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Working on the new album

Black Widow record label We are currently working on a new album feauturing a "concept" based on the last tragedy of Shakespeare: "Coriolanus". Winter kept us warm and busy composing and arranging the new songs. It will be released early in 2018 and will also contain a new arrangement of "The Worm" as well as an additional surprise. We are also proud to announce that the album will be published by Black Widow in both CD and Vynil format. read more...

The Burial Album

The Burial by Banaau At the end of 2015 Banaau released the album titled "The Burial". The album contains five track and is inspired by Part One of the Waste Land by T.S. Eliot. It can be purchased on CdBaby and all major digital stores. Check the following links to read reviews and learn more about the "making of" :
The Burial review on Progressivamente
In-depth analysis on Hamelin Prog

Banaau at FIM 2016

The FIM is an international music exhibition held every year in Italy. In 2016 Banaau performed live the full "The Burial" album along with their brand new lineup featuring Andrea Massimo (guitar and vocals), Elton Novara (guitar), Lino Cicala (keyboards), Andrea Zani (keyboards), Tony Alemanno (bass guitar), Matteo Paparazzo (drums). Click on the image below to open photo gallery, or read more...

Banaau "extended" Lineup

As of 2017 Banaau lineup was further extended to include the Flute. This is played by Demetra Fogazza who already performed with us during the the "Prog Room" reharsal during winter 2017. This instrument featured prominently in older Banaau Black Widow record label compositions (such as "The Worm"), and has been included as a key element in the new songs that form the "Coriolanus" project.

From Banaau to Hollowscene

Our future projects (including the album we are currently working on) will be presented under the new band name of Hollowscene. We do hope that you will like this new name as much as we do. We thought that, as new blood and ideas are coming in, we needed a new name to stage the beginning of a new era. Our graphic artist is now working hard on our new logo and we are eager to see the result as much as you do! Stay tuned for news and updates.

Banaau and Save The Children

We are supporting humanitarian projects in Nepal by donating 10% of all "The Burial" album sales to Save The Children. At present we were able to make two donations. These are maybe not as big as we would like; however, we do think it is important to give our contribution. Please, continue to support us!

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The Coriolanus Project
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The Burial cover art... What's this?
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The Burial photo cover

Banaau Line-up
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Banaau Line-up

Banaau presentation video
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About Us

Banaau is a progressive band from Italy. Its style can be classified as "symphonic prog" and shows influences by bands such as Genesis and Pink Floyd. Banaau music draws inspiration from American and British poets of the last centuries, building evocative soundscapes centered around famous and not-so-famous literary texts, breathing life into these words through its highly evocative sound...
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...Listening to your music... Dear Banaau, you are the companion of my trips by car. Thank you for the endless atmospheres and dimensions your music create, for the meticolous care and depth you put in every detail. I'm so happy to have you with me!
"What are the Roots" is a real plus! Spreading culture through art is an important step for intellectual growth. For this reason, every song you create is a contribution to changing our world.
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It is exciting to see Banaau involved in such a big cultural project. In this project music joins effectively with other forms of art and culture. Really well done!
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