Rudy Mariani(29-10-1988, Ferrara, Italy)Started to play Flute and Clarinet in 1999,saxophone in 2000.
in 2001 he played at DISMA MUSIC SHOW in Rimini with a special big big band directed by DAMIANO DAMIANI as a support for italian artists VALERIA ROSSI and VELVET.
in 2003 He played for MILITARY ORCHESTRA in Modena
He started to play DRUMS in 2006,just for fun..
a few months later he formed his first band...
Metal,with power and progressive influences..
The band's called NOVA ERA.
They Started to play all around north Italy.
In 2007 an Heavy/Speed metal band from Ferrara asks to him to join the band after the departure of their drummer,he accepted.
The band's called ASGARD
In that period,he played a lot of shows all around Italy
--With NOVA ERA released the first Demo with the first 3 songs
--He also joined,for a short period, in a progressive rock band at the beginning,from Ferrara:LIQUID SHADES.He left the band after one year without ever playing live.
In 2008 he started to take private lesson with a young,talented drummer:STEFANO NALDI(Malamonroe,Koinè,Dance With The Bear).
--With NOVA ERA released the first EP "White River Terrorists" with a long suite title track of 25 minutes and won a local music contest(RockaFe)
--With ASGARD released his first Demo,of him with them.
--He also joined in another Progressive Rock/Metal band from Ferrara:EVIL DESIRE.
in 2009 he formed SERPENTS IN PARADISE:an AVANTASIA TRIBUTE BAND with 9 singers and 8 musicians from Ferrara.
They played in 3 shows with hundreds of fans.
--With ASGARD played as opening act for PINO SCOTTO and for GRIM REAPER and PRAYING MANTIS.
--He left EVIL DESIRE.
--He formed CATERPILLAR:an ELISA TOFFOLI TRIBUTE BAND.
--He joined a Melodic,progressive metal band,OPHIURA.
In 2010 he joined one of the most popular Italian Thrash Metal Band:NEURASTHENIA.
He played as a support for OBITUARY,
in a 10 shows EUROPEAN TOUR with FLOTSAM AND JETSAM.
as a support for DESTRUCTION,OMEN,EXCITER,EXUMER,LIVING DEATH,BELPHEGOR,BLITZKRIEG,SAVAGE GRACE,
In 3 shows EUROPEAN TOUR with EXCITER.
--With ASGARD played as support for FLOTSAM AND JETSAM(italian shows with Neurasthenia) and PHANTOM X.
--He stopped SERPENTS IN PARADISE.
--He left CATERPILLAR.
In 2011 he released his first official Album with ASGARD:"THE SEAL OF MADNESS" with a good reviews from all over the world and played at SWORDBROTHERS FESTIVAL in Germany with OZ,EXXPLORER and VICIOUS RUMORS, and as a support for RAVEN,in Italy.
--With NEURASTHENIA in a 10 shows Headliner RUSSIAN TOUR.
--With ASGARD played at UP THE HAMMERS FESTIVAL in Greece with CRIMSON GLORY.
--He left NOVA ERA.
--He frequented the "THOMAS LANG DRUMMING BOOT CAMP" ,a workshop world tour with award-winning super drummer THOMAS LANG.
--He joined an Italian Drum Academy:LIZARD UNTERBERGERG.
In 2012 he played with ASGARD at METAL ASSAULT FESTIVAL in Germany with PAGAN ALTAR,SANITY DAYS,SATAN,HEIR APPARENT and SANCTUARY.
as a support for PAGAN ALTAR and for L.A. GUNS,at POUNDING METAL FESTIVAL in Spain with PORTRAIT and BLITZKRIEG,at SUN VALLEY METAL FEST with EXTREMA,FOLKSTONE,NECRODEATH.
--With OPHIURA played as a support for SEVENTH WONDER
--With NEURASTHENIA released "POSSESSED BY YOUR OMEN" and played for the second time in RUSSIA for another 10 shows HEADLINER TOUR.
--With ASGARD played at MAELSTROM METAL FEST with VICIOUS RUMORS and in a 3 shows Headliner EUROPEAN TOUR with 1 show in a MARIOMETALMEETING with AVENGER and TYSONDOG.
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