Bull Brigade formed in Turin, Italy in 2006. Both Eugenio and Daniele were just back from the experiences with their previous bands Banda del Rione and Bad Dog Boogie, respectively. At that time they both hosted shows on Radio Black Out and it was right among one broadcast and another that they came up with the idea of forming the band. The first line-up consisted of vocalist Eugenio, bassist Daniele, guitarist Davide (ex-Banda del Rione and Youngang) and drummer Steve (Bad Dog Boogie). Rehearsals were engaging right from the start, and in a couple of years (through which second guitarist Paolo CH/HC joined in for a short period of time) the band recorded their first album entitled “Strade Smarrite” (2008). Strade Smarrite brought an impressive amount of shows to the band. Thanks to the success of the record, Bull Brigade succeeded in playing both all over Italy and Europe, getting to know hundreds of people and places, and sharing the stage with the best bands of the italian and european scene (Sham 69, Anti Nowhere League, Infa Riot, Cockney Rejects, Cock Sparrer, Stiff Little Fingers, Non Servium, The Oppressed, Angelic Upstarts, Brigada Flores Magon, Nabat, The Stab, Perkele, Stage Bottles, Toxpack, S-Contro, Gavroche, and many more…). As the years went by, Dany, Davide and Steve left the band due to the looming of time and familiar commitments. The first to fill in the lineup was the historic bass player of S-Contro, Federico a.k.a. Bakus, with whom there have been friendly and loyal relationships for many years. Then came Paolino, ex-Los Fastidios pillar who moved to Turin for love (who in turn got replaced by Gigio of Gavroche)… the band got over Steve Cemento’s departure with the entrance of Yehudi behind the drums.
In 2016 comes out “Vita Libertà”, the second album 10 years after the birth of the band. It has been presented on tour across many European towns, including our hometown Torino, then Rome, Paris, Madrid, Vigo, Berlin, Prague, Hamburg, Zagreb, Bratislava, Kiel, among the others. During this period some line-up changes happened: Bull Brigade welcomes on board two old school members that give some kind of new energy to the band: a second guitar represented by Remo, formerly in Fuori Controllo and Bloodstain, and a new drummer, Mark Dread, coming from the melodic hardcore band Killjoy. Shows are not gonna stop, some split albums are out: the 7’ in memory of Colin Runnin’ Riot, made together with our mates Knockout, Gonna Get Yours and Hawkins Thugs. It’s out on CROM Records. And the 10’ with Action Seditione from Montreal, Quebec, that is out on our friends’ Fire and Flames Music.
In this next future there will surely be news to continue the celebration of Bull Brigade decennial. STRICTLY AND ALWAYS ANTIFASCIST.
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