Biography

Began playing at the age of 20 years, cultivating his first musical experiences in the underground of Massa Carrara and La Spezia, forming his first metal band official, Suffer Age. Then in 1993 he joined the Learning Center Musical Koala Massa Carrara under the guidance of the bass teacher Anacleto Orlandi, famous bassist in the area with experience in international field. Career and own real begings with the call in the band Tuscany Labyrinth, which already had a significant number of fans. Immediately after joining the band beginning in 1995, the EP registration “Piece Of Time” that would give rise to full length “No Limits” in 1996, this situation leads to the band a recording contract with a Japanese label that opens the way for the band, meanwhile performing the live shows, growing more and more. Just ready the new material, the Metal Blade label Germany offers the band a worldwide contract and hence the true take-off and propane. Start a series of touring alongside bands such as Helloween, Stratovarious, Gamma Ray, Hammerfall, Angra and Dream Theater, not to mention festivals like the Gods Of Metal with Manowar, Iron Maiden and Black Sabbath. The disc’s success is “Return To Heaven Denied” (which is in preparation for the second part), followed by the EP “Timeless Crime”, albums “Sons of Thunder”, “Labyrinth” and “Freeman”. Also in 1998 Cristiano takes the road course that continues with great passion even today, as a teacher of the AMM ( Modern Music Institute) of Milan. Besides teaching career playing bass in Vision Divine, he recorded the album “25th Hour” and the album “9 Degrees West Of The Moon”, did a tour in South America and Asia in 2010.
In 2014 joined Wind Rose young very talented band which Cristiano produced their first EP in 2010 and first album in 2012. Support to ELUVEITIE’s Origins European Tour, recorded second album “Wardens of the West Wind”, Support to Ensiferum during their “One Man Army” european tour in 2015. Their third album “Stonehymn” was released in 2017 via Inner Wound Recordings. Japan tour with Ensiferum and Trollfest, support to Ensiferum “Path to Glory” tour with Ex Deo in 2018.

My musical influences

came from great musicians like Steve Harris, Cliff Burton, Les Claypool, Stanley Clarke and Mark King. I think that it’s very important to catch different styles of music, that’s why I listen every kind of music.

Main Concerts & Festival

With Vision Divine

  Concerts Festival
2010 Italian Tour  
2009 Italian Tour METALFEST(UK)
GINETAROCK(Spain)
Days Shocking Ground(Italy)
2008 Italian Tour ITALIAN GODS OF METAL(Italy)
MORAROCK(Italy)
ROCKIN’ FIELD FESTIVAL(Italy)
Agglutination Metal Festival(Italy)
2007 Italian Tour
China & Taiwan Tour
South American Tour (Blazil,Paraguay,Chile,Peru,Argentina)
Transilvania Metal Fest(Italy)
Adro Rock Festival(Italy)
Italian Legion Attack Fest(Italy)
Total Metal Festival(Italy)
2006 Italian Tour Gods of Metal(Italy)
Prog Power VII(Usa)

With Labyrinth

  Concerts Festival
2005 Italian Tour METALWAY Fes(Spain)
2004 Banzai Tour (Japan,Taiwan,Hong Kong,China)
Live in London UK with DREAM EVIL
More Than Fest(Slovakia)
2003 Italian Tour  
2002 Italian Tour Italian Attack(Italy)
2001 European Tours 1st part with HELLOWEEN, 2nd part with IRON SAVIOR + NOCTURNAL RITES (Germany,Sweden,France,Belgium,Switzerland)
Italian Tour
Folkets Park Festivals(Sweden)
2000 South American Tour with VISION DIVINE (Mexico,Panama,Brasil,Chile,Argentina)
Italian Tour
Wacken(Germany)
Rock Machina(Spain)
Agglutination(Italy)
1999 Italian Tour Dynamo Open Air(Holland)
Eurometal(Spain)
Rock Tiger(Austria)
Gods of Metal(Italy)
1998 European Tours with HAMMERFALL + PRIMAL FEAR + PEGAZUS (Germany,Hungary,Austria,Italy,Belgium,Holland) Gods of Metal(Italy)
Italian Gods of Metal(Italy)