Giuda is a five-piece band from Rome, Italy, that play an air-punching mix of anthemic ‘70s rock hooks delivered with the brutal force of early UK punk, all interpreted in a contemporary and original way with relevance for today’s discerning listener.
The story of Giuda begins in 2007 and is inextricably connected with that of Rome’s seminal punk rock band Taxi. When Taxi’s career was cut short by the tragic passing of their drummer, singer Ntenda, lead guitarist Lorenzo and bassist (then drummer) Danilo regrouped as Giuda. The lineup is completed by guitarist Michele, adding a second layer of boogie sparks to the mix, and new drummer Alex, who recently replaced Daniele.
Fuelled by the sounds of bands like Slade, Glitter Band, Hector, Third World War and Slaughter & The Dogs, Giuda offer fresh, powerful rock and roll with attitude in spades.
Their debut album “Racey Roller”, famously described by Robin Wills (The Barracudas) as, “Cock Sparrer twinned with the Equals”, was graced with iconic cover art courtesy of French designer and glam fanatic Tony CrazeeKid, and quickly became an underground sensation. Highly praised by publications as diverse as Mojo, The Guardian, Uncut, Rolling Stone, Vice (album of the year) and Maximum Rock’n’Roll, the album remains a true cult classic and an inspiration to the numerous hordes of bovver rockers currently following in Giuda’s wake.
In just a few short years Romano Nervoso has been tearing up the live music scene full speed ahead. From local bars and taverns to some of the biggest concert venues and festivals in Europe, Romano Nervoso has proven himself as the ‘Godfather of Spaghetti Rock’ and a worthy contender of any venue while honing his charismatic onstage presence and becoming a seasoned live act with an unmistakable personal style.
With three studio albums under his belt and having turned up the heat at some of the best summer music festivals Europe has to offer while opening for artists such as Johnny Hallyday, Danko Jones, Triggerfinger, Band of Skulls, Skip the Use, Boots Electric, the Datsuns, the Sonics, King Khan & the Shrines and many more, the time has come for Romano Nervoso to take center stage.