Fabrizio Leo – Spectrum of My Past (2014)

Fabrizio Leo – Spectrum of My Past (2014)

From the crowd of Italian blood shred guitarist, Fabrizio "Bicio" Leo is mostly under the radar. He seems enjoying more as sideman compared to Marco Sfogli, Simone Fiorletta, Francesco Fareri, Daniele Liverani and so on. No mistakes, this guy has numbers of excellent port folio under his possession. In 2000s, Mike Varney called regarding his works sent to Mike. Thus the creation of Fabrizio first album "Cutaway" in 2006 that continued to "Mr. Malusardi" in 2011. If you haven't heard about those then check it now. For his latest work, is "Spectrum of My Past". Fabrizio third album was not made in Shrapnel any more, a new label Jellybeards records instead. The album also support by Alex Argento, Italiano shred keyboardist.

The styles and feels are exactly twin brother to the album "Mr. Malusardi". Structure are kind of progressive, very dynamics and tons of shreds. The styles from standard minor progressive feel in the first track all the way ended with latin beat in "Samba C". Here a quick styles and comments on all tracks:

01. Alien Abduction - fast progressive feel 
02. Spectrum of My Past - melancholy, soundtrack feel
03. Remember You - fast song with nice techno effects, kind of Joe Satriani feel
04. Sardegna - standard rock, mid tempo with interesting staccato beat
05. Laura - ballad feel with strong arpeggios
06. Sir Giuliani - techno feel, double beat drum
07. Liquid - short melodic composition
08. Thirty Nights Fever - fast progressive riffs - listen to Youtube
09. Marziana - interesting panning of guitars to create beat for another nice melodic song
10. Rufus - fast guitar licks in duet with bass
11. Grappa Love - fast progressive feel
12. Zombie Science - kind of industrial feel
13. Cico - exotics scale theme
14. Samba C - latin feel

Metal Harem class: ******** eight stars out of ten

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Fabrizio “Bicio” Leo, was born in Abbiategrasso, about 20 km south of Milan, Italy on 28th of July 1971.

Fabrizio Leo - Guitar
Flavio Scopaz - Bass
Alex Argento - Keyboards,mixing and mastering
Bruno Valverde - Drums

“Cutaway” (2006) - Shrapnel records
“Mr Malusardi” (2011) - Shrapnel records
“Spectrum Of My Past” (2014) - Jellybeard records

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