THE STARLITERS BIOGRAPHY; click the pictures to see the PRESS REVUE
Hillibilly Bop, Rockabilly, Western Swing outfit From Milano-Italy, guys raised up in noticeable band like "TRIBAL BOPS" (two 12" and a 7" on Rockhouse).
They have been performing since 1995, featuring in a lot of important european R'n'R meetings: two times at Silvester Shodown in Gunzburg, Jitterbug Records Festival in Hannover, Rockabilly Meeting in Barcelona (Spain ), Bourges (France) and toured all over Europe. They cutted"Dig boy Dig", a splitted 10 inch album with the Tennessee Boys, for Tail Records in october 1996 .
During the summer of '98, the original guitar player switched to lead vocals and they joined Frank on lead guitar. With this outfit The Starliters recorded their first E.P. for Favourite Records "Feelin'like a Star" and the 10 inch "Pickin'up Speed " for Tail Records;
Member of the Band also featured with other artists. The Steel guitar player as guest in Ike and the Capers Recordings; the bass player backing the tours of the american piano players Mitch Wood and Steve Lucky . The Starliters appeared at the 3rd Rockabilly Rave in november 1998 as well as at the Rhythm Riot in 2000, two of the most important R'n'R meetings worldwide.
As ROBERT GORDON backing band they performed at the Silvester party in Zurich (1999) and during his Italian Tour (2000) as well as at the Tennesssee Club in London in march 2001.
After the gig at the 21th Hemsby Rock'n'Roll Weekender in May 2001, the great guitar player FRANK quit the Band while the new 7 inch "Honky tonk Guitar child" recorded for the japanese Label "On th Hill" is coming out; so the Starliters becomes a 4 pieces outfit.
During a Swedish tour in August 2001 they cutted the New album on CD "Lightin the Stars" for Tail Records, with the extra contribution of a Guitar player and the Swedish Piano player BOPPIN' STEVE. After lotta gigs, promotig the new Recors even CORRADO the drummer quit with the band (May 2002) and FRANK D (once with the Hi-tone Trio) take his place.
Lots of gigs all over Europe and a bunch of new boppin' numbers; their explosive end show at Rave 2003 in England, put the Starliters at the higlight of the rockabilly scene. It's 2004 and the Starliters are still rockin!
They featured at the fantastic Hangar Rock Meeting in Switzerland backing as well the well known texan singer Marty Broom.
...one more with lady Broom at the Munich Rockabilly meeting 2004 through the september High Rockabilly in Calafell - Spain .
The Starliters also featured the program of the 3rd Portugal Haloa (VIDEO) august 2006, and
backed mister Marvin Rainwater at the Frog & Roll Weekend september 2006 in France(more pics).
In september 2007 while in Tour (Switzerland) with the texan queen of Rockabilly "Marty Brom", The Starliters are plannig a new Record for the Spanish Label "El Toro Records" that has to be out in 2008.
Waiting fo the new Album on You can find their version of Rock'n'Roll Fever on the cool Blue Lake Records CD Sampler: Lake Rattle & Roll Vol. 1 BLR-CD 06.
Next already scheduled gigs: Hot Rod Decadence (06 october 2007) Berlin - Germany, some gig in Munich area for october 2007 and a small Tour in Holland for December 2007...and wherever it rocks!