Bass & LPW Lecturer *
Antonio currently plays bass in British Rock band Tax The Heat who signed to Nuclear Blast Records in 2015. With them, he has toured the UK and Europe extensively, playing prestigious venues such as the Hammersmith Apollo, Birmingham Arena and l’Olympia in Paris as well as renowned festivals such as Download Festival, Calling Festival, Truck Festival and Ramblin Man Fair.
Antonio co-wrote both Tax The Heat’s debut album and the critically acclaimed follow up, 'Change Your Position', which was a top 10 Rock album in the UK Charts. Singles from both records have gained regular radio play from Kerrang!, Planet Rock and BBC Radio 2, leading to invitations to play shows with Aerosmith, Europe, Reef, Ash, Vintage Trouble and Mott The Hoople as well as TV appearances including The Friday Night Rock Show.
Antonio has recorded at some of the most iconic studios in the UK working with producers whose credits include Queens of The Stone Age, Royal Blood, Robert Plant and The Pixies. He has also graced the pages of Classic Rock Magazine and Bass Guitar Magazine and currently represents Cleartone Strings and SolidGoldFX as an endorsed artist.* Freelance lecturer