Italian bassist ALBERTO RIGONI announces new album “Songs for Souls” in memory of his father


Alberto Rigoni – Songs for Souls

Photo by Alberto Rigoni

Alberto Rigoni

Feat. Jordan Rudess, Mark Zonder and more!

ASHEVILLE, North Carolina, United States, Nov. 16, 2021 / – Italian bass master and composer ALBERTO RIGONI (solo, BAD As, Natural Born Machine, Bassists Alliance Project, Vivaldi Metal Project, etc. ) announced their new album, “Songs for Souls”, in memory of their recently deceased father. The album features Jordan Rudess and Mark Zonder + other musicians, to be announced.

Alberto said: “Dear all, as you may have read, I was going to give up music but my father (professor at the University of Padua and author of poems and tales) passed away 2 weeks ago … So I decided to make an album in his honor. It will be instrumental with incredible special guests such as Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater), Mark Zonder (Fates Warning) and many more to be announced. So I set up a pre-order / crowdfunding on

The release date is scheduled for early January. Thank you very much to those who will support this album. Sincerely, Alberto “

More information to be determined, stay tuned!

Born in 1981, Alberto Rigoni is an Italian bassist and composer, internationally known for his career as a solo artist and as a member of the metal band BAD As, The Italians, Natural Born Machines Lady & THE BASS, co-producer of the Vivaldi Metal Project and member of the progressive rock band TwinSpirits (more active).

Between 2008 and 2020, Alberto released 9 solo albums worldwide (Something Different, Rebirth, Three Wise Monkeys, Overloaded, BASSORAMA, Duality, EvoRevolution, Prog Injection, Odd Times), ranging from progressive rock to fusion. His albums also featured legendary musicians such as Kevin Moore (ex Dream Theater), Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree, King Crimson), Marco Minnemann (The Aristocrats), Göran Edman (ex Yngwie Malmsteen), Michael Manring and many more.

Alberto has been on the cover of magazines such as Bass Magazine (Japan), Bass Musician Magazine (United States), Bajos Y Bajistas (Spain), Basistas (Poland), TOP BASS (Poland). Additionally, in March 2015, the prestigious Bass Guitar Magazine (UK) released Alberto’s CD anthology titled “Into THE BASS”.

Alberto has also recorded for several international artists such as Italian pop singer Alexia and he also plays bass for Canadian rock singer and songwriter Kim Bingham (ex-Nelly Furtado) and The Italians, sharing stages with artists such as Alan Parson, Suzanne Vega, Jørn Lande, Paul Gilbert, Vinnie Moore and others.

In 2016, founded a new metal band called BADASS (now called BAD As) which released three albums (More Pain More Gain, Midnight Curse and Crucified Society.

On December 15, 2017, Rigoni and bassist Jeff Hughell (Six Feet Under) released a new studio project called Bassists Alliance. The debut album “Crush” featured premier bassists such as Michael Manring, Adam Nitti, Steve di Giorgio, Colin Edwin, Mark Mitchell, Scott Reeder, Dmitry Lisenko, Brandino BassMaster, Ryan Martini, Leonid Maksimov, Tony Gray.

In 2019, founded a new AOR group called “Natural Born Machine” with famous singer of Pink Cream 69, David Readman. Their first album “Human” was released on February 19, 2021 by Pride and Joy Music.

Currently, he also collaborates with famous producer Hiro Furuya (Elton John, Eric Clapton, etc.) and many others as a session bassist.

His tenth album “For The Love of Bass” feat. all star bassists such as Nathan East, Lee Sklar, Michael Manring, Doug Wimbish and many more were released on April 2, 2021 and are available worldwide.

To pre-order / finance “Songs for Souls” by Alberto Rigoni:

Two songs are now available for streaming and download.

For more information:

Press inquiries:

Billy James
Glass Onyon PR
[email protected]


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