"A concept album that speaks about a man’s growth through the human indifference: he suffers until going crazy, but in the end he will solve all his problems simply by adapting himself to that widespread disregard, holding tightly his nearest and dearest."
Giancarlo Padula: keyboard & lead vocal Dario Vignale: guitars & backing vocal (lead on B4 The Storm) Massimo Valloni: bass Giorgio Morreale: drums
lyrics by Dario Vignale
recorded with Edoardo Magoni: backing vocals, keyboards, 8-string guitar, co-production, recording, mixing
Recorded at Edoardo Magoni's studio and at Studi Magnitudo (Ghezzano, Pisa, Italy) Mastering by Eleven Mastering (Busto Arsizio, Varese, Italy) Photo by Roberto Bernocchi Booklet designed by Giancarlo Padula
THE DARK SIDE OF THE CULT, a tribute to blue oyster cult
2022 - Giancarlo bolther / black widow records
We took part in this great Blue Oyster Cult tribute compilation produced by Giancarlo Bolther and Black Widow Records, recording a version of the famous song "(Don't Fear) The Reaper". The Dark Side of the Cult is available in double compact disc digibook format, with a 28 pages booklet.
CREDITS of "(Don't Fear) The Reaper"):
Recorded by Edoardo Magoni and The Forty Days at Rock Village, Pisa, Italy Edited, mixed and mastered by Edoardo Magoni Played and arranged by The Forty Days:
Giancarlo Padula - vocals, keyboards Dario Vignale - vocals, guitars, bass guitar Giorgio Morreale - drums, cowbell Massimo Valloni - bass pre production (he didn't record due to a motorcycle accident)
1. Transmaniacon - Transmaniacon MC (S. Pearlman, A. Bouchard, D. Roeser, E. Bloom) 2. Salem Cross - Stairway To The Stars (R. Meltzer, A. Bouchard, D. Roeser) 3. Presence - Before The Kiss, A Redcap (S. Pearlman, D. Roeser) 4. L'Impero Delle Ombre - She's As Beautiful As A Foot (R. Meltzer, A. Bouchard, A. Lanier) 5. Spectres Dead Dream - Cities On Flame With Rock And Roll (D. Roeser, A. Bouchard) 6. Humulus - The Red & The Black (A. Bouchard, E. Bloom, S. Pearlman) 7. Albert Bouchard - Baby Ice Dog (A. Bouchard, E. Bloom, P. Smith) 8. Epitaph - Wings Wetted Down (A. Bouchard, J. Bouchard) 9. Belladonna - Mistress Of The Salmon Salt (A. Bouchard, S. Pearlman) 10. Bretus - Career Of Evil (A. Bouchard, P. Smith) 11. Bullfrog - Dominance And Submission (A. Bouchard, E. Bloom, S. Pearlman) 12. Witchwood - Flaming Telepaths (A. Bouchard, E. Bloom, S. Pearlman, D. Roeser) 13. Blue Dawn - Astronomy (J. Bouchard, A. Bouchard, S. Pearlman) 14. The Forty Days - (Don't Fear) The Reaper (D. Roeser) 15. Il Segno Del Comando - The Revenge Of Vera Gemini (A. Bouchard, P. Smith) 16. Jim Gustafson and Poobah - Godzilla (D. Roeser) 17. Lifestream - Death Valley Nights (R. Meltzer, A. Bouchard) 18. Gothic Stone - Nosferatu (H. Wheels, J. Bouchard) 19. Doctors Of Space - The Vigil (D. Roeser, S. Roeser) 20. Freddy Delirio and The Phantoms - Black Blade (E. Bloom, M. Moorcock, J. Trivers) 21. Ottone Pesante - Monsters (A. Bouchard, C. Bouchard) 22. Ape Shifter feat. Shelly Bonet¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬ - Burnin’ For You (D. Roeser, R. Meltzer) 23. The Mugshots - Veteran Of The Psychic Wars (E. Bloom, M. Moorcock) 24. Jack Meille and the Blue Machine - Sole Survivor (E. Bloom, J. Trivers, L. Myers) 25. Smed - Heavy Metal: The Black And Silver (A. Bouchard, E. Bloom, S. Pearlman) 26. The Lancasters - Demon’s Kiss (E. Bloom, D. Roeser, J. Shirley) 27. Runaway Totem - The Alchemist (R. Castellano) 28. Simone Baldini Tosi & Cristiano Roversi – Then Came The Last Day of May – bonus track (D. Roeser) 29. Death SS – Godzilla - bonus track (D. Roeser)