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STR8: Attraction over time?

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Pisa has a lot to offer, but most famous is probably the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Maybe the talented and exciting band STR8 can also become an attraction over time?

The band STR8 With have a new line-up, and Inspired by the new musician the band started making new music.The two new singles, the mix and mastering have been entrusted to Matt Hyde, producer and sound engineer of bands like Slipknot, Trivium, Bullet for My Valentine and many others. The track Wrong,

Str8 was born at the end of the 90s by members of well-known metal bands of the Pisa underground circuit, with the common idea of creating their own sound that recalls the powerful sonorities of the metal environment but still remains easy to assimilate. The original line-up, consisting of two guitars, bass, drums and vocals, gives birth to two demos, where the band manages to experiment with various sounds. The first is STR8, released in 2000, followed in 2003 by Memories.

It was in 2003, after a series of line-up changes, that the training settled with Alessandro Briganti on vocals, Filippo Bendinelli and Raffaello Terreni on guitars, Emiliano D’Alessio on bass and Luca Lembo on drums. With this training the band starts writing new and original songs, which will then be published in the debut album Soul Inside?.

Soul Inside? allows the band to find a series of dates, the most important of which is the date at the Metarock Festival in Pisa, in 2007, opening Aiden, 30 Seconds To Mars and Afterhours. With the spirit of continuing to experiment with new environments and new sounds, the band continues to draft new songs, and the One Last Time promo comes out in 2008, which, after another two years of drafting and rearrangement, follows in 2010 the registration of a new Full Length, No More Flames.

In the years that followed, the band continued its live activity, playing again at the Metarock Festival in 2012 as opener for Negrita. In 2013 the drummer Luca Lembo decides to leave the band and will be replaced by Fabio Machiavelli. In 2015 the singer Alessandro Briganti decides to continue his artistic career outside the band, and after numerous auditions, at the end of 2016 the choice of the band falls on Giacomo Rossi, former singer of Justine Dusk, band active until a few years ago, with whom he composed two albums, sharing the stage with bands like Dredg and Linea77.

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Om Ulf Backstrøm (4253 Artikler)
Mitt hovedfokus er musikk som er basert på progressiv tenking. Jeg er på ingen måte ensporet innen musikksmak, i likhet med intensjonen bak prog. Sjangerbegrepet er egentlig temmelig uinteressant annet enn til å gi en pekepinn om hva slags musikk det er snakk om i en anmeldelse. Jeg søker god musikk for å utfordre meg som lytter. God musikk til å trigge mine musikalske smaksløker, og til å sette i gang mine refleksjoner. Da er sjansen stor for at jeg utvikler meg og lærer, noe som bør være drivstoff for et hvert menneske. Fordi det å lære og utvikle seg er noe som tilfører livet en nødvendig porsjon "krydder". Slikt krydderet finner man blant annet i musikk. Ikke overraskende mener jeg at progressiv musikk har den fineste "smaken". På den annen side kan musikk med eller uten progressive elementer være godt nok til hverdags. Til fest derimot holder bare rendyrket prog! Må jo også få med at jeg rimelig kritisk, og jeg mener at det lages mye prog som er i beste fall uinteressant, og faktisk mye som er pinlig dårlig. Heldigvis oppveies dette av ekstremt dyktige aktører som for eksempel: Flower Kings, Mostly Autumn og White Willow, for å nevne noen tilfeldig valgte.
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