Nicholas Vasallo

Composer, Musical Artist

1979 –

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Who is Nicholas Vasallo?

Nicholas Vasallo is an American experimental composer of Filipino and Taiwanese descent. In 1997, Vasallo graduated from Monte Vista High School in Danville, California, where he began his musical career as an electric guitarist and vocalist in a hardcore band called Y.F.H.. He has been credited as being the father of a genre of extreme metal called deathcore. Vasallo has since evolved from a rock musician into an award-winning composer and professor of music. He is best known for his compositions combining heavy metal sounds and aesthetics with avant garde classical composition. He has released three albums containing his compositions with different independent labels. His music is published by Santa Barbara Music Publishers and released by Innova Recordings.

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Born
Oct 28, 1979
Oakland
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Education
  • Monte Vista High School

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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