Mastercastle is an Italian heavy metal band from Genoa. The group is formed in 2008, thanks to the collaboration of the guitarist Pier Gonella with the singer Giorgia Gueglio. In 2009, Mastercastle released his first album called The Phoenix.
The group is formed in June 2008 in Genoa>, thanks to the collaboration of the guitarist Pier Gonella with the singer Giorgia Gueglio. Pier Gonella plays from 2003 to 2007 in the group L'abyrinth. In April 2008, Steve Vawamas (bass) and Asessandro Bissa (drums) joined the group, and shortly after Mastercastle signed with Lion Music in August 2008. On April 17, 2009, Mastercastle released his first album entitled The Phoenix >. The latter is published on September 20, 2009 in Japan by Spiritual Beast>. The album is produced by Pier Gonella, published by Lion Music.
On June 18, 2010, Mastercastle released a new studio album, entitled "Last Desire" . The latter, composed of twelve songs, receives rave reviews from the entire world of metal. In 2011, during a training change, the group took part in a project, "Embrace the Sun" , an album produced by Lion Music whose profits are donated to the victims of the earthquake that struck Japan in March. The group awards the song Sakura (and its clip>), and the album is released in June 2011>. The album then completes the production of their new album, which is published by Lion Music on November 18, 2011 under the title "Dangerous Diamonds" . At the end of 2011, the band embarks on a fourth album, first titled Metals , then the formation changes with the arrival of John Macaluso (Malmsteen, James Labrie, Ark, TNT)>. The album is published on April 19 by Lion Music under the title On Fire .
In 2014, the band signed a distribution contract with the label Scarlet Records for the release of a fifth album, titled Enfer (From The National Library). The album is considered by the specialized press as the biggest effort of the group to date. On October 3, 2014, the band releases the video clip of the song Enfer, and reveals the release date of the album Enfer De La Bibliothèque Nationale for October 14 >>>.