The Pistoleros is a Norwegian band playing ’60s instrumental music. The band was formed in 1997, and three of the members are still from the original lineup. By early 2005 the original rhythm guitarist was replaced by the present.
ThePistoleros released the CD “The Arrival of The Pistoleros” on the Dutch label Rarity Records in 2001. In 2002 the band contributed with four tracks on the various artists CD “Twangin’ Around The World” on the Finnish label Twangsville.
Needless to say the band is inspired by The Shadows, but also Norwegian bands from the ‘60s like The Quivers, The Flames and The Vanguards have a considerable influence on the members.
The members are:
*Jan Arve Bergane (lead guitar/bass guitar)
*Gustav Rosland (lead guitar/bass guitar)
*Odd Furuvald (rhythm guitar)
*Paul Tommy Kaasa (drums)