker worked with and helped get me situated and i'll be proudly playing a 2013 Reedsdale Model guitar. Take a look:
Here are the specs:
Moniker Reedsdale 2013 Metallic Seafoam/Distressed Black Bullseye
I look forward to working with them in the future, and i plan on picking up a Tejas Model This winter, but until then, this will be my Primary show guitar! Be sure to see some pictures and videos when i get this awesome guitar in.
Lastly, I have started a Patreon account for those who want to help me with creating content, and supporting my ventures! As soon as i have it up and running i'll let you know, it is up as:
Again, thanks for the continued support! i'll have one more post this week i can't wait to share!
Until next time!
Love ya Babies!
Hey guys, time to feature some awesome new bands I've met or played with recently, but first some news!
There is talks and rumors i am forming a band, those are very true. Nothing is set in stone, but i have a few people i intend on working with and jamming with! As soon as things are hashed out, i'll make more of an announcement. I'll be playing solo shows still, but i'll be able to bring more to the table with a full band.
I am also working on a possible video for "I'm a Zombie", and i am really excited to say after two production meetings, things are looking good.
Lastly, I have started a Patreon Account!
So, for those who want to help with music and creating content, they can donate to my art there, Music is expensive. keeping the site going isn't free either.
In return I plan on Launching a Weekly Pod-Cast, where i will play new material, talk about what's going on, general nerdy stuff, and even feature guests. I am going to post a dedicated Blog Post just for it within the week!
BUT ANYHOW...why you all came here!!! The Bands...This week Featuring:
Ford Theatre Reunion:
The Ford Theatre Reunion has been on a quest to return sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll to the circus since 2008. Despite the unusual instrumentation, challenging song arrangements, and fanciful dress, even the casual observer will recognize what FTR's main purpose is: to fuck shit up. Let no one say the accordion cannot devastate buildings and earlobes. Let no one say the clarinet cannot be scary. I LOVED THESE GUYS. I opened for them in Columbus Ohio at Ruby Tuesday's Live. Seriously, They BLEW ME AWAY!
Find them Here:
Cute Fills is a punky indie band from St. Augustine, FL. I loved these guys, fantastic energy, great people, and a fun crowd. I enjoyed opening for the at THWNN. I've been listening to there EP in my car, and I can tell you one thing for sure, they are serious about scary movies...they own swamp thing on LASER DISC.
They don't have a bio i can rip off, so i guess i have to be creative here, these guys just gave off a really cool vibe onstage. From Milwaukee Wisconsin, they bring an interesting kind of pop rock indie feel reminiscent of The Violent Femmes. I enjoyed them. It was truly a blast opening for them at Kafe Kerouac in Columbus Ohio.
find them here:
That's all for today!
thanks for the continuing Support!
love ya babies!
So, per Usual i am working as hard as possible to bring you all new music and from what i was told i should have my full CD back to me by the weekend, so, fingers crossed.
My show schedule is heating up! I have a ton of house shows coming up where i will be featuring some stuff i am newly working on. I also have a few shows out of town in the works! This Friday 8/7/15 I'll be in Akron Ohio at Chucks Steakhouse for Acoustic night. Check my ReverbNation or Website Tour Dates Page for all the dates i have confirmed.
I am also in talks and Pre-Production for a music video of my song "I'm a Zombie". The goal is to complete it by end of August. I'll be contacting actors/extra soon. I have so much to coordinate.
Aside from that i am playing around with and have been live streaming practices and things on the Periscope app for Android and IOS. So, if you wanna watch me play some jams and or just chat at me while writing you can do such by downloading the app and following @Peteglamroxxx, the same as my twitter Handle. It's a really fun app and it allows me to connect with you guys!
Thanks for reading, i'm off to play Bass tonight with The Runovers as the Guest Bassist.
Love ya little demons!
Today is a special addition of the Wednesday Music Run-Down. I am Featuring an Old Friend of mine's Youtube Channel as well as Three artists/musicians/bands Today!
