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Meet The Team


The duo behind Cosa Nostra PR and the team that previously handled PR for Roadrunner Records in the UK, with Michelle clocking up over 17 yrs as Head of Press at the genre leaders, and Kirsten serving 12 yrs as publicist.

Michelle and Kirsten have delighted in working with a wide range of artists through the years including previous clients such as Rob Zombie, KornSteven Wilson, Airbourne, Within Temptation, Fear Factory, Every Time I Die, Heaven & Hell, Nickelback, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Five Finger Death Punch, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Steve Miller Band and many more.


Several key clients have been with the duo from the inception of their internationally successful careers (Slipknot, Trivium, Black Stone Cherry, Killswitch Engage, and Stone Sour among them), with some staying with them for over ten years (Alter Bridge, Halestorm, Dream Theater, Lamb of God), or even twenty (SlipknotMachine Head, DevilDriver, Max Cavalera)! 

Michelle and Kirsten are also responsible for the publicity of the UK’s fastest growing heavy music festival, Bloodstock Open Air and delight in opportunities to work alongside the US office overseeing global PR strategy and media profile.

Michelle Kerr


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Kirsten Sprinks


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Charley Johns


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Becky Black


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Eter Matsiashvilli


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Prior to joining Cosa Nostra PR in 2017 and spearheading the company’s US expansion, Charley spent 9 years as Head of PR for Live Nation UK where she oversaw thousands of touring PR campaigns for a huge variety of artists such as Black SabbathMötley Crüe, Aerosmith, Bring Me The Horizon, Drake, Lady Gaga, Dolly Parton, Fleetwood Mac, Depeche Mode, Britney Spears, Nikki Minaj, Jay Z and Rihanna. She also oversaw all publicity and creative PR strategy for all Live Nation UK festivals, including internationally renowned events such as Download and Wireless Festivals

Becky joined Cosa Nostra in 2020 as a publicist. Due to her exceptional work on campaigns with clients such as Bad Omens, POORSTACY, Twin Temple, Hannabie, Intervals, Enterprise Earth and more, Becky was promoted to Senior Publicist in 2022. Becky previously worked as part of the PR team for Danny Wimmer Presents and their portfolio of nationwide rock festivals such as Sonic Temple, Welcome To Rockville, Aftershock and Bourbon & Beyond.

Eter started her career at Cosa Nostra in 2019 as a part time intern whilst also studying Communications at California State University, Northridge. She joined the team full time in 2021 as Tour Publicist, overseeing all local and tour related PR for all Cosa Nostra PR, US artists. She then oversaw the launch of the 'Tastemaker Program' an offering designed by the US team to better service young, unsigned bands, helping them begin to establish a media presence and consulting on social media strategy. Due to her excellent work with hotly tipped upcoming bands such as Return To Dust, Ray Hawthorne, Of Virtue, Satellite City, Fencer and more, Eter was promoted to Publicist in 2024. 

The current  US roster includes Kittie, Ice Nine Kills, Dance Gavin Dance, Spiritbox, Brand of Sacrifice, Slaughter To Prevail, Animals As Leaders, Between The Buried And Me, Gvllow, Born Of Osiris, Hannabie, Kublai Khan, Paleface Swiss, Bodysnatcher, Enterprise Earth, Invent Animate, Enter Shikari, Veil Of Maya,  Sumerian Records, Unique Leader Records and more. 

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