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Alberto Rigoni

Formed: 2010
From: Italy
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Alberto Rigoni News

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Alberto Rigoni Posts Interview Footage On New LP

After the release of his third solo album "Three Wise Monkeys" (see review here), Italian bassist Alberto Rigoni (Twinspirits/Mistheria) is now about to start the production process for the follow up. Recordings are scheduled over the next few months and the album is targeted for release by the end of 2014. Rigoni has posted some interview footage where he talks about the new album (shown below).

Rigoni is looking for supporters who can help him reach the budget for production (recordings, mix, mastering etc.) and has started a fundraising campaign which will conclude on April 15th. Support can be provided at this location).

More information on the release is expected shortly. Check out the interview footage as well as a preview clip below: More...

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Alberto Rigoni Covers "Erotomania"

After the release of last year’s "Three Wise Monkeys," bassist Alberto Rigoni (solo artist, TwinSpirits) is all set to start working on its follow-up album.

As an avid Dream Theater fan, Alberto Rigoni has been covering and playing the band's songs since the start of his career. Saying that "Erotomania" was the first song he learned to play back when he was 16 brought him to pay a tribute to the band by covering this song on his brand new signature model of Dingwall AR5 bass, a mix between the ABZ and Z3 series.

Alberto comments on the track: "It’s a true instrumental masterpiece, both from its technical and melodic aspects. There’s so much to learn from that song because there are many tempo changes and it’s also great for the stretching." More...

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Alberto Rigoni Posts New Music Video

Famed Italian musician Alberto Rigoni (Twinspirits/Mistheria) posted a new music video for the track "Kikazaru." The song appears on his latest solo record "Three Wise Monkeys," which is available now through Nightmare Records (see Metal Underground.com's review over at this location). The video features guest Gloria Graziati "Sweet Angel" and was directed by Riccardo Ali.

Check out "Kikazaru" here:

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Alberto Rigoni Offers Free Download Of Title Track

Famed Italian musician Alberto Rigoni (Twinspirits/Mistheria) is streaming and offering a free download of the title track from his third solo release "Three Wise Monkeys." The album is scheduled for release on October 1, 2012 in North America through Nightmare Records (Japan through Disk Union, Europe through Power Prog, Russia through Media Star and in Italy through BTF Records). A trailer for the album can be found at this location. To order the full release, head over here.

The song features singer Göran Edman (Vindictiv/ex-Yngwie Malmsteen/John Norum), guitarist Tommy Ermolli (TwinSpirits/ Khymera), keyboardist Alessandro Bertoni (Aphelion) and drummer Paco Barillà (Daniele Liverani).

Check out "Three Wise Monkeys" here (and download at this location):

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Alberto Rigoni Posts "Three Wise Monkeys" Trailer

Famed Italian musician Alberto Rigoni (Twinspirits/Mistheria) posted a preview trailer for his upcoming third solo release "Three Wise Monkeys," The album is scheduled for release on October 1, 2012 in North America through Nightmare Records (Japan tjhrough Disk Union, Europe through Power Prog, Russia through Media Star and in Italy through BTF Records).

Check out the preview here:

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Alberto Rigoni Unveils New Album

Famed Italian musician Alberto Rigoni (Twinspirits/Mistheria) announced that his third solo release "Three Wise Monkeys" will be released on October 1, 2012 in North America through Nightmare Records (Japan through Disk Union, Europe through Power Prog, Russia through Media Star and in Italy through BTF Records).

Half instrumental/half Vocals, the new album is thematically centered around the Japanese folk legend of the three wise monkeys ("see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil") and further refines the stylistic contrasts and progressive spirit characterizing his 2011 sophomore release "Rebirth."

Some of the special guests to appear on "Three Wise Monkeys" include keyboard player Kevin Moore (ex-Dream Theater/OSI/Chroma Key), singer Göran Edman (ex-Yngwie Malmsteen/Vindictiv/Time Requiem) and drummer Mark Cross (Outloud/ex-Helloween/Firewind), along with many others.

More info about the album (complete special guest list, track list, video trailer) will be revealed in the coming weeks. Check out footage from the recording sessions here: More...

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Alberto Rigoni "Rebirth" Streaming on AOL Music

Alberto Rigoni, famed international bassist, released his second recording "Rebirth" yesterday. AOL Music is streaming the album in its entirety at this location.

"Rebirth" consists of prog rock combined with hard rock and ambiance. Some songs are merely instrumental, while others contain vocals.

"Rebirth" features guest appearances by such revered artists as Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree, King Krimson), John Macaluso (Ark, TNT, Yngwie Malmsteen), and many others.

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