Some say Rock is dead? --- 2020/2021 marks an unknown path in general for the music industry since COVID but ever so determined Palangi is still pushing forward. Since the start of the rise of social platforms, it changed the field of how everything works for musicians to get their material out there and Frank has worked on being right in the game. Patience and persistence is key with having an admirable stubbornness tenacity of not giving up. The big choke in the music business is that you think you'll become an over night success fast, that's not always the case. Rejection can be hard but Frank fuels his passion, relentless work, and a bit of extra faith.
"Palangi’s positivity extends beyond his music into the way he interacts with his fans. " — Guitar World.
Frank's debut self distribution release started with the 2011's "Frank Palangi EP" featuring the single I'm Waiting from music mecca Nashville, TN. After traveling around from TN, VA, NY with self funded releases including I Am Ready EP (Receiving an LA Music Award single Nomination), Hope (Single), Set Me Free EP, Bring On The Fear EP. Influenced by bands from the 80's (Metallica, Ozzy, Def Leppard, Megadeth), 90's (Creed, Godsmack, 3 Doors Down, Drowing Pool), 2000's (Daughtry, Three Days Grace, Shinedown, Hinder)
With Palangi's dedication & determination, his energetic live performances steadily grew his fanbase with online social media support, he has opened in the north east for national artists 3 Doors Down, Red Sun Rising, Buckcherry, Candlebox, Aaron Lewis (Staind), Starset, Kip Winger, Jack Russell's Great White, Lacey Sturm (Flyleaf), FUEL / Marcy Playground, TRAPT with Smile Empty Soul / Candlelight Red / Veer Union, Powerman 5000 with HEDPE, Stars Go Dim, Young Guns, HURT, Jess Malin (D-Generation), and indie acts Moriah Formica (The Voice), Madison Vendenburg (American Idol) IM5, Spiritual Rez, Prospect Hill, Bad Axis, Hindenberg, Sirsy, Deluka, Silversyde along with winning slots in Upstate NY with the Rocknderby Festival featuring Megedeth, Shinedown, Dokken, Like A Storm, Coheed and Cambria and The Uproar Festival featuring Alice in Chains/Jane’s Addiction.
"Frank is an amazing young artist with a very clear and focused direction... Frank knows who he is! A killer singer and guitar player, Frank Palangi is an artist to watch out for!" — Brian Craddock (Daughtry)"
Warm Audio Gear Used:
- TB12 Black
- Active Direct Box
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