Roberto’s first impression about his new WAVAYA™ custom in-ears was:
Perfect in-ears… incredible.
Roberto is an eclectic musician: he plays the bass, sings and goes from pop to hard rock, from musicals to progressive: a Tria Live made him incredibly happy, especially compared to the universal fit, 3 drivers, famous branded in-ears he was using before discovering WAVAYA™.
Roberto Tiranti’s video reviews
Roberto reviewed his new WAVAYAs both in Italian and English… choose your language and enjoy!
Roberto Tiranti’s biography
Roberto took his first steps in the music world in 1988, performing with some friends on the premises of the Ligurian Riviera. In the same period he began to study singing and music and later dedicated himself to the study of lyric in the conservatory with the tenor Ottavio Garaventa. From 1993 to 1996 he plays the part of Jesus in the musical Jesus Christ Superstar with a Ligurian amateur company.
In 1994 he recorded his first album “Against The Sun” with the Vanexa.
In 1996 he joined the New Trolls, with whom he took part in the Sanremo Music Festival on the same year. He will remain in the group till 2002, making a total of approximately 400 concerts. In 1996 also the album “La memoria dei Blindosbarra” came out.
Since 1997 he is the singer of Labyrinth, a power/prog metal group with whom he recorded six albums and a mini CD, he also performed abroad (Latin America, Europe, Asia). In the same year he took part again in the Sanremo Music Festival with the New Trolls, with the song “Alianti liberi”.
Since 2000 he plays eurobeat tracks composed by Dave Rodgers for the Japanese market, using the pseudonym of Powerful T.
2003 finds him playing the role of Pharaoh Ramses II in the musical “I Dieci Comandamenti”. In the same period he decides to embark on the solo road, he records his first single “Sinceramente”. He has collaborated on soundtracks with Ken Hensley, Ian Paice and Glenn Hughes, Pivio and Aldo De Scalzi. In 2005, the album “Headrush” of the Paduan guitarist Alex De Rosso was born. In the same year he collaborated with guitarist Pier Gonella, singing the song ‘Paradise’ in his album “Odyssea – Tears in Floods”.
In 2006 he collaborates with the Genoese dialect group Buio Pesto in the parody song of “The Barber of Seville”, from the Palanche album. In 2007, together with Marco Barusso (guitar) and Guido Carli (drums) he gave life to 999 Police Tribute. In the same year he began the collaboration with “Casa Paganini” and collaborated with Alex De Rosso singing some songs for King of Balance, tribute to the Toto.
In 2008 he is a chorister in the program “Non perdiamoci di vista” hosted by Paola Cortellesi on Rai 3. In 2009 he participates in the TV program “I raccomandati” in pairs with the Ricchi e Poveri. In 2009, together with Guido Ripoli, Maria Collien and Paolo Marchini, he gave life to the vocal quartet “Batti-becchi” with a repertoire of renaissance madrigals, from sacred music to modern pieces rearranged for 4 voices.
In 2010 he released the new Labyrinth album “Return to Heaven Denied, Pt. 2 – A Midnight Autumn Dream” and the band opens the Italian concerts of Megadeth, Ozzy Osbourne and Iron Maiden. 2010 is characterized by several collaborations: in the album Castles, Wings, Stories and Dreams by Paolo Siani and friends feat. Nuova Idea he interprets some passages; he plays the vocal parts in the Microstorie album with Il Rovescio della Medaglia. He also interprets the song “Lagrima” from the “Altremolecole” project by Davide Antonio Pio.
In 2011, between the end of February and the beginning of April, he embarked on a European tour of 29 dates with Labyrinth. Returning from the tour, he participated in the “Official Japan relief song” written by Mark Boals and Virgil Donati. 2012 opened with the release of the album “Excalibur III the origin” by Alan Simon, in which Tiranti played the role of the Celtic hero Dun Aengus. A European tour followed in March. He also lent his voice to dub only the sung parts of one of the characters in the Disney fiction “I’m in the band”. He dubs the character of Gary in the Disney animation movie “Muppets”. In May the first album of the Milanese band Chakrah was released, it contains “Set me free”, a song sung by Tiranti and signed in collaboration with the band.
With 36 other artists from the Ligurian area, he is part of the group “Artisti Uniti per Genova” in the “Ora” project, a piece written by Max Campioni and Lauro Ferrarini, created to raise funds for the Genoa flood on November 4th, 2011.
In June, the album “Love & other misteries” by Ken Hensley was released, here Tiranti sung two pieces in duet with his partner Irene Fornaciari and a solo song in Spanish called “Respiro tu amor”. In 2012 he also joined the Mangala Vallis, prog band from Reggio Emilia, as a bassist/singer, participating in the Microsolco album and the band’s concerts. On November 23rd 2012, “A.P.D”for the label Frontiers was released, the group is formed by Andrea Cantarelli on guitar, Roberto Tiranti on vocals and bass and Alessandro Bissa on drums.
In November he also played with Stef Burns and Juan van Emmerloot in a short Italian tour. In January 2013 he joined the Live Fire as a bassist singer and in October they released the album “Trouble”, with a promotional tour held in October. In the same year he sang as a guest the song “Platinum” from the album On Fire by Mastercastle. In 2014 he became bassist and singer of the Wonderworld’ group with Ken Ingewrsen on guitar and Tom Arne Fossheim on drums. With the other three members and Ken Hensley he is also part of the Live Fire.
On May 18th, 2014 in Genoa at the FIM – International Music Fair, he was awarded the FIM Award 2014 as the best Ligurian voice performing on the stage of the Sea Fair together with Bobby Kimball from the band Toto.
In March 2015 he released his first solo album entitled “Sapere aspettare”, it contains 11 tracks, 4 of them are acoustic, 5 electric and 2 vocal. Among the musicians: Stef Burns, Aldo De Scalzi, Irene Fornaciari, Mattia Stancioiu, Marco Canepa, Marco Fadda, Marco Barusso, Guido Carli, Andrea Maddalone, Alessandro Graziano, Massimo Trigona, Luca Lamari.