Vanessa Silberman is a Los Angeles-based Singer, Guitarist , Songwriter and the founding member of the LA band Diamonds Under Fire. She is also a Record Producer, Engineer, an independent A&R and runs an Artist Development Label called A Diamond Heart Production.
Vanessa’s live shows and music has been compared to the raw bare bones rock ‘n roll of Nirvana & The Ramones along with the appeal of Liz Phair & Chrissie Hynde, authenticity of classic artists such as Patti Smith, Neil Young & the pop sensibilities of commercial radio artists such as Green Day. Vanessa often tours solo, features other musicians/players or plays under the Vanessa Silberman Band with Reed Mullin, drummer of Corrosion of Conformity and Producer/Musician Mikel Ross as her backing band.
She is also widely known for having a very strong DIY ethic and wearing many different hats in the music business –having worked for heavy hitter’s in the music business such as Dr.Luke as well as for company’s and places ranging from Epitaph Record’s to the Foo Fighter’s Studio 606.
Her band Diamonds Under Fire was around for well over a decade and self-released numerous EPs, toured around the US 10 times – also played Canada, the UK, SXSW & SSMF. In Los Angeles, ether solo or with the band Vanessa’s music has made its mark on all the known venues including El Rey, The Troubadour, Viper Room, The Echo, Bootleg Theatre and many others. Diamonds Under Fire was featured on 4 Vans ‘Off The Wall’ CD Compilations as well as had features on NPR.com, Buzzbands.la, LARecord.com, LAWeekly.com plus regular spins on commercial and non-com radio. Vanessa also had a cover call-out on in June 2007 issue of Guitar Player Magazine.
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