Diamond Plate adds second guitarist to line-up

Chicago thrashers Diamond Plate are pleased to announce the addition of Mario Cianci to the band as the group’s second guitarist.

The 18-year old has been friends with Diamond Plate for a number of years, having first heard of the band through the internet shortly after they formed.

Diamond Plate have issued the following statement:

“We’ve taken these past few months to really analyze what we could improve on as a band, and we decided that in order to take our live show to a new level, we needed to add a second guitar player to thicken up our sound.  Mario is the perfect guy to fill that spot, and we can’t wait to tour and give fans the strongest live show possible.”

View a photo of the full Diamond Plate line-up at: http://earacherecords.com/myspace/diamondplate_band.jpg

Left to right: Jim Nicademus (drums), Jon Macak (vocals and bass), Mario Cianci (rhythm guitar), Konrad Kupiec (lead guitar)

Diamond Plate recently finished recording their debut album, Generation Why?, with producer Neil Kernon (Judas Priest, Nevermore, Deicide, 3 Inches Of Blood) at RaxTrax Studios in the band’s hometown of Chicago, Illinois.

Generation Why? is due to be released later this year on Earache Records.

View two photos of Diamond Plate in the studio:


Diamond Plate are a young, dynamic band who have taken the midwest metal scene by storm.  Formed in 2008, the high-energy act has already earned high honours from respected outlets such as Terrorizer magazine, which named Diamond Plate as one of the “Best Unsigned Bands” in the very year that the group first got together.

For more Diamond Plate news and info, go to:

MySpace – http://www.myspace.com/diamondplate1
Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/diamondplate1
Twitter – http://twitter.com/diamondplate1


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