MICHAEL ANGELO BATIO
Michael Angelo Batio is an icon of Rock and Metal guitar. Michael 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,” his 4 necked “Quad” guitar (which was voted one of the 50 most outrageous moments in Rock and Roll history by FHM Magazine,) his great songwriting, arranging abilities and his incredible sense of humor between songs at his shows.
Michael Angelo Batio has influenced the worldwide guitar community and changed the way people play guitar. His lessons have inspired… major artists such as Tom Morello, John Petrucci, Dimebag Darrell, Michael Romeo, Corey Beaulieu, Herman Li and many more. People all over the world use Michael's concepts as teaching guides and Michael's influence spans generations.
JESSIKILL is a Four Piece, female fronted, Heavy Metal Band hailing from Texas.
Jyro Alejo really knows how to rock his guitars. If you need proof, visit our videos and listen to incomparable solos. His style is unique, moreover his solos are like a signature sound in Jessikill songs. A solid proof is the album Another World. You never get tired of listening to this album over and over again.
Lead vocalist, Jessikill, also known as Jessica Espinoza, is world known for her appearance on the X Factor. Her unique vocal style is captivating, powerful, and hypnotic. She is able to hold a note until you feel it. She combines amazing melodies with aggressive heavy metal tones in a range untouchable by many. She is the Queen of melismatic techniques.
Arturo Knight is a master of his instrument. He not only delivers the band their driving low end and onstage theatrics, but encapsulates the spirit of the group. He hammers his bass like there’s no tomorrow and keeps his riffs straight and powerful. What more do you want from a true rock star?
Alan Cisneros, who’s technique, speed, accuracy, improvisational skills, is excellent at innovating something in his playing, that makes him an enthralling performer and fierce drummer. Energetic and dynamic on stage, he brings a heavy rock sound to the band.
A Jessikill Concert is out of this world. The powerful energy beaming from the stage, the sound of the guitar and bass, and the rumbling sound of the drums, to the excitement of the fans singing all of their songs, the whole experience is surreal.
The music in "Another World" includes a combination of brute force and subtlety amid intimacy, and vulnerability, in combination with fearsome screech on full-on throttle metal! The lyrics will make your heart pound and your hair stand up on end.
Jessikill has gained international attention and have started a following proclaimed as their "METAL KNIGHTS". In 2016 the band was awarded the "BEST METAL BAND", "TOP LOCAL BAND BAND OF THE YEAR" and "BEST FEMALE PERFORMER" at the 2016 SANA Awards. JESSIKILL has performed at numerous venues, including touring with Michael Angelo Batio, Grim Reaper, and Tim Ripper Owens as his backup band. The band has also opened up for legendary names such as Dio Disciples, Krokus, Loudness, Sebastian Bach, Dragonforce, Queensryche, Symphony X, Overkill, Riot, John 5, Michael Schenker, Jake E Lee, Faster Pussycat, Flyleaf, and more.