- Birthday: December 12, 1982
- Favorite Movie: The Pursuit of Happiness
- Favorite food: Pasta alla carbonara
- Nickname: "The Raff"
- Favorite Saying: "No Pain, No Gain"
- Influences as a drummer: George Kollias, John Macaluso, Jason Bowld, Igor Cavalera,
- Paul Bostaph, Morgan Rose…and many more!
I started playing drums when I was 14 and I had to fight a lot to obtain the respect of my
family for this choice. I was born in Brazil but raised in Italy, in an island called Sardegna.
I dedicated my whole life to drums and music, and I learned from some of the best
drummers in the world. I consider myself a fighter who never surrendered before
anything, for me this chance is the payback after years of hard work, sweat, blood and
In 2005 I started my career playing with many different bands and touring Europe,
my 1st professional band was called CHAOSWAVE, we released 2 albums worldwide.
After Chaoswave broke up I filled in for many bands like Arhythmia, Visions of Atlantis,
Master and many more. I joined One Machine in 2011, in 2013 I had the call of my life and
I joined Iced Earth: one of the world's biggest metal bands…
I always had a strong self confidence but I never even dreamed to reach such a high level
in the metal music industry
I thank you all for welcoming me to Iced Earth, see you all on the road, and remember,
fight for what you believe in!