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Marc Rizzo

Formed: 2005
From: Clifton, NJ, United States
Last Known Status: Active

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Below is our complete Marc Rizzo news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Marc Rizzo Announces Tour Dates

Fresh off a European tour with Soulfly, guitarist extraordinaire Marc Rizzo is embarking on his own U.S. solo tour in April. Direct support will come from Navene-K, former drummer of Animal As Leaders.

Rizzo recently released the second single "Wicked Shattered" from his upcoming 4th solo album, which was recorded with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris. "Wicked Shattered" is now available for download via iTunes, Amazon, and other digital retailers.

4/11 Slake-New York, NY
4/12 Rock Factory-Akron, OH
4/13 The Token Lounge-Westland, MI
4/16 Reggies-Chicago, IL
4/17 Skyway theater-Minneapolis, MN
4/18 Vaudeville Mews-Des Moines, IA
4/19 Fubar-St Louis, MO
4/20 The Chameleon Room-Oklahoma City, OK
4/22 Warehouse Live-Houston, TX
4/23 Dirty Dog-Austin, TX
4/24 House of Rock-Corpus Christi, TX
4/25 Korova-San Antonio, TX
4/26 Tomcats West-Fort Worth, TX
4/30 Orpheum-Ybor City, FL
5/2 Masquerade-Atlanta, GA

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Marc Rizzo Announces September Shows

Marc Rizzo, guitar virtuoso for Soulfly & Cavalera Conspiracy, will be doing a short September run of solo shows. The dates are as follows:

Sept. 14 – Dutch Apple Cruises – Albany, NY
Sept. 21 – Sinclair’s – West Babylon, NY
Sept. 27 – Rusty G’s – Lowell, MA
Sept. 29 – Court Tavern – New Brunswick, NJ More...

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Marc Rizzo Announces New Solo Shows

Marc Rizzo of Soulfly/Cavalera Conspiracy has added the following three East Coast solo dates in May:

5/6/2010 – the Penny Acrade (Rochester, NY)
5/7/2010 – Dingbatz (Clifton, NJ)
5/8/2010 – Voices Rock Club (Lowell, MA)

These dates will be Rizzo’s only area appearances prior to leaving to Europe with Soulfly for the summer. Rizzo just completed recording Cavalera Conspiracy’s new record in L.A. Aside from the new recording, Marc also released his third solo record titled "Legionnaire" earlier this year.

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Marc Rizzo Announces New Solo Tour

Marc Rizzo (Soulfly, Cavalera Conspiracy) has announce he will be touring in support of his new solo project "Legionaire." The album was written and recorded over a two year period, while touring worldwide with Soulfly and Cavalera Conspiracy. “I’m really excited about this record," exclaims Rizzo. “I had a lot of time since my last record to really think about this new album. I think traveling all over the world, writing all the new material, really influenced the sound. After two U.S. solo tours in 2008, I think I really figured out what songs work well live. I’m really excited to play these new songs in front of a live audience. It’s very cool to see kids slam dancing and going off to instrumental music.”

The currently confirmed dates are as follows, with more dates expected to be announced soon:

1/23 Springfield, MO Outland Ball Room
1/29 New Bedford, MA New Wave Café
1/30 Lowell, MA Gemstones
2/5 Elmwood Park, NJ BLVD Bar & Grill
2/6 Rockville Centre, NY The Vibe Lounge

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Marc Rizzo Announces Upcoming Shows

Marc Rizzo of Soulfly has a two upcoming solo project gigs in the NY Tri-state area this weekend:

Dec 18 2009 8:00P - Marc Rizzo Band @ Mexicali Live Teaneck, New Jersey
Dec 19 2009 8:00P - Marc Rizzo Band @ Popeye’s Pub CORTLANDT MANOR, New York

He also has two upcoming radio interviews this week:

WARY 88.1 FM (Westchester, NY) on 12/14/09 @ 4PM. (http://881wary.webs.com/) - Just happened
WSOU 89.5 FM (South Orange, NJ) on 12/27/09 @ 4PM. (www.wsou.net)

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Marc Rizzo Of Soulfly Fame To Do Guitar Workshop

Fans of renowned guitarist MARC RIZZO (SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, ex-ILL NINO) are offered the rare opportunity to win a personal guitar workshop with Rizzo.

All they have to do is send in a mp3 showing them picking some acoustic tunes.

The winner will meet Marc on June 23rd in Hamburg, Germany.

Details of the raffle can be found at Metal Hammer Germany.

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