Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Supergroup AMORIELLO announced first 7"-vinyl release February 2018
AMORIELLO is the project of Philadelphia-born guitarist and children’s picture book author, Thomas Amoriello, who has teamed up with a stellar roster of special guest musicians including former members of Black Sabbath, Whitesnake, Ozzy Osbourne, Yngwie J. Malmsteen’s Rising Force, and the Michael Schenker Group to bring the 80's inspired metal with a modern feel. The first AMORIELLO release with H42 Records features a power ballad called Flood with Swedish vocalist Göran Edman (Yngwie, John Norum), British bass legend Neil Murray formerly of Whitesnake and Black Sabbath, session ace drummer extraordinaire Atma Anur (Jason Becker, Cacophony, Richie Kotzen) and former Yngwie keysman Michael Troy.
An epic guitar instrumental called Nightmusic MCX with former Ozzy, Ultimate Sin era bassist Phil Soussan, Canadian drum virtuoso Shane Gaalaas (Michael Schenker Group, Uli Jon Roth) rounded out by Michael Troy fills up the B-Side with anthem like, 80's inspired metal.
Amoriello’s books, A Journey to Guitarland with Maestro Armadillo and Ukulele Sam Strums in the Sand, have received favorable reviews in Guitar Player Magazine (USA), Rock Hard Magazine (Germany), Screamer Magazine (Los Angeles) and praise from guitar legends Brian May, Steve Hackett and Jennifer Batten. Amoriello is also a respected music educator in the United States and earned a Master of Music Degree in classical guitar from Shenandoah Conservatory and is the Chair-Elect on the Council for Guitar Education of the National Association for Music Education.