Now playing:

Steve Vai “The Story of Light”, Tremonti “All I was”, Lynrd Skynyrd “Last of a Dyin’ Breed”, E.S. Posthumus ”Makara”, Testament “Dark Roots of Earth”

Now watching:
The Bourne Legacy

Now reading:
“Enter Night” Mick Wall


Year of birth?
March 29th

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.

Favourite bands?
Pantera, Metallica, Nightwish, Iron Maiden, Whitesnake, Ozzy Osbourne, Strapping young lad, Meshuggah, Symphony x, Jorn, Death, Dixie Dregs, Testament, Led Zeppelin, LT Rhapsody, Megadeth, Arch Enemy, Ayreon, Rob Zombie, Rammstein, E.S. Posthumus

Favourite musicians?
Steve Morse, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Ritchie Blackmore, Doug Aldrich, Dimebag Darrell, Marty Friedman, Dave Murray, James Hetfield, Andy Timmons, Shawn Lane, Rob Zombie, Krzysztof Penderecki, Tommy Emmanuel, Don Ross, L.V. Beethoven, J.S.Bach, Antonio Vivaldi, Nicolò Paganini, Jimi Hendrix, E.S. Posthumus

First album bought?
Rocky IV sountrack in 1985 and my first metal album was “Seventh Son of a Seventh Son” by Iron Maiden.

Favourite albums?
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”.

First concert (as visitor)?
Iron Maiden live in Maiano (Italy) in 1993 (talking about metal concerts)

Best live show you’ve seen / would like to see?
Whitesnake live in Lubiana / A lot of artists

Favourite EK songs?
The scythe, This Nightmare will never end, Poison Tears, Your Heroes are Dead, Infection, Death and suffering, Neverending Nights, The play of the Leaves, The Loser

Favourite EK song to play live?
The scythe, This Nightmare will never end, Poison Tears, Your Heroes are Dead, Infection, Death and suffering, Neverending Nights, The play of the Leaves

Which band would you like to open up for?
Iron Maiden

Highlight of your career on/off stage?
Play with Ian Paice / 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?
Every time I shot a “Canocia”

Favourite drink / smoke?
Apple and Pear Juice, Coke / No, thank you!!

Favourite movies / actors?
“Lord of the rings”, “Resident Evil”, “Phenomena”, “V for Vendetta”, “Cabal”, “Fight Club”, “Old Boy”, “The prestige”, “Quella casa nel bosco”, “Giustizia privata” ecc. too many to continue listing / Edward Norton, Jack Nicholson, Viggo Mortensen, Uma Thurman, Angelina Jolie, Cameron Diaz…

Favourite TV series?
The Simpsons

Favourite books?
”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

Favourite computer/console games?
Mario Kart, Resident Evil

What do you like to do on 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?
VGS Eruption MP1 + VGS Pro Screech + VGS Radioactive; D’Orazio strings; Laboga Mr. Hector 120 head, Laboga Mr.Hector cabinet, Rocktron Intelifex, Boss NS, Boss OS2, Boss Flanger, Boss TU, Mxr Dyna Comp, Bad Horsie wha ped,