Giulia's Corner

Dear 2016

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Giulia Stefani Dear 2016

Dear 2016, you are just 4 months old, but you already showed how such a pain in the ass you are: you take away from me all the beloved ones and you are making people even more ignorant than they usually are. You are covering me with a blanket made of laziness, so warm, but […]

Paul's Corner

G.A.S.: Two Notes Engineering Torpedo Live

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Ravenscry PPM 2014

As we all know, there have been three important inventions in human’s history, which changed its course: The wheel firstly attributed to the 25 years old beauty from “Piacenziano” times called Lucy Afarensis, but lately attributed to the famous Ötzi… former member of Paleo-Sabbath and creator of the Ösbournes. The Lamborghini Miura (by Ferruccio Lamborghini […]

Fagio's Corner

Live Shows – part 2

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Live Concert

In my last post, I tried to talk about the problems of live music and the reasons of its onward decay. Since I do not like useless criticism, now I will try to explain what could be an alternative model of planning live music that could be more satisfying and successful for all the actors […]

Mauro's Corner

Subway Adventures: 5 Human Species I Met

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subway

It’s obvious. When you play in a famous band known all over the world, from Pandino (Italy) to Timbuktu, people recognize you in the subway, they stop you, they want a selfie with you and an autograph on the earlobe. You must not lose patience: you know, it’s a positive fact, it’s the natural order of things. Famous […]

Paul's Corner

G.A.S.: Hughes & Kettner Coreblade

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Paul Raimondi with Hughes & Kettner Coreblade

“If you think that perfection doesn’t exist you probably never played through a Coreblade”. I started this series of post talking about how Jeff Waters with his Annihilator changed my life about 20 years ago. Weird, but today we will talk again about him because what I am describing today is the Coreblade amp, which […]

Simon's Corner

The Path of Music #1 – Musician’s Ego

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Musician's Ego

“Transcending your ego”, “Overcoming your ego”, “Disassociate yourself from your ego”, “Abandon your ego”: these are some of the expressions you could find while reading the various books about spirituality, meditation, Eastern philosophy or inner growth. In the end, what the hell is this damn “ego”? I knew that the word “ego”, in Latin, means […]

Fagio's Corner

Live Shows

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Ravenscry Live in PPM 2014

How many times has happened that you decided to go to a live concert of a band you like but you gave up in the end for one or more reasons? The over-priced ticket, the location too far away, the distrust about the organization of the event… How many times have you complained on social […]