Spanish heavy steel band
Lords of Black is a Spanish heavy steel band fashioned in Madrid in 2014 by guitarist Tony Hernando and singer Ronnie Romero.
First album: 2014
In 2014, guitarist Tony Hernando based Lords of Black along with vocalist Ronnie Romero. They have been joined by drummer Andres Cobos (referred to as Andy C), who had beforehand performed with Hernando within the band Saratoga. Their debut, self-titled album, was launched in Might 2014. It was produced by Hernando and Roland Grapow.
Lords of Black II: 2015–16
Lords of Black acquired report label consideration after Ritchie Blackmore introduced that Romero can be fronting the revival of Rainbow. In early 2016, the band signed a contract with the Italian label Frontiers Information, with whom they launched their subsequent album, Lords of Black II.
As soon as once more, Hernando and Grapow acted as producers, and mixing and mastering was completed at Grapow Studios in Slovakia.
Within the fall of 2016, Lords of Black performed their Cruel Over Europe Tour, with intentions to start writing and producing a follow-up album afterwards.
Icons of the New Days, departure of Ronnie Romero: 2017–19
Whereas persevering with to tour in assist of their second album and making their first appearances at bigger festivals equivalent to Wacken and ProgPower USA, the band was writing and recording demos for the third album. The recordings took over a 12 months to conclude and the album, titled Icons of the New Days, was launched on 11 Might 2018, with “Icons of the New Days” and “World Gone Mad” as singles. In January 2019, Ronnie Romero introduced his departure from the band.
Alchemy of Souls, Pt. I: 2019–current
In February 2019, Argentine vocalist Diego Valdez was introduced as Romero’s alternative. The band began pre-production for a brand new album and introduced a dwell efficiency at Leyendas del Rock Competition. Throughout the efficiency, they have been joined onstage by Croatian singer Dino Jelusick. Moreover, drummer Andy C was changed by Matt de Vallejo at some stage in the competition.
In Might 2020, Lords of Black introduced the return of Ronnie Romero and the conclusion of their newest album, Alchemy of Souls, Pt. I. Johan Nunez, who recorded the drums on the album, was introduced because the alternative for Andy C.
- Diego Valdez – vocals (2019)
- Víctor Durán – bass (2014–2015)
- Javier García – bass (2016–2017)
- Andy C – drums (2014–2020)
- Lords of Black (2014)
- II (2016)
- Icons of the New Days (2018)
- Alchemy of Souls, Half 1 (2020)