With her shock of long blue tresses, and a face that has the elegant beauty of an angel, it’d be hard to miss the female singer/ songwriter who is changing the face of rock music. Throw in some hard hitting, bad ass lyrics combined with a heavy metal/ punk/ glam rock sound, oh—and let’s not forget, a huge dose of major sex appeal, and you’ve got the hottest new artist known as Diamante. She’s been crowned one of Revolver Magazines’ Hottest Women in Rock, has toured with Whitesnake, opened for several other rock bands around the US and now is getting ready to go on tour for a second time with a new line up of songs that will undoubtedly set her career ablaze. Not bad for a gal who is only 21 years of age.
So who is Diamante? Her full name is Diamante Azzura, and besides being a musician, she is also a model, a vegan and a self- proclaimed “Dirty Blonde”, which happens to be the title of her first EP. She is from Boston, MA and now lives in Los Angeles after deciding to pursue her musical career only two years ago. Since then, she has gotten countless rave reviews, performed all over the United States, has signed with the record label Eleven Seven and released her newest album titled Coming in Hot that just launched earlier this month.
Some of her most stand out tracks include, “Bite My Kiss”, “There’s a Party in My Pants (and You’re Invited)”, “Haunted”, “War Cry” and Diamantes’ power anthem, “F.L.A.G. Fight Like A Girl”. Her music style is a fusion of glam metal and rock. The songs feature lyrics that are filled with swagger and sassiness. Diamante has a voice that reminds us of some of her female rock predecessors who, not surprisingly have been a major influence on her style. Legends like Joan Jett, Lita Ford, and Pat Benatar.
Diamante and her band members have been setting the stages on fire with shows that have already made some major headlines across the States. At every venue, the audiences have been fuelled by the bands’ exciting energy and by Diamante herself, who is a powerful and alluring performer. It’s easy to see why rock music’s’ newest vixen is so popular. She has a confidence on stage that shows she loves being in front of an audience. Her vocals are raw and her lyrics are empowering and delivered straight from her heart. She has a cool and fierce style in her vinyl cat suits, bold blue hair and her attitude conveys her straight-up, no bullshit personality that lets her fans know she is real and that she is a force to be reckoned with.
One of the most frequent themes that Diamante explores in her music is empowerment and strength. As a female performer in a genre has been pretty much ruled by males, Diamante is a formidable voice for women everywhere to stand up for themselves and fight for what you believe in.
She inspires her fans with her strength and self- assured awareness but there is also a certain amount of honest vulnerability that comes through in her music too which enables Diamante to stay close to her fans and perhaps makes the diva a little more accessible too.
As Diamante continues to connect with her current fan base through her music, videos and gathers new fans as she embarks on her tour of the Midwest, you can bet we won’t be the only ones watching where the year ahead will take this determined and dynamite young artist.