Original Bang Tango Members Reunite With New Vocalist
May 24, 2010
The original Bang Tango lineup of Mark Knight, Kyle Stevens, Kyle Kyle and Tigg Ketler is reuniting with vocalist Michael DeMay. Calling themselves Bang Tango Redux, the band is scheduled to play their first gig together on August 6th at Paladino’s in Tarzana, California. More dates will be announced as they are confirmed.
Guitarist Mark Knight tells Sleaze Roxx that, “We are starting with a couple of shows in town and then we will see what evolves. If it builds up and starts rolling we will do more dates. Joe LeSte has been doing it for many years with other members and I don’t even know his attendance out there — I’ve heard some things. But I figure there is going to be a handful of interested fans that will probably be like, ‘lets hear this done by the original guys’, and it will be interesting to see. I really couldn’t call it. It might be just dismal.”
When asked why vocalist Joe LeSte wasn’t involved in the reunion Mark said, “We had tried to contact Joe in 2009 because we wanted to do a 20 year reunion of Psycho Cafe and the release of the band Bang Tango, but no one could really contact him. We tried and tried but there were no returned calls so it never evolved into anything. So we gave up on that. It was something we wanted to do with him but he didn’t come around. I don’t really know. There is no communication — it’s gone with him, so I don’t know where he is at with it.”
To read Mark Knight’s exclusive interview with Sleaze Roxx visit http://www.sleazeroxx.com/interviews/markknight.shtml, and you can purchase his new Worry Beads CD ‘Iron Rockin’ Horse’ at www.worrybeads.com.