BANDS – PFM/JAMES LABRIE BAND/SOLO ARTIST
Born in 1980, Marco Sfogli is credited as one of the most influential and followed progressive rock and metal guitar players of the last years, having worked both studio and live with James LaBrie and Jordan Rudess from Dream Theater, drummer legends Virgil Donati and Mike Mangini, Alex Argento, Bryan Beller, Matt Guillory and many more.
He started getting interested about music at an early age due to his parents, both members and founders of the world/folk band “Nuova Compagnia di Canto Popolare” which he joined later on.
Since 2004 he’s part of James LaBrie solo band for which he recorded 3 albums and made a world tour.
As a solo artist he published three solo albums, “There’s Hope” in 2008, “reMarcoble” in 2012 and “Homeland” in 2019 with the first being voted as “2nd best instrumental records of all times” from the webzine “The Top Tens”.
In 2011 he played for the “Jason Becker Benefit Concert” with other legendary players like Stu Hamm, Guthrie Govan, Kiko Loureiro, Michael Lee Firkins and many more.
In 2013 he recorded guitars for Virgil Donati’s acclaimed release titled “In This Life”
Also in 2014 he was part of the Samsung Band for the Samsung Unpacked event held in Berlin.
In early 2015 he was asked to join progressive rock legends PFM, embarking on a world tour and playing extensively through US, Canada, UK and Italy.
He’s also founding member of the band “Icefish” with Virgil Donati on drums, Alex Argento on keyboards and Andrea Casali on bass and vocals.
Endorsed by Ibanez Guitars, DiMarzio pickups, Elixir Strings, Mezzabarba Amps, Fractal Audio Effects, Klotz Cables, and Slick Audio