Mick has played with some of the best musicians in the business, including legendary guitarists Ritchie Blackmore (Blackmore's Night 1997-2000 in Japan, Europe, USA, and UK), and Yngwie Malmsteen. Performing in every corner of the globe, including at Europe's largest rock festivals on the center stage with the likes of Iron Maiden, Dream Theatre, Dio, Slayer, Hammerfall and Motley Crue to name just a few
Mick started playing guitar at age 7, and studied classical guitar and music theory in Buenos Aires, Argentina, his birthplace. He took up the bass at age 14 (after discovering Ritchie Blackmore) and became very interested in baroque and classical music, and particularly the combination of classical with hard rock. He has been playing professionally since age 16.
In addition to his critically acclaimed Bass solo album "Ostinato" (available at http://www.mickcervino.net), Mick can also be heard and seen on albums and video/DVDs with Ritchie Blackmore, Yngwie Malmsteen, G-3's platimum seller "Live In Denver" (with Yngwie Malmsteen, Joe Satriani, and Steve Vai).
Violent Storm has created a sound that displays musical depth at the same time it packs a serious hard-rock punch.
Violent Storm unleashes a sonic barrage of stunning vocals, ripping guitars, relentless bass, and pounding drums, anchored around solid songwriting you just can't forget!
Violent Storm's music is coming to Latin America very soon via Claro'/ Musica, covering Mexico, Argentina, Colombia and 12 other Latin America countries. Claro Musicais a digital music subscription and download service, powered by America Movil Group, the leading wireless services provider in Latin America.
Mick Cervino has taught and performed bass clinics around the world throughout his career, from music education centers such as The London Bass Institute, to rock clubs and music stores in the UK, Germany, Canada and the US.