Alberto Rigoni is an Italian bass player and composer, internationally known for his career as a solo artist and as a member of the metal band Ardityon, 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 (Something Different, Rebirth, Three Wise Monkeys and Overloaded, worldwide released between 2008 and 2014), between progressive rock metal and fusion, also feature legendary musicians such as Kevin Moore (ex Dream Theater), Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree, King Crimson), Göran Edman (ex Yngwie Malmsteen), Michael Manring and many others.
Alberto has been featured on the cover of magazine such as Bass Magazine (Japan), Bass Musician Magazine (USA), Bajos Y Bajistas (Spain), Basistas (Poland), TOP BASS (Poland). Moreover, on March 2015 the prestigious Bass Guitar Magazine (UK) released Alberto’s CD anthology called “Into THE BASS”.
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.
On April 15th Rigoni released his fifth solo album BASSORAMA (Pride & Joy Music / Edel) which also features top class bassists such as Doug Wimbish (Living Color), Divinity ROXX (ex Beyonce), Stu Hamm (Satriani), Nik West (ex Prince), Steve Lawson, Anna Sentina, Lars Lehmann, Remco Hendrix.
In 2016 founded a new metal band called BADASS (now called “Ardityon”) featuring singer Titta Tani (CS’s Goblin, ex DGM), guitarist Alessio “Lex” Tricarico and drummer Denis “Denzy” Novello. Their debut album “More Pain, More Gain” has been released on April 15th 2017 (Lion Music / Cargo Records UK).
On September 20ht 2017 Alberto released his sixth solo album “Duality” that also features guests such as keyboardists Rio Okumoto (Spock’s Beard, Phil Collins etc.), Mistheria and Jonah Weingarten , guitarists Mattias IA Eklundh and Frank Caruso.
On December 15th 2017, Rigoni together with bassist Jeff Hughell (Six Feet Under) will release a new studio project called Bassists Alliance. The first album “Crush” will feature top notch bassists such as Michael Manring, Adam Nitti, Steve di Giorgio, Colin Edwin, Mark Mitchell, Scott Reeder, Dmitry Lisenko, Brandino BassMaster, Ryan Martini, Leonid Maksimov, Tony Grey.
Rigoni is currently working on ARDITYON (formerly BADASS) second album.
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