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Italian visionary ALBERTO RIGONI, a dedicated composer and addicted to bass guitar, never stops being creative. He will release his new instrumental heavy progressive album "Prog Injection" on June 7th, feat. Thomas
Lang and Alessandro Bertoni!
Also being bass player in the bands Bad As (Metal) and The Italians (Britalian' Pop Rock), the technically accomplished and equally soulful string virtuoso gains rapidly audience in the international music scene for inventive and atmospheric genre-crossing compositions.
ALBERTO RIGONI paints alluring Instrumental Heavy
Progressive-soundscapes comprehensible to wide varieties of listeners.
Pre-listen here: https://soundcloud.com/metalmessage/alberto-rigoni-blood-shuga
ALBERTO RIGONI • 2019 • Pic: Anima Nigra Photography
Lang • 2019 • Pic: F. Desmaele
Alessandro Bertoni • 2019 • Pic: Eberly Photo
Alberto Rigoni • Bass and Chapman Stick 10 strings
Alessandroni Bertoni • Keyboards
Lang • Drums
ALBERTO RIGONI was also a member of the progressive band Twinspirits, which released three albums. Famous musicians like Gavin Harrison and Kevin
Moore joined his solo project. ALBERTO RIGONI is also co-producer of the Vivaldi Metal project and bassist of Kim Bingham. The upcoming new solo album with the well framing title "Prog Injection" shows the refined art of the Italian in absolute perfection.
For "Prog Injection" the playful maestro has launched a special Fundraising campaign - 20% of the target sum will be donated to a charitable cause: www.albertorigoni.net/metalinjection
"Prog Injection" tracklisting:
01. XYX (02:23)
02. Metal Injection (05:53)
03. Blood Shuga (05:08)
04. Death Stick (04:17)
06. Liquid (07:18)
07. Low And Disorder (05:04)
08. Iron Moon (03:23)
Total: 40:00 min.
Established drummer Thomas
Lang shows his extensive skills on the kit. He is also well known for his collaboration with music greats such as Peter
Gabriel, Paul Gilbert, Glenn
Alessandro Bertoni provides many atmospheric moments on the keys. Listeners already know his enormously multi-faceted art by participating at musicians like Ric Fierabracci, Craig
Blundell and Brett
Track 'Kyoto's Gardens' (feat. Ryo Okumoto): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEjQdfRNFUI
More on Alberto Rigoni:
He is an Italian bass player and composer, internationally known for his career as a solo artist and as a member of the metal band BAD AS, The Italians, Lady & THE BASS, co-producer of the Vivaldi Metal Project and ex member progressive rock band TwinSpirits (no more active). His solo albums, released worldwide between 2008 and 2018): Something Different, Rebirth, Three Wise Monkeys, Overloaded, Bassorama, Duality and EvoRevolution, floating between progressive rock metal and fusion, also featured by legendary musicians such as Kevin
Moore (ex Dream
Theater), Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree, King Crimson), Göran Edman (ex Yngwie Malmsteen), Michael Manring, Marco
Minnemann (The Aristocrats, Paul Gilbert) and many others.
Alberto has also recorded for several international artists such as Italian pop singer Alexia
and is now playing bass for Canadian rock singer and songwriter Kim Bingham (Nelly Furtado) and The Italians, sharing stages with artists such as Alan Parsons, Suzanne Vega, Jørn Lande, Paul Gilbert and others.
Rigoni released his seventh solo album "EvoRevolution" featuring drummer Marco
Minnemann (The Aristocrats, Paul Gilbert), on June 8th, 2018. BAD AS' latest album "Midnight Curse" came out November 30th, 2018 in Europe
and December 7 in North America, via Rockshots Records. The album features unforgettable vocals and lyrics, killer guitars and a background wall of bass and drums, and it's available for purchase at the label's official store: https://bit.ly/badas_midnightcurse
2008 Something Different (Full-length)
2011 Rebirth (Full-length)
2012 Three Wise Monkeys (Full-length)
2014 Overloaded (Full-length)
2016 Bassorama (Full-length)
2017 Duality (Full-length)
2018 EvoRevolution (Full-length, feat. Marco
2019 Prog Injection (Full-length, feat. Thomas