Andreas Kisser

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Andreas Kisser
Andreas Kisser in 2008
Background information
Birth nameAndreas Rudolf Kisser
Born (1968-08-24) 24 August 1968 (age 55)
São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil
GenresHivy metal, groove metal,
thrash metal, daith metal,
alternative metal, experimental rock,
fowk muisic.
ThriftMuisicker, sangwriter
InstrumentsGuitar, bass guitar, sitar,
vocals, percussion
LabelsRoadrunner, SPV GmbH, RED Distribution
Associate actsSepultura, Asesino, Anthrax,
Hail!, Motorhead

Andreas Rudolf Kisser (born 24 August 1968 in São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil) is the lead guitarist for the hivy metal baund Sepultura as well as the rock supergroup HAIL!

Biografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Born to a Yugoslavie mither, frae Maribor, Slovenie, an a German faither, Kisser wis oreeginally a roadie for Sepultura vocalist/guitarist Max Cavalera. He wis asked tae join the baund in 1987 follaein the depairtur o oreeginal lead guitarist Jairo Guedz. He is lairgely responsible for bringin a mair progressive soond tae the baund staurtin wi the Schizophrenia album (1987). He studiet classical guitar for several years afore joinin Sepultura. Accordin tae Allmusic, Kisser is ane o metal's maist owerleukit guitarists.[1]

Durin his early days, he frequently uised Charvel an Jackson guitars (especially the ane wi the Red Hot Chili Peppers' stickers an the white Randy Rhoads model for the Arise). Recently he is being endorsed bi Fender an is uisin Stratocaster model, though he still endorses Jackson an haes been kent tae uise them at a few live performances (Jackson is nou awned bi Fender). In 1992, Andreas unsuccessfully auditioned for the position o rhythm guitarist o Metallica, as a temporary replacement o James Hetfield, who haed suffered severe burns on his haund during a live show.

Kisser is involvit in several Brazilian movie soondtracks projects, namely No Coração dos Deuses an Bellini e a Esfinge. Kisser providit his guitar playin tae 3 tracks on the Roadrunner United album. His playin can be heard on the tracks "The Enemy", "Baptized in the Redemption", an "No Mas Control". He pairticipatit in the Scorpions Humanity Tour 2008 as a guest muisicker.[2] Kisser an drummer Igor Cavalera became the major creative forces in Sepultura efter Max Cavalera's 1996 depairtur, although Igor is nae langer a member o the baund. Kisser's solo album entitled Hubris I & II, haes been released in Europe. In 2006 he played guitars on Asesino's album Cristo Satánico, creditit as "Sepulculo".

Kisser is a member o a tribute baund cried HAIL! an aw. That baund's rotatin cast o members include Andreas Kisser, Tim "Ripper" Owens, Paul Bostaph, David Ellefson, Mike Portnoy, Jimmy DeGrasso an Roy Mayorga. Ripper, DeGrasso, Ellefson an Kisser formit the baund in late 2008.[3] The band, toured Europe in 2009 and in June 2010 HAIL! is on their second European tour wi the follaeing line-up: Andreas Kisser, Tim "Ripper" Owens, Paul Bostaph an James LoMenzo.[4][5] Due tae the tragic passin o previously annooncit bassist Paul Gray, LoMenzo greed on anerlie ane day’s notice tae fly tae Portugal an rescue the Rock In Rio Festival whaur HAIL! wis scheduled tae perform on 30 Mey2010.

It wis annooncit on 17 Mairch 2011 that Kisser will be replacin Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian for some o Anthrax's European tour dates (2–16 Julie), includin the Big 4 Sonisphere Festival shows in Gothenburg, Swaden as well as Knebworth, UK an Amneville, Fraunce, as Ian an his wife Pearl Aday wur expectin the birth o their first child.

Personal life[eedit | eedit soorce]

He is currently marriet tae Patricia Perissinotto Kisser, an haes three childer: Giulia, Yohan, an Enzo. A soccer fan, he is a supporter o São Paulo FC, an a fan o young Brazilian soccer jewel Mata.

Equipment[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 2 Custom Seizi Stratocasters, ane equippit wi an EMG humbucker in the brig an Fernandes Sustainer in the neck, an ane equippit wi 2 humbuckers for lawer tunins
  • 3 Fender Stratocaster guitars each wi ane dual coil humbuckin Fender pick-up (in brig position) an twa Fender single coil pickups (HSS) an Floyd Rose Double Locking Tremolo System (guitars made in Fender's Ensenada, Mexico factory).
  • Jackson Randy Rhoads
  • Charvel Model 2, modified wi stickers, EMG pickup an an Original Floyd Rose
  • Mesa Boogie Strategy 500 Power Amp.
  • Mesa Boogie Triaxis Pre Amp.
  • 4 Mesa angled front 4x12 cabinets loadit wi 75 watt celestion speakers
  • Ampeg cabinets
  • Dunlop Picks 0.88mm
  • In studio he uises Marshall JCM 900, Peavey 5150, an Meteoro MAK 3000 an aw.

Discografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Wi Sepultura

Wi Quarteto da Pinga

  • 1995 - Demo

Wi Sexoturica

Wi Roadrunner United

Wi Asesino

Solo albums

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Prato, Greg (14 Mairch 2006). "Dante XXI - Sepultura". AllMusic. Retrieved 11 Januar 2012.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 12 September 2008. Retrieved 13 Apryle 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. "Official Home of Hail!". 27 Apryle 2009. Retrieved 11 Januar 2012.
  4. "Official Home of Hail!". 27 Apryle 2009. Archived frae the original on 8 Apryle 2009. Retrieved 11 Januar 2012.
  5. "Hail! to Continue Tour Despite Paul Gray's Passing; James Lomenzo to Step In". Metal Underground.

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