About Frank Palangi
- His current independent single "Break These Chains" is proving to be a fan favorite falling in love with the attractive attitude and gritty deep voice from the studio track to the stage. Charting the top 10 on various internet radio stations and the live performance version on Youtube gained 100,000 views within 3 weeks of it's upload. Produced under the wheel of Brian Craddock (Guitarist from the successful band Daughtry) earned an Akademia Music Award for May 2015 for "Best METAL/POP SONG" and April 2016 for "Best ROCK SONG" with also a semi-finalist "Unsigned Only Competition 2015" slot. Available on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Spotify and more through Symphonic Distribution. "Frank’s natural talent and certifies that he can write songs that compete with the big boys of rock." - Jamsphere Magazine. "Palangi's hard-hitting track features intense metal musicianship, top-notch production, and songcraft worthy of Metallica at their best." - Akademia Music Awards
With his self quote “I have no plan b on backing down on my dreams.”, says it all about taking on a career path of no turning back. Being a singer/songwriter, and mult-instrumentalist, Palangi constantly crafts fresh creativity giving his all to fans. Partying every day and every night as you may think all rockers do, is not in the cards for him. Grounded from growing up with a solid family support system molded a confident attitude and work ethic. "Palangi’s positivity extends beyond his music into the way he interacts with his fans. " - Guitar World. Frank replies "It has been a blessing talking with great people and having social media be a great tool no matter where you are. Growing up, I've dealt with medical illnesses that had a major impact on my lifestyle. Learning how to adapt and overcome challenges somehow let me reroute illness into a strength. It lead me to my passion, determination and will to fight on. The music industry itself I know is tough also but it doesn't scare me to break open doors to achieve my dreams.”
"Frank is an amazing young artist with a very clear and focused direction... Frank knows who he is! A killer singer and guitar player, the "Break These Chains" recording session came together very quickly and easily here at The Cat Room (Virginia recording studio). Frank Palangi is an artist to watch out for!" – Brian Craddock
Through his intense networking, Palangi sparked attention from various industry professionals and producers. Working with producer Rob Coates from TN with the "I Am Ready EP" in 2013 (Nominated for Best Rock Single at the LA Music Awards), he received national press features with GuitarWorld.com, Revolver Mag.com, Music Now Magazine, Young Celebrity News, The Examiner.com, Mi2n.com and local FM airplay also national internet radio play. CD Available at Bestbuy.com and Barnes & Nobles.com. Other independent singles include "Hope" which delivers an inspirational message is available for free on CDbaby.com
LIVE: Palangi has performed accomplishing much in a short amount of time with Northeast shows with national acts 3 Doors Down, Buckcherry, Candlebox, Aaron Lewis (Staind singer), FUEL, TRAPT with Candlelight Red/Veer Union, Powerman 5000 with HEDPE, Starset, Young Guns, HURT, Jess Malin (Former D-Generation singer), IM5 and regional acts Prospect Hill, Bad Axis, Sirsy, Deluka, Silversyde and more. Winning slots on The Rocknderby Festival at the Schaghticoke, NY featuring Megedeth, Shinedown, Dokken, Like A Storm, Coheed and Cambria - The Uproar Festival at SPAC in Saratoga NY featuring Alice in Chains/Jane’s Addiction. Including performances on various internet radio, Local NY TV performances with Fox23 News, News Channel 13 (NY), LookTV, Plattsburgh Studio B TV, an aired commercial on Time Warner Cable on Sci-Fi, Vh1 and FX networks with newspaper features in the Albany Times Union, Saratoga Spotlight News, The Chronicle, The Poststar. Winner of the local "BEST IN THE REGION" awards in 2011/2012, and “Best Local Solo Musician” Metroland Magzine 2015. Whether he is playing a restaurant or playing on a stage with a crowd of people, you are in for a truly energetic, consistent and enjoyable performance acoustically or with a full band.
BACKGROUND: In 2010, fate crossed paths handing a demo CD to the Grammy Nominated Christian rock band, “Day Of Fire” at Upstate Concert Hall in Clifton Park, NY. Singer Josh Brown (also in Full Devil Jacket) saw potential and forwarded it over to their current Nashville producer Rogers Masson who has worked with acts Marylin Manson, Vintage Trouble. Shortly after Frank was on his way traveling to TN to record his 1st EP at the music mecca with a seasoned act. Masson said, “This is the baddest rhythm section in the land, and along with the vocal guidance from Josh, Frank’s songs are going to turn out amazing." . Frank says "The first EP grew my sound into the place where it needed to be get to another level. The great musicians I worked with and culture of that area was absorbed into the record. I felt a platform to stand on and opened to new opportunities from national shows, local gigs, and local radio."
CREDITS: His catalog has included members of Christian rock band “Pillar” with drummer Lester Estelle jr (currently in Kelly Clarkson's band) and guitarist Noah Henson (currently in Brantly Gilbert's band), including drummer Michael McManus (Saving Abel, 12 Stones, Scott Stapp), Scotty Derrico, Jacob Veal, Day of Fire, Full Devil Jacket singer Josh Brown to producers Rob Coates (David Archuleta , Rich Redmond, Mark Wills), Rogers Masson, Robert Venable (Megadeth, Disciple), and Guitarist/Producer Brian Craddock (Daughtry) to mastering engineers Gavin Lurssen (Robert Plant, Foo Fighters), Reuben Cohen (Rob Zombie, Snoop Dog), Grammy winner Brad Blackwood (Three Days Grace, Korn). Recordings done at Rivergate Studios (Chris Henderson from 3 Doors Down), The Cat Room, American Recordings, SoundStage, Dredrock Studios, Palangi Studios, Off The Wall Studios, White Lake Music and Post, Blackbird Studios and more. If you'd like to work with Frank on a project and have him work on yours, please email us.
-ENDORSEMENTS: WB Gear - (InTune Guitar Picks Inc., Best-Tronics Pro Audio, SITStrings, BigBlends, Prestige Guitars, GuitarGifts4U, Mental Case), Spector Guitars, Beatstone, Slappm, Kyser Musical Products (Artist support program), J. Sargent Photography, Dirtbag Clothing
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