Italian Bassist Alberto Rigoni (BAD AS, Bassists Alliance Project, Vivaldi Metal Project) Announces New Solo Album “Odd Times”, Feat. Drummer Marco Minneman, Guitarist TBA


talian bass master and composer Alberto Rigoni (solo, BAD AS, Bassists Alliance Project, Vivaldi Metal Project, The Italians, Kim Bingham) has just announced a new solo album, “Odd Times”, featuring drummer Marco Minnemann and a guitarist who will be announced soon. Furthermore, Rigoni has launched the fundraising campaign for the album, get more information here.

Rigoni, about the new solo album:

“Dear friends,
first of all, I wish you and your families a great 2020 (a bit in late!)!
After a mystic music crisis…. at the end I’ve decided to start composing a new progressive solo album (the 9th). It will be called “Odd Times” and that says all.. also because it will feature the legendary monster drummer Marco Minnemann (The Aristocrats) again. It will be a trio so there will be also a guitarist that I will announce soon. Thanks a lot to who will support my music! Love and prog on!
Sincerely yours,

As previously announced, Rigoni will partecipate the ‘UK Bass Guitar Show’, taking place on March 28th 2020, alongside legendss uch as Leland Sklar and Richard Bona to name a few. More information TBA. More info and tickets here:


Discography 2007-2020

Coming out March 17th 2020 – Bad As – “Crucified Society” (SlipTrick Records)
2019 – Alberto Rigoni – Prog Injection (Total Metal)
2018 – Bad As – Midnight Curse (RockShot Records)
2018 – Alberto Rigoni – EvoRevolution feat. Marco Minnemann (Total Metal)
2017 – Bassists Alliance Project – Crush (Self Produced)
2017 – Alberto Rigoni – Duality (Self produced)
2016 – BADASS – More Pain, More Gain (Lion Music / Cargo Records UK)
2016 – Vivaldi Metal Project (Pride & Joy Music / King Records Japan)
2016 – The Italians – Live at Teatro delle Voci] (Self produced)
2016 –  BASSORAMA (Pride & Joy Music / Edel Music / Come Back Media)
2015 – Alberto Rigoni – Into THE BASS (Bass Guitar Magazine)
2014 –  Alberto Rigoni – Overloaded (Any and All Records / PowerProg)
2014 – John Jeff Touch – Warnings (Web Art Records)
2013 – Alexia – iCanzonissime (Universal Music)
2012 – Alberto Rigoni – Three Wise Monkeys (Any and All Records / PowerProg)
2012 – Lady & THE BASS – Groovy (AR Music Production)
2011 – the BASStards – Obsession (single) (Black Cavia Record)
2011 – Alberto Rigoni – Rebirth – (Nightmare Records/Sony/RED)
2011 – TwinSpirits – Legacy (Lion Music)
2010 – Gianni Rojatti – Dolcetti Metal Beat (Heart of Steel Records)
2010 – Mistheria – Dragon Fire (Lion Music)
2010 – Lady & the BASS – Quirky Girl single (Emmeciesse Music Publishing)
2009 –  Tommy Ermolli – A Step Ahead (Lion Music)
2009 –  -The Forbidden City (Lion Music)
2008 – Alberto Rigoni – Something Different (Lion Music)
2007 –  TwinSpirits – The Music That Will Heal The world (Lion Music)


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 2019): Something Different, Rebirth, Three Wise Monkeys, Overloaded, Bassorama, Duality and EvoRevolution, Prog Injection, 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.

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