The Pyromantics: The fiery country band around singer/songwriter Micah Aguirre from the USA (San Diego, California) has been in existence since 1997 and has thrilled audiences at countless national and international country festivals. Micah already received 6 times the award “Singer of the Year” from the ACMF (Austrian Country Music Federation). In addition to his convincing voice, the likeable entertainer regularly becomes the darling of the audience.
The 4 outstanding musicians Alex, Steff, Herby and Jefty provide the perfect sound. The authentic and varied instruments (Acoustic & Electric Guitars, Lapsteel, Harp, Piano, Bass, Drums, Percussion) as well as the multipart vocals are an absolute pleasure. Both the studio CD “on track” and the DVD “video tracks” were each awarded the ACMF-Award. On stage these 5 guys always ignite a musical and emotional firework, whose sparks inevitably jump over to the audience.
The Pyromantics: a musical energy drink – best served hot and live! With their carefully selected repertoire (Country Music, Rock’n’Roll, Bluegrass, Rockabilly, Hillbilly) the band always found the right mix for a wide audience. Even off-stage, this longtime sworn-in band gets along blindly, and apart from the high quality, it is not least their close friendship that makes itself irresistibly felt as infectious fun in music. Those who have the chance to see The Pyromantics live should definitely use it: The band gives a maximum of 15 concerts a year.
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Due to our central location in the border triangle on Lake Constance (AT, CH, DE) and the proximity to FL, our main concert area is located in the following areas (but – depending on the event – also farther away places/countries are possible on request):
- Austria (AT)
- Switzerland (CH)
- Germany (DE)
- Principality of Liechtenstein (FL)
- Italy (IT)
- France (FR)
- Alexander “Alex” Fritsch (AT): Solo Guitar (electric & acoustic), Lapsteel
- Stefan “Steff” Gmeiner (AT): Drums, Percussion, Vocals
- Herbert “Herby” Gstöhl (AT): Piano, Harp, Vocals
- Micah Aguirre (USA): Lead Vocals
- Arno “Jefty” Rauchegger (AT): Electric Bass
We are committed to the two styles Country Music and Rock’n’Roll. For us, this clearly includes the subgroups Hillbilly, Rockabilly and Bluegrass. Depending on the organizer’s wishes, we will gladly focus on the desired direction.
The “Good Old Days”
Where the bourbon whiskey has always matured slowly in oak barrels, where cowboys on horses once stirred up the dust of Mainstreet, where good and bad people enjoyed themselves in the saloon, where wooden facades defied wind and weather and life was still rough and merciless, that’s where our music originated, the people of American immigrants from Europe
Just as the Europeans mixed in the new America, we mix the original roots Hillbilly and Rockabilly as well as Country and Rock’ n’ Roll. We merge the hot and the romantic side of these styles in a glowing crucible of mood and add our own influences. That’s why we call ourselves “The Pyromantics”, which translates simply as “fire-romanticist” and clarifies our motto: music with love, a flambéed feast for the ears, pure and strong, handmade and served hot.
We have carefully selected the ingredients according to a tried and tested recipe from Grandma’s cookbook: guitars, piano, harmonica, bass, drums and 4 voices, mixed with fun and good mood, create a spicy dish that will satisfy the audiences’ acoustic palate. From the classic country fan to the hardcore rock’n’roll fan, everyone gets their money’s worth. And we don’t have any canned ingredients. No, fresh meals from the campfire are more delicious and romantic than ready meals for the microwave!