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We recently caught up with the awesome guys @ Vents Magazine where we discussed all things Pirates Of Panama, discussing our latest single Been There Before and answering a few questions about what we’ve been up too!


Head over to Vents website and check out what we talked about!






Pirates Of Panama Join Forces With Promenade PR

We are delighted to announce that we are now working with the lovely folks at Promenade PR.

Promenade PR Group

Promenade’s Music Division is dedicated to providing full-service music publicity for both established and up-and-coming musicians. We work with the artist, listen to their goals and dreams and come up with a strategy to get the artist the exposure that they need to build their careers. This includes securing TV/Radio/Video appearances and press interviews and working closely with managers and agents to be a liaison between the representation team and any opportunities that arise. We work with artist managers, booking agents, labels and infinite media figures and utilize every outlet to assure that we have our resources on the table when working to achieve the goals of our clients. We have landed artists press opps in Billboard,  Rolling Stone, Vh1, NBC, Music Choice, Just Jared, The CW, SiriusXM, top music blogs, in-studio performances at top 40 radio stations and many, many more.

We cannot wait for the future brings with these guys!

UK Rockers Pirates of Panama to Release Single “Been There Before” Off Upcoming EP



UK Rockers Pirates of Panama to Release Single “Been There Before” Off Upcoming EP


Los Angeles (Aug. 14, 2015) – UK native rockers, Louis Collins and Ed Van Egan, of Pirates of Panama released the first single “Been There Before” today, Aug. 14, 2015, off of their upcoming EP, “The Chase” set to release Oct. 2, 2015. Pirates who doubled as the songwriter and producer  of “Been There Before”  leaned on the production capabilities the multi-platinum award winning of Simon Henderson, known for working in the company of Ozzy Osbourne, Jake E. Lee, Dennis Stratton (Iron Maiden) and Steve Mann (MSG) from the days of the early metal scene in East London, with his first band TaraZara, to bring out Pirates’ sound detail, as well as his acting stints for his roles in films such as the 1976 smash hit “Star Wars”.

“I look at Been There Before as a de ja vu song on the path to success,” said lead vocalist and bassist, Collins, “I feel like everyone has felt like the accomplishments they’ve earned is like being somewhere you’ve already been, more like you’re glad to be back where you belong for the first time.”

Van Egan, the band’s guitarist spoke on “Been There Before”, the sound discovery and development of Pirates, “We have rediscovered a seemingly lost fun rock sound that the hard-hitting UK bands were known for like Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, the legendary Rolling Stones combined and it with a new era,” Van Egan went on to speak about his experience working with Henderson on this project “it’s been great to work with a renowned producer like [Simon] that has something and something it helps elevate us as a band.”

“The Pirates are young, fresh and exciting but with that familiar warmth you get when you eat your mama’s home cooking,” said Henderson, the Sony BMG producer with over 8 million records sold, in regards to working with Pirates on “Been There Before” and “The Chase” EP “Their music makes me want to drive my car and reminds me of the best days of my rock and roll life.”

Get the “Been There Before” single by Pirates of Panama now on iTunes, full The Chase” EP set to release Friday, Oct. 2, 2015.

EP recording with Multi Platinum Award Winning Producer Simon Henderson

simon henderson ep recording

We have recently finished recording our first EP as a three piece band with Platinum award winning producer Simon Henderson! Simon has sold in excess of 6 million albums, and picked up no less than 10 record of the year awards, plus one MTV Best Rock Album award in 2005. Simon has produced the Thai Rock band Silly Fools for 5 albums. This made him a household name in the Thai Music business, with Silly Fools winning Best Artist, Best Album and Best Rock Band 3 years consecutively. The last album called King-size was the fastest selling album in Thai music history, topping over 800,000 CDs.

The EP will be three tracks and released over the next coming months! via all digital platforms and physical copies shipping WORLDWIDE!

Its been a pleasure to record with Simon and can’t wait for you all to hear it!!!

Pirates Of Panama

Louis, Sean & Ed