Steel Raiser (also known as Steel Raiser III) is a true heavy speed metal band from the town of Catania, the region of Sicily, Italy. The band was formed in 2006 by Gianluca Rossi and Alfonso Giordano. In 2007 the band released an EP consisting of four demo tracks. The EP was named "Gloria Perpetua". The band's first studio album named "Race of Steel" was released in 2008 through the Pure Steel Records label. In 2009, the band released a single named "X 7".