A BEAUTIFUL DISASTER, the brand new band featuring world renowned guitarist Mike Orlando (ADRENALINE MOB), multi-platinum selling drummer Chad Szeliga (BREAKING BENJAMIN/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY), and critically acclaimed vocalist Nick Coyle (LIFER/THE DRAMA CLUB), was formed in late 2014. A BEAUTIFUL DISASTER is a new breed of rock, combining unforgettable melodies, meaningful lyrics and their own unique blend of masterful songwriting and musicianship, demonstrating that there are still musicians out there that actually prefer to play “real” instruments in the digital age we live in today. Check out below the first teaser about what’s coming up:
MIKE ORLANDO is the over-the-top guitar phenom of the internationally successful hard rock band Adrenaline Mob. Within a short amount of time, they landed a #5 hard rock album on Billboard, a #1 metal album on iTunes, and iTunes UK metal album of the year. Mike has toured the globe numerous times with AMOB, which includes arena runs with Godsmack and Avenged Sevenfold. He is also a successful solo instrumentalist overseas. Mike redefines rock guitar, combining lightning speed, passion and beautiful melody all in one package that simply lights up the stage like no other. He has been featured on Rock Band, in numerous major worldwide guitar publications, and been awarded guitar player magazine’s superstar of the year.
He has also been a guest on VH1 Classic’s That Metal Show and is returning this season as the featured guitarist of the week, airing this spring 2015. All of this led him to receive his own line of signature products and top endorsements from some of music’s biggest companies.
As owner of his own recording facility, Sonic Stomp Studios, he is also an accomplished producer, mixer, and studio engineer. He has engineered/co-produced all four Adrenaline Mob albums, also mixing/mastering their major releases Coverta, Men Of Honor and Dearly Departed albums along with many others.
CHAD SZELIGA is the powerhouse drummer behind the successful acts Breaking Benjamin and Black Label Society. His infectious grooves and tasteful approach to creating unique drum parts make him undeniably one of rock’s best drummers of today. He has been featured in top drum magazines Modern Drummer and Drum among many others, making him a well respected part of the drumming community. As part of Breaking Benjamin, he has sold over 5 million albums worldwide. Over that span they also landed six Top 10 singles including “Breath” which reached #1 on the Billboard rock charts.
Headlining festivals, arenas, and the world’s best venues, Chad has also established himself as a successful touring musician, performing for millions of fans over the last decade.
NICK COYLE is an accomplished singer/musician/songwriter who has recorded and performed internationally for over 15 years. His music has been featured on a wide variety of media outlets including ESPN, FOX, NBC, MTV, VH1, HOWARD STERN, SIRIUS, and EA Sport’s NHL game series to name a few.
Over the years he has toured and shared the stage with numerous acts such as Alice In Chains, Volbeat, Nickelback, AFI, Chevelle, Cold, Godsmack, Papa Roach, and many others. Nick’s previous bands have been signed to REPUBLIC/UNIVERSAL (Lifer) and FOF/EMI (The Drama Club). Lifer’s self-titled LP was produced by rock legend Alex Lifeson. The album contained the song “Breathless” which was featured on the soundtrack to the Blockbuster film The Scorpion King. Nick received a gold record for this contribution with the album selling over 750,000 copies to date.
A BEAUTIFUL DISASTER is the next chapter for this talented group of musicians ready to take rock music to the next level. Their writing, musicianship, and production truly shines and comes to life in the latest creation of their musical journey… A Beautiful Disaster!