Press Release from: Insider Magazine February 2011
BOBBY GUGLIUZZA TO RELEASE HIS DEBUT EP, ‘ORDINARY LIFE,’ IN AUGUST of 2011 WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA
‘Ordinary Life’ marks the first solo recordings by West Palm Beach artist, Bobby Gugliuzza. His freshman release features eleven tracks including his title track, “Ordinary Life.” Gugliuzza sings lead vocals and he along with help from his local musician friends have laid all the tracks on the project which was recorded at his own Visual Volume Studios.
"It is basically acoustic pop rock, clean sounding and vocal," states Gugliuzza. "The words of the songs on the album refer to spirituality, love, family and are about, as the title says . . . ORDINARY LIFE."
“Bobby is a seasoned talent and a great artist with all the tools. He and his production team have an amazing ear and have brought out the best in him,” says Rachael Streifel, Personal Manager and Vice President, World Shaker Artist Management.
ABOUT BOBBY GUGLIUZZA GENRES: Pop / Acoustic / Acoustic Rock
In the 80's, Bobby played the Florida club scene with a band called Laden, who recorded and moved 2,000 copies of their album, “Politics of Life,” an independent project which showed up on the CMJ College Music Journal and opened for national acts. Bobby later joined Chris Alvy’s Hi-Fi-Sister, playing clubs, festivals and live television shows. www.facebook.com/chris.alvy.
He later joined a contemporary Christian rock band City of David where he played lead guitar and sang back-up vocals. He helped also produce their self-titled EP, "City of David." Their song "Mercy and Grace" won KCCM's "Song of the Year" in 2008, and in 2010, their song "Breakaway" won “Best Alternative Rock Band of the Year." Their version of Rich Mullins song, "Awesome God" ended up on full rotation and in the Top 100 on ReachFM Christian radio.
During his career he has opened for many national bands and artists, Christian and secular, including Night Ranger, Jimmy Needham, Flyleaf, Newsboys, Rodger Waters, America, Foghat, Boston, Bad Company, and more.
He is currently in the studio working on his debut album due to be released this summer’s end (August 2011), and also playing the local scene in the West Palm Beach area. He can be heard playing at Brogue’s on the Avenue in downtown Lake Worth, Florida, McKenna’s Place , Mike and Mikes or Tapper’s Oar House all in Palm Springs, Florida and appears every Friday night at Kona Beach Café in Jensen Beach.
You can see him also with the National touring band, Tribute to Journey, Odyssey Road. You can read more about Odyssey Road and buy their album by going to: www.odysseyroadband.com.
ABOUT VISUAL VOLUME STUDIOS
Visual Volume Studios was originally built for Bobby to write and record his own music but has become a safe haven and intimate recording setting for young, up-and-coming-artists such as local artist Eli Chandler of Stained Angel (www.reverbnation.com/stainedangel ) and singer songwriter, Becky Adair. (www.myspace.com/liv4thamusic).
Radio programmers may download broadcast quality tracks from his album, “Ordinary Life” at: www.airplaydirect.com/wehumanz. Fans interested in finding out more about Bobby Gugliuzza can go to his ReverbNation site, listen and buy some of his songs now at: www.reverbnation.com/wehumanz and check out his ‘official website’ at: www.bobbygugliuzza.com.
The hottest iron in the fire is a project called The Tenth Symphony Rock ‘n’ Roll Musical Adventure, which started out as a concept album and turned into a full-blown rock musical which could end up on Broadway as a musical or a possible movie. For more information, contact World Shaker Artist Management below.
# # # Media/Booking Contact: Rachael Streifel, Personal Manager PH: 561.352.7474