Pop quiz, hotshot: Name your favourite classic rock bands. If your list includes Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, Montrose, Guns N’ Roses, AC/DC, Soundgarden or any band with a screechy frontman, riff-rock guitars with a bluesy influence and a hard-driving rhythm section, these Brazilian throwbacks should be on your radar. And their old-school debut should be on your to-do list.
THE PRESS RELEASE: “Electric Mob is the newest up-and-coming hard rock sensation — a mixture of powerful vocals, mean guitar riffs, and heavy groove with influences from the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s! Formed in Curitiba, Brazil by Renan Zonta (vocals), Ben Hur Auwarter (guitar), Yuri Elero (bass), and André Leister (drums), Electric Mob’s tremendous hard rock songs that show the influence of contemporary hard rock giants while also showing a knowledge of the hard rock pillars of the ’70s and ’80s. Electric Mob is comprised of four young, hungry and extremely talented musicians, with the rock ’n’ roll attitude to deliver their explosive performances. Like a sonic punch to the face, thir songs bring a heavy sound with a distinct groove. The band says that “there isn’t anything like being able to contribute to the world of hard rock music. Doing what you love most is the greatest feeling ever and when heavy, mean, and dirty rock n roll is what you love, well … that’s the dream! All you rockers out there can expect something like a flying dropkick with both feet right in your chest! And for those who don’t know us yet, watch out, because we are coming!”