Stunato

Stunato

BandAlternativeRock

Modern hard rock with elements of acoustic folk, punk and blues. Rocking grooves, refreshing humor, and cutting, melodic, boy-girl lead vocal harmonies give STUNATO its unique vibe.

Biography

STUNATO creates a highly eclectic and accessible mixture of modern hard rock with elements of acoustic folk, punk, ska, and blues. Rocking grooves, refreshing humor, and cutting, melodic, boy-girl lead vocal harmonies, ala LA punk pioneers X, give STUNATO its unique vibe. The band pulls from diverse influences such as Joni Mitchell, Bad Religion, Rufus Wainright, Burning Spear and Metallica.

The band’s first single “WHEN BUSH COMES TO SHOVE, “ from the EP Tag was played on Italian Radio’s RADIO ROCK station in Rome, Italy in 2006.
STUNATO is rich and also diverse in talent.
Vocalist and songwriter /guitarist Manny Capozzi was active in the Roman music scene for the last four years and played music festivals throughout Italy with his band the Figs.
Lisa LoGrasso is a longtime Chicago-area vocalist and singer songwriter and fronted the underground fem-punk band the 28th day.
Bassist Erik Vecchione is a veteran of both the Chicago and Austin, TX music scenes, as a session musician and live support for the Mystechs, Nathan Payne, while fronting local jazz trio, the Sons of Ra.
Johnny Jairala has worked as a studio drummer with some of the top musicians in Ecuador and with a variety of Brazilian samba and rock acts around Chicago.
Tommy Ton has been in various heavy electronic projects around his native Chicago, as well as being involved in many professional audio design projects. Has been playing for around 5 years and composing for much longer.
STUNATO are currently recording the upcoming album “THESE KNIVES DON’T WORK,” due for release in 2008

Discography

Tag EP 2006
Stunato EP 2008

Set List

Our typical set is 60 minutes. We have enough original material for two hours.

Original material -typical set

When Bush Comes To Shove*
Grand Design
Grey Stone*
Only You*
Never Ending Story*
The Cave*
Uno*
Mood Swings
Freak Magnet
What is Real?

*Songs are available to listen at http://www.stunato.com

Covers:
Psycho Killer - Talking Heads
Come Join US - Bad Religion
Baby Got Back - Sir Mixalot

We also have a 15-minute cover medley that runs the gamut from Heart to Metallica, and A-ha to Shakira.