Alessio Santacroce was born in Livorno on August 2, 1971. In 1994 he founded the rock band “La Quarta Via” with which, in 20 years, release four albums and the same video clip, carving out a small gap in the Italian underground. In 2006 he wrote the song “Il Sangue dell’Africa” that inspired the birth of a humanitarian project aimed at raising funds to be donated to O.N.G. Anthropos committed to creating schools in South Sudan. In 2007 his first novel noir “L’impronta dell’Iride”, followed by “I Giudici” and “Le pietre di padre cenere” a noir, published by the Foglio Letterario which is a big step towards a global artistic maturity. From May 2012 to December 2014 writes a column Demo & Dischi in the newspaper Il Tirreno and merge Livorno Music Awards in collaboration with Dario Serpan. In 2015 he writes and presents TV format Bending, produced by Best Musical and aired on 190 digital terrestrial channel (Channel World-Livornotv). Alessio is also the president of the Italy O.N.G. Sawa Sawa committed to building a family home in Kenya. To signal his parallel musical projects such as Cayenne, Holy Hand Grenade and of course, La Quarta Via.