Exposé Online banner

Banco del Mutuo Soccorso

Banco del Mutuo Soccorso
Country
Italy
Profile
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso is an Italian rock band. A popular progressive rock band in the 70s, they continued making music in the 80s and 90s. Recently, they were still active, playing live in 2001 and 2008 at NEARfest. Their charismatic frontman, Francesco di Giacomo, died in 2014. Keyboardists Vittorio Nocenzi and his brother Gianni founded Banco del Mutuo Soccorso in Rome, Italy, and released their first album in 1972. With their popularity in Europe, they signed with Manticore in 1975 and began releasing English language versions of some of their material. During the 80s, their music became more streamlined and accessible, but during the 90s they returned to longer-form compositions and revisiting their classic material.
Website
Not on file
Related articles (11)
Releases on file (14)
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Transiberiana Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Transiberiana
(Inside Out Music IOMLTDCD 527, 2019, CD)
Various Artists — Prog Exhibition – 40 Anni di Musica Immaginifica Various Artists — Prog Exhibition – 40 Anni di Musica Immaginifica
(Edel ARS IMM / 1004, 2011, 7CD+4DVD)
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso  — En Concierto Mexico City, May 1999 Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — En Concierto Mexico City, May 1999
(Sol & Deneb S&D 09/10, 1999, 2CD)
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Nudo Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Nudo
(Nexus KICP 593, 1997, CD)
Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales
(Rhino Records R2 72451, 1996, 5CD)
Various Artists — 1979: Il Concerto - Omaggio a Demetrio Stratos Various Artists — 1979: Il Concerto - Omaggio a Demetrio Stratos
(Cramps Records 0136532CRA, 1979/2006, 2CD)
Banco — ...Di Terra Banco — ...Di Terra
(Strange Days WAS-1037, 1978/2005, CD)
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Banco Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Banco
(Victor VICP-60815, 1975/1999, CD)
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Io Sono Nato Libero Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Io Sono Nato Libero
(RCA Victor 88697921432, 1973/2011, CD)
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Banco del Mutuo Soccorso Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Banco del Mutuo Soccorso
(Nexus MPCD 204, 1972/1995, CD)
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Darwin! Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Darwin!
(RCA Victor 88697976912, 1972/2011, CD)
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso  — Papagayo Club 1972 Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Papagayo Club 1972
(Prehistoric PR01, 1972/1994, CD)
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso  — Live Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Live
(Mellow MMP 150, 1970/1993, CD)
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Donna Plautilla Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Donna Plautilla
(BMG BVCM-37959, 1968/2007, CD)

Latest news

2019-10-06
Ginger Baker RIP – Legendary English drummer Ginger Baker has died at the age of 80. After coming to fame with Cream in the 60s alongside Eric Clapton and Jack Bruce, he became one of the most recognized and influential drummers of the rock era. On September 25, his family announced that he was critically ill, and on October 6 his death was confirmed. » Read more

2019-08-20
Alex's Hand Seeks Spa Treatment – American / European band Alex's Hand has a new album in the works called Hungarian Spa, which looks to be their biggest and best yet, featuring a large roster of guest musicians. They're seeking funding to take the project on the road, and are looking for help from the crowd of wisdom. » Read more

2019-06-05
Legendary Co-Founder of The 13th Floor Elevators Passes Away at Age 71 – Sadly, Roky Erickson passed away on May 31, 2019. Known as the father of psychedelic music and co-founder of the ground breaking 13th Floor Elevators, Roky had a profound influence on music from the 60s to today. Plagued by his own personal demons, Roky had a difficult life and is now free of these burdens. » Read more

2019-04-24
Help MoonJune Bring Great Music to Life – Like many music lovers around the world, we’ve been thrilled and amazed to hear the recordings that have been released by MoonJune from sessions at La Casa Murada in Spain. Such label stalwarts as Mark Wingfield, Markus Reuter, Asaf Sirkis, Tony Levin, Dusan Jevtovic, Vasil Hadzimanov, and many more have gathered in various combinations at the studio to produce some of the most creative music in recent years. Now, label head Leonardo Pavkovic is offering a compilation, La Casa Murada - MoonJune Sessions, Volume One, as a fundraiser for upcoming sessions. » Read more

2019-04-10
The Pineapple Thief to Tour North America – November and December of 2019 will see The Pineapple Thief bringing their music to Canada, Mexico, and the US, and famed drummer Gavin Harrison will be on board. The band has been touring extensively in Europe, but North America will be new territory for them. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Porcupine Tree - Nil Recurring – This mini album consists of four songs (totaling about 30 minutes) that were written and recorded during the Fear of a Blank Planet album session but were held off for a variety of reasons. Even...  (2008) » Read more

David Myers - Plays Genesis – I'm amazed at the degree of involvement a person can have with a narrowly focused music interest and the length of time it can be maintained. David Meyers' relationship with Genesis' music...  (2007) » Read more

Audra & Voltaire - Audra & Almost Human – Audra captures the factory sound of the late 70s, of bands like Bauhaus and Joy Division. Their debut CD opens with a tasty little bit of nostalgia. “In All Our Androgyny” features an...  (2001) » Read more

Various Artists - 70's West Japanese Rock Scene – Apart from the Tokyo scene in the 70s, there were many progressive bands operating in the Kansai region, outside of Tokyo and in the west of Japan, in places like Osaka, Kyoto, and elsewhere. 70's...  (1996) » Read more

Grandbell - The Sun and the Embryo – My immediate snap-judgment upon first listening to this was "Yes-clone." This was mainly based upon hearing vocalist Renato Jardim, who is unapologetically influenced by Jon Anderson....  (1997) » Read more



Listen & discover



Print issues