Members: Vanessa, Jessica & Melinda
Diamonds Under Fire began as the solo musical project & heart of Los Angeles based singer, songwriter & guitarist Vanessa Silberman. In 2012 with the addition & collaboration of Jessica Goodwin (drums) & Melinda Parks (bass/vocals) Diamonds Under Fire was re-born & completed.
Diamonds Under Fire's 3 piece power house live show & music has often been compared to the raw bare bones rock 'n roll of Nirvana, The Ramones, Chrissie Hynde with the danciness of No Doubt & the vocal pop melody sensibilities of Pink.
With strong DYI ethics, Diamonds Under Fire has self released numerous Demos & EPs as well as toured the US over 9 times, playing Canada, the UK, SXSW, & The Sunset Strip Music Festival. Locally in Los Angeles Diamonds Under Fire has played The El Rey, The Troubadour, The Satellite, The Echo, The Viper Room, & Bootleg Theatre. Diamonds Under Fire has been featured in Guitar Player Magazine with a cover call-out & has been featured on 4 Vans Off The Wall Compilations CDs.
Diamonds Under Fire self released itâs debut record in the spring of 2011 produced by Vanessa Silberman & tracked at Paul Green's Studio House (School Of Rock creator) in New York & supported electronic/rock duo Uh Huh Her on their North American tour.
Most recently Diamonds Under Fire released the new single âSunshineâ. The song was recorded & mixed by John âLouâ Lousteau at the Foo Fighters Studio 606 & mixed on the Neve Board âNirvana, Nevermindâ & âTom Petty, Damn The Torpedosâ was recorded on.
Diamonds Under Fire is currently recording new music in the studio.