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Marc Rizzo

American musician (born 1977)

Marc Rizzo

American musician (born 1977)
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birthday
2nd
August, 1977
Birth Place
Carlstadt, New Jersey, United States
Birth Sign
leo
Biography

Marc Rizzo (born August 2, 1977) is an American musician, best known as the lead guitarist of metal band Soulfly. He has featured on eight Soulfly albums: Prophecy, Dark Ages, Conquer, Omen, Enslaved, Savages, Archangel, and Ritual. He has also released four solo instrumental albums: Colossal Myopia, The Ultimate Devotion, Legionnaire, and Rotation. Rizzo is also a member of Cavalera Conspiracy, a side project with the co-founders of Sepultura, Max and Igor Cavalera. The band released their debut album Inflikted in 2008, Blunt Force Trauma in 2011 and Pandemonium in 2014. In March 2015, it was announced that Rizzo was playing guitar for Misfits. His only show with the band so far took place at Dutch Comic Con. In June 2016, he joined Dead by Wednesday as a second guitarist.
While primarily regarded as a metal guitarist, Rizzo’s solo work demonstrates an interest in a wide range of styles, combining elements of hard rock, metal, jazz, classical and flamenco guitar. 2007 saw him headline his first US tour to sell out venues across the country. In 2008, Rizzo’s two solo records were released under Shrapnel Records and are available on iTunes (iTunes.com).
Rizzo was endorsed by Peavey and Yamaha, and traveled the world undertaking clinics for Peavey when his tour schedule allowed. Rizzo, as of 2009, is endorsed by B.C. Rich. A signature seven-string Stealth model has been built for him and made available for to the public as an import model in 2010. He has been using PRS SE Custom 24 seven-string guitars. He currently uses a Washburn seven-string single-cut guitar.
In 2004, Rizzo created the indie Phlamencore Records with younger brother Luke. Since has released two sampler CD’s (international distro) and three full-lengths.
Rizzo grew up in Carlstadt, New Jersey, where he attended Henry P. Becton Regional High School.
In 2020, Marc Rizzo started his new death metal side project Revenge Beast.

instruments played
bass
Guitar
Associated Acts

Ill Ni o Soulfly Cavalera Conspiracy The Misfits Marc Rizzo and the Corrupters Coretez Committee of Thirteen Inpsychobleedia Dead by Wednesday

Genres

Heavy metal nu metal alternative metal Latin metal thrash metal groove metal death metal horror punk melodic hardcore metalcore hardcore punk punk rock industrial metal

Labels

Roadrunner Nuclear Blast Phlamencore Shrapnel

Origin

Sussex County, New Jersey, United States

Years Active

1998 present

Name

Marc Rizzo

Nationality

United States of America

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