Desperation BLVD to release self-titled debut EP on December 6th 2020

Desperation BLVD EP cover
Since September 17th, the Italian hard rockers, Desperation BLVD, have been presenting the music video for the track “November Pain” from their self-titled debut EP - and if you think of Guns N’ Roses right away when you hear such a song title, you can feel exactly on the right 80s track - check out the lyric video for the track below.

Desperation BLVD is a brand new project from Italy, born from an idea of two experienced musicians, guitarist Alex “Crown” Corona and drummer Elvis “Hell” Ortolan. The trio is completed by bassist Matteo “Matt” Martinelli.

The band’s current debut is a self-titled six-song EP consisting of five enormously crisply orchestrated and cool vocalized original songs as well as the Duran Duran classic “Hold Back the Rain” - a vibrant and enormously casual cover version that immediately defines the strong personality and unique Sleaze‘N’Roll style of Desperation BLVD.

Recorded and co-produced by Michele Guaitoli, known from the bands Visions Of Atlantis, Overtures and Temperance at The Groove Factory Studio, “Desperation BLVD” will be released on December 6th, 2020.

01. November Pain (03.04)
02. Queen of Heartache (03.11)
03. Henhouse Tales (03.04)
04. North-East Boulevard (03.09)
05. Hold Back the Rain (04.13)
06. Sorry (I Don’t Want You) [03.53]

This deliciously snappy release is enriched by various guest musicians (see the whole list below). Among others, former Accept singer David Reece is featured in “North-East Boulevard”, and Thomas Silver from Hardcore Superstar contributed a wonderfully fluid guitar solo for the number.

Serenity vocalist Fabio D’Amore, on the other hand, shows in “Hold Back the Rain” that he has a remarkably wide range of skills, while the no less vocally strong, changeable Alessia Scolletti from Temperance in “Sorry (I Don't Want You)” partly goes completely out of herself.

Crown - Guitars
Matt - Bass
Hell - Drums

Guest musicians:
David Reece (Accept, Bangalore Choir) • Vocals in “North-East Boulevard”
Thomas Silver (Hardcore Superstar) • Guitar solo in “North-East Boulevard”
Fabio D’Amore (Serenity) • Vocals in “Hold Back the Rain”
Herma (Sick ‘n’ Beautiful) • Vocals in “Queen of Heartache”
Alessia Scolletti (Temperance) • Vocals in “Sorry (I Don’t Want You)”
Claudio Coassin (Raintime/Fake Idols) • Vocals in “Henhouse Tales”
Mattia Martin (Bad As) • Vocals in “November Pain”