Label: Del Imaginario Discos - D.I. 137 • Format: 2x, CD Album • Country: Argentina • Genre: Rock • Style: Heavy Metal, Hardcore, Acoustic, Prog Rock
He is most known for being the lead guitarist for the metal band Sepultura. He has been featured on every Sepultura Vivaldi - Andreas Kisser - Hubris I & II since their second album, Schizophrenia. Additionally, Kisser has also been involved in other bands such as the rock supergroup Hail!
His father was a mechanical engineer who worked in Sobibor and his mother was a teacher and amateur artist. At an early age, Kisser showed an interest in music. A friend then introduced Kisser to hard rock with bands like Queen and Kiss which had a great influence on him. In a May interview with teenyrockers.
Kisser started performing in in a three-piece band called Esfinge, which he formed with school friends and where he played guitar and sang. Two years later the band renamed itself Pestilence and, inrecorded Obvious - Sticks&Stones* - Theme Song For Nothing demo called Slaves of Pain.
The songs on the demo were afterwards reused by Sepultura in their albums Schizophrenia and Beneath the Remains. Pestilence was, however, short-lived and ultimately split up. InKisser met the members of Sepultura and went to see the band play live while he was on a vacation trip to Belo Horizonte.
He also jammed with the members during the intermissions. Following the departure of Vivaldi - Andreas Kisser - Hubris I & II lead guitarist Jairo GuedesKisser auditioned for the position of lead guitarist. On Schizophrenia and Beneath the Remains, Kisser co-wrote the lyrics with Max, whereas the whole band wrote the music.
For Arise and thereafter Kisser began to write songs of his own. Kisser has also occasionally provided backing vocals both live and on the records. He also fronted the band inat the Castle Donington Monsters of Rock festival, when Max Cavalera was forced to absent himself in order to attend the funeral of his stepson Dana Wells. Kisser is also a member of the metal tribute band Hail!.
Was formed in Vivaldi - Andreas Kisser - Hubris I & II late by Ellefson and music manager Mark Abbattista. The band then toured Europe and played an exclusive concert in Lebanon.
InHail! Flavio of Los Fabulosos Cadillacs. The band first released a teaser and a number of behind-the-scene footages of the recording before releasing their debut single "Maldita Historia" in Kisser worked on three Brazilian movie soundtracks. Inhe uploaded a few short videos of the recording process through his YouTube account. It finally took Kisser 6 years to complete the album during which he handled a great part of the production duties himself.
Kisser worked on various musical projects. Between and Kisser recorded Vukani - Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Induku Zethu number of demo tracks with Jason Newsted and Tom Hunting under different monikers. For the first project the trio recorded three demo tracks under the name Sexoturica which later became part of the compilation album IR8 vs.
InKisser took part in the recording of the Roadrunner United album. He also played at the 25th Anniversary Concert. He played guitar on the tracks Piggies and Helter Skelter. Beside his work as musician, Kisser has been involved in projects as producer. The same year he helped produce Necromancia's album Check Mate and provided additional guitar and backing vocal on the album's title track Greed Up To Kill.
The album was also co-produced by the band itself and Stanley Soares. InKisser unsuccessfully auditioned for the temporary position of rhythm guitarist of Metallicaas a temporary replacement of James Hetfieldwho had suffered severe burns on his left hand and arm during a live show in Vivaldi - Andreas Kisser - Hubris I & II . He thus became the first Brazilian to have one, and the first modern metal guitarist to be honoured in that way.
Kisser currently uses Fender, Jackson and Seizi guitars. He has been endorsing Fender guitars since and Seizi guitars since Throughout his career Kisser has used a number of guitars from different companies. When he started with Sepultura he used an Ibanez guitar. Later he acquired a Charvel Model 2 and Jackson Randy Rhoads which he used extensively and continues to use on recordings.
When touring he takes four guitars with him, two for each tuning. Kisser has a collection of about 40 guitars including: . For amplification, Kisser uses a Please, Please, Please - James Brown - The Best Of James Brown Boogie Triaxis preamplifier which he runs through two amplifier heads and two to four 4x12 cabinets. He endorses Mesa Boogie and Meteoro amplifiers, a Brazilian company that released his signature amplifier models.
A detailed gear diagram of Andreas Kisser's Sepultura guitar rig is well-documented. He is currently married to Patricia Perissinotto Kisser, and has three children: Giulia born inYohan born in Vivaldi - Andreas Kisser - Hubris I & IIand Enzo born in Aside from his musical career, Kisser has also participated in a number of extra activities.
Inhe wrote a weekly column for Yahoo! Brasil Music and since Januaryhe has been hosting his own radio show with his son Yohan. Os Paralamas do Sucesso. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Andreas Kisser.
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