NEWS - 30.08.2010 OFFICIAL STATEMENT – PATHOSRAY ANNOUNCES NEW GUITARIST
Due to artistic differences, guitarist Alessio Velliscig and Pathosray
have decided to part ways on good terms. The band wishes Alessio the
best in his future endeavors and would like to thank him for the memorable
experiences during the past three years of working together.
We have exciting news of welcoming the new Pathosray guitarist, Antonio
Antonio has been working with Pathosray’s basisst, Fabio D’Amore,
for a few years now on several projects. The band found he brought a
level of energy and artistic contribution that will be useful to the
creation of the upcoming album.
Antonio comments, “I am given this great opportunity to join a
band like Pathosray and I am really happy about the way we started working
together! I am definitely thankful to the guys for giving me this chance
– playing with these musicians puts me in a higher gear and I
am sure that they will certainly give me a lot of satisfaction in the
On the band’s myspace
there are photos posted from the very first live show Antonio played
with the band on 31.07.2010.
So please take a moment to welcome Antonio into the Pathosray family!
News and new live gigs will soon be announced.
NEWS - 02.11.2009 Concert this week
Don't forget: PATHOSRAY will be performing with Secret Sphere, Fairyland
and The Prowlers at Deposito Giordani in Pordeone, Italy on November
NEWS - 12.10.2009 Show update
PATHOSRAY will be performing with Sons Of Seasons at Teatre Verdi in
Trieste on October 26th.
NEWS - 12.06.2009 New webbanners / New shows
In the "MEDIA" section of this site you can find some new Pathosray
banners to post on your own site or forums.
Three new shows has been confirmed for PATHOSRAY:
July 24 at Lonca di Codroipo, Udine, Italy
July 25 at Gorizia, Turiacco, Italy
August 1 at Sclaunicco, Udine, Italy
Also, we have a new LastFM Group and a new Twitter page ready. Check
them out in the "LINKS" section.
NEWS - 21.04.2009 Album release dates / New shows
Here's a reminder of the release dates for "Sunless Skies":
April 22 in Japan through Soundholic (yes, that's tomorrow!!!)
May 25 in Europe through Frontiers Records
June 9 in USA through Frontiers Records / SuperD distribution.
Two new shows has been confirmed for PATHOSRAY:
May 1 at Festa della Birra Udine Fiera, Udine, Italy
May 16 at Festintenda 2009, Mortegliano, Udine, Italy
NEWS - 20.03.2009 Pathosray signs new record deals / Pathosray confirmed for ProgPower
Italian progressive metal band PATHOSRAY is proud to announce the signing
of a worldwide deal with Frontiers Records, and an exclusive Japanese
deal with Soundholic Records, for the upcoming second album, "Sunless
PATHOSRAY was formed in 2000 by drummer Ivan Moni Bidin and vocalist
Marco Sandron, later joined by bass player Fabio D'Amore, keyboardist
Gianpaolo Rinaldi, and guitarist Alessio Velliscig. The band released
their self titled debut album "Pathosray" through Sensory Records in
late 2007, gathering a great response from the Progressive Metal communities
all over the world.
In support of the release, PATHOSRAY played a few selected shows around
Italy and in September 2008 the guys went to Atlanta, USA to perform
for the first time abroad in front of an enthusiastic ProgPower USA
Festival crowd. 2 weeks later they played at ProgPower Europe in Holland
with similar responses.
The rest of 2008 was spent on writing and recording the new album, "Sunless
Skies", which was recorded and engineered at Artesonika Studios in Italy
by Ivan Moni Bidin and Fabio D'Amore, and mixed and mastered in Sweden
by Johan Ornborg and Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios (Symphony
X, Hammerfall, Opeth, Katatonia etc).
With a new record deal in place and an awesome new album to boot, PATHOSRAY
are ready to climb the next step on the Progressive Metal ladder. Bassist
Fabio D'Amore commented: "We're all really happy and excited about
the new album and the way how our sound evolved during these 2 years.
The new recording deals, with Frontiers Records and Soundholic, will
surely give "Sunless Skies" an extra value with the possibility to reach
new fans and spreading our music in the best way possible! We're extremely
pleased to have the possibility to work with such respectable companies,
also thanks to the amazing job that Intromental Management is doing
In connection with the upcoming release, set for April 22 in Japan through
Soundholic Records, and May 25 in Europe and June 9 in USA on Frontiers,
PATHOSRAY has been confirmed to play ProgPower Scandinavia Festival
(alongside Pretty Maids, Freak Kitchen, Mercenary and more) in Copenhagen,
Denmark on September 25th, 2009.
"2009 couldn't have started better than this" said drummer Ivan
Moni Bidin, "the excitement for the invitation to play at Prog Power
Scandinavia in Denmark, with such big names, will give us the strength
to keep improving and set up the best show possible!"
Final tracklisting of "Sunless Skies" includes:
Crown Of Thorns, Behind The Shadows, Aurora, Quantic Enigma, In Your
Arms, Sons Of The Sunless Sky, The Coldest Lullaby, Perpetual Eclipse,
Poltergeist, For The Last Time (bonus track - Europe/USA), Rainfall
(bonus track - Japan).
NEWS - 09.03.2009 New design of homepage
The homepage has had a well-deserved facelift. We hope you like what
you see :)
NEWS - 17.11.2008 Recordings of the second album has begun
PATHOSRAY have now entered the studio for the recordings of their second
album. Please keep an eye on the myspace and facebook pages of the band
to check up on the recordings as well as a bunch of pictures from the
NEWS - 18.10.2008 Upcoming shows and other news
Two new Italian shows has been announced, and details can be found in
the TOURS section of this site.
Here's a little video clip from the studio of PATHOSRAY working on the
We will soon have more videos from the studio for you to check out :-)
NEWS - 16.10.2008 News from the band
Sorry for the long silence! After succesful shows at both PROGPOWER
USA in Atlanta, Georgia, USA and PROGPOWER EUROPE in Baarlo, Holland,
PATHOSRAY is now busy finishing up the writing for the second album.
The demos for 4 of the songs have been done, and both our label and
our management are excited about the new tunes. We will of course keep
our fans updated on a way more regular basis in the future.