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Impellitteri

PLEASE DO NOT ADD 'Live! Fast! Loud!’ 1998 as it is considered a bootleg.

Band formed by high-speed neo-classical guitarist Chris Impelliteri, whose style is reminiscent of Yngwie J. Malmsteen. He produced a self-financed album of instrumentals in 1986 and formed his own band in 1987, which consisted of former MSG and Rainbow vocalist Graham Bonnet, keyboardist Phil Wolfe, ex-Quiet Riot bassist Chuck Wright, and ex-Ted Nugent drummer Pat Torpey. This lineup's only album strongly evoked Rainbow's style, to the point where Rainbow fans accused Impelliteri of plagiarism. However, the band disintegrated, with Wright joining House of Lords and Torpey going to Mr. Big. Impelliteri played with former Dio keyboardist Claude Schnell and singer Mark Weisz in 1990.

Genres:
Neo-classic metal, melodic metal
From:
USA
Similar Secular:
Yngwie Malmsteen, Rivera/Bomma, Rob Rock

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7,665
Overall Rating computed from Album Ratings
Year Title Rating Views
2015 Venom 557
2015 Venom [LP] 287
2009 Wicked Maiden 1173
2009 Wicked Maiden (Picture Disc) 541
2004 Pedal To The Metal 745
2002 System X 3900
2002 Faster Than The Speed Of Light: Very Best of Impellitteri 1324
2000 Crunch 4792
2000 Crunch / Screaming Symphony 532
1997 Eye of the Hurricane (Japan) 4466
1997 Fuel for the Fire (EP) 2198
1997 Eye Of The Hurricane / Victim Of The System 555
1997 Eye of the Hurricane 343
1996 Screaming Symphony 4615
1994 Answer to the Master 4389
1993 Victim of the System (EP) 2396
1992 Grin And Bear It 4008
1988 Stand In Line 3389
1987 Impellitteri (EP) 2730

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