SYMPHONY X's Michael Romeo, METAL MIKE Among Musicians Joining Forces With Drummer Pat Gesualdo In ICELAND Project; Audio Samples Streaming

September 23, 2013, 4 years ago

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Iconic prog/metal guitarist Michael Romeo of SYMPHONY X, eminent guitarist METAL MIKE CHLASCIAK, from Rob Halford’s band HALFORD, and industry session vocalist CHANDLER MOGEL, among others, have joined forces with celebrated drum virtuoso Pat Gesualdo, and his new studio project, ICELAND.

A portion of income from the project will be donated to numerous schools, hospitals, and community centers throughout the world, on behalf of Gesualdo’s famed non-profit organization D.A.D. (Drums and Disabilities), which helps brings free therapy services to disabled children and their families.

“Iceland is a combination of music masters, who bring forth great performances for fans who love progressive metal music,” says Gesualdo (pictured below). “I am grateful to have my musician friends join me in this wonderful project, which will help disabled children throughout the world develop physical and cognitive abilities.”

Pat Gesualdo made medical, education, and drumming history with his groundbreaking techniques of drum therapy, and his famed non-profit organization D.A.D. (Drums and Disabilities). D.A.D. is used by doctors, psychologists, neuroscientists, therapists and school systems on a Global basis to help special needs children.

Numerous celebrities, sports stars, and corporations join with Pat in an effort to help children fight disabilities throughout the world. He has performed/recorded for various Warner Brothers, Columbia, Sony, Atlantic, and Paramount Pictures artists and special projects, has won numerous awards and honors, and is the author of the hit instruction book Drum Therapy. He has been the lead story in major international media outlets, and is an artist/clinician for Pro-Mark Drumsticks, Zildjian Cymbals, Alfred Music Publishing, and ProLogix Percussion. Pat’s exclusive Drum Therapy column can be found at


'Buddha And The King' (with Metal Mike, Pat Gesualdo, Chandler Mogel)

'Reverse Osmosis' (with Michael Romeo, Pat Gesualdo)

'Egyptian Winds' (with Michael Romeo, Pat Gesualdo, Chandler Mogel)

'Carol Of The Bells' (with Metal Mike, Pat Gesualdo)

'World’s Apart' (with Chandler Mogel, Pat Gesualdo)

'The Trial Of Adeus Bue' (with Michael Romeo, Pat Gesualdo)

'Apocalypse' (with Metal Mike, Pat Gesualdo, Chandler Mogel)

'Sign From Above' (with Chandler Mogel, Pat Gesualdo)

'Solar Shuffle' (with Michael Romeo, Pat Gesualdo)

The songs can be previewed at this location.

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