Marc Rizzo

Heavy metal, Guitarist

1977 –

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Who is Marc Rizzo?

Marc Rizzo is the lead guitarist of American metal band Soulfly and formerly of Ill NiƱo. He has featured on six Soulfly albums to date: Prophecy, Dark Ages, Conquer, Omen, Enslaved, and Savages. He has also released three solo instrumental albums; Colossal Myopia, The Ultimate Devotion, and Legionnaire. Marc 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 and Blunt Force Trauma in 2011.

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.

As a former standout athlete in his youth, Marc tirelessly trains with weights/shadow boxing/sprints while on tour. He is known to eat a jar of peanut butter coupled with hard boiled eggs for extreme protein.

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Born
Aug 2, 1977
Carlstadt
Also known as
  • Rizzo, Marc
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Henry P. Becton Regional High School

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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