Gypsy Chief Goliath - Interview With Al "The Yeti" Bones

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The Yeti Agency is a Management Company. We also offer a wide variety of Music Services. We focus not just on building our brand, but the bands we serve as well. We deal with a wide variety of music industry companies such as: ONR Management (Mia Tyler & Leah Catlett), Dirtbag Records/Warner Music, Socan, Indie Pool, American Federation of Musicians to name a few.

Our services include:
  • Booking tours
  • Label deals
  • Distribution deals
  • Recording studio
  • Bios & press kits
  • Reviews & interviews
  • Social network upkeep & revamping (we'll also help get your numbers up!)
  • Advise and answer all questions
  • Find sponsorships
  • Submit daily press releases to various media outlets
  • Design & create new ways to promote your band


WHO IS THE MAN THEY CALL THE YETI?

Al "The Yeti" Bones (a.k.a Alex Petrovich) is a musician first and foremost. He has been apart of the global Stoner Rock scene since 1999. In '99 he formed Mister Bones, released 4 albums under the Montreal record label Obskure Sombre Records. Was featured in the book "Gigs From Hell", toured North America from 2000-2004. In 2004, he joined members of Sixty Watt Shaman in a new band called The Mighty Nimbus. He permanently replaced Erik Larson (Alabama Thunder Pussy) on guitar. After touring across the U.S in 2004 included was a performance at the Emissions From The Monolith Festival in Youngstown Ohio, that included the St. Vitus reuion between The Hidden Hand set, and Debris Inc. (which also featured Jimmy Bower on drums from Down.) A year later in '05 The Mighty Nimbus would travel yet again across the U.S this time in support of three legendary metal bands: Entombed, Crowbar, and Pro-Pain. This was for Philadelphia's Candleight Records U.S.A. Released two albums.

In 2006, he formed the beast that was, Georgian Skull and was signed to Italy's Scarlet Records, distributed globally through SPV Records (Motorhead) via Scarlet. Scarlet was recently inked a deal here in North America with Entertainment ONE and Georgian Skull will be officially available this year in North America to buy. 55 date tour across North America, that lead them into news across the web regarding what they were doing. Quickly the band regrouped and booked 3 months of touring across Canada. Released one official album which featured the cover art by Vince Locke (artist for Cannibal Corpse, Cephalic Carnage and the Histrory of Violence graphic novel.) A member went to rehab and the band disbanded from there.

In 2009 he formed present band Gypsy Chief Goliath. Unsigned but best outfit to date. 6 members including a harmonica player, and a new record soon to be released under a new label signing as well.

He is also a graduate from Music Industry & Arts program from London Ontario, which specializes in Audio Engineering, Production, and Music Business and Management.

Alex credits Mia Tyler with the initial idea of starting a management company together and in the initial phases helped bring Alex along quickly through networks.

Al often gets asked to feature his voice or guitar abilities on many other bands' records, some include:

  • Carcharadon (Italy)
  • Galactus (Moncton N.B)
  • Ball Harness (Toronto)
  • Sleeping Beard (Windsor)
  • Blood Runs Cold (Toronto)

He has also been written about in magazines such as: Decibel, Metal Maniacs, Hit Parader, Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles, Terrorizer, Metal Hammer, Unrestrained to name a few.



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Alex The Yeti Bones

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