Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius
Led by electric violinist/vocalist Joe Deninzon, who has been called “The Jimi Hendrix of the violin,” Stratospheerius have showcased their “frenzied mélange of progressive rock, jazz fusion and funkabilly” throughout the world. Band members are: Joe Deninzon-electric violin/vocals (Bruce Springsteen, Renaissance, The Who, 50Cent, Trans-Siberian Orchestra), Jason Gianni-drums (The Ultimate Queen Celebration, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Rock of Ages, Neil Morse Band), Michaelangelo Quirinale-guitar (Thrilldriver), and Paul Ranieri-bass (Mark Wood, Circuline, Riot Act). The group’s latest release is the live single,“The Prism” on YouTube and all streaming music media, and will be on their CD/Blu Ray, BEHIND THE CURTAIN: LIVE FROM PROGSTOCK due this fall on Melodic Revolution Records.
Bob Lord (bass), Rick Habib (drums), Justin Walton (guitar) formed in 1996 right here in New Hampshire and nearby Maine. They played a ton of gig, made album. In 2017, Relix fell in love with their album, “Hard Chargin’,” and dubbed Dreadnaught, "the country’s best ‘pure’ prog-rock combo." The group’s latest album, “Northern Burner” continues to build, and is available on all the streaming media including Spotify, Apple Music, Bandcamp…...
Dark Beauty mixes elements of progressive rock, classical music, contemporary hard rock, dance and opera to support the dark, cinematic stories that burst forth from lead singer Liz Tapia’s mind. The songs are complex and rich, yet a focus on memorable melodies, story-based lyrics, and lean instrumental sections allow Dark Beauty’s music to appeal to a wide variety of listeners. Originally a studio project, the band has been performing live and opening for national acts since its debut at the ProgStock festival in 2018.