Every Wednesday i am going to be posting about Bands and Musicians I've opened for, played shows with, and generally like and Listen to. I'm going to Highlight Three acts a week and give a little run-down of the band and things i like about them. #supportlocalmusic and traveling acts. Here are my Three This week for the 3rd volume of the Wednesday Music Run-Down
Punk-alt-pop duo, Mobina Galore, formed in late 2010 by Jenna Priestner (guitar/vocals) and Marcia Hanson (drums/vocals) and are based out of Winnipeg, MB, Canada. These Gals Rock Hard. They blew me away, i bought there CD and Tank I've been sporting around town. I will be following them and hoping they come Back through Columbus again soon. It was great to open up for such a great act.
Find them Here:
I actually saw these guys nearly a year ago and they made an impact on me. I typically only focus on Bands I've played with, but they are the first that break tat exception. There CD "Restless" Has such a great sound, It's really in a category of it's own. I picked us shirt and CdD from them to support there tour. They are coming back to Columbus Soon and i plan on catching them. They travel nationwide and are located primarily in L.A., it's great to get acts like this to Columbus Ohio.
Find them Here:
Electro Cult Circus:
Under Genre it reads: Cluster funk alterno Slut jazzabilly freakout rock...That sounds like something i can agree with. The "long description" on there Facebook reads: Artistic sexually pioneers that want to transform yours and our boring chunks of existence into randy and exciting fiestas of glory and gold like when we were kids. Once again, sounds like something i can back. ECC Represents what i like about be a performer. Being different, being yourself, and having fun. I've slowly been getting more and more into them and after meeting several of the members, I've become a huge fan.
Find them Here:
Bonus Feature: UrbanJungleGames
So, last night i ran into an old friend i hadn't seen in a while, and holding true to my word, i offered to give his youtube channel a shout out! He is currently has a ton of content up and has been doing various video game let's plays, among other things.
check him out!
Find him Here:
That's all for this week, catch my blog posts and more weekly!
stay tuned for more!
As you may know I recently took a little time off, and by a little time i mean 5 days. I Really thought long and hard about where i am going and how i'm going to do it this weekend. Things are hard when you are all on your own...Booking, promoting, running a website and all forms of social media. It's overwhelming at times.
However i owe to all of you, the people who have rooted me on and supported me.
THIS IS MY PLEDGE TO YOU ALL:
I will maintain my site, my media, and my craft. I will continue to bring you new stuff, and content. It's the least i can do.
I worked and played a day long festival Called Live at the Garden Theater Saturday. It really made me think a lot about where i am going. I heard from several people over the weekend... A lot of people said they've been keeping an eye on me. I've been playing any and all shows I can, getting out to shows to support other acts, building friendships, and creating contacts. I'm Pushing myself to be something better. My work ethic was complimented ad commended on several occasions.
I'm proud that people are seeing it and I'm doing my best to bring my best to everyone.
Aside from needing a little help here and there, I've managed to do this on my own, but it's hard. I am really really going to try to keep people interested and involved with what I'm doing. I really am going dedicate more time to my craft and my website. Any and all advice us welcome.
I am also in the works of creating a band to back me. Looking to find a few awesome open minded musicians to form The Demon Dollz band. The name subject to change, i just love it, it has that glam rock sound to it i love. I am also currently looking for a full time manager. It will greatly help me moving forward with booking, promos, and the like.
I've got new music coming out soon, i recorded two weeks ago, but my engineer made it aware that he was having technical issues and they would be resolved soon. My CD will be comprised of 9 tracks, that i am very very proud of.
Lastly, i am updating my show schedule, and i have a METRIC TON of dates to add. In town and out of town. so be on the look out for added dates to my schedule. I am excited to see some of you out there!
As always i love you guys!
Also, here is some pics from the Garden theater show:
So, I've been really busy. Music is just a part time thing for me. I have a Day Job, and, i have responsibilities. Music is a get-a-way for me, something that helps me take my mind off things. Lately, i haven't been able to really dedicate myself to it as much as i'd like to because life is getting in the way. I just recorded 5 NEW songs over the weekend, and i am excited to get the songs out there for everyone to listen to.
