Artist - ONGO
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Last update: 05/20/13 02:34:51PM
Account: Mixposure Artist Account
Location: ISLANDS: Caribbean: Puerto Rico
Signed up: 27 Apr 2011 03:56 PM
Members: Ruly, Jerry, Gaby, Quintin & Lily
Influences: Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Tool, The Beatles
The Story so far…
Born in 1999.
Release their debut cd: AQUI NO PASA NADA in 2001.
Make a video for the song: “El dia del desertor”.
The video is nominated as BEST INDEPENDENT VIDEO by Plain Folks, among more that 10,000 independent music videos.
The song reaches the top 20 list in a Rhode Island college radio station.
Open for PUYA in the famed Anfiteatro Tito Puente in Puerto Rico.
Travel to Miami, FL to be part of the Summerslam Festival 2002.
Play with the bands TERESO, OHMS and JUNKIE RUSH around the Florida area including famed venues such as: Señor Frogs, Churchills and Tobacco Road.
Play in Queens, New York.
Release their second cd: NEGRA in 2004.
“La caida del Ombre” becomes part of an MP3 compilation by BOOM MAGAZINE.
Tour with JUNKIE RUSH around the Florida area (including the closing party of the Annual Surfing Convention in Orlando) and the islands fo St. Thomas, St. Croix and Puerto Rico.
Get rave reviews from various fanzines and magazines around the world including Bass Guitar Magazine and the famed Progressive rock magazine, PROGRESSION MAGAZINE.
In june 2009 released their third cd: “MALICE IN ONGOLANDIA”.
In March 2010 Quintin joins the band as the new drummer adding a new element to Ongo’s sonic signature.
In March 2011 release an Ep: “FOUR…EVER” showing the strenght of the new lineup.