ANOTHER GREAT ROCKABILLY BAND FROM ITALY LIVE ON STAGE!!!
We are the Monokings and we do Rockabilly.
Our aim is to reinterpret that pure, rural, raucous sound that lies
at the origins of Rockabilly, a sound difficult to define and often
During the RAB era (1954 – 1957), thousands of musicians, singers and
groups from various musical backgrounds (from blues to cajun, from
bluegrass to texas swing) gathered up their instruments and, with a
hell-of-a-lot of enthusiasm and a pocketful of seemly confused ideas,
launched themselves in the race to becoming the next Elvis, each
producing their own personal interpretation of rock’n’roll. The result?
Astonishing, ranging from desperate to polished.
The majority never reached success, many went back to their day jobs,
yet thousands of regional labels ingenuously recorded, with a handful
of microphones and strictly in mono, their efforts on vinyl.
This incredible rush hit the radio and also the ears of musicians
among the likes of Charlie Feathers, Andy Starr, Carl Perkins, Buddy
Holly who would, often in a subtle and elusive way, influence forever
the future of pop music.
Formed in 1995 under the influence of sixties garage and
surf classics, Croatia based instrumental combo THEBAMBIMOLESTERS won sympathies of
rock critics and underground rock audience . Since then the band has regularly
been playing all over Europe and their fiery and energetic live performances
helped to build their reputation as one of the finest and most original
contemporary surf bands. During the following couple of years they played with
The Cramps, Man or Astroman?, Chrome Cranks, Flaming Sideburns and many more…