Formed in 2001, Roz Vitalis is a progressive rock band from Saint-Petersburg, Russia who make RIO music music in combination with electronic music and some vocals. The music might be described as somewhere between avant-prog, symphonic progressive rock and ethno/electronic psychedelics. with influences inspired by such seminal bands as Le Orme, Yes, ELP, King Crimson, Gentle Giant, Supersister, Depeche Mode, Lacrimosa and others.
Originally, the band was one-man band and consisting of Ivan V. Rozmainsky on keyboards and programming. Thisis reflected in the first 2 releases in 2001 or two albums of purely instrumental music (ï¿½Per Crucem Ad Lucemï¿½ and (EP) ï¿½Nice Edgeï¿½).
By 2002 the band had expanded and transformed into quartet with male and female vocals and has put out additional music as an Ivan V. Rozmainsky led band.