Agostino Marangolo

Born in Catania on June 25, 1953, into a family of musicians (his brother is saxophonist Antonio Marangolo), he lived in Acireale.

He formed his first band Flea on the Honey in 1969, later played with Etna, and in 1974 joined Goblin (in place of Walter Martino, and with Claudio Simonetti and Massimo Morante), a group remembered for their many soundtracks for horror films (including Suspiria, Zombi). He will remain there until 1980. In the same year he collaborated with the “New Perigeo,” with Giovanni Tommaso, Danilo Rea, Maurizio Giammarco and Carlo Pennisi.

In 1976 he recorded some songs with the Neapolitan band Napoli Centrale, songs that would later become part of their second album Mattanza.

He collaborated with Pino Daniele on the recordings of the albums Pino Daniele (1979), Nero a metà (1980) and Musicante (1984), and also participated in several of his tours (Sció live (1984) – Ricomincio da 30 – 2008).

Agostino Marangolo is an Evans endorser for his drum skins.

He has also collaborated with Bruno Lauzi, Johnny Dorelli, Donatella Rettore, Angelo Branduardi, Alberto Fortis, Antonello Venditti, Don Backy, Paola Turci, Teresa De Sio, Eduardo De Crescenzo, Gigi D’Alessio, Anna Oxa, Riccardo Cocciante, Enzo Carella, Nino Buonocore, Riccardo Fogli, Edoardo Bennato, Niccolò Fabi, Lino Cannavacciuolo, Bungaro, Mike Francis, Amii Stewart.

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