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Anthony Drago

 

 

Qualifications

Singer, Composer, Producer, Technical Director, Promotion & Event  Manager. Label Manager .

Liceo linguistico internazionale Roma 1985/1989

Musicians Institute of technology Hollywood CA 1990

Dick Groove Jazz School Van Nuys CA 1991

Instruments: vocals, keyboards, bass.

Biography

Born in Rome Italy in the late 1970. Since he was a teenager has been working as a singer and songwriter with live bands and studio production in the genres Metal, Rock, Funk Jazz and experimental music. has also been living and performing in the UK and USA, working with artists/producers like Larry Dunn (Earth Wind & Fire), Beppe Cantarelli (Aretha Franklin / Mina), Fabio Liberatori (Lucio Dalla / Stadio) and Siedah Garret, and as frontman in the European scene for accomplished Rock bands like Kaledon, the Raff and Fingernails releasing many albums and performing in international tours, performing live with artists like Ronnie James Dio, Uriah Heep, Paul Dianno, Vader, Marduk, Misfits. Composer of original soundtracks for cinema and theatre with artists such Carlo Verdone, Carlo Vanzina, Giangiacomo Ladisa, Gaetano Curreri and Ugo Gregoretti. Active as technical director, event organizer and music producer. In 2010 founded LA Riot Survivor Records for which has been producing many albums so far.

Discography

2018  Kaledon “Reunited Kingdom”  Sleazy Rock Records Greece -Digital

2016  Anthony Drago “High with Vultures” Perse Visioni –  Polignano a Mare Italy

2015  Perversion 99 “the Last Mission” LA Riot Survivor Records UK/Italy -CD

2014 Fingernails “25th Anniversary”  LA Riot Survivor Records UK/Italy – CD

2013 Fingernails “International Motorhead Tribute”  LA Riot Survivor Records UK/Italy – CD

2013 Fingernnails “Oslo 2012”  LA Riot Survivor Records UK/Italy – CD

2012 Fingernails “Live at Piper”  Scumbag Production Chile -Tape

2012 Fingernails “Alles verboten” High Roller/LA Riot Survivor Records  – CD/LP

2011 Kaledon  “Mightiest Hits” Scarlett Records Italy / Disk  Heaven Japan  – CD

2010 Fingernails HMF –  Ironbonehead Production. Germany – LP

2010 Kaledon “10th anniversary live” – Disk heaven  Japan – CD

2009 Fingernails/Villains “Getting’ Crazy” Nuclear War Now  Production USA – LP

2009 Fingernails “Hell’n’Back” High roller Records Germany – CD/LP

2009 Fingernails “Destroy Western World” High Roller Records Germany – LP

2008 Fingernails “Best of” Denim & Leather  Production  Chile – CD

2007 Fingernails “Destroy Western World” Old Metal Records. USA – CD

2006 Fingernails “Hell’n’Back” Old Metal Records. USA – CD

2003  Fabio Liberatori “the Asimov’s Assembly” MB Records. Holland / Italy – CD

2002 The Raff “Fuori Centro compilation” Gridalo Forte Records Italy – CD

2002 Ruzman King “Ruzman King & Friends”  Camp Productions Italy -CD 

2000 Danirava/Anthony Drago “Love in MB”  Presslab Records Swiss – LP

1991 Chain Reaction “Straight to You!”  USA (produced by Larry Dunn) – CD

1990  Chain Reaction “Chain Reaction”  USA –Tape

Movie original soundtracks

2000 Carlo Verdone“ C’era un cinese in coma”(by Fabio Liberatori)  EMI Anthony Drago “Intergalactic stock exchange” (Liberatori/Drago)

1999 Carlo Vanzina “Quello che le ragazze non dicono” (by Fabio Liberatori) Anthony Drago/Gaetano Curreri (Stadio)  “Don’t like your hands on me” (Liberatori/Drago) EMI publishing Italy

1998 Fulvio Lucisano “Tra scilla e cariddi” Anthony Drago “Local news blues ” (Anthony Drago/ M Wes Tagliamonte)  I.I.F.

 

Theatre original soundtracks

2016 Anthony Drago “High with Vultures’’ –  “Voila” il corpo rituale  Paolo de Santis Francesca Cinali perse visioni festival Polignano a mare Italy

2011 Anthony Drago “Der Reigen Waltz” from “Girotondo” Giangiacomo Ladisa / Ugo Gregoretti – Teatro dell’ Orologio Roma Italy  La Nuovo Melograno Produzioni

Theatre Technical director:

Teatro dell Orologio, Teatro Tor di Nona, Bibli, Teatro Anfitrione, Teatro Colosseo Rome with Giangiacomo Ladisa. (La Nuovo Melograno Prod.)  and Ugo Gregoretti.

2014 “Ladisa legge Rimbaud”

2012 “La Favola mia”

2011 “Girotondo”

2010 “Tra Faber e Gaber”

2009 “Compagni di Viaggio”

2008 “Altre Storie del Signor G”

Live & Tours

Kaledon  4 singers Tour 2019 – 2020

9th Voice healing meeting 2013 Ravenna, Italy with Andrea Boccelli

Italian Tour 2014/2007/2008//2009/2010/2012/2014

LA Riot Survivor Feast 2013/2014 Rome Italy, 2015 London UK

European Tour 2009/2010/2012

Metal Magic festival 2013, Denmark

Live with Paul Dianno Italian Tour 2012

Rock Hard festival 2012 Milano, Italy

Armageddon in the Park 2011, Italy

Heavy Metal Forces festival 2011, Germany

Live with Misfits Italian Tour 2010/2011

German Tour 2008/2009/2010/2011/2012

Raging Death Date 2010, Germany

Headbangers festival 2010, Holland

Nuclear War Now festival 2010 Berlin, Germany

Nightmare over S. Pauli festival 2009/2010 Hamburg, Germany

Nightmare over S. Paolo festival 2009 Rome, Italy

Heavy Metal Night Festival, Italy 2008/2009/2010

Holland Tour 2009/2011

Live with Uriah Heep, Tennis Stadium 2002 Rome, Italy

Live with Ronnie James Dio, Foro Italico 2000 Rome, Italy

Vatican’s Christmas Concert RAI world vision 1999 Rome, Italy

And Italian Tour with the millennium choir of Los Angeles with

featuring Siedah Garrett and Beppe Cantarelli

Video Reports

2003/2011 German metal festivals (Wacken, Rocktower) Us Metal TV Portland Oregon and North Metro TV Minnesota (USA)

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