The Axis of Awesome – 23/09/14
Tues 23rd September 2014
“Musical comedy at it’s best” DAILY EXPRESS ****
The Axis of Awesome are set to do their biggest tour to date this September. Following the premier of their new show ‘Viva La Vida Loca Las Vegas’ at the Edinburgh Festival the threesome tour across the UK for 17 dates.
The Axis of Awesome are three human men. Lead singer Jordan Raskopoulos has appeared on numerous Australian TV shows, including Underground: The Julian Assange Story, and recently won an International Emmy as part of the team behind #7DaysLater. Benny Davis is a classically trained musician and has millions of hits on his YouTube channel “The Human Jukebox”, as well as a recent tour to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Guitarist Lee Naimo is a champion improviser and has featured on Slideshow and Written It Down where he madestuff up. He isn’t as talented as Benny, as boisterous as Jordan or as smart as most dogs, but he sure is part of the band. Lee once fractured a bone in his foot playing Nintendo Wii Fit.
The Axis of Awesome have a truly global fan-base and not content with obliterating box offices around the world, they’ve also smashed online records – their ‘Four Chords Song’ is one of the highest rated YouTube comedy videos of all time, and their videos have amassed over 90 million hits. Their latest smash hit ‘Rage of Thrones’ has over 1 million hits, and it’s pretty darned awesome.
Check them out in action below –