2018 WAS ANOTHER KILLER YEAR FOR NITROVILLE, INCLUDING A SHOW AT STONEFREE FESTIVAL 02 LONDON, ALONG WITH THE SCORPIONS AND MEGADETH ~ MONSTERFEST, INVERNESS ~ INCL. THE DEAD DAISIES, DAN REED NETWORK AND NITROVILLE LABEL MATES, THE TYGERS OF PAN TANG ~ THEN TWO MAIN SUPPORT TOURS TO LABEL MATE MARCO MENDOZA (THE DEAD DAISIES/WHITESNAKE/THIN LIZZY), ON HIS VIVA LA ROCK UK TOUR. AFTER SO MUCH NAME THROWING THOUGH, WE KNOW IT'S JUST ABOUT ONE THING ~ THE HARD-DRIVING TUNES WE KEEP WRITING AND PLAYING FOR OUR FANS AND FOLLOWERS.
founded by vocalist, Tola Lamont and guitarist, Kurt Michael. In 2016, Nitroville released their album
'Cheating The Hangman' with Scandinavia’s biggest rock & metal label, Mighty Music ~ home to artists
like The Tygers of Pan Tang, Marco Mendoza (The Dead Daisies/Whitesnake/Thin Lizzy). Signing with a
respected label offering a comprehensive media presence was the one important step to climb the next
ladder. Nitroville quickly drew the attention of the international press which commented on the band’s
rock solid musicianship, catchy song writing, powerful vocals of front woman Tola Lamont and lead
guitarist, Kurt Michael’s freight train guitar riffing. The band created a modern classic/heavy rock,
Southern inspired badass sound, evoking imagery of road movies of the darker kind. The songs are
relentless and raw, at times menacing and paranoid, as much as poetic, big and spacious, delivered with
a wall of classic Marshall amp sound.
Hangman’, garnered positive coverage in Rock music’s biggest international publications from UK’s own
Classic Rock and Fireworks, to Germany’s Metal Hammer and Rock It, Finland’s Inferno and Denmark’s
Metalized. Canada’s leading rock magazine Sleaze Roxx voted Cheating The Hangman the “Album of the Year
formation, Nitroville were touring venues and festivals in the UK and continental Europe, such as
Motorcycle Jamboree, a festival near Berlin, where they supported U.D.O (ACCEPT lead vocalist – Udo
Dirschneider). The band also played sets in Nashville and West Texas, the latter of which has always
been a location for inspiration to many of Nitroville’s songs. Nitroville have built a strong reputation
for their badass rock'n'roll shows and for being a reliable act in the industry.
currently gigging and touring venues/festivals in UK/Europe - alongside recording and planning their 3rd
album release/distribution via Target/Mighty Music (Scandinavia/USA), Bickee Music, (Japan).
RECENT PRESS ON NITROVILLE
Metal Hammer describes
Nitroville as: “Pure high-energy-rock with punchy riffs, intricate cowboy guitar, hard-driving high
speed tunes and matching big balls”.
Classic Rock Magazine, UK: “It burns brighter than a NASCAR pit lane fire”.
Fireworks Magazine, UK: “Tola Lamont delivers the melodies with a tone, range and effortless delivery. Nitroville delivers again with ‘Cheating The Hangman,’ A sophomore gem of an album.”
Metaltalk: Whether it’s the classic old school British Steel of 'Spitfire' or the southern tinged hard rock of 'Louisiana Bone' the band whip up a storm tonight. Led by the powerhouse vocals of Tola Lamont and Kurt Michael's fiery lead guitar, Nitroville maintain a modern sound without losing the old-school charm.
Classic Rock Magazine, Germany: “Nitroville presents a classic inspired sound which isn’t stifled by conventions and one that crosses boundaries”.