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two rock legends with a hot rhythm trio
from Brazil and you get
(On The Rocks). Led by the bluesy, soulful
and distinctive voice of former Uriah Heep
vocalist John Lawton and
the expressive fretwork of ex Focus guitarist
Jan Dumee, OTR are completed
by the swinging powerful Brazilian rhythm
on Bass, Xande Figueiredo
on Drums and
on Organ, Rhodes and Piano to create
debut album is home to ten tracks of classic
rock coupled with some jazz influences that
encapsulates various moods and expressions
in an accessible package for all fans of
melodic and classic rock. OTR recorded 'Mamonama'
in Rio de Janeiro and the Netherlands. The
mix was done in Brazil's foremost cd/dvd
recording studio 'Mosh' in Sao Paulo.
hear traces of the classic Uriah Heep and
Focus sound can be heard in the instrumentation,
OTR add their own slant to the classic rock
sound with a vibe that nods to the classic
timeless sounds of yester year; yet all
the while striving forward into the future
in their delivery and outlook. “Mamonama”
is five musicians getting together from
different sides of the planet, having a
good time, and showcasing that vibe in their
music with the band focused on reaching
a new audience young and old with their
New band featuring former members of Uriah Heep, Lucifer’s Friend and Focus along
with a top quality Brazilian rhythm section.
• An album of top quality classic
rock, full of expressive vocals and rich
• Reviews in all leading rock press.
• OTR are available for interview,
to arrange your publications contact