I have a few shows coming up, which are local, and i'm excited for, but after that i will be taking a 3-4 week hiatus. Mainly to reset my personal life, and get some things under control. I've got a lot going on, and things haven't been easy. I plan to come back in September and hit the ground running with new music, new merch, and a fresh batch of shows.
I am still releasing the new music on or around the first week of August. They will be available on Itunes, Bandcamp, and a few other places. I worked really to record these, so i hope everyone enjoys them.
thanks everyone, i'll update as often as i can, let you know what's happening.
Hey friends, monsters, and the like!!!
sorry for my complete lack of posting the last few weeks...this can only mean 1 of 2 things...i was hella busy, or...i was lazy. Let's just say lot of column A, little of column B.
I'm excited to resume blog entries and posts, and i've got A METRIC TON of new bands and musicians to share on my Wednesday music run-down posts! Hitting the road, playing out of town, meeting new acts AND making new friends has been AMAZING!
I'm gearing up to record more music this month too! I'll be tracking bass on my already recorded songs, and releasing 4-5 new songs. It just so exciting.
I'll be in Pittsburgh for Anthro-con this weekend from Thursday thru Sunday, if you know of any open mics or areas i can play in the city, shoot me an email!
lastly, what a great weekend i had, to recap...i sang a Scratches song with Last Days Pay in Akron at Chuck's Steakhouse, and Did a little drumming to their song "Aiesha"...oh yeah and i guess i had a 35 Minute acoustic opening for the The show. Anyhow, i love AKRON, and I LOVE my Akron music Family! Can't wait to go back!!!
That's all today Friends, Monsters, and the like...
This Friday i play at the Wild Goose Creative, and Saturday i play up at Rippers Rock House in Akron, Ohio.
Next Tuesday i will return to The House with No Name to play with a Band from Texas, Cleanup, and 4 Other acts.
I am piecing together a portable merch kit with CDs. stickers, buttons, and more. Hey, Gas isn't free right?
I've been writing and performing new songs and sets as well, as to keep things fresh for returning show goers, and for new audiences as well.
As soon as i get my next batch of songs recorded and i have a full album, i am going to start prepping for a release party, Launch tunes on Itunes / other sites, and start hitting the road.
I'm hoping to hit up Cities across the Midwest in Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and West Virginia. Lately, I've been working on connecting with new musicians and acts, building a network and hopefully gathering support so i can put together a small mid-west tour.
I can't to announce more news as it develops, and i hope i can continue to earn your support and help as I continue playing shows and writing new music.
Love Ya Little Demons.
Every Wednesday i am going to be posting about Bands and Musicians i've opened for, played shows with, and generally like and Listen to. I'm going to Highlight Three acts a week and give a little run-down of the band and things i like about them. #supportlocalmusic and traveling acts. Here are my Three This week for the 3rd volume of the Wednesday Music Run-Down
Canadian rock and blues act "Glass Ampp" formed instantaneously when four neighbourhood friends decided to dedicate their combined energies into a soulful, passionate and electrifying band. The magic of their rockin' blues based sound is the key to their timeless, riff laden songs that are not simply the flavour of the week, but music that will be relevant in perpetuity. Glass Ampp’s onstage chemistry, raw-talent and innovative sound is undeniably electrifying, as is evident by the increasing, all age fan-base of dedicated admirers.
These Guys Brought it, this is the first band in a few months that has really grabbed my interest. They've got talent and a great live sound. I picked up both there EP's and i love em' both. I opened for them at The Treebar Monday.
Find Them Here:
Ryan Kerr is a singer songwriter from Fort Wayne, IN. He is a great talent, and a great guy. We just played a back to back set of shows at THWNN and The Treebar. I hope that i get a chance to come visit him in his neck of the woods. He's got such a presence and is a pretty good storyteller too, I hope we get a chance to play together again one day.
Find Him Here:
Forget The Tiger:
I AM PETE MAKO
The need to know: