Gianni Pontillo, best known as singer of the German hard rock formation VICTORY starts with his own band. PONTILLO AND THE VINTAGE CREW offers finest bluesy hard rock. The debut album will be released in spring 2023 by German metal label EL PUERTO RECORDS.
Lead Singer Gianni Pontillo:
“I am very happy to be part of EL PUERTO RECORDS. Working with them is a real pleasure. They make you feel like being part of their family from the very beginning and are always committed, both in communication and in work. I’m very happy that my first album is coming out with EL PUERTO RECORDS!”
Label Founder Torsten Ihlenfeld overwelmed: “We are more than happy to welcome one of the finest voices in today’s rock music here at El Puerto Records! Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome Gianni Pontillo with PONTILLO AND THE VINTAGE CREW!
The exquisite musicianship and every single song of the whole album left us speechless, totally overwhelmed and convinced us 100%. Get yourself ready for an outstanding album by outstanding musicians! Welcome aboard, guys, Welcome at El Puerto Records, PONTILLO AND THE VINTAGE CREW!”
PONTILLO & THE VINTAGE CREW
Singer Gianni Pontillo has left his mark on formations such as Pure Inc., The Order or Souls Revival with his voice and has refined all-star productions such as “Rock Circus” and “This Is Rock” by Das Zelt. Since 2019, the power tube is also on the road as frontman of the German hard rock legend Victory. With PONTILLO & THE VINTAGE CREW, he is now launching a new project with various guest musicians that perfectly showcases his flair for cultivated blues rock and singer/songwriter numbers.
In addition to many Swiss colleagues, the album also features a top international star: Keyboard legend Derek Sherinian, who has made music history as a live or studio musician with bands like Dream Theater, Black Country Communion, Sons of Apollo, Alice Cooper, Billy Idol and Joe Bonamassa.
Gianni Pontillo – Vocals
Mark Elliot – Guitars
Reto Wild – Drums
Alain Schwaller – Bass
Chris Iakab – Guitars
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May, 12th 2023 – Atlantis Basel (Event on Facebook)