Lacuna Coil axman Cristiano Migliore (photo: Tom Couture)
++Each week Cristiano “Pizza” Migliore’s, guitarist for Lacuna Coil, will be checking in with Guitar World with updates from Lacuna Coil’s headlining U.S. tour for their new release, Shallow Life.++
July, Sunday, 12th - Seattle, WA
Today we're in Seattle, we haven't been here in a couple of years (since when we played the Blackest of the Black with Danzig.) The venue's small but nice and we find out that there's an Italian restaurant just right around the corner. We decide to give it a try and, actually, we find out it's really good! The manager and one of the waitresses are Italian, from Naples and, as always when Italians meet around the world, we start talking super loud, waving our hands in the air... yes, it's true: we do that a lot.
After dinner (and a few glasses of Limoncello, a pretty strong liquor made with lemons) we head back to the bus and have a couple of hours to relax before the show.
When it's finally time to get ready I can barely move: I'm so full! While walking towards the stage I regret eating so much but it's not like I really had a choice; Good Italian food—NOT Olive Garden—isn't easy to find and missing out would've been a crime.
Once again the show goes great. It's interesting to see how well “Spellbound” (the first single off of our latest album Shallow Life) does every night. People freak out when we start playing it and it gets the same kind of reaction that our older classics like “Heaven's a Lie” or “Our Truth” get.
After the show some people decide to go to a nearby bar: this is the last night of Seventh Void's guitarist, Jo Porfido (who plays with Agnostic Front and is only filling in for SV's original guitarist for a few shows) and everybody's out to party with him. Good times!