We Rock The World

About us


Epouranios / HighStakes, a PGMA 2014/15/16 Award  winning & IMEA Nominated  Heavy Rock band from West Sussex UK. The band was formed in 2008 by Robert A Young the founder and inspiration behind the music. This is an originals band with a difference - heavy riff based driving melodic rockwith great songs, ballads and lyrics! Robert's influences are from: Queen, Meatloaf, AC/DC, Dio, Pink Floyd, Montrose, Bon Jovi....The best of the classic 80's rock metal bands! After some line up changes the band now consists of world class musicians who all deliver the band's signature sound. So far audience's have been thrilled with the music of Epouranios wherever they have played. The band are working on a new line up and the good news for fans is that they will be in the studio shortly recording new songs and will then be hitting the road once again. putting on a new show 2015 now nominated for Rock Artist of the year 2016 IMEA Awards


We have now been nominated for IMEA Awards Rock Artist of the year 2016

we have also the longest number #1 song in UK chart history at 24 weeks with CRAZY IN MY HEAD , on N1M.com Ambient music





The Band.


Robert A Young - Lead Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals     

Robert a PGMA Award 2014 winning song writer,Musician  has been playing guitar since he was 4, He has played most of the major venues in the country and in Europe,he has written hundreds of songs in all forms of music, but his greatest love is heavy rock to classic progressive rock. Robert writes all the songs and loves to create light and shade in his music creating a great atmosphire

.  Robert has decided to record and do Videos at the moment due to ill health. i suffer  from chronic diabetes and losing feeling in my legs and feet, it makes me very hot and hard to stand, see our face book page High Stakes and help support Diabetes UK.

 Merry Christmas to everyone

 Looking to be a world wide hit.                         


 High Stakes - Support Diabetes UK


 Diane Young - Backing vocals and percussion's


Diane sings backing vocals when she can,she is a great inspiration to Robert and has kept him fighting for the music he loves.