Modern Savage

by Vortis

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    Relentless, fast-paced Chicago punk rock. This Chicago trio blasts out song after song of fury, harkening back to the roots of Chicago punk rock. Featuring Jim DeRogatis on drums, Tony Tavano on guitar and box and Louie Calvano on bass and vox.

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Relentless punk rock from Chicago mainstays Vortis. Fierce, driving punk tunes harkening back to Chicago punk roots. Now a slim, agile trio, the songs are tight, fast and furious.


released July 17, 2013

Jim DeRogatis: Drums
Tony Tavano: Guitar/vocals
Louie Calvano: Bass/vocals



Vortis Chicago, Illinois

Vortis is a band with a direct take on music: harnessing the point of maximum energy. The songs are tight and to the quick, taking apt lessons from ’50s rock ‘n’ roll song structures, the Ramones’ punk melodies, and Wire's attention to precision and detail. Songs rarely clock in over the two-minute mark, and the band's live performances are tight and ferocious assaults with no pauses. ... more

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