Melody in Captivity
BRIAN MAILLARD was born in Délémont (JU-Switzerland) on 06/08/1978. He studied at the Academy of Music in Délémont, upon completion of his studies he joined the band MAPO and in 2003 decided with his brother Yan to form a Rock Progressive Band called Solid Vision (www.solidvision.org). The original and actual line-up is: Brian Maillard (guitars) Yan Maillard (drums) Riccardo eRik Atzeni (bass) Americo Rigoldi (keyboards) Samuele Pintus (vocal) After few months of his formation the band decided to record their first album 'Eleven' (2004). In 2005 after many positive review, gigs, tv performances the band enter in studio again for compose and record their second album 'The Hurricane' (2006). After few months of publication of 'The Hurricane' Brian was contacted by many sponsors like Ibanez, Mesa Boogie e Morley, became endorser of them and made for them many clinics in Italy. In 2006 he was contacted by Charlie Dominici (first singer of Dream Theater) and decided, together the rest of line-up, to go on the project 'O3 A Trilogy' started by Charlie in 2005 with a solo album. The new band took the name 'Dominici', recorded on october 2006 the part II of trilogy and signed a contract with Inside Out Music. On april 2007, after few months of publication of 'O3 A Trilogy part II', the Dominici was contacted to open some gigs of Dream Theater 'Chaos in Motion World Tour 2007/2008'. On november 2007 the Dominici recorded the part III of Trilogy and The publication of this album was on april 2008. Now Brian is working in studio to finish the production of his first solo instrumental album 'Melody in Captivity' that will be published in the end of 2008.