MAKER are a REAL ROCK N ROLL BAND . A psychedelic bluesy punch, stirred with a fist full of soul. Hailing from Kent, they are made up of members - Alessandro Marinelli (Vocals), Andrew Donaldson (Guitar), Gavin Donaldson (Drums) & John Austin (Bass).
Renowned for their electrifying live performances; Louder Than War described the band as ‘Rock n Roll Gold!’. MAKER's influences range from the early blues legends through the stomping pop and soul of the sixties, to the raw power of punk. Coming on like the love child of The Rolling Stones, The Faces, Led Zeppelin, T-Rex & Primal Scream; MAKER deliver a fresh sonic swagger defined by their own bluesy, boozy guitar riffs.
The band have headlined many of the UK’s most prestigious venues, including 100 Club London as part of ‘Best of British Blues Explosion’ 2017, and have supported some of the UKs finest artists; Ocean Colour Scene, Dodgy, Wilko Johnson, The Slydigs as well as shared festival bills with The Cribs, Dizee Rascal, Mark Ronson, & Supergrass to name a few.
Maker can even count one of the worlds most acclaimed guitarists Rich Robinson (The Black Crowes / Magpie Salute) as a fan of the band, as well as 2 of Soho Radio’s finest, Simone Marie (Primal Scream) & Virgil Howe (Little Barrie).