Mick Cervino's Violent Storm
Violent Storm has created a sound that displays musical depth at the same time it packs a serious hard-rock punch.
Debut album, "Storm Warning™ " has been Executive Produced by KK Downing of Judas Priest, with his long fantastic career in the Rock industry , KK has contributed his inimitable guitar playing on two of the tracks on the album, in addition to his production skills.
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).
Violent Storms Touring Line up
"Storm Warning" special guests
In addition to KK Downing, who Executive Produced "Storm Warning" and played guitar on the tracks "War No More" and "Deceiver", other guitar duties are taken up by Yngwie Malmsteen, who contributed to the tracks "Fire In The Unknown"and "Pain Is For Me". The album was also mixed by world renowned producer Roy Z who is also a Guest Musician on two tracks.