Fiaba (Italian for "Fable") is a rock band from Siracusa, Sicily, Italy, formed in 1991. They combine complex drumming and straight guitar riffs with an operatic voice which tells fairy tales based on medieval folklore. The band was founded in the early 1990s by drummer and songwriter Bruno Rubino. He started to gather together a few musicians he met in the past, looking just like him for a new sound. Soon Fiaba are noticed by specialized press; they receive contract offers from various labels, among which the German label W.