Born on Monday June 4, 1962 in Rome, Italy. Ruggedly handsome, brown curly haired, blue eyed, round shape faced Singer Maurizio Cerantola first started out as the lead singer of a one hit Italian Hard Rock/Heavy Metal band in 1985 called Shout with Mark Rossetti on lead guitar, Mario Zaccagnini on bass and Massimo Marchione on drums and percussions. Their one hit song was "Break It Up" which can be heard on the "Metallo Italia" (1985) album and video. Then after his departure from Shout, he went solo for awhile and then was hired by his friend and music producer Al Festa (Former Keyboardist of one hit Italian Disco/Funk band, Metropole) to sing for the late Bruno Mattei's "Cop Game" (1988) (Starring Brent Huff, Max Laurel, the late legendary Romano Puppo, the late gorgeous Candice Daly, Werner Pochath, Robert Marius, Claudio Fragasso, Don Wilson, and Massimo Vanni) Action-Crime Vietnam War Movie Soundtrack and Claudio Fragasso's "Zombie 4: After Death" (1988) Horror Movie Soundtrack.
Then from 1993 till 1997, Maurizio started joining the Italian Led Zeppelin tribute band, Custard Pie as the lead singer.
Then in 2006, he started singing in an Italian Whitesnake tribute band called Cover-Dale with Federico Raimondi on lead guitar, Adriano Clienti on bass, Paolo Busenti on keyboards, and Luciano Bilotti on drums and percussions.
Two years later, the band split up. And he then became popular and is now known for singing in his new band Snake's Shadow, another Italian Tribute Rock band to Whitesnake. With Federico Raimondi on lead guitar, Marco K-Ace on lead guitar (who took Federico Raimondi's place as the new lead guitarist after he had left in 2013), Gilberto Giangolini on rhythm guitar, Thomas Bianchi on bass, Marco Quagliozzi on keyboards and Hammond organ and Mario Quagliozzi on drums and percussions.