Loney Robot is a project from producer, guitarist and vocalist John Mitchell and the band plays what we could call prog with much pop sensibility. Lonely Robot anno is 2019 John Mitchell (It Bites, Kino, Arena, Frost*) with vocals and various instruments, and Craig Blundell (Pendragon, Frost*, Steven Wilson) on drums. In addition plays Steve Vantsis (Fish) bass as a gust musician on the new record Under Stars. The record is the third from Lonely Robot. The track Ancient Ascendant,
John Christian Mitchell was born 21 June 1973 in Shannon, Clare, Ireland. Mihchell joined the progressive scene as the guitar player for Arena 22 years ago. He had a big set of shoes to fill as he replaced outgoing Keith More (Asia) but has done more than adequately remaining a mainstay with the band throughout their heyday, holding his own while trading solos off with prog legend Clive Nolan (Pendragon). The track How Bright Is The Sun?
Mitchell maintained his commitment with Area but in addition he contributed in a lot of other band, and built a very solid reputation in the prog circles. He have played with John Wetton (Asia, King Crimson), Gandalf`s Fist, The Urbane, It bites, Kino and Frost*. He is also the lead singer in It Bites and Kino, and in addition Mitchell delivers a quite impressing guitar work.