New progressive Rock/Metal project. The band features legendary drummer Virgil Donati and virtuosic musicians Marco Sfogli, Alex Argento, Andrea Casali.
Andrea Casali is the talented and charismatic Italian Singer/Bassist of the band IceFish. He has worked and collaborated on multiple albums in the metal and progressive metal scene in Italy. His work with IceFish has to be seen to be believed. The dexterity and independence in play between voice and bass is mind blowing.
Alex Argento is a keyboard player, composer and mixing engineer from Palermo (Italy). He has collaborated and or produced albums for Vigil Donati (Planet X), Simon Phillips (Toto), Bissonette brothers, Greg Howe, Dave Weckl (Chick Corea), Marco Sfogli (James Labrie), Fabrizio Leo (Eros Ramazzotti) Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater), Neal Morse, Collin Leijeenar (Neal Morse’s Band), Michael Lepond (Symphony X), Ted Leonard (Enchant), Kee Marcello (Europe).
Virgil Donati At age 19 Virgil traveled to the U.S. to further study drumming, and also took classes in composition and arranging. Returning to Australia at age 21 his career was alight. He was in demand playing many genres of music, including jazz, rock, pop, theatre and studio work. He also worked with many visiting artists, including jazz pianist George Cables, vocalist Mark Murphy, Branford Marsalis and Kenny Kirkland, Melissa Etheridge.
His next taste of commercial success came in the early 90ís with Southern Sons. The band reached double platinum with their debut album. At the same time, throughout the mid 80ís and 90ís, Virgilís interest in progressive music was exploited with several bands he initiated, most notably Loose Change, and later, On The Virg.In 1996 Virgil uprooted and relocated in the U.S.A. to expand onto the world stage. He has since toured and recorded with the likes of Planet X, Steve Vai, Allan Holdsworth, CAB, Scott Henderson, Steve Walsh, Tribal Tech, Tony MacAlpine, Billy Sheehan, Derek Sherinian, Mark Boals, Kiko Loureiro, and many others, he continues to push the limits of the instrument to astonishing new levels.
Marco Sfogli is an Italian guitar player, a composer and an arranger. He has worked for a lot of artists since. In 2005 he went on to record James LaBrie’s third solo release titled Elements of Persuasion which has become a hit with progressive metal fans. Now member of the James LaBrie band, he put out his first solo record titled There’s Hope on Feb. 15th 2008. In 2010 he also worked on the James LaBrie record Static Impulse as guitar player, co-writer and engineer. He released his second solo album in 2012, titled reMarcoble and edited by JTC Records. In 2013 he joined the James LaBrie’s band for the third time for the recording of the album Impermanent Resonance. In March 2015, he was announced as new guitar player for the Italian progressive band PFM.