NEW ALBUM FROM SUMO PRINCESS
“WHEN AN ELECTRIC STORM” – OUT NOW!
ABOUT ABBY TRAVIS:
First coming into the public eye as the 16-year-old bass player in the garagey Lovedolls, L.A.-born-and-raised Abby Travis went on to become a much-favored session bassist/singer with Elastica and Beck at Lollapalooza ’95, then with an eclectic array including Cher, Masters of Reality, The Bangles, Exene Cervenka, Michael Penn, KMFDM, Butthole Surfer Gibby Haynes, Dee Dee Ramone, Vanessa Paradis and Spinal Tap. Travis is the current bassist in The Go Go’s (2012- present)
She has four critically acclaimed (Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, AP) full length solo releases: “The Abby Travis Foundation”, “Cutthroat Standards & Black Pop“, “Glittermouth“, and “IV“ Travis wrote or co-wrote the majority of the material on all for albums and produced or co-produced all of them as well. In addition to singing and playing bass; she has keyboard and guitar credits as well.
She has appeared in several indie films, including Raymond Pettibon’s Weathermen ’69 and The Book of Manson; Shadow Hours; and The Devil’s Muse. Travis makes frequent appearances in theater roles; and her musical catalogue was adapted for the 2009 drag queen musical Little Black Veil in Los Angeles. Ms. Travis is a recurring character on Justin Tanner’s web series Ave 43 (2009-). She plays Ondria and has appeared in 40 episodes.
- The Hype Magazine: Sumo Princess Announce New Album This Coming May
- LA Weekly: Album of the Week: Sumo Princess’ When An Electric Storm
- Kickass Forever: SUMO PRINCESS (featuring ABBY TRAVIS and GENE TRAUTMANN) – set to release a new album on MAY 8TH, 2019 titled WHEN AN ELECTRIC STORM – the band will tour with THE MEAT PUPPETS MAY 8-18
- DoLa: BOOTLEG THEATER PRESENTS SUMO PRINCESS
- Discover Los Angeles: Sumo Princess Record Release Party
- BASS Magazine: Rock Duo Sumo Princess Set to Release Full Length Album on May 8th
- KJAG Radio: ROCK DUO SUMO PRINCESS, FEATURING ABBY TRAVIS AND GENE TRAUTMANN, SET TO RELEASE FULL LENGTH ALBUM MAY 8TH, 2019 TITLED, WHEN AN ELECTRIC STORM
- The Noise Room: Interview with Abby Travis
- Bass Magazine: Abby Travis and Sumo Princes Debut New Single “Click Bait”
- UDiscoverMusic: Best Female Bassists: An Essential Top 25 Countdown
- Bass Player: Abby Travis and Sumo Princess To Release New Singles, Announce Shows
- Billboard: Barbra Streisand, Miley Cyrus & More Address Women’s March in Downtown L.A.
- LA WEEKLY: Abby Travis Is Probably Your Favorite L.A. Rock Musician’s Favorite Bass Player
- Cris Kurtwood Interviews Abby Travis
- NPR Music: Cabaret Pop from Abby Travis on ‘Glitter Mouth’