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"Mick Cervino’s Band Violent Storm Releases Brand New Single"

With his incredible career as bass player with guitar legends such as Ritchie Blackmore and Yngwie Malmsteen, Mick Cervino has produced a true metal and musically vigorous single track, destined to please the world’s most demanding Heavy Metal fans and critics.

Available digitally through iTunes and Amazon MP3, “Back Against The Wall” features Mick Cervino on Bass, Guitars, Guitar Synth and Keyboards;

the amazing Vocals of George Call (Aska, Omen, Now also of Banshee);

and the powerful Drums of guest musician Matt Thompson (King Diamond, Shaolin Death Squad).

VIOLENT STORM is currently warming-up with live performances in the Dallas / Ft. Worth, Texas area, in preparation for their upcoming world tour in late 2011.

The band’s touring line-up includes:

Mick Cervino – Bass (Ritchie Blackmore, Yngwie Malmsteen)

George Call – Vocals (Aska, Omen)

John “Wolf” Covington – Drums (Solitude Aeturnus, Concept of God)

Steve Moseley – Guitar (Solitude Aeturnus, Concept of God) - Rock My Monkey

"VIOLENT STORM - Back Against The Wall"

Group: Violent Storm
Title: Back Against The Wall
Year: 2011
Label: Self-produced
Location: USA
Author: Mourning Tracklist 1. Back Against The Wall DURATION: 7:21 In April 2010 we had the pleasure of interviewing Mick Cervino, bassist and mind that lies behind the monicker Violent Storm, c'aveva mentioned at the time that the output would be at all the effects of the first after the release of their second album "Storm Warning", the single "Back Against The Wall" and after a fair wait is finally possible to listen to the song. ears At what stands out immediately evident is a change of sound drastic, proposal has acquired a component epic and classically darkest lines oriental they demarcate a territory that does not seem to want to settle so easily, it is clear that even the vocal approach, in the past entrusted to Matt Reardon, "warmer" in the execution , reaches the extension acute George Call (Aska) other peaks and different forms of expression, not comparable to the stylistic diversity with which the two singer test themselves in the songs. It 's definitely a piece atypical for the production so far released, there are portions of the call "gypsy" and neo-classical so dear to the musical background of the Matterhorn, which, aided by the brilliant performance of Matt Thompson (King Diamond) and also executor of the guitar parts, there is a good appetizer while waiting for a "something" juicier be served. Meanwhile, the band is embarking on a world tour that will show this line-up on stage: Mick Cervino - Low (Ritchie Blackmore, Yngwie Malmsteen) George Call - Voice (Aska, Omen) Danny White - Battery (Aska Omen) Steve Moseley - Guitar (Solitude Aeturnus, Concept Of God) a quartet of highly respected, so I can not help but recommend you do not miss an occasion to gustarveli. await the next working together, the feelings right issued here are positive and "Back Against The Wall" bodes well. - Aristocracy Webzine


VIOLENT STORM - New Live Videos From Dallas
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Posted on Monday, December 26, 2011 at 21:37:14 EST

VIOLENT STORM has issued the following three live performance videos, all captured in Dallas, TX on December 10th at the last "warm up" show before embarking on a European tour this spring.

In other news, Violent Storm will be releasing a brand new EP digitally on February 25th.

- Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles



Violent Storm on Jango

Violent Storm - Back Against The Wall

Violent Storm Radio



Mick Cervino-Bass

Mick has played with some of the best musicians in the business, including legendary guitarists Ritchie Blackmore (Blackmore's Night 1997-2000 in Japan, Europe, USA, and UK), and Yngwie Malmsteen. Performing in every corner of the globe, including at Europe's largest rock festivals on the center stage with the likes of Iron Maiden, Dream Theatre, Dio, Slayer, Hammerfall and Motley Crue to name just a few

Mick started playing guitar at age 7, and studied classical guitar and music theory in Buenos Aires, Argentina, his birthplace. He took up the bass at age 14 (after discovering Ritchie Blackmore) and became very interested in baroque and classical music, and particularly the combination of classical with hard rock. He has been playing professionally since age 16.

In addition to his critically acclaimed Bass solo album "Ostinato" (available on this site), Mick can also be heard and seen on albums and video/DVDs with Ritchie Blackmore, Yngwie Malmsteen, G-3's platimum seller "Live In Denver" (with Yngwie Malmsteen, Joe Satriani, and Steve Vai).