Michael Vescera

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Mike Vescera
Birth name Michael Anthony Vescero
Born (1962-06-13) 13 June 1962 (age 52)
Connecticut, USA
Genres Rock, hard rock, heavy metal
Occupations Musician, songwriter, Record producer
Instruments Vocals, Piano
Years active 1984-present
Associated acts Obsession, Loudness, Yngwie Malmsteen, Dr. Sin, Killing Machine, Mike Vescera Project, The Reign of Terror, Roland Grapow, Empires of Eden, Animetal USA
Website http://www.myspace.com/mikevescera

Michael Vescera is an American heavy metal singer for various bands and projects like Loudness (