Friday 18 March, the Italian virtuoso guitarist "Marco Angelo" will perform at the Silvercube Hard Rock.
Lounge in Dielsdorf, Zurich. It is a guitar show where Marco Angelo will propose original songs alternating with covers revisited from the world of Japanese films, video games and cartoons.
Nicknamed “The Hooded Guitar” for his mysterious look, Marco Angelo boasts tours throughout the world including the United States and Japan, where he has built a solid fan base in Asia.
In his past, he has played with international artists such as Paul Gilbert (MR.Big), Jennifer Batten (Michael Jakson), Dennis Stratton (Iron Maiden), Geoff Tate (Queensryche), Battle Beast (Finland), L.A. Guns (USA) and many others. The show includes a two-component line-up live. The guitarist will then be joined on the stage by "Carl Anthony Lorenz" keyboardist and DJ of the project.
The event will later include the performance of "Whiplash", an Italian tribute band to Metallica. Friday 18 March will be a celebratory event at Metallica, where Marco Angelo will be a special guest with his instrumental music guitar show.
Marco Angelo is an award-winning virtuoso guitarist from Vicenza, Italy and nicknamed the “HoodedGuitar” for his mysterious cowled appearance. Well known for his solo instrument project where his driving guitar riffs are the showcase of his compositions.
He has released 4 studio albums and he performs live in countries around the world. He also continues to collaborate and opened for some of the greatest local and international rock and metal bands.
During the last 2 years, he toured all the world, playing his best-seller album, named “Stay Hooded”. He also is an ambassador for Mojentale Custom Guitars (Italian guitars company) and Evidence Audio America, one of the most important American companies, producing instrument cables. In November 2020 he releases “Hoodedlist”. It is a special edition instrumental playlist, available only in digital format. Hoodedlist offers the best songs of "Stay hooded", the famous album by Marco Angelo. He also adds new songs, rarities and guitar solos. It is a very special album. A spin-off of Stay Hooded.
"Hoodedlist" consists of 11 songs that feature very different plots. It is an album with rock, metal
and experimental ambiance and emotional music. Italian Keyboardist "Carl Anthony Lorenz" actively collaborated on the album. In the songs, there are many experimental sounds, the result of years of research. Chosen to open for the European Gus G tour. Participated in the “Cruise of Rock”, with nightly performances during the cruise from Italy to Greece. Opened for the Finnish band “Battle Beast”, the
only Italian performer ever to do so. Played with “Paul Gilbert”, one of the most famous rock guitarists of all time.
He Toured the United States including a performance at the legendary Whisky a Go Go in Los
Ange- les, California. Product demonstrator for various guitar effect technology at NAMM conference. In the same year, he toured the United Kingdom, supporting the legendary Welsh band S.E.X. and performed with “Michael Angelo Batio”, one of the most talented and recognized guitarists in the world. That same year he performed with “Jennifer Batten”, Michael Jackson ex-guitarist. Wrapping up the year, he participated in two shows in Tokyo, Japan in recognition of the 20th anniversary of the “Secret Sphere” band. He also played with Dennis Stratton from Iron Maiden.
In 2020: Marco Angelo staff had to postpone the third Japan tour due to the covid19 pandemic. During this period he is producing new music and guitar videos for his social web pages, increasing many fans in Japan and other countries of all the world. His love for Japan led him to open social pages for a Japanese audience, increasing his followers from that country. He also continues writing guitar solos like a special guest for many bands in all the world. His motto is "stay hooded" where the audience puts on a hood during his concerts. It is a sort of lifestyle that made the character of Marco Angelo.
Event day: Friday 18 March 2022
Artist/band name: Marco Angelo
Type: Guitar show (instrumental rock)
Location: Silvercube Hard Rock Lounge
City: Dielsdorf (ZH)
Address: Ruchwiesenstrasse 5, 8157 Dielsdorf, Switzerland
Gates open: 7.00 pm
Show start: 7.30 pm
Entrance fee: 25 CHF