|Big Scenic Nowhere|
|Genres||Desert Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Experimental Rock|
|Years active||2019 - Present|
|Labels||Blues Funeral Recordings, PostWax, Heavy Psych Sounds|
|Associated acts||Fu Manchu, Sun and Sail Club, Yawning Man, The Sort Of Quartet, Fatso Jetson, Ten East, Yawning Sons, Zun, Dark Tooth Encounter, Kyuss, Queens of the Stone Age, Mondo Generator, Mos Generator, The Well, Monolord, Candlemass, Spiritual Beggars, Opeth, Dwarves, Svetlanas, BL'AST!, Bloodclot!, CD6, Fastgato|
|Website||Big Scenic Nowhere on Facebook|
Big Scenic Nowhere is a musical project featuring Gary Arce (Yawning Man, Fatso Jetson and Bob Balch (Fu Manchu, Sun and Sail Club) along with a host of other musicians. Currently the band has an EP and a studio album in the works.
Big Scenic Nowhere would first be announced in February of 2019, with Gary Arce and Bob Balch being the first known members of the project. The initial announcement would state the following: "BIG SCENIC NOWHERE is the brainchild of Bob Balch (Fu Manchu) and Gary Arce (Yawning Man). This is a project that will feature the unique and vastly different styles of both guitarists- as well as some surprise guests in rhythm and vocals." Later Bill Stinson (Yawning Man) and Nick Oliveri (Kyuss, Mondo Generator, Queens of the Stone Age) would be announced as the main rhythm section.
Various guests would be confirmed over the next couple months. Mario Lalli (Yawning Man, Fatso Jetson) would be announced to contribute bass on 11 March. The next month various guests would be announced including Tony Reed (Mondo Generator), Ian Graham (The Well), Lisa Alley (The Well), Thomas Jäger (Monolord) and Per Wiberg (Candlemass, Spiritual Beggars, Opeth) as guests for both upcoming releases. On 23 April 2019 the band would announce that their first EP would be finished and set for a mid-summer release while the studio album would be set for a fall release.
On 21 August 2019 one of the songs from Dying on The Mountain in "Towards The Sun" would be premiered along with details on how the project started and a release date of 13 September. On 7 October 2019 the title of the debut album by Big Scenic Nowhere had been revealed in Vision Beyond Horizon and a release date of 31 January 2020 via Heavy Psych Sounds.
- Dying on The Mountain (EP) (2019, PostWax; Blues Funeral Recordings)
- Vision Beyond Horizon (Album) (2020, Heavy Psych Sounds)
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|V·T·E Yawning Man|
|Current Members||Mario Lalli • Gary Arce • Bill Stinson|
|Past Members||Alfredo Hernández • Billy Cordell • Larry Lalli • Greg Seanz|
|Albums||Rock Formations • Nomadic Pursuits • Historical Graffiti • The Revolt Against Tired Noises • Macedonian Lines|
|Other Releases||Pot Head • The Birth of Sol • Yawning Man & Fatso Jetson • Live at Maximum Festival • Vista Point|
|Associated Bands||Across The River • Across The River (Demo) • Fatso Jetson • Kyuss • Ché • Queens of the Stone Age • The Desert Sessions • Brant Bjork • Orquesta del Desierto • Vic du Monte • Vista Chino • Yawning Sons • Dark Tooth Encounter • Ten East • The Sort Of Quartet • Big Scenic Nowhere • Zun • The Perfect Rat|