With over 20 years of career Necrofilia are the only active and still alive metal band in San Marino.
Born in the February of 1996, the first lineup was formed by Francesco Zazzi, vocals and guitar, Daniele Zafferani bass and backing vocals, Alessandro Casadei drums and Davide Benedettini 2nd guitar. This line up has been unchanged until 1998, year when Necrofilia take the first demo. After several weeks the band made the first line up changes: Casadei and Benedettini quit the band and they are replaced by Claudio Sensoli at the drums and Marco Urbinati at the 2nd guitar. With this line up, Necrofilia publish the first record “Lost in Chaos” and receive a really good review from many important Italian metal magazines (Metal Shock and Metal Hammer). Thanks to this success and the victory of the contest “Suona con il Mito” Necrofilia open the concert of Paul Di Anno in Rome the 29 october 2001. In the next months Necrofilia played other concerta around Italy: the most important date was absolutely when Necrofilia opened for Crackdown and Behemoth. Succesfully, Necrofilia lost Marco Urbinati, replaced by Fabio Pioli. With this line up the band return in recording studio for publish the second selfmade album “Crush Test”. After other concerts around Italy the band in the june of 2016 took a change: Fabio Pioli quit and Luca Urbinati replace him. With this new lineup the band is preparing the new tracks for the 3rd full length.