What was the very first record you bought?
The very first record I asked my parents to buy was a 45 rpm of a japan cartoon’s theme, in italian; while the first record I bought by myself was Iron Maiden’s “Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son” (on cassette), because I liked the cover.
What is the most expensive record have you bought?
I usually don’t like to spend money on “rare” records, and all the ones I got I just found for cheap.
What are your 5 very favorite bands ever?
The Smiths, The Cult, David Bowie, The Misfits (Glenn Danzig era), Bauhaus.
Name 5 bands that have changed your life?
David Bowie, The Smiths, Bauhaus, Rozz William’s Christian Death, The Misfits (Glenn Danzig era).
Name your 3 favorite Gothic Fests?
Wave Gotik Treffen and M’era Luna… about all the rest, I really don’t know.
Name your 3 favorite gigs as a musician and as fan?
As a fan, I can say Rozz Williams in 1994, Killing Joke a couple years ago and Portishead; as a musician, opening for Bauhaus in 2006 with my former band, playing the big venue at WGT (still with my former band) and a recent Sorry, Heels show in Naples were my best shows.
Name the most 3 influential albums for you as an artist
The Cult “Love” – The Smiths “Strangeways Here We Come” – Bauhaus “In The Flat Field”
Describe yourself with 3 adjectives
Loyal, introvert, passionate.
What is the most overrated gothic band?
Fields of the Nephilim
What is the most underrated gothic band?
Red Temple Spirits
In which band would you have liked to play live?
The Cult, of course.
Name 3 new gothic bands that have caught your attention lately?
I’m not that much into “gothic” lately… does Indian Jewelry and King Dude count?
Gothic Rock or Post Punk and why?
Definitely Post Punk, because Gothic lacks of good taste too often.