Day of birth?
When did you start playing?
When I was 14 I started with classical guitars and after two years I have continued with the electric guitar.
Why did you start playing?
I wanted to become a musician.
Pantera, Metallica, Iron Maiden, Queen, Deep Purple, Ozzy Osbourne, Ghost, Strapping young lad, Meshuggah, Symphony x, Dream Theater, Jorn, Death, Testament, Led Zeppelin, Megadeth, Arch Enemy, Ayreon, Rob Zombie, E.S. Posthumus,
Steve Morse, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Brian May, Freddie Mercury, Ritchie Blackmore, Doug Aldrich, Dimebag Darrell, Marty Friedman, Dave Murray, Adrian Smith, James Hetfield, Shawn Lane, Rob Zombie, Krzysztof Penderecki, Tommy Emmanuel, Don Ross, L.V. Beethoven, J.S.Bach, Antonio Vivaldi, Nicolò Paganini, Jimi Hendrix, Ennio Morricone, John Williams, Howard Shore…
First album bought?
Rocky IV sountrack in 1985 and my first metal album was “Seventh Son of a Seventh Son” by Iron Maiden.
Iron Maiden “The Number of the Beast”, Metallica “Master of Puppets”, Pantera “Cowboys from Hell”, Ozzy Osbourne “No More Tears”, Dream Theater “Images and Words”, Symphony X “Divine Wings of Tragedy”, Meshuggah “Contradiction Collapse”, Steve Vai “Passion and Warfare”, Megadeth “Rust in Piece”, Sepultura “Chaos A.D.”, Childern of Bodom “Hatebreeder”, Queen “A Night a the Opera”, Joe Satriani “The Extremist”, Led Zeppelin “IV”, Testament “The Gathering”, Crimson Glory “Trascendence”, Slayer “Shout of Heaven”, Guns and Roses “Appetite for Destruction”, Deep Purple “Purpendicular”, Al di Meola, Paco de Lucia, John McLaughlin “Friday Night in San Francisco”, Ghost “Meliora”
First concert (as visitor)?
Iron Maiden live in Majano (Italy) in 1993 (talking about metal concerts)
Best live show you’ve seen / would like to see?
Sepultura in Pordenone (1996) / A lot of artists
Favourite EK songs?
Pagan Revolution, Elvenlegion, Grandier’s funeral pyre, Your Heroes are Dead, Silence de Mort, Neverending Nights, The play of the Leaves, The Loser, The One We Shall Follow
Favourite EK song to play live?
Pagan Revolution, Elvenlegion, Grandier’s funeral pyre, Your Heroes are Dead, Neverending Nights, The play of the Leaves, The Loser, The One We Shall Follow, Twilight of magic
Which band would you like to open up for?
Iron Maiden, Metallica
Highlight of your career on/off stage?
Japan tour 2016, South America tour 2017/ First contract signed
Craziest situation on/off stage?
On stage: Playing with two guys in a fist fight on stage … even with knives:(Off Stage: A lot of crazy situations:)
Most embarassing moment of your career?
very time I shot a “Canocia” (Canocia=bad error)
Favourite drink / smoke?
Apple and Pear Juice, Coke / No, thank you!!
Favourite movies / actors?
“Lord of the rings”, “Grosso guaio a Chinatown”, “Satr Wars”, “Phenomena”, “V for Vendetta”, “Cabal”, “Fight Club”, “Old Boy”, “The prestige”, “Quella casa nel bosco”, “Giustizia privata” ecc. too many to list / Edward Norton, Jack Nicholson, Viggo Mortensen, Uma Thurman, Angelina Jolie, Cameron Diaz…
Favourite TV series?
Strange Things, Games of Thrones, Breaking Bad,
”Lord of the rings” J.R.R. Tolkien, “Il Tuo Sacro Io” Dr. Wayne W. Dyer, lots of book from Stephen King and Clive Barker, Dylan Dog, Dragonero and ZeroCalcare (comics)
Favourite computer/console games?
Mario Kart, Gears of war, Fifa, Soccer Star
What do you like to do n your freetime?
I like every art. I really like cinema. I enjoy to make creations with airbrush, computer or simply with colours.
Describe yourself with 3 words:
Thoughtful, Honest, Determined
Equipment you use?
JACKSON guitars, EVH amps, D’ADDARIO Strings, PLANET WAVES cables, EGO SONORO pedalboards, GLB cabinet, STRYMON Timeline, BOSS TU2 – NS2, MXR P90, RFHL FORCE Overdrive, LINE6 GR30, ROLAND GFC 50 Midi controller.