With a career now spanning over 25 years, T.Rextasyare now accepted as the world’s only official live tribute band dedicated to Marc Bolan & T.Rex, and the only band endorsed and approved by Marc Bolan’s family, estate, original ex-members of T.Rex, and Bolan’s catalogue management. Due their passion, musical ability, longevity, and attention to detail, the band is consistently described by many as ‘legendary’and ‘beyond the boundaries of tribute’.
Come along to celebrate the amazing music and performance of one of this country’s most outstanding and prolific songwriters of the original glam rock generation played by the world’s only officially endorsed tribute band! They may even play their inspired ‘Hot Love’ version of ‘White Christmas’(available on Madman Records).
They have, with their Marc Bolan doppelganger lead vocalist and lead guitarist, Danielz, signed with Columbia Records and Liberation DVD, won the accolade of ‘Best Live Tribute Band in the UK’on BBC 1’s ‘Battle of the Fantasy Bands’, performed at the original Billy Elliot Premiere Party, filmed for the BBC TV ‘Arena Special’, toured around the world from Europe to Japan and have performed at most of the Arenas in the UK. They have played alongside many of the 1970s original contemporaries such as Wizzard, Cockney Rebel, Slade, andIan Hunter, to name a few.
In September 2007 they played to 40,000 at the BBC Proms Night at London’s Hyde Park, and headlined their own sell-out concert at the Shepherd’s Bush Empire with their special guests Marc Almond, Gloria Jones, Clem Burke (drummer with Blondie), Linda Lewis, and Shakin’ Stevens. The Marc Bolan label ‘Edsel’, have now released the Shepherds Bush concert officially on DVD.
In September 2012, T.Rextasy invited various guest stars to perform with them at their sell-out 35thCommemorative Concert to Marc Bolan which finally included such guests as Boy George, Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols), Noddy Holder, Lynsey de-Paul, Sandie Shaw, Steve Harley, Tony Visconti, and others…!
In April 2012, Danielz was pleased to be offered a publishing deal from Wymer Publishing to write his autobiography – a first ever in the world of ‘tribute’. The 252 page book, entitled ‘T.Rextasy – The Spirit of Marc Bolan’ attracted written Forewords fromMarc Almond, Rolan Bolan, and Tony Visconti.
In September 2013, T.Rextasy played another commemorative concert in respect of Marc Bolan’s 36thanniversary with special guest Marc Almondsinging tracks with the band at the Islington o2 Academy. Hundreds of fans flocked to the show, which also was reviewed to great acclaim by Music-News to and attended by the likes of Universal Music (catalogue managers of Bolan’s recordings).
The band have also had accepted invitations from ex-members of T.Rex such as Mickey Finn, Marc’s son Rolan Bolan, and Bolan/Bowie producer Tony Visconti,to play alongside them in past special Anniversary concerts. Dino Dines, a long-time member of T.Rex, actually joined T.Rextasy and remained with them until sadly passing away a few years ago….the list goes on…
T.Rextasyplay homage to Bolan’s biggest hits, such as ‘Ride a White Swan’, ‘Jeepster’, ‘Telegram Sam’, ‘New York City’, ‘Debora’, ‘Teenage Dream’, ‘Hot Love’, ‘20thCentury Boy’, ‘Telegram Sam’, ‘Metal Guru’, ‘The Groover’, ‘I Love To Boogie’, ‘Children of the Revolution’, and of course ‘Get it On’. The band plays totally live recreating the music, performance and excitement of those heady and outrageous glam rock times. If you want to know exactly what a Marc Bolan rock’n’roll concert felt like in the 1970s, this gig is for you!
T.Rextasy – awarded the accolade of‘The Best Live Tribute Band in the UK’byBBC1 TV.
‘They’re the closest you’re ever going to get to the real thing’
- Bill Legend (original T.Rex drummer)
‘T.Rextasy is the tribute act who breaks all the rules by being bloody brilliant. Danielz is an exact replica of Marc, he’s uncanny.
– The Independent on Sunday
‘Danielz is a curator of Bolan’s life, a perfectionist protector of the legacy – T.Rextasy play with a poignant, flamboyant skill.’ - The Observer
“Danielz looks and sounds uncannily like Bolan and has dedicated his life to the man” – The Times
“Danielz is more than a career lookalike. Here we have a serious guitarist with the animal grace of early Bolan and the clear un-equivocal love of the music”
– The Stage
“Danielz just freaks me out!” – Mickey Finn(original T.Rex percussionist