Fabio Ribeiro

Fabio Ribeiro was born on September 18, 1969, in São Paulo. In 1975 he started the classical piano course, graduating in 1986.

In the early 1980s, he joined his first band-the Progressive Rock Instrumental quartet Annubis.

In 1985, he began his studies in electronic music, synthesizer programming and music technology.

In 1986, he formed the band Desequilíbrios, in which he remained until the early 90’s and recorded the album of the same name.

During this same period, he got involved in several musical projects, participating in several concerts and recording albums by bands such as A Chave do Sol, Anjos da Noite, Overdose, Clavion and III Milênio.

He released his first solo project in 1991, the album Blezqi Zatsaz-Rise and Fall Of Passional Sanity.

In 1993, he participated in the first formation of the band Angra, performing the first concert in the group’s history.

At the same time, he started consulting work for companies that manufacture electronic musical instruments, providing services as a consultant, product specialist and programmer for several brands. He also served for several years in the specialized media, writing articles on music and music technology for print magazines and internet sites.

Between 1997 and 1999, he participated in several concerts by the band Violeta de Autumn, also recording several albums and singles alongside the band.

He returned to work with the band Angra in 1999, performing the Fireworks album tour.

In 2000, the first album of his solo project was re-released by the French label Musea, with bonus material.

In 2001, he began working with the band Shaman, performing the band’s pre-release tour and participating in the recording of their first-album Ritual.

Between 2002 and 2004, he toured with the band Shaman in several countries, performing over a hundred concerts. This tour is recorded on the CD/DVD Shaman – RituAlive, released by Universal Music.

At the same time, in 2002, he released the second work of his solo project, Blezqi Zatsaz-The Tide Turns. The album was released in Brazil, United States and Europe.

Also in 2002, he starts operating the music production studio The Brainless Brothers, where he continues to work as an audio engineer and producer.

In 2005, Fabio recorded the album Reason with the band Shaman and later participated in the entire promotion tour that lasted until May 2006.

Between 2006 and 2011, he participated in the band of vocalist Andre Matos (Angra / Shaman), with which he recorded two albums and performed their respective tours.

In 2007, he formed the band REMOVE SILENCE. The first album – Fade – released in Brazil and in the United States, was pre-nominated for GRAMMY USA in the categories “Best Rock Album” and “Best Hard Rock Performance”. The music video for the title track was shown by MTV in Brazil, the United States, Japan, Australia, France, Germany and Belgium. The band was named Revelation by some of the main rock magazines in Brazil and continues to be considered by the specialized media as one of the most original and innovative in the scene.

In 2011, Fabio Ribeiro signed his partnership with Pride Music and became one of the KORG artists.

In 2012, REMOVE SILENCE released their second album – S.H.A. and the music video for the track Wormstation.

In 2013, REMOVE SILENCE released the EP L.P.O.H., containing previously unreleased material and remixes of tracks from the previous album. One of its tracks – Taste Of Iron – was remodeled and recorded only with the small KORG instruments from the monotribe and monotron series, with the participation of vocalist Natacha Cersosimo from the band Toy Shop. An exclusive music video was also released for this track.

In 2015, REMOVE SILENCE released the EP Irreversible, accompanied by a music video for the title track, directed by Duca Mendes and Americo Fazio. This was the first video clip to feature the new ARP Odyssey released by KORG.

Also in 2015, the band was invited to record all the soundtracks for the Ramona 89 program, one of the most acclaimed on the 89 FM radio station, the largest rock radio in São Paulo. The Irreversible track is also used as the background for the program, which is presented daily.

In 2017, the band released a new single accompanied by a music video – Raw – as a teaser for the album of the same name, completed in 2018. The single achieved excellent positions on the most popular playlists on Spotify.

KORG Equipment List: Kronos Platinum 88, Kronos 61, KingKorg, ARP Odyssey FS Rev1, ARP Odyssey Rev3, MS-20 Kit, MS-20 mini, Minilogue, Monologue, Monotribe, Monotron, Monotron Duo, Monotron delay, Volca Beats, Volca Bass, Volca Keys, MS-2000B, 03R/W.