Miguel Montaban

Genre: Rock

Land: United Kingdom

Miguel Montaban - Gesang, Gitarre
Marc Hayward - Rhythm Guitar, Backing Vocals
Edoardo Mariotti - Drums
Bruno Pint - Bass



In London, starting busking in the city lead him to be recognised by millions and quickly becoming a viral YouTube sensation specially with his version of Dire Straits’ ‘Sultans of Swing’, notch millions of streams, worldwide claimed by Rod Stewart, at the Victoria and Albert Museum, from
Los Angeles via satellite, as “One of the finest guitarists in London”, and Mark Knopfler (Dire Straits) as a “totally excellent musician”.

Montalban launched his original album "Guitar Juicebox" in 2017, and a year after a live concert album entitled "Live & Loud Vienna" (2018) grabbing magazines attention as performer and composer with the singles "Last Chance" and “Electrify” touring North Europe and the UK. In 2019, Montalban formed his band, The Southern Vultures. Debuting with the single “Fell in Love” and “The House” headlining the legendary 100 Club distinguishing an electrifying and explosive performance, becoming a regular feature. The music is a fusion of Modern Rock with clear Blues roots, fusioning of pristine and captivating virtuosic guitar sounds with exceptional musicianship. "The band and crowd connected in a way that only an exceptional music experience can achieve" (Richie, Metal Talk Magazine).

In 2021 produced, Mixed and launched "And The Southern Vultures" a full CD containing 12 original songs and highly claimed cover version of "Hey Joe", fluctuate viral on YouTube. The Album kicked off with "Wander" and “Let’s Try” as their first singles, having a highlight acoustic live performance of “Baby That’s Alright”, “True lies” and “Wander” at the Jimi Hendrix’s flat (London). The record was produced by Miguel Montalban and mastered by EROC (Sony Music, BMG, Grobstricht) and features the line-up: Bruno Pint (bass), Edoardo Mariotti (drums) and Yuri Kufa (rhythm guitar), Maddison Goodie (Backing vocals) and Paul Bell (Hammond Organ and Piano).

Montalban, co-worked with Grammy awards producers. Kevin Metcalfe (Queen, David Bowie, Duran Duran, White Stripes) produced single “Electrifying (Slight Return)” 2022, also worked with worldwide claimed producer Mike Hedges, Haydn Bendall, on a Vincent Niclo’s Sony production for the single “Adagio”, Andy Whitmore (Peter Andre, Elton John) and Eroc (Grobschnitt, Robin Trower, Gary Moore).
In 2023, the band released a double-album entitled "Live in Birmingham" , launched in London Denmark St, is the perfect introduction to the new band lineup, which showcases the exhilarating playing of Montalban over the rock-solid backbone of The Southern Vultures (Marc Hayward –
rhythm guitar & backing vocals, Edoardo Mariotti – drums, Bruno Pint – bass). The band headline Giants of Rock, Skegness Butlins, Colne Blues Festival, and Nantwich Jazz Festival and European tours (Germany, Netherlands and France), and shared stage with Marco Mendoza (Thin Lizzy, Whitesnake), Ricky Warwick (Black Star Riders, Thin Lizzy) Texas Band, Chris Farlowe, Dare, King King, and Ten Years After, among many others leading to coheadlining show with Samantha Fish, Texas and Koritni in UK and Europe.


2023 - Live In Birmingham
2021 - And The Southern Vultures
2018 - Live & Loud Vienna
2017 - Guitar Juicebox

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