Kickin Valentina

Cumming, GA, US


Mix a little bit of sleaze, a little bit of blues, and a whole lot of rock’n’roll attitude, and you have KICKIN VALENTINA – a band that is quickly gaining attention while growing a solid fan base across the US and abroad. In 2015, KICKIN VALENTINA began recording their follow-up album “Super Atomic” at Muse Productions in Atlanta, GA with renowned Producer/Engineer Andy Reilly (Bruce Dickinson, UFO, Asia, The Quireboys), along with the first single and video for the song “Wrong Way.” Classic Rock Magazine describes the band as “greasy riffs, wailing solos, and black-clad biker men who look like they only come out at night, presumably to roam Sunset Strip in search of good times and blow.” KICKIN VALENTINA was formed in 2013 by guitarist Heber Pampillon and drummer Jimmy Berdine. After meeting vocalist Joe Edwards (whose distinctive style has been described as a “diamond in the dirt”), they began writing and rehearsing, then recruited bassist Chris Taylor to round out the lineup. The band was quickly picked up by Atlanta based indie label Highway 9 Records and released their debut self-titled EP in October 2013. In August 2015 KICKIN VALENTINA signed with Danish hard rock/metal label Mighty Music/Target Group after an introduction by the Danish legend Ken Anthony. To quote the band, “We really appreciate Michael H. Andersen’s (Mighty Music/Target Group) belief and support in KICKIN VALENTINA, and are excited to become a member of the Mighty Music/Target Group family. We are looking forward to what lies ahead for the band.” KICKIN VALENTINA has been busy touring the country and opening for artists as diverse as Buckcherry, Queensryche, Pop Evil, Fozzy, Skid Row, Red Dragon Cartel, Sebastian Bach, Doro, Eve to Adam, Faster Pussycat, Nonpoint, Kix, LA Guns, and Cilver to name a few. In addition to their own headlining shows, they have also performed at a variety of music festivals such as Rock Fest (WI), Farm Rock (IL & GA), Soundwave (MD), Rock n Skull (IL), Wolf Fest (CO), Skull Fest (NE), Summer Rock Party (IL), Outskirts 53 Music & Bike Fest (GA). In June 2014 they were nominated for – and won – the prestigious 2014 GA Music Award for “Rock Band of the Year.” In 2015 KICKIN VALENTINA won “Video of the Year” for the song “Wrong Way” and was once again nominated “Rock Band of the Year” for the 2015 GA Music Awards. Their song “Get Ready” is being used by the Jacksonville Axemen Rugby Team for promotional commercials and played during home games. Both “Get Ready” and the standout track “Alone” will be featured in the new action horror movie and soundtrack “Altered” from award winning film director Kely McClung



Date Venue City More Info
March 5 Masquerade Atlanta Opening for Doro Pesch Discoutn tix available at
April 16 Grand Central Miami The Monsters of Rock Cruise Pre Party with Red Dragon Cartel
April 17 Bonkerz Daytona Beach Headliner TBD
April 18 The Haven Winter Park
April 19 37 Main Atlanta With Red Dragon Cartel. Discount tix at
May 14 The Maywood Raleigh
May 15 TBD New York
May 16 Stanhope House Stanhope
May 17 The Legendary Dobbs Philadelphia With Eric Martin (Mr Big)
Sept 5 Farm Rock 2015 Wauconda

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Imaginary Creatures ()

Super Atomic (2015)


Kickin Valentina (2013)S/T EP

Highway 9 Records

Get Ready
Dirty Girl
Eat and Run



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