OzTronix

OzTronix

BandRockEDM

Hard and Classic Rock with side experiments in techno, jazz and many other styles.

Biography

OzTronix started work in Melbourne in the early 1990's, did several gigs and produced several records, including a 10-song CD, which was mastered at the band-owned studio.

The initial lineup was Mark Fogarty (guitars, vocals), Michael Vranic (guitars/vocals/AV production), Brian and Simon (keyboards & drums). The style was Hard Rock. The band was called 'Foghorn' until 2001.

During 2001, the band changed its name and structure: Michael and Mark (guitars/vocals/keyboards, production...) Lisa Patterson (bass/vocals/multi-instrumentalist). Several other changeable female vocalists also cooperate with the band.

The band sometimes plays as a trio, sometimes as a quartet, depending on the need, using the latest state-of-the-art equipment, and combining this with a deep knowledge of rock, to create an advanced yet innovative sound on today's scene.

The show is owned and organised by OzTronix including the equipment especially chosen for playing various music styles as the band does.

Individual members have a great deal of experience in the entertainment industry, working with some of the world's greatest artists.

Michael has years of experience in the European music industry,(doing everything from stadiums to hotels, and a/v production). Lisa has experience performing as a vocalist and instrumentalist and has worked with some of the industry greats, on a variety of projects... Mark has been writing songs for well over ten years and his artistic contribution originally supported the backbone of OzTronix.

The sound is normally multi-styled: rock/metal/grunge/techno & dance, with combining these styles on different songs. We call it 'rock fusion'. Please, relax, and enjoy!!!

As you can see from the list below, we have been quite busy and in-demand!

A synopsis of past OzTronix gigs:

April 2005: SCOTLAND
Glasgow Barrowlands
King Tut's Wah Wah Hut (Scotland)

May 2005: ENGLAND
Pavilion Theatre
Theatre Royal
Glasgow SECC

June 2005: GERMANY
SamĀ“s Club
Gecko Pub Party bar
Americanos Bar Party bar
Haubrahaus Pub

July 2005: GERMANY
Bahnhofle Pub
Kulturladen Bar
Tresor Club
Tacheles

August 2005: IRELAND
Immigrant Irish Bar Pub
Father Ed's Pub
Claire Louise Godfrey Pub

September 2005: GREECE
Wild & Co Party bar
Byog Pub
Turtle Bar
Demeter Restaurant & Bar

October 2005: USA
The Beach Bar Pub
Joe's Beerhouse Pub
The Atlantic Bar Party bar

November 2005: GERMANY
Brubakers Pub
Bed Lounge bar
Zhivago Club

December 2005: FRANCE
The White Room (above The ocean Rooms) Lounge bar
Stranosbar Gay bar
Blue Junction

January 2006: ENGLAND
JJs Lounge Bar
Old Rock Sport's Bar & Cafe' Pub
Nelo's Pub

February 2006: MELBOURNE
Classroom Party bar
Harry's Bar
The Vic Pub

March 2006: SYDNEY
Le Chateau Pub
Budz Bar Club
The Celtic man Pub

April 2006: MELBOURNE
Strings Party bar
Presto's
666 Bar
The Lounge bar

May 2005: SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Pub Love Pub
The Adelaide Pub
Plato's Bar Pub
Zanzibar

Some past reviews:

'The only thing more electrifying than OzTronix onstage was Sing Sing's electric chair'

- The Daily Mail

'Pure bliss'

- Messersmacht News

'I have only one thing to say: can you come play at my 21st?'

- Email from fan.

'These guys are going to be HUGE!'

- Netspace Magazine

'These guys are tighter than a gnat's ass'

- LA Tribune

'We give their performance 5/5 for talent and originality!'

- Kerrang! Australia.

CONTACT: oztronix@gmail.com
atalanta44@yahoo.com
http://www.oztronix.com

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When buying Techno CD 1 - You are also partly helping our band with World Vision program, supporting children at far regions, missing basic life needs, or chance for any education.
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Contact & CD related info: oztronix@gmail.com

Discography

In The Presence (2005)
Techno CD 2 (2004)
Back to Da Past (2003)
Techno CD 1 (2002)

Set List

Gigs consist of two four hour sets. The first half consists of covers from Pink Floyd, Chris Rhea, The Angels, Tina Turner, Dire Straits, Kim Carness, Kim Wilde, Survivor, and more.

The second half consists of originals of hard rock, classic rock and techno. The band also provides break music during the interval so that audiences have something to listen to.