International Folk Band
The Progressive Ethereal Folk band is an international band from Italy. The band is directed by guitarist-composer Riccardo who graduated from the Conservatoire of Naples San Pietro a Majella.
Since 2005 they released seven full-length albums with different labels,distributed in Europe and World.
Band leader Riccardo started in 1999 with his first band LUPERCALIA. they released the first album with the english label World Serpent (Death in June, Current 93, Antony and the johnsons, Nurse with wound)
Throughout the years, Riccardo has gone on to write music and lyrics for many voices and musicians.
Here a list of some musicians featured on with them
• Duncan Patterson (Anathema)
• Denitza Seraphim (Irfan)
• Peppe Frana (Micrologus)
• Donatello Pisanello (Officina Zoé)
• Sergio Panarella (Ashram)
• Luigi Rubino (Ashram)
• Alessandra Santovito (Hexperos)
• Spyros Giasafakis (Daemonia Nymphe)
• Corrado Videtta (Argine)
• Monica Pinto (Spakka Neapolis55)
• Walter Maioli e Luce Maioli (Synaulia)
• Simone Salvatori (Spiritual Front)
• Charles Ferris (Sineterra)
• Floriana Cangiano (Flo)
• Quartetto Savinio
From 1999 till 2009 Riccardo was invited to join several compilations, released from labels and music magazines in Italy, Russia, France and Germany.
The band shared the stage and performed in festivals together with bands like: Bauhaus, Anathema, Opeth, Coph Nia, Moonspell, Ataraxia, Persephone, Spiritual Front, QNTAL, Kirlian Camera, Of the Wand and the moon, and more.
In Riccardo’s albums there are lot of guests, some of them from the following bands: Anathema, Daemonia Nymphe, Officina Zoé, Spakka Napoli, Synaulia, Spiritual Front, Argine, Ashram, Pinknruby, Gothica, Hexperos, Mediavolo, Dwelling.
The band can perform as Trio or Quintet, upon request.