On Dragon's Wings
Every once in a while, there comes along a band that is so different or unique that you would think they were dropped on Earth from another planet. That is the Pyramids on Mars. It is the solo project of guitarist Kevin Estrella. He wanted to do something musically different to stand out from the crowd.
What first catches you is that they are an instrumental band—a combination of elements such as rock, hard rock, industrial, and metal. And then… the lead guitar comes soaring in. Well-crafted, beautiful, melodic phrases are so catchy and memorable that they will be stuck in your head for the rest of the day. The guitar has become the “vocals” of the music.
Guitar players like Joe Satriani and Yngwie Malmsteen initially influenced Kevin. But his sense of identity comes from the music he is most passionate about, Baroque, classical music citing influence from musical greats of J.S Bach and Antonio Vivaldi. When you listen to Pyramids on Mars, most guitar melodies are violin.
Kevin recorded, produced, engineered, and mastered his first debut CD, self-titled “Pyramids on Mars” (2013), “Echo Cosmic” (2015) and “Edge of the Black” (2019). He was performing all instruments on the album and all drum programming. He has been capturing the music industry’s attention, getting international radio airplay in the U.S., Canada, South America, and Europe.
Pyramids on Mars is music from the Mystical Red Planet.
MORE ABOUT THE ARTIST
Kevin Estrella is a Neck Illusions endorsed artist, alongside Steve Vai (David Lee Roth, Whitesnake) and Jennifer Batten (Michael Jackson)
Radio play in Canada, the US, Brazil, the UK, the Netherlands, and Germany
100,000 Twitter followers
Over 90 radio interviews
Featured in over 90 magazine and webzines such as Bravewords, Metal Temple, Prog Metal Zone, Hellbound, Damnation, Metal Nation, Prog Sphere, Dead Metal Music, Music Life Magazine, Metal Addicts, Pure Grain Audio, Dutch Metal Maniac, Canadian Beats, Front Row Magazine, Musicnotez, AXS, Two-Guys Metal Reviews, Metal Underground, Greek Rebels, The Rhythm Authority, Metal Legends, Aristocrazia, Maelstromzine and Boston Rock Radio
Released three albums, Pyramids on Mars Echo Cosmic Edge of the Black
Host of Pyramids on Mars UFO Radio (Artistfirst Network) and Starseed Ascension (Why Wouldn’t We Radio)
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