Related Information for Icon & The Black Roses (1999 - 2005, 2008 - present)What we know today to be the band Icon and The Black Roses started eight years ago when Johnny decided to start his own band in 1999. He met David, the band’s former drummer and together they started “Blue Obsession”.During this period they had a hard time finding suitable elements for the band and after several people coming in and out of the band, Johnny and David decided to record a demo anyways. Together they went to Espinha, who was a good friend of Johnn.. read more