Nuno Bettencourt

Heavy metal, Guitarist

1966 –

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Who is Nuno Bettencourt?

Nuno Duarte Gil Mendes Bettencourt is a Portuguese American guitarist, singer-songwriter, and record producer. He is best known for his role as the lead guitarist of the Boston rock band Extreme whose hits include the acoustic ballads "More Than Words" and "Hole Hearted". The songs reached No.1 and No.4, respectively, on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in 1991.

He has since recorded a solo project called Schizophonic as well as with bands he founded including Mourning Widows, Population 1, DramaGods, The Satellite Party, and then reunited with Extreme to record new music and tour.

Since 1990, Bettencourt has had his own line of custom guitars designed by Washburn Guitars. His line is known as the N-Series, and is currently promoting the Washburn N4.

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Born
Sep 20, 1966
Praia da Vitória
Also known as
  • Nuno Betencourt
  • Nuno
  • Bettencourt, Nuno
  • Nuno Duarte Gil Mendes Bettencourt
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Portuguese people
  • Portuguese American
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Portugal
Profession
Lived in
  • Hudson

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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