Italian guitarist Marco Sfogli, who played on DREAM THEATER vocalist James LaBrie's "Elements of Persuasion" album in 2005, has scheduled a live date on April 25 at the Black Cat in Caserta, Italy. Joining Sfogli at the show will be Alex Argento, Andrea Casali and Salvyo Maiello.Marco Sfogli recently provided a track-by-track overview of his solo debut, "There's Hope", which was released on February 15 via Lion Music. Read it at this location. According to a press release, the CD contains "11 tracks with a mix of influences Marco has absorbed since he took up the guitar at age 9." Commented Marco, "There are plenty of shred records out there and sounds like many guitarists are losing the melodic component. My goal was to make it very melodic with the right amount of fire!" "There's Hope" (cover artwork) track listing: 01. Still Hurts
04. There’s Hope
05. Spread The Disease
07. Sunset Lights
09. Never Forgive Me
11. Texas BBQ A teaser clip for "There's Hope" is available on Marco's MySpace page.