At the end of 2012 elective affinities and natural selection led Nicola (Klogr, Lena’s Baedream),Carlo Alberto (Lena’s Baedream), Michelangelo (Violet Gibson, Waiting for Titor, Convergence), and Simone (Octave, Opposite Sides) to join efforts and shape Celeb Car Crash’s music project. With six months of hard work, the band recorded and mixed their first record AMBUSH, released by Antstreet Records in April 2013. The album was mixed by Riccardo Pasini at Studio 73 (Extrema, Blindead, Ephel Duath, At The Soundawn, etc.) and mastered at Elephant Mastering Studios by Riccardo Parenti. Together with AMBUSH! Celeb Car Crash also released their first videoclip featuring the first single “Dead Poets Society”.
The Video directed by Carlo Roberti (Solobuio Visual Factory) andgarnered the band extensive exposure on Italian TV Channels (Rock TV) and Web Tv around the world.
From April 2013 to December 2013 the band supported the album with a long tour across Italy, Switzerland, France and Uk opening for such acts as Gotthard and Coheed and Cambria.
In December 2013, the band released a new single and video for their cover of Bran Van 3000’s late ’90s hit “Drinking In L.A.” through Bagana Records. The Video, directed by the band itself, became video of the day on Italian Rolling Stone, garnering an enthusiastic response from BV3000 founders and members:
James Di Salvo (DJ and former member) : “I Love It, what a great version… Tre mille grazie for such an inspired Rockin take on the story… Best To you Celeb Car Crash! Cheers! “
Steve Hawley : “Funny. 😉 Good Stuff. Bran Van 3000 Stamp of approval!”
Thanks to the great feedback received on the new single, during 2014, Celeb Car Crash started a new tour with almost 30 gigs around Italy and France, increasing their fan base by offering a solid Rock show.
In December 2014 the band won the eminent RED BULL TOURBUS contest, beating the competition of 1700 bands from all over the country. The prize resulted in supporting Lacuna Coil on the almighty Red Bull Tourbus and the recording of a single in the famous Red Bull London Studios.
The new single, titled “Because I’m Sad”, has been artisitcally produced by Oliviero “Olly” Riva and Mario Riso and is part of a new EP titled ¡Mucha Lucha! that was released worldwide by Sliptrick Records on June 9th. ¡Mucha Lucha! is defined by a ‘90’s rock flavour mixed with a modern alternative sound, and along with “Because I’m Sad” it contains two more unreleased tracks recorded at Puzzle Recording Studios and Valeoro Studios.
Celeb Car Crash released a videoclip featuring “Because I’m Sad” directed by Matteo Di Gioia (The Jack Studio Productions, Destrage). The new single was broadcast by radio stations both in Europe and North America (Heavy Rotation on Virgin Radio Italy, Virgin Radio Canada and Virgin Radio France). The supporting tour for ¡Mucha Lucha! started in June with Lacuna Coil, and ended in january with more than 20 gigs done all along the Italian territory.
At the end of May 2016 Celeb Car Crash released a brand new single “Let Me In”, a preview of their second record titled People Are The Best Show set to be released in September 2016 through 1981 Records. The second chapter of the CCC music history will be featuring eleven songs characterized by a powerful mix of Grunge, Rock and Alternative.
“Let Me In” was shot in collaboration with VMultimedia and premiered on Revolver Magazine with support from the biggest Italian Rock oriented Radio Station Virgin Radio.
The band will attend some Italian festivals this summer in order to support the single and album release.
SOURCE: Official Bio