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VIDEO: Former DEATH Bassist STEVE DIGIORGIO Plays “Overactive Imagination” As Part Of A String Trio

Ex-Death bassist pulls out an impressive performance.

Former DEATH bassist Steve DiGiorgio (TESTAMENT, ACT OF DENIAL) recently teamed up with cellist Aurelio Pizzuto and violinist Jacopo Ogliari of Interludio Duo for a cover of the aforementioned band’s 1993 song “Overactive Imagination”.

The trio Originally appearing on DEATH’s 1993 album ‘Individual Thought Patterns’ as the opening track, ‘Overactive imagination’ is an established classic in the history of metal and the string trio here totally crush it.

DiGiorgio comments: “Thanks Darkglass Electronics! I went down to Haywerid CA to do a live, on camera, recording playthrough of this DEATH song. Was a lot of fun, got to know a cool little Boston Terrier, and no worries Douglas. Loren, Cody & Nikko took real good care of me. This poor guy in his 50s trying to play this song like I did in my 20s. Also want to thank those always behind me for their continued and valued support: Ibanez Guitars; Nordstrand Audio; D’Addario and Co.; EBS Professional Bass Equipment… and of course Darkglass! I should also thank my buds Gene & Max whom you also hear crushing it.”

STEVE DI GIORGIO is widely renowned as a pioneer on the fretless bass in heavy metal music, being the bassist of TESTAMENT, DEATH and SADUS, among others.

Click below to watch the video.