Mel Rosario


I have a progressive rock project name Arida Folia and a doom/death metal project name Agone Vitae.







What is music to you? What does it give you?

Music is a big part of me...

What is your music dream?

To leave my main job and be a musician 100%....

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

Give the world a creative boost....

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Dreams - Van Halen

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Rush, Yes, Kansas, Chicago, Queen, Toto, Journey, Genesis, Queensryche, Iron Maiden....

What inspires you to make music?

Since I was a child I had been surrounded by music and art....

What is the message you want to send with your music?

I want to share my experiences, the good ones and the not so good ones too....

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

The only way to describe it is that performing in front of an audience gives you a huge adrenaline rush!!!!

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

Nowadays you do it for the love of music, you are forced to keep your day job...

What do you think of Drooble?

It has good resources...

What frustrates you most as a musician?

The lack of time to do what I love wich is music...

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

Definitely yes!

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

It needs to be a good observer and listener...

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

The Waiting Room (A Genesis tribute)