GYPSY PISTOLEROS – The Mescalito Vampires +2 (2021)

As unique as you can get in rock music, GYPSY PISTOLEROS mash-up hard rock, flamenco, glam, sleaze, and even western film score styles into a hell of an engrossing album. Each song is a story and fits into the overall epic. Well, 2021 and lockdown sees them reborn with new new line-up that consists of Gypsy Lee Pistolero (vocals/guitars) Mark Westwood of Shadowland (guitars), Gaz Le Bass (double bass), Jan Vincent Vellazco (drums) and Kris Jones (trumpet) and hopefully some shows to come!
These fictional names are from experienced musicians from the Prog Rock scene, taking this side project to create something different. “The Mescalito Vampires +2” is their new album, and a lot of fun.
How would an Eagles classic sound making the basis of a Gypsy Pistoleros song? “’The Mescalito Vampires (Welcome To The Hotel De La Muerto)’ does just that. Taking a little bit of ‘Hotel California’, a lot of Hanoi Rocks and Mexican twang, helps to make on the album’s many highlights…