Virgil and the Accelerators
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VIRGIL McMAHON - Best Guitarist 2013 – European Blues Awards


VATA unleash their brand new line-up to bring freash life to their Army of Three CD on Mystic, produced by the legendary producer Chris Tsangarides (Gary Moore, Thin Lizzy, Bruce Dickinson etc)

Virgil McMahon - Lead guitar / vocals
Gabriel McMahon - Drums /backing vocals
And introducing Joel Wildgoose – Bass/ Vocals

Discovered by Otis Grand at 12 years old, championed by Joe Bonamassa and encouraged by Carvin Jones, Virgil & The Accelerators are an incredibly talented young band.

Imagine John Mayer meets Philip Sayce via Robert Randolph with echoes of SRV. Add the raw visceral power of Virgil’s dazzling playing and his ripping band and you have what getreadytorock.com called “A guitar led, wah wah tinged avalanche of psychedelic notes. Simply magical” -

Their debut CD Radium voted into Classic Rock Magazine, GRTR Blues Rock Review ‘Best albums 2011’.

Their 2013 DVD ‘Live At Marshall’ made the 2013 best of charts, 2 years later they are an international headline act in their own right!