|THE FIFTH SEASON BIOGRAPHY|
The Fifth Season Is a psychedelic progressive metal band from Italy, they formed in 2000 and produced a demo cd named "The Fifth Season", they almost totally change the lineup in the fall of 2003.THE FIFTH SEASON GENRES
In 2004 they released an EP titled "Stronger, Perfect Promo 04" containing the first 4 tracks of the actual LP, that was well appreciated by the media, even because the usage of flutes in metal, psychedelic guitars , great atmospheric keyboards and organs over a rocky bass and a powerful drumming was something pretty new in prog metal.
After some minor gig they played in 2005 in Lecco Art Lab, a prog festival featuring Mauro Pagani (PFM), David Jackson (Van Der Graaf Generator) Rodolfo Maltese (Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso).
They Entered the studio from early May to late June 2006 to self produce their debut album for AMS/BTF/VINYLMAGICdistribution.
In the September 2006 Edition of Lecco Art Lab they played toghether with Rodolfo a couple of songs from "Stronger, Perfect" and they did it again in Rome in the big venue of Stazione Birra (Steve Hackett, Tony Levin, Marillion, Marty Friedman and other great artists stop there for their italian tours).
In December 2006 "Stronger, Perfect" reaches the major worldwide distribution and the band is organizing to book the tour for 2007.
The Fifth Season
THE FIFTH SEASON LYRICAL THEMES
mythology, mysticism, introspection
THE FIFTH SEASON ORIGIN
Italy (Roma [Lazio]), formed in 2001
THE FIFTH SEASON CURRENT RECORD LABEL
THE FIFTH SEASON STATUS
THE FIFTH SEASON CURRENT LINE-UP
Cristiano ``Chris`` Grifoni: guitar
Marco ``VonKreutz`` Novello: keyboards
Valerio ``Sirio`` Pappalardo: bass
Francesco ``Bodhi`` De Raffaele: vocals, flute
Stefano ``Blacksmith`` Rossi: drums
THE FIFTH SEASON PREVIOUS LINE-UP
Fabrizio Sclano: Bass
Lorenzo Mazzè: vocals
Stefano Diamanti: vocals (ex-Abstracta, ex-Astra (Ita))
Matteo Menichelli: drums (ex-Ivory Moon)
Riccardo Pallini: keyboards