ANCILLOTTI formed in 2010 encompass the hystory of Italian heavy metal scene, Bud on vocals, Bid on bass, Brian on drums and the blood brother Ciano on guitar. Ancillotti are essentially a family act, what with three fourths of the band being blood relatives.
Born as a challenge, ANCILLOTTI arrived today with the awareness of a musical symbiosis with few rivals in the world.
In 2012 they recorded their first self-produced EP entitled "DOWN THIS ROAD TOGHETER" (CD) sold out in a few months and on the same year they toured in Italy in the main Metal and Rock clubs or special guest of many international acts as Uriah Heep, Grim Reaper, Uli Jon roth and more.
At the end of 2012, thanks to the successfull of "DOWN THIS ROAD TOGHETER" ANCILLOTTI signed the agreement with the German label PURE STEEL RECORDS for three album with worldwide distribution in Europe, Japan, America, Asia and Oceania.
In 2014 the album "THE CHAIN GOES ON" gets awesome reviews all over the world! ... fans, webzines, magazines and newspapers elect " The Chain Goes On "one of the best Underground Heavy Metal albums of 2014 and the world's biggest Rock-radios broadcast the first single "Bang Your Head" and the band achieve awesome goals in Europe.
In support of the new album ANCILLOTTI after a first Italian tour, embark on their first European tour in support of headlining act Tygers of Pan Tang playing also many gigs in Italy, Netherlands and Germany as open act for Gamma Ray, Vicious Rumors, Primal Fear, Loudness and many more. From the first appearance on the scene, ANCILLOTTI becomes a explosive live presence with a notable reaction everywhere.
In 2016 the band announce their next album "STRIKE BACK" followed by the single "Fight". In support to the new release the band embark on their second European tour through Italy, Austria, France, Germany, Holland in support of the former Manowar "Ross The Boss" and the band will consolidate their reputation as "Live Band" around Europe.
In 2019 ANCILLOTTI come back in studio and announced their upcoming 3th album!
In 2020 ANCILLOTTI present their third album “Hell On Earth” anticipated by the release of the single video "Revolution" that represent for the band a new era.
Thanks to the new producer Gabriele Ravaglia and the acclaimed producer/engineer Jacob Hansen the production on "Hell On Earth" is clear with a lot of power with catchy double bass tracks meet the Ciano distinctive riffs and awesome solo's and the unique husky voice of Bud. On one side they put the pedal to the metal as in the opener "Fighting Man", "Firewind" , "Frankenstein" or in the final track "Till The End" and on the others side groovy and mid-tempo-heavy like in "Broken Arrow" or "We Are Coming". ANCILLOTTI skilfully forge traditional steel in all its facets and the result is their heaviest and strongest album so far.
Typical ANCILLOTTI trademarks are the hammering rhythms, the gruff vocals, the fist pumping riffs, the thundering bass, and crashing drum approach;
A must for all worlwide Metal fans!
The band with their new album Hell On Earth brought their full potential to the next level indeed the new album is an exciting and fashionable mix of Heavy Metal. These songs are fresh but tough and melodious at the same time and the record sounds exactly as a band in our genre is supposed to in the year 2020.
ANCILLOTTI continue along the path they started, with a new challenge, a new album coming out and a new chapter in their story to be written.
See you on the road!