Nanowar Of Steel is a parody - metal band from Rome, Italy.
Their first album, entitled "Other Bands Play, Nanowar Gay!" was recorded in 2005. Its release was followed by a series of European tours, for a total of more than 50 shows including summer festivals such as the Z7 Metal Dayz 2006 in Switzerland and the Hellfest 2009 in France.
In 2010 they publish a second album, "Into Gay Pride Ride", which was warmly welcomed by the press and opens the door for their live appearances at the "Mundo Idiota" festival in Madrid and the "Oktobeer Fest" in Moscow.
Their single "Giorgio Mastrota", released in 2012, became an instant YouTube-hit, with over two million views and has since then also been broadcasted on national radio and TV.
A CD+DVD celebrating 11 years of activity, entitled "A Knight at the Opera" is released 2014 and was followed by an intense live activity mostly based in Italy, also hitting the stages of Switzerland, Austria and Germany.
In 2016 they release a new EP, Tourmentone Vol. I, and the first volume of their comics -"I Custodi dell'Acciaio Inox" edited by Magic Press. Between 2015 and 2018 they play more than 150 shows, including the RockHarz festival in Germany and headlining festivals such as the Lucca Comics in Italy, in front of more than 7000 people.
In November 2018 they release "Stairway To Valhalla" - a full length album produced at Ivory Tears studios by Alessandro Del Vecchio and featuring Fabio Lione (ex-Rhapsody of Fire, Angra), which is
distributed by Audioglobe. The album is followed by a series of sold out club shows in Italy and a long summer festival tour as headliners.
On the 2nd of July 2019 they release Norwegian Reggaeton (featuring Spanish parody metal act Gigatron) which becomes an instant hit totaling a million views in one week after the release, topping at number 23 in the Italian YouTube trending charts and number 45 in the Spanish iTunes singles charts.