Stage of Reality is an idea of Andrea Neri, guitar player of the ex Iron Maiden singer, Blaze Bayley. Guitar player and composer of the prog metal band Astarte Syriaca from 2003 to 2012. during the same period Andrea writes also for theater and television and he plays in other projects including pop and metal bands. In 2012 he joins Blaze Bayley, ex Iron Maiden singer, to record the album "The King of Metal". The album was followed by a long lasting tour all over Europe and Andrea played in over sixty different cities. In July 2013 Andrea begins to write the ten songs that will soon become "The Breathing Machines", the first album of his new band: Stage of Reality. To record the album Andrea decided to work with the following musicians: Francesco Marino (Dreamscape) on vocals, Alessandro Accardi on drums, Marco Polizzi (Astarte Syriaca) on bass, Bernardo Nardini on acoustic guitar and backing vocals and Francesco Visconti on sound design. After mastering the album Daniele Michelacci joined the band as the new drummer and the guys started to rehearse their live show. Stage of Reality showcased The Breathing Machines on october 10th 2014 at Stazione Birra a famous venue in Rome and now the band is preparing a european tour for march 2015 and a theater show that will be performed in Rome on may 22nd 2015, where Stage of Reality will play the whole concept with full video scenography and an actor performing a live reading of Pasolini's “Scritti Corsari”.