Pentesilea Road is a progressive rock band, originally formed as a one-man solo project of the Italian guitarist Vito F. Mainolfi in 2014.Until 2019, the band published several demos, mostly instrumental, on SoundCloud and BandCamp.
The first full-length album ‘Pentesilea Road‘ was released on February, the 26th 2021. The band’s name is a reference to Pentesilea, the diluted city described in Italo Calvino’s book “Invisible Cities”.
The musical style is a contamination of a few genres, including clear influences from the Progressive, Post-Rock and Metal areas.
This debut album is self-produced, the band is independent and unsigned.
The Album is available on all digital platforms and on Digipak on their BandCamp at the following addresses:
Vito F. Mainolfi – Guitars, Bass, Backing Vocals, Programming & whatever else
Ezio di Ieso – Pianoforte & Keyboards
Alfonso Mocerino – Drums
Lorenzo Nocerino – Vox
Ray Alder – Vox on Shades of the Night, Noble Art
Mark Zonder – Drums on Memory Corners, Spectral Regrowth, Give Them Space Michele Guaitoli – Vox on Stains
Paul Prins – First solo on Give Them Space
All Music & Lyrics by Vito F. Mainolfi – Produced by Vito F. Mainolfi – Artwork Concept by Vito F.Mainolfi
The album includes the song “Memory Corners” feat. Mark Zonder (ex. Fates Warning)