Turbo Rules – In Memoriam

John “Turbo” Shatesky

01/25/1980 – 07/28/2023

SURVIVE, MELLOWTOY And ATTALOSS Confirmed for Laconia Fest


ALPHA OMEGA Management has a huge pleasure to announce that, besides the recently confirmed THE BASTARDS (USA), now also SURVIVE (Japan), MELLOWTOY (Italy) and ATTALOSS (USA) are added to LaconiaFest 2016 line-up! SURVIVE, ATTALOSS (as well as THE BASTARDS) will share the stage on June 15th with the rock god legend STEVEN TYLER and MELLOWTOY with SEVENDUST who headlines the festival on June 18th. The ALPHA OMEGA roster bands will play the stage ran by David Ellefson‘s EMP Label Group and Thöm Hazaërt.

Japanese Tokyo based Thrash Heroes SURVIVE – formed in 1998 – have released 9 albums, 1 DVD and played several festivals (LOUD PARK, BEAST FEAST, MULTIPLEX-motorbike event, KOREAN LIVE ROCK, FORMOZ FESTIVAL, ASIA METAL FESTIVAL, DONGDUCHEON ROCK FESTIVAL, TRENDKILL EXTREME FEAST, etc.), and toured all over the world with BEHEMOTH, UNITED, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, DOPE, PULLING TEETH, TESTAMENT, OUTRAGE, ANTHRAX, HATEBLEED, NAPALM DEATH, just to name a few of them. Check out “Rules Of Lies” – SURVIVE OFFICIAL ROADmovie: https://youtu.be/eO2GHUZsTl0

Italian Hardcore metallers MELLOWTOY, formed in 2002, have toured Italy and throughout Europe with renowned international acts like Papa Roach, Disturbed, Stone Sour, Ill Nino, Alter Bridge, HIM & Fear Factory. This 6-piece combo is set to hit everyone with their unique wave of sound on their live shows. Their latest effort “Lies” came out in January 2015 (on Scarlet Records), produced by Marco Coti Zelati (Lacuna Coil), Mixed by Kyle Hoffman (P.O.D, Lacuna Coil, Bush, Zebrahead) and Mastered by the legendary Howie Weinberg (Nirvana, Metallica, Pantera, Deftones, Limp Bizkit). Check out ‘Destroy Yourself’ video: https://youtu.be/HCfYdGugBx0

Los Angeles based ATTALOSS is currently expanding upon their sound and working on their follow-up album (at Total Access Recording Studios in Redondo Beach with the amazing Steve Ornest as Producer) while always continuing to focus on positivity and hope.  As Danny Aguiluz puts it, “We believe in passion, perseverance, and staying true to what we believe in – embracing whatever life throws our way.” Check out “Open Doors” video: https://youtu.be/KXswKpViPgg

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