SERENA ROCK BAND  - "Rocho Tropical"


Release-date: May 2012

Digital Release-date: March 2012

Record Label: HEART OF STEEL Records
Cat. Number: CDA 014
Style: Melodic Classic Hard Rock
Country: Italy





DeFox Records and Heart Of Steel Records are very pleased announce the release for the first time in CD of SERENA ROCK BAND's album entitled "Rocho Tropical",  the songs was originally recorded in 1996-97.
The album has a pure Melodic Hard Rock sound like Msg, Led Zeppelin and Bad Company.
The Cd will come out in a limited edition with a booklet, including pics, a fully remastered sound from the original master Tape.


SUPER GREAT Melodic Hard Rock!!!



A brief biography,


Franco began his career in the sixties, and forming the group called “ Ranger Sound”, later changed in “I Ragazzi dai capelli Verdi” (Green Haired boys).Today, we find “I Ragazzi dai capelli Verdi” in all the books and encyclopedias devoted to the Beat.

In the early 70’s, Franco founded a progressive rock band called “Nuvole di Paglia”, which released two albums.


In 1982, Franco is influenced by hard rock sound, He loves the Kinks, Led Zeppelin He formed the band called “Serena Rock Band”.

This band is still active, with about a dozen publications, among which include the debut album (1984), a rare and precious for vinyl collectors of the world.


Great musicians have played with Serena Rock Band, in almost thirty years of activity, remember, Ruggero Robin (Bocelli, Area) Alex De Rosso (ex Dokken, Vertigo), Paolo Muffato (Dark Lord, Rebel Toys).


Discography :


Serena Rock Band - City Records (LP 1984)
Like a dream - Mellow Records (CD 1989
Buchi nell’anima - CDA004 (CD 2005)

Frammenti - CDA003 (CD 2005)
Juke Box - CDA005 (CD 2006)
Live at Banale - CDA008 (CD 2006)
Rolling on the Road - H.O.S.Records (CD 2008)

Buchi nell’anima - re-edition CD + Cassette - H.O.S.Records (CD 2011)
Juke Box - re-edition + signed card - H.O.S.Records (2011)
Live at Banale - re-edition with black cover - H.O.S.Records (CD 2011)
Serena Rock Band 1984 - reissue - H.O.S.Records (CD 2012)
Rocho Tropical - H.O.S.Records (CD 2012)


Rocho Tropical Track List :


 1. I Gotta Move
2. Venice Gallery
3. Miss Valentino
4. A Whiter Shade of Pale
5. Bye Bye Baby
6. On the Move
7. Hello Woman
8. The Walking of the Giants
9. Rocho Tropical
10. Don't Try to Carry On


- An album for all who love Melodic Classic Hard Rock at its best!!!




Members :

Franco Serena  Vocals

Marco Fanton guitar

Paolo Muffato bass

Davide Zanetti drums