Doctor Cyclops is a seventies-styled power trio playing heavy rock music inspired by a vintage sound, eldest son of glorious Balck Sabbath and of other more underground heroes from the 70ies and early 80ies such as Truth and janey, Sir Lord Baltimore, Captain Beyond or Witchfinder General. Even later and more modern references are warm-vintage styled ones: Witchcraft, Firebird, Cathedral, Spiritual Beggars just to say some.
The project was born in 2007 in Oltrepo in a small village called Bosmenso, in the middle of the Appennino mountains. Former members are Christian Draghi (guitar and vocals) and Francesco Filippini (bass), childhood friends who try to push by with their passionated love for music and good riffs. Doctor Cyclops’ music is an obscure kind of heavy old style rock, its groove made by a miscellanous heap mix of influences, which go from the progressive to the doom stuff played with a raw and dusty wish.
Their discography includes one self produced Ep “The Doctor Cyclops” (2010), and two full lenght albums, “Borgofondo” (2012) and “Oscuropasso” (2013), both signed by the german label World in Sound (same as Samsara Blues Exoeriment, Flying Eyes), and available in cd and vinyl format.
The band is active since 2008 and toured Italy and Europe several times, sharing the stage with bands such as Firebird, Blood Ceremony, Siena Root, Colour Haze, Stoned Jesus, and many more. Doctor Cylops also took part to the first edition (2012) of Freak Valley Festival.