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Banco del Mutuo Soccorso release video for L'assalto dei lupi

Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso

Italian prog legends Banco del Mutuo Soccorso have released a promo video for their new single L'assalto dei lupi. It's the second single to be taken from the band's brand new album, Transiberiana, their first new release for 25 years.

"The lyrics of L’assalto dei lupi express the ferocity of the wolf pack, that is the cowardice of those individuals who force themselves with the strength of others to lash out against those who are different from them," explains founding member and keyboard player Vittorio Nocenzi, who co-wrote L’assalto dei lupi with son Michaelangelo.

"The mediocre who are jealous of excellence, the envious, the intolerant, the violent in general. The polyrhythm of the arrangement creates an urgent general rhythm pattern up to paroxysm."

Transiberiana will be available as Limited Edition Mediabook CD with 44 page booklet, Gatefold 2LP + CD + LP Booklet, and as digital download. Pre-orders are available from the band's website.

Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.