Michael Angelo Batio



 

Michael Angelo Batio is one of the originators and pioneers of the entire “Shred” Guitar genre. Michael showcased guitar techniques and innovations, for the first time, on his early instructional programs as well as in live performances, which are now considered “standard techniques” among guitarists throughout the entire world.

Michael Angelo Batio is an icon of Rock and Metal Guitar, he's one of the originators and pioneers of the entire “Shred” Guitar genre.
Michael showcased guitar techniques and innovations, for the first time, on his early instructional programs as well as in live performances, which are now considered “standard techniques” among guitarists throughout the entire world.
 
Michael invented and was the world’s first player of the Double-Guitar. He is known worldwide for his amazing fretwork, his innovative and original live show, his inventions such as the "MAB Over-Under Technique”, the V shaped twin “Double-Guitar,” the 4 necked “Quad Guitar” and his incredible sense of humor between songs. One of Michael’s Dean Double-Guitars called the “Jet” Double-Guitar is on permanent display and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012. 
 
Michael was voted the no. 1 Shredder of All Time by Guitar One Magazine in the USA. 
Michael has toured in 58 countries. 
 
On Dec 2013, Michael released the album titled “Intermezzo” which features over 20 guest stars including George Lynch, Guthrie Govan, Michael Romeo, Jeff Loomis, Craig Goldy, Dave Reffett, Chris Poland, Rusty Cooley, Mike Lepond, Elliott Dean Rubinson, Joe Stump, Andrea Martongelli and more! 
 
Michael Angelo Batio WON the Guitar World Magazine 15th annual readers choice award in the BEST SHREDDER category and was voted the “Fastest Guitarist of All Time.” Over 440,000 votes were cast!
When MAB was in college and taught guitar privately, Tom Morello from “Rage Against the Machine” was his student. Michael has also worked with Creed guitarist Mark Tremonti and Michael’s instructional DVDs have helped and influenced many famous guitarists such as Dimebag, John Petrucci and many more. 

"I have just used the DV Mark Multiamp on an 11 country, 26 city tour of Europe. Night after night, it sounded great, it is reliable and was incredibly easy to set up. The Multiamp is an amazing amplifier!" – MAB
 

MAB quotes

“The most blazing guitarist on the planet!” Guitar World, Magazine

Laser guided fretwork and the fastest of fingers: Mr. Angelo is practically a god. Seriously!" Total Guitar Magazine in the UK

“More machine than man!” Guitar One Magazine

Guitar World Magazine voted Michael’s “Speed Kills” DVD one of the top 75 best, must have guitar DVDs of all time!

Guitar World called Michael’s “Speed Kills” DVD: “The ultimate face-melting instructional DVD.”

“Michael Angelo Batio, the world’s fastest guitarist and inventor of the mindboggling double guitar...” Guitar World Magazine 




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Polish portal/magazine Infogitara.pl tested the DV Little GH 250 & DV Little 250 M heads.


DV Mark and Markbass are gonna be at the upcoming Music China 2016 in Shanghai on Oct. 26th to 29th.


Michael Angelo Batio is going to tour in Europe supported by his new band The Black Hornets, featuring Roberto Pirami on drums, Don Roxx on bass and Gianna Chillà as the lead singer.


Following the European tour - which he just finished touching 11 countries, 26 cities - Michael Angelo is again on the road touring in US, playing his Multiamp and DV Neoclassic 412.


We are happy and proud to welcome Michael Angelo Batio to the DV Mark artist family!





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