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Indy Spotlight: Prima Donna Rocks!

L.A. Based Quintet Re-Energizes The Roots Of Rock n Roll

Prima Donna: Bless This MessTake a pinch of Faces, add just a dash of T. Rex, essence of Mott The Hoople, a dollop or two of New York Dolls, and an incredible amount of talent, energy and drive…and you’ve got Prima Donna.

The irony of reviewing this “up and coming” band lies in the fact that they’ve been hard at work for a decade perfecting their sound and wowing audiences in the U.S. and abroad where they have developed a huge European following. This hard working rock and roll band tours nearly non stop, having just completed a 43 city Summer tour opening for Adam Ant, and had toured with Green Day on the European leg of their 21st Century Breakdown tour  in 2009. They will be embarking on another European tour in 2014. Their version of Rock and Roll is Dead was  recently chosen as The Coolest Song In The World by Steven Van Zandt on his Sirius XM Satellite radio show, Underground Garage. They have also received praise and airplay from KROQ’s Rodney Bingenheimer. Continue reading