During one of his returns to Buenos Aires, in 1977, formed " Aeroblus ". Since 1980 he stayed with Argentinan and forms Riff , which is considered one of the most representative bands of argentine rock from the 1980s. In the 1990s, he returned with Pappo's Blues and also held brief reunions of Riff. Early in the decade of the 2000s, Pappo published a solo album with a classic sound of blues and hard rock. Norberto Napolitano died in February 2005 in a motorcycle accident. The municipality of the City of Buenos Aires dedicated a monument in his honor.