Alex Masi (2)

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Alex Masi is an Italian Rock/Metal guitarist
He was born in Venice, and studied at the Conservatory of Music in Verona. He formed the heavy metal band Dark Lord in 1984 and recorded two EPs with them. In the early 1980s Masi moved briefly to London, where he played with several musicians.

With Dark Lord he toured as opening act for several major acts of the period until 1986, when he was invited by Metal Blade Records to move to Los Angeles and join the band Sound Barrier. He later founded a band of this own, called Masi (2) and recorded Fire In The Rain and Downtown Dreamers with them. His first solo album was Attack of the Neon Shark, which received a Grammy nomination for Best Instrumental Rock Album. The second solo album was called Vertical Invader, and featured only Alex Masi along with drummer John Macaluso.

In 1998, Alex Masi published the first album of a successful trilogy dedicated to three of the most famous classical musicians in history, entitled In the Name of Bach. This was followed by In the name of Mozart and In the Name of Beethoven. In 2001 he released Masi (2) - Eternal Struggle, his first Masi (2) album since 1997's Masi (2) - The Watcher. He has gone on to release three more solo albums: Late Nights at Desert Rimrock In 2006, Theory Of Everything in 2010 and Danger Zone in 2013.
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7 73410-1 Alex Masi (2) - Attack Of The Neon Shark album art Alex Masi (2) Attack Of The Neon Shark (Album) Enigma Records (3), Metal Blade Records 7 73410-1 Canada 1989 Sell This Version
9 26244-4, 4-26244 Alex Masi (2) - Vertical Invader album art Alex Masi (2) Vertical Invader (Album) Metal Blade Records 9 26244-4, 4-26244 US 1990 Sell This Version
ALCB-3056 Alex Masi (2) - Tales From The North album art Alex Masi (2) Tales From The North (Album) Event Records (3) ALCB-3056 Japan 1995 Sell This Version
LMC 2002 2 , JSBAFM1998-51460 Alex Masi (2) - In The Name Of Bach  album art Alex Masi (2) In The Name Of Bach (Album) Lion Music, Masi Music (2), Lion Music, Masi Music (2) LMC 2002 2 , JSBAFM1998-51460 Finland 1999 Sell This Version
LMC 089, LMC089 Alex Masi (2) - In The Name Of Mozart album art Alex Masi (2) In The Name Of Mozart (Album) Lion Music, Lion Music LMC 089, LMC089 Finland 2003 Sell This Version
LMC 136 Alex Masi (2) - In The Name Of Beethoven album art Alex Masi (2) In The Name Of Beethoven (Album) Lion Music LMC 136 Finland 2005 Sell This Version
LMC 188 Alex Masi (2) - Late Nights At Desert's Rimrock album art Alex Masi (2) Late Nights At Desert's Rimrock (Album) Lion Music LMC 188 2006 Sell This Version
LMC 290 Alex Masi (2) - Theory Of Everything album art Alex Masi (2) Theory Of Everything(CD, Album) Lion Music LMC 290 Finland 2010 Sell This Version
GYR117 Alex Masi (2) - Danger Zone album art Alex Masi (2) Danger Zone(CD, Album) Grooveyard Records GYR117 US 2013 Sell This Version