Biography

About Summer Storm

Summer Storm claims to be of the progressive hard rock genre. The ambition of the project is to internationally establish the first hard rock French band. Their first CD, FIRST, has been released in September 2018 and is produced, composed, and arranged by Patrice Vigier, with all lyrics and melodies created by Renaud Hantson.
A single, SACRED LAND, from the next album, has ben release in June 2019.
Summer Storm is: Mike Beasley (keyboards), Renaud Hantson (lead singer), Pascal Mulot (basse), Aurelien Ouzoulias (Drums) and Patrice Vigier (guitars).

About Patrice Vigier (Guitarist, Guitar Maker)

Patrice Vigier has been a worldwide, reputable, non-industrial guitar maker since 1980. His great reputation has manifested due to his innovative instruments, such as the fretless guitars with metal fingerboards, or the first memory guitar. Vigier’s instruments are played by a myriad of bands including: Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, Simple Minds, Guns and Roses, Oingo Boingo, Stanley Jordan, Lapiro de Mbanga, and Shawn Lane.

Patrice Vigier is also the owner of a musical instrument distribution company in Europe.

His current goal is to establish a French progressive hard rock band. With help and a little luck, he will be victorious in his pursuit. This project is driven by a passion for music and a desire to share.

To release good music, a talented singer is needed. The Vigier’s Summer Storm Project was introduced to Renaud Hantson, a man of many talents including: singer, writer, arranger, producer, and showman. Hantson had a successful and popular career as the main singer of the French Rock opera Notre Dame de Paris, La Légende De Jimmy, and Starmania. He was also the lead singer of one of the most respected metal bands, Satan Jokers.

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