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Puianello, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Puianello, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Band Rock Singer/Songwriter


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Statale 9

Promising young band formed around singer-songwriter Fabio Gualerzi from Reggio Emilia (Italy), texts in full compliance with Italian singer-songwriter tradition but with the ear tended to sound much more international with a clear tendency towards the scene of Americana and roots rock!

The need to talk with friends over a beer is the main theme of these four boys. Each from a different corner of an intersection with the highway: the music.

Stefano Arduini (guitar), Stefano Casoli (drums), Andrea Signorelli (bass), Fabio Gualerzi (acoustic guitar, vocals, author). Like when we talk with friends who tell each with its own instrument, the experiences of love, mess and damage combined. At this junction without giving precedence clashed their diverse influences, from rock to pop, from the roots songwriting all weblog RE, to travel the road together: Statale 9.

Biography of Fabio Gualerzi

His passion for music was born around 13 years listening to Willy Nelson and Johnny Cash. Probably a nice "infectious disease" transmitted from the father. So he began to take the first confidences with musical instruments like guitar, banjo and harmonica. Start playing with some friends trying to imitate a genre like bluegrass, but with poor results.

At the age of 16 years shall enter into a company that finally shares his same passions. After a few months the association was founded Lonestartime likely to organize live events in Italy, with artists and songwriters Texans. Going forward over the years they travel in the States continues to organize concerts and great friendships begin to stabilize more than those in Italy. Among these friends / cantatutori remember the godfather of the Texas Music Cory Morrow, Roger Creager, Stoney LaRue, Randy Rogers, Rodney Hayden, and many others. In any case, after the experiences of Austin decides to play a similar atmosphere in Italy and organizes an Open Mic (which still goes on). But help and a boost to this initiative, Fabio restarts to 21 years to write some songs after years of detention. But soon the game becomes increasingly challenging. He discovers that, to be able to tell and give vent to his experiences and his problems, the only way to do that is that. So this game comes out a real need and dependency. Without trying too much this young man lifts the province began to be contacted by local performing in their live show. Initially created a strange songwriting showcase with his best friend Massimiliano Masetti. They are called in several places in the province, but not only (for example in Bologna, Modena, Parma, Florence, Piacenza, Fidenza, Verona, Mantova, Rimini ... ecc…). They begin to open some gig to a variety of American songwriters such as Michael McDermott, Picott, Amanda Shires, Two Cow Garage, etc. .. But Fabio is not satisfied, he lacks the full expression, he felt limited in expressing themselves in English only. Increases the need to express more and decides to try, although it is difficult for a someone who had never listened to Italian music, to speak in his mother tongue. From this need comes something new, something stronger: the Highway 9, his second band. Find three things really smart who can help him in his project. Stefano Arduini on electric guitar, bass and double bass Andrea Signorelli, Stefano Casoli on drums and Fabio Gualerzi on acoustic guitar and vocals, give birth to this new project of singer-songwriters and roots rock influences with everything made in Reggio Emilia. Oh well anyway if you want to learn more by listening to the computer parts .. me tired, and now I'm going to express myself with my notebook and my pen ...


Giovane promettente band nata intorno al cantautore reggiano Fabio Gualerzi; testi in pieno rispetto della tradizione cantautorale italiana ma con l'orecchio teso a sonorità decisamente più internazionali con una propensione evidente verso la scena Americana rock e roots!
Il bisogno di parlare con amici davanti ad una birra è il filo conduttore di questi quattro ragazzi. Ognuno proveniente da un angolo diverso di un incrocio con la strada principale: la musica.
Stefano Arduini (Chitarra elettrica), Stefano Casoli (batteria), Andrea Signorelli (basso), Fabio Gualerzi (Chitarra Acustica, voce, autore). Come quando si parla tra amici che ognuno racconta con il proprio strumento le esperienze vissute amori, casini e danni combinati. A questo incrocio senza dare precedenze si sono scontrate le loro diverse influenze, dal rock al pop, dal roots al cantautorato tutto targato R.E., per percorrere la strada insieme: Statale 9.

Biografia di Fabio Gualerzi
La sua passione per la musica nasce intorno ai 13 anni ascoltando Willy Nelson e Johnny Cash. Probabilmente una piacevole “malattia infettiva” trasmessa dal padre. Inizia così a prendere le prime confidenze anche con gli strumenti musicali come la chitarra, il banjo e l’armonica. Inizia suonare con qualche amico tentando ad imi