Litfiba is an Italian rock band formed in Florence in early 1980 that is still active.
The meeting of 5 punk (though it was then on the decline), New Wave and simply rock music fans with then no musical background gave birth to Litfiba. From the early 1980â€™s until now, the band evolved from a british influenced new-wave pop-rock to a more personal and inspired rock music, always with Italian singing. Litfiba is often considered Italyâ€™s most important and influent rock band.
= The band was born in Florence in 1980. The name Litfiba is the mixing of several words: Lâ€™ITalia, FIrenze (Italian for the city of Florence) and "Via dei BArdi" ("Bardi street" where the band was based). The former band is composed of 4 members : Federico Renzulli (nicknamed Ghigo) on guitars, Gianni Maroccolo on bass, Sandro Dotta on solo guitar (who left the band after a few weeks) and Francesco Calamai on drums. Vocals were then performed by Renzulli. Antonio Aiazzi on keyboards and Piero PelÃ¹ on vocals joined the band shortly after. The group was born. At that time, the music was influenced by punk and ...
|years active||1980â€“present (time)|
|music genre||New Wave music|
|current members|| Federico Renzulli|
|past members|| Piero PelĂ¹|
Ringo de Palma