The band ARACHNES formed back around 1995 when Caruso brothers (Enzo / Vocals and Frank / Guitars) decided to stop their hard-rock project Firehouse in order to give up a brand new musical-concept with lots of different influences and more oriented to the virtuoso-approach of guitars and arrangements. Under an always enlighted inspiration, the Caruso Brothers developed the ‘perfect ARACHNES sound’ that takes life from an incredible wide range of influences: Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, Queen, Van Halen, Toto, Rainbow, Whitesnake, Yj Malmsteen, ELP, Jethro Tull, Yes, Miles Davis, Bach, Chopin, Stravinskij, Bartok just to name a few. All these different vibes are what we usually call a refined and open-minded background, a logic start into a modern and completely personal ‘heavy metal’ dimension. The heavy-roots to the modern technologies ARACHNES always take both power and melody and combine these 2 different sides in order to achieve the biggest impact. The first step in their career was the debut album ‘The Goddess Temple’ released through the Italian label Lucretia Records (1997) followed by the mini-CD ‘Metamorphosis’ on Underground Symphony perfectly illustrated by the finest Spanish artwork maker Luis Royo.best way to describe these 2 first releases is ‘progressive-metal’ even if the guitar approach is always on the first level and marks ARACHNES style with a romantic-neoclassical feeling (most respected Frank influence is without doubt Mr. Blackmore!).
After the release of the ‘Metamorphosis’ mini-