Location: Upstate, NY
Rock, Alternative, Singer Songwriter
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2013 Battle Winner for UPROAR (Saratoga, NY)
NO PLAN B
Positive Driving Rock Artist
With an old school kick, Palangi fuels a feeding frenzy of contemporary rock. Whether he is playing a restaurant or playing on stage, he consistently pours his soul into a truly energetic and enjoyable performance. Being a positive influence connecting to his fans means interacting personally. "It has been a blessing meeting great people reaching out with my music to help them with their hard times." Due to childhood medical issue hardships and learning to adapt and overcome challenges, Frank has rerouted illness into strength and lives by his own saying. “I have no plan B in backing down on my dreams.” At the core is a singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist which is driven with a deep bass voice constantly writing, recording, playing and crafting his sound. "If you want to live your dreams, it must come from your passion, determination and will coming from within.”
Working on new music Palangi released "I Am Ready EP" (2013) produced by Rob Coates (David Archuleta , Rich Redmond, Mark Wills, Traa Daniels) from Nashville, TN that has brought raw, solid sound with twists of heavier flavors. The single "I AM READY" proves to be a modern rock track that attracts your attention, ambitions from the get go along with "FROZEN", the ballad single, and "BOOHOO" rock/country twist. No cookie cutter formula to fuzz about. Members from the Christian rock band "PILLAR" (drummer Lester Estelle jr (Kelly Clarkson) and guitarist, producer Noah Henson), and "Eowyn", (guitarist, producer Jacob Veal) has performed on the EP. Also in production is a brand-new single called “HOPE” coming in 2014 produced by Frank himself with Michael McManus (Saving Abel, 12 Stones) on drums. Future plans of more singles in the works.
In 2011, fate stepped in and chose the first step and caught the ears of Grammy nominated band “DAY OF FIRE” while attending a local club performance. Few days later their producer Rogers Masson (Marilyn Manson, Vintage Trouble) made contact and soon after began production on the debut “FRANK PALANGI EP”. The sessions held in music center of the world, Nashville, TN. Rogers said, “This is the baddest rhythm section in the land, and along with the vocal guidance of singer Josh Brown (Full Devil Jacket), Frank’s songs are going to turn out amazing.” After a few months in the studio the release was finished and mastered by Mult-Grammy Award winner Gavin Lurssen.
Since then Frank has continued to achieve new goals with his music. He has received radio airplay/interviews on various national and local market levels with FM/internet stations. Press features including FOX 23NEWS, NewsChannel13, GUITARWORLD, REVOLVER, MUSIC NOW, Young Celebrity News, Mi2n.com, Top40-Charts.com, Albany Times Union, Melodic.net and more. "Frank’s natural talent and certifies that he can write songs that compete with the big boys of rock." Jamsphere Magazine.
-L.A Music Awards nominee for "Best Rock Single" for I AM READY (2013).
-UPROAR FESTIVAL Ernie Ball Saratoga, NY battle winner opening for Alice in Chains/Jane’s Addiction (2013)
-Younow.com songwriting contest top 25 (2013)
-Rockstar for a Day "Ted Nugent" finalist (Glens Falls, NY) (2013)
-Top 50 finalist in Grammy Live contest (2012)
-"BEST IN THE REGION" (Glens Falls, NY) placement for best acoustic act in Post Star Newspaper in 2012 (1st) /2011 (3rd).
-Capital Region has talent top 25 artist (2010)
-Opener for FUEL, TRAPT, Candlelight Red, Young Guns, HURT, Prospect Hill, Bad Axis, Sirsy, Deluka, Jess Malin (Former D-Generation singer), Silversyde, IM5, Weaving the Fate.
Releases: Frank Palangi EP (2011), I AM READY EP (2013)
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