Vasoline Tuner

Vasoline Tuner

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Joan Rivers on crack. Lo-fi electro-psychedelic cock-rock disco for dirtbags led by a sweaty peep show psychic.

Biography

Vasoline Tuner is an eclectic tongue in cheek act channeling a stoned ghost from a planet adjacent to the one we are on.The planet with meat and bubbles growing on every street and where imagination is king.Lead singer/guitarist/songwriter Billy Tsounis started life in Athens,Greece,the original home of gods,showbiz,orgies,entertainment and education.Moved to Johannesburg South Africa to absorb the wild and beautiful primal energy,later cock rocked in beautiful Boston and then moved to a haunted mansion in Hollywood California enjoying it's sunshine and it's darkness.It is through this international fast food osmosis that these irreverant impulses come to their most creative fruition to challenge all the taboos of our modern day culture.The debut cd "Beyond Repair"by Vasoline Tuner was released internationally by TON records in 1997 and since then Vasoline Tuner has released another 3 cd's.Vasoline Tuner has been described by one of it's most colourful fans and supporters,the legendary songwriter/producer/impressario,Mr Kim Fowley as weird and wonderful.Vasoline Tuner has performed throughout California,Las Vegas,Arizona and has had it's music placed on MTV's road rules extreme challenge show as well as on the CBS morning show.
This is music for now and beyond.We need to have a different way at looking at things in a different sense of reality and you will find new reality contained within this music.It is your decision as to what that reality is. A new cd "Easy and Cheesy will be available soon.
Other assorted influences for Vasoline Tuner are science fiction and the outer regions of space,disco,cartoons,porn,national geographic,occult science,Frank Zappa,Sensational alex Harvey band, Village People,Funkadelic,Ween,UFO's,plastic surgery disasters,Salvador Dali,The residents,Almodovar,Klaus Nomi,Motorhead,70's and 80's pop metal,AC/DC, Van Halen,Sesame street,Biz Markie,Wall of Voodoo.

Discography

Beyond Repair- 1997
Solid Gold Shopping cart- 1999
Sensetive artist beachball- 2001
Rock out with your cock out-2005

Set List

Set list is typically 30-45 minutes and can change according the the vibe of each room.