Alan (Drum) Zurich 1980
Marco Ruggeri, Mike Ferraro, Jackson
Alan, Gil, Jackson
Front Stage (1980)
Powerage Frankfurt Concert 1980
Opening for The Crown (German Band)
The bad side of life.
After more than one year on tour, Powerage couldn't continue to go on
the road because Gil Voirol the guitar player had to move to Zurich to
go back to work in the family business. Powerage tried to find an
another guitarist's, but music is like relationships:
EITHER IT CLICK OR IT DOESN'T!
In this case after many audition's the band members decided to go their
way, not finding the musician who could play their style of music. Today
they still friends, but in living in different places.
Gil Voirol is married and live in Basel
Jackson Magnena, live in Zurich
Marco Ruggeri, is married & live in Locarno
Mike Ferraro, is married & live in Locarno
Alan Renaglia, live in Miami and formed is band (Midnight Blue, which
play all over South Florida with professional musicians.
Gil Voirol (Guitar) & Alan
Jackson Magnena & Marco Ruggeri (KB)
Powerage Front Stage 1980
Gil, Alan, Mike in Action
The music of the Powerage, was a replica of
the famous AC/DC.
Gil Voirol at that time was 18th Years old and played the guitar
with the talent of Angus Young (Guitarist of AC/DC). Not only the band
grown in a very short time, but also went in the road all over Europe.
Jackson Magnena, who was the singer, sang like Bon Scott, and had an
energy on stage that was unique.
Marco Ruggero, who played the Keyboard had
integrated the sound of the Hammond
organ, which he played like John Lord (Deep Purple Band).
Mike Ferraro, played the Bass Guitar. He was the quitter musician in the
band but he harmonized and played with perfection of a real PRO.
Alan Renaglia (Drummer), who came from a professional environment (see
enjoyed to play with this young musician, who were so talented that he
didn't have to bring his music experience to them.