Impellitteri is a heavy metal band from USA formed and led by guitarist Chris Impellitteri. Since inception, the band has released numerous albums to critical praise, mainly due to Chris Impellitteri's speed/shred style of playing. In 2008 Guitarworld Magazine officially named Chris Impellitteri as one of the Fastest Guitarists of all time. Included in the ranking were Eddie Van Halen, Rhandy Rhoads, and Yngwie Malmsteen.
Chris Impellitteri formed Impellitteri together with Rob Rock in Los Angeles, California. They released an EP simply titled Impellitteri. The self-titled EP featured highly energetic heavy metal with fast, shredding guitar solos, and a powerful vocal performance by Rob Rock. The colloquially-dubbed Black EP was well-received and gained Chris Impelliteri international attention. To date Impellitteri have sold over 1 million records and continue to perform in front of audiences as large as 30,000 people per show.
After the EP the band regrouped, this time with ...