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Here you will find news and updates as well as music and other ALTZI related items.
Who, where &what?
The solo album
2020 Rick Altzi started the process of writing and recording songs for his upcoming solo album under the name ALTZI.
Rick, Ulrick Lönnqvist and Pete Alpenborg wrote most of the songs with a little help from Morgan Jensen and Ken Sandin on a couple of songs.
In the end of 2020 they had all the songs ready and early 2021 recording begun, the main band consists of:
Rick Altzi – Vocals
Peter Alpenborg – Gitarr & Keyboard
Nalle Påhlsson – Bass
Kevin Kott – Drums
And in addition to them there are many good musicians guesting the album both on instruments and backing vocals.
First single is coming out Friday 26th of March and have guest musician Olaf Lenk from At Vance on lead guitar!
There is a total of 4 singles coming out during 2021 and the full album is released shortly after that.
About Rick Altzi
Birthdate: October 6th
Birthplace: Helsingborg, Sweden
Eye color: Blue/grey
Hair color: Blond
Career history: Started to play bass at the age of 14, played i various bands/coverbands until 2004, started to take his singing seriously around 2005 and did his first album as a singer with AtVance 2007. Since then he worked with a lot of great musicians from bands like Helloween, Accept, King Diamond, Pain of salvation, etc.
He’s working on his first soloalbum under the name ALTZI he is also writing and recording with Masterplan, Gathering Of Kings and Herman Frank
Musical influences: Whitesnake, Dio, Thunder, Yngwie Malmsteen, Vinnie Moore, Tony McAlpine, Ozzy, Saga, TOTO, John Norum and a lot of bands from the 80-90?
First musical instrument: Acoustic guitar, at the age of 11, and his first bass at 14.
First concert attended: First big concert, TOTO, Copenhagen 1993