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MICHAEL ANGELO BATIO (pronounced "Bay-tee-ohh") is an American instrumental progressive rock guitarist from Chicago, Illinois. He attended Northeastern Illinois University and received a bachelor's degree in music theory and composition. Having played guitar since the age of ten, Batio was voted the "Number 1 Shredder of All Time" by Guitar One Magazine. In November 2011 Michael won and placed 1st in the Guitar World magazine Readers Choice Award for the "Fastest Guitarist of All Time." Over 440,000 votes… read more

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  • guy needs a haircut so bad
  • pozdrowienia ze Śląska dla fanów Michael Angelo Batio
  • I hope he does a clinic at mah local music store Rockland Music. :P
  • sola pra caraio
  • In my book, 2x Again is one of the best intrumental pieces ever written.
  • Not bad.
  • Guitar God
  • i think batio is so underrated. he has many good song with emotion and not have fast-like-god speed, such as Peace, Diary of an Empty Life, Rain Forest, and Prog Revisited. in addition, his cover version of randy rhoads and darrel dimebag is totally awesome.
  • It is all about the music! Keep on Rock N!

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