Introducing Sonorous, a dynamic youth aged aspiring show band hailing from Taupo, New Zealand. This talented trio consists of a lead guitarist/vocalist (Lucian McDermott), bass player (Khani Te Mete) and drummer (Cooper Paalvast-Fox). With their huge passion & love for all styles of music, especially Blues, they bring a raw, bluesy/rock sound that resonates with audiences of all ages. 

Opportunities have been forthcoming for Sonorous and they’ve managed to secure some big spots on the festival stages in New Zealand and Australia in 2024 & 2025. To kick start the new year they opened the show for  the 2024 Taupo Summer Concert on Saturday 27th January, hosted by Greenstone Entertainment. The 2024 line up included international headliner acts Simple Minds, Collective Soul, Texas & Pseudo Echo

 The time & dedication they’ve spent crafting their own sound & style shows in their performances & they are determined to carve their own path in the world of music. 

They’ve recently released two originals  “Shame & Misrule” and “Foolish love game” available now on all streaming platforms. Recorded at Studio 11B and mastered by Primal Mastering. They are currently working towards their first album release. 

THE MEANING OF SONOROUS: “Producing sound, full and loud, in an impressive style” 



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Photo Credit:  Jodi Glidden Photography 

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