Al B. Romano
April 23, 1965 |
Yonkers, New York
|Genres||Rock, Hard rock, thrash metal, Heavy Metal, Nu Metal|
|Occupations||Guitarist, Songwriter & Producer|
|Associated acts||Sun Red Sun, Joey Belladonna, John McCoy, Dali Gaggers|
|1959 Les Paul|
Romano co-wrote 2 songs on Mountain's 1986 Go For Your Life album. In 1990 Al teamed up with former Ian Gillan & Mammoth bassist John McCoy. They recorded an album called Heavy Metal Cowboys (later entitled McCoy Brainstorm).
In 1992 he joined the band Belladonna with former Anthrax vocalist Joey Belladonna. After writing 8 songs Romano quit the group. He then formed a "supergroup" Sun Red Sun, which featured an all star cast of hired musicians: Ray Gillen on vocals, former Alice In Chains bassist Mike Starr, Bobby Rondinelli on drums, and Al Romano on guitar. The Sun Red Sun album also featured guest appearances from Chris Caffery of Savatage, John West, John McCoy and Mike Sciotto. Gillen died of AIDS on December 1, 1993. 2 years later Al released the album and received two star reviews worldwide.
In 1996 Romano formed the Dali Gaggers with former Marilyn Manson bassist Gidget Gein. they recorded one album called Dali Gaggers Just Ad Nauseam. (later entitled Gidget Gein Confessions of a Spooky Kid). The band split up in 2000.
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