Paul Di Leo
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|Paul Di Leo|
|Genres||Hard rock, pop rock, heavy metal|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, composer, music producer|
|Labels||Columbia, Bertelsmann Music Group, WEA Records, Century Media Records|
|Associated acts||Nena, Rage and Beyond, Adrenaline Mob, Fozzy|
In 2011, Di Leo joined the newly formed band, Adrenaline Mob. A self-described heavy metal "supergroup", with fellow members being a who's who of rock/metal musicians; Rich Ward (of Stuck Mojo and Fozzy), Mike Portnoy (of Dream Theater), Russell Allen (of Symphony X) and Mike Orlando.
In January 2012; citing a need to concentrate on other projects, he and Rich Ward left the band.
With Sean Delson's announcement to "retire" from Fozzy, to pursue other musical interests; Fozzy announced Di Leo as Delson's replacement, on September 9, 2011. Di Leo was already known to the group, as he played with Fozzy co-founder, Rich Ward, in Adrenaline Mob. Di Leo's first show as a member of Fozzy was at the House of Blues, in Paradise, Nevada, on October 15.
A month later, Fozzy (with Di Leo) landed in the United Kingdom for their "The Madness Returns - Winter 2011" tour. The band played back-to-back shows in Reading, Southampton, Cardiff, Leeds, Nottingham, Glasgow, York, Wrexham, Plymouth, High Wycombe and Brighton, between the dates of November 2–13, before departing to tour in Germany, the Netherlands and Denmark.
On January 18, 2012, Fozzy announced that they had signed with Century Media Records and subsequent plans to release their fifth studio album during the Summer. Fozzy's fifth studio album and debut with Century Media is entitled Sin and Bones and is set for an August release. On July 10, Fozzy released their first single from their new album, as "Sandpaper" (featuring M. Shadows of Avenged Sevenfold) was published onto YouTube with an "Evolution of Fozzy" video. "Sandpaper" became available for download on iTunes on July 17.
- with Nena
- 2002: Madou und das Licht der Fantasie
- 2002: Nena feat. Nena
- 2003: Nena feat. Nena
- 2004: Nena live Nena
- 2005: Willst du mit mir gehen?
- 2006: Caravan of Love
- 2007: Cover Me
- 2008: Himmel, Sonne, Wind und Regen
- 2009: Made in Germany
- 2010: Made in Germany Live
- with Head
- 1992: Head
- with Summerland
- 1996: Summerland
- 1998: 2
- Lauryn Hill
- with Keren DeBerg
- 2001: Gone
- 2008: Overwhelmed
- with Voodooland
- 2004: Give Me Air
- Rage and Beyond
- 2008: Corporate Nation
- with Adrenaline Mob
- 2011: Adrenaline Mob (EP)
- with Fozzy
Awards and recognition
- Gold Record Award
- Platinum Record Award
- Mike Portnoy's Adrenaline Mob to Make Live Debut in New York City
- Adrenaline Mob Lose Two Members
- Fozzy Bassist, Sean Delson Leaves The Band
- Fozzy Bassist Sean Delson Leaves The Band, Replacement Announced
- The Madness Returns! Fozzy UK Tour in November, 2011!
- Fozzy: Signs Worldwide Deal with Century Media Records
- Fozzy: New Single "Sandpaper" Now Available; Band Releases 'Evolution of Fozzy' Video
- FOZZY: New Single 'Sandpaper' Available For Streaming