Rob Rock is an American heavy metal singer-songwriter, best known as the longtime front-man of Impellitteri. Rock has also released five albums as a solo artist, and performed and recorded with a number of other notable artists, including M.A.R.S., Joshua, Tobias Sammet, Axel Rudi Pell, Timo Tolkki, Warrior, Mistheria and others.
With his “M.A.R.S, Project: Driver” album, which was released on Shrapnel records, the journey of Rob Rock began. The album featured stellar performances by debut vocalist Rob Rock, guitar virtuoso Tony MacAlpine, and the brilliant rhythm section of Ozzy Osbourne’s “Blizzard of Oz” band, Rudy Sarzo on bass and Tommy Aldridge on drums. The album created a huge cult following all over the world and still stands as THE metal masterpiece of the mid 80′s.
Rob’s first solo album “Rage of Creation“, was released in 2000 to rave reviews and a strong reaction from the industry. In 2003, Rock released his second solo album “Eyes of Eternity“, followed by many appearances worldwide including the 2003 “Bang Your Head Festival” in Germany, many USA east coast dates, and a tour of Japan in January 2004. By October 2004, Rock moved on to join the AFM Records label roster and “Holy Hell”, the title of his newest album, exploded onto the melodic metal scene.
With the release of his third solo album “Holy Hell” on AFM Records in 2005, Rob Rock has put together a new touring band from Sweden. The fifteen date, eight country tour was a great success. Other concerts on the “Holy Hell” Tour included the “SwedenRock” Festival, the “Metalfest” Germany Festival, the “Owen Rock Night” Festival in Germany, and the “Elements of Rock” Festival in Switzerland.
Rob’s fourth solo album “Garden of Chaos” was released in September 2007 to worldwide acclaim. The Rob Rock – “Live in Atlanta” DVD and Live CD were released in 2009. Since then, Rock has released more Driver and Impellitteri cd’s, and recorded with notable recording projects including Avantasia and Avalon, as well as many live concert tours and appearances.
Rob has written and recorded with several international bands before starting his solo career and he still maintains the highest musical standards that has made his strong reputation as one of the world’s premiere metal vocalists. His strong personality, superb song writing and superior voice still command a huge worldwide metal following that are never disappointed in their demand for the highest quality music!