Gianluca Ferro guitarist moves his first steps in the italian prog-metal scene with bands such as Time Machine and Doomsword recording and touring extensively in Europe. He plays at the Gods Of Metal festival in Milan in different occasions, sharing the stage with bands such as Iron Maiden, Slayer, Slipknot, Dark Tranquillity, Testament, Rammstein, Manowar, Symphony X, Running Wild and many others. At the same time he collaborates with Kiko Loureiro (Megadeth, Angra) and Rafael Bittencourt at the album “Reviviscence” by Time Machine. While devoting himself to guitar teaching, toward the beginning of 2000, Gianluca starts working on his solo debut album, “Involution” released in 2005 and worldwide distributed by Century Media. His solo career marks an artistic transition blending his Jazz-Fusion skills with modern metal infuences and complex harmonic and rhythmic textures, exploring polyrythms and polymeters. He takes part to many guitar compilations, among them the prestigious “The Alchemist Vol.II” produced by liquid note together with players such as Brett Garsed, Bumblefoot, Richard Hallebeek, Terry Syrek and Doug Doppler. In 2008 he releases a guitar trio album with Strings 24 with whom plays at the Peralta Auditorioum in Spain together with Patrick Rondat and, with the same line-up, he performs at the Guitar Day 4 in Milan together with Paul Gilbert, Mattias Eklundh. In February 2010, Gianluca takes part in OSV Project 3, a guitar-oriented instrumental album featuring guitarists Achilleas Diamantis, Borge Olzen, Marcel Coenen, Jonas Tamas and Phy Yaan-Zek, which arouses the interest of the famous producer Mark Varney. In January 2011 Gianluca releases his second solo album Unheimlich, worldwide distributed by Nightmare records and Guitar9 and he becomes Special Tutor at M.M.I. (Modern Music Academy).