Marta Argenio and Maurizio Stellato will be the founding users of the trendy Italian rock-band the Activities, who shaped in 2003. Originally known as “Melon Rouge,” bassist/vocalist Argenio and guitarist Stellato teamed with drummer Ivo Parloti and quickly began winning music group contests, including MTV on Stage, where they opened up for the Distillers, as well as the Heineken Jammin’ Event, which drew over 1500 contending functions. By 2004, the Activities were producing inroads in to the U.K., playing gigs at Liverpool’s Cavern Golf club two years inside a row. The Activities’ solitary, “GENUINE,” was popular in Italy as well as the U.K., having a remix from the music obtaining airplay on DJ Pete Tong’s BBC Radio 1 display THE FUNDAMENTAL Selection. The group consolidated their Italian fanbase with 2006 displays supporting acts such as for example Zulu and Almamegretta, and with two 2008 times starting for Vasco Rossi in the Arechi Stadium in Salermo. Argenio and Stellato recruited drummer Kicco Careddu for his or her live gigs — that they performed 150 of in 2008 — and authorized handles Italian label Ultratempo and Warner Chapell to spread their debut recording, Real (that your Activities documented in 2007 and released in Latin America via Nikita Music), in ’09 2009. Furthermore to her use the Activities, the classically qualified Argenio also performs using the dance-oriented task Spit and with vocalist/songwriter Alessio Bonomo.