While primarily regarded as a metal guitarist, Rizzo's solo work demonstrates an interest in a wide range of styles, combining elements of hard rock, metal, jazz, classical and flamenco guitar. 2007 saw him headline his first US tour to sell out venues across the country. In 2008 Rizzo's two solo records were released under Shrapnel Records and are available on iTunes (iTunes.com).
As a former standout athlete in his youth, Marc tirelessly trains with weights/shadow boxing/sprints while on tour. He is known to eat a jar of peanut butter coupled with hard boiled eggs for extreme protein.
Marc Rizzo was endorsed by Peavey and Yamaha, and traveled the world undertaking clinics for Peavey when his tour schedule allowed. Rizzo, as of 2009, is endorsed by B.C. Rich. A signature 7 string Stealth model has been built for him and made available for to the public as an import model in 2010. He has recently been using PRS SE Custom 24 7-string guitars.
In 2004 Marc created the indie Phlamencore Records with younger brother Luke. Since has released two sampler CD's (international distro) and 3 full lengths.
Rizzo is an amateur boxer whom fought in New Jersey (USA) Golden Gloves.
During live shows, Marc is known for his frequent jump-kicks, and was also known for regularly wearing a backpack while playing live shows, although more recently he has stopped this practice. Marc has refused to reveal the contents of the backpack which has led to theories ranging from the bag being empty to containing the souls of his enemies. He is also known for occasionally wearing soccer shirts on stage, such as AC Milan and FC Internazionale. This can be seen at the Download Festival 2004. Marc holds the Guinness Book of World Records for 89 spin kicks in a single show.