Oct 032017
 

Italian bassist and composer Alberto Rigoni (solo, BADASS, Vivaldi Metal Project) releases ‘Kyoto’s Gardens’ video feat. Ryo Okumoto (Spock’s Beard, Phil Collins), one of the songs from his brand new album “Duality” which is released on September 20th. On this track Alberto uses the Ibanez Ashula II, hybrid Fretless/Fretted bass which give an unique sound to the song.

The album features a guest appearances of Mattias IA Eklundh, Jonah Weingarten, Mistheria, Frank Caruso & Ryo Okumoto.

The artwork (below) has been designed by well known visual artist Reuben Bhattacharya of Visual Amnesia who has worked with several famous artists. Continue reading »

Jul 212017
 

Italian bassist and composer Alberto Rigoni (solo, BADASS, Vivaldi Metal Project) unveils the artwork of his upcoming prog/ambient solo album Duality which will be released on September 20th 2017. The album features a guest appearances of Mattias IA Eklundh, Jonah Weingarten, Mistheria, Frank Caruso & Ryo Okumoto.

The artwork (below) has been designed by well known visual artist Reuben Bhattacharya of Visual Amnesia who has worked with several famous artists.

Reuben says: “I wanted to bring forth, a modernized approach to the stylings of classic prog rock album art on this release. The painting and the characters depict the theme of the album, which is the synergy and coexistence between Technology and Nature, Machine and Man, Good and Evil, Light and Dark, Dissonance and Harmony and the opposing forces that define human existence on planet Earth!” Continue reading »

May 292017
 

Italian bassist and composer Alberto Rigoni (solo, BADASS, Vivaldi Metal Project, The Italians) has just announced that Swedish guitarist Mattias IA Eklundh (Freak Kitchen) has joined Alberto‘s upcoming BASS solo album “Duality” with a stunning solo that you can hear in the soundcloud player below.

“It’s a big honor to have Mattias in my new album, I’ve been a super fan of his incredible playing since I discovered his band Freak Kitchen many years ago!” – Alberto Rigoni

The new album will be released in September 2017. If you would like to support the fundraising campaign go to: albertorigoni.net/soloEP 20% of the income will be donated to Lega del Filo d’Oro, an Italian association which helps deaf blind children. Continue reading »