Alberto Rigoni,Simone Vignola: the BASStards

Black Cavia Records is proud to announce the release of "Obsession", first single by "the BASStards", the brand new project by italian bassists Simone Vignola e Alberto Rigoni.

the BASStards - Obsession

"the BASStards" is a brand new collaboration between the italian bassists Simone Vignola and Alberto Rigoni.

After their first meeting during EuroBassDay 2010 they decided to start a project together focused on the modern development of the electric bass combining different styles and musical backgrounds.
Fat riffs, hard grooves and catchy atmospheres are just some of the elements of this new exciting project. Their first single “Obsession” has been released by Black Cavia Records on July 11h 2011 along with the videoclip (

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Alberto Rigoni: solo artist, Twin Spirits, Lady & the BASS. After the success of his first solo album “Something Different” (Lion Music 2008) he’s establishing his name around the world with “Rebirth” (Nightmare Records via Sony/RED 2011), the new solo CD featuring Gavin Harrison, Michael Marning, John Macaluso, Yves Carbonne and many others.

Simone Vignola: EuroBassDay 2008 winner, BOSS Loop Station Contest 2010 winner (Italian Selection). Simone performed at EuroBassDay, European BassDay, AmsterBASS, NAMM Show sharing the stage with Richard Bona, Billy Sheehan, Scott Henderson, Matthew Garrison, Bobby Vega, Adam Nitti and many others. Simone opened Level 42 concerts during their 2011 Italian Tour.