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  • Biglietto per l'Inferno (ENG)

    4. Apr. 2012, 22:10 von heavylione

    Biglietto per l'Inferno (literally ticket to hell) is an band whose album Biglietto per l'Inferno, in spite of the limited success it scored in the 1970s, is today considered a cornerstone of the genre.
    Biglietto per l'Inferno's members were from Lecco, Lombardy, coming from the bands Mako Sharks and Gee. The year 1972 marked the band's first concerts. In 1974 the band released their eponymous LP, a mixture of hard rock and progressive sounds. The most prominent instruments in the record were Marco Mainetti's guitar and Giuseppe Cossa's keyboards. CLAUDIO CANALI,the lead singer, also played flute. The lyrics Canali wrote for the song "Confessione" were about a murder: despite the band's name, meaning "Ticket to Hell", the lyrics have no references to hell or demonic themes - (except the quote "What do you say, brother - you have murdered? (...) I cannot save you from the eternal fire, you only have a ticket to hell"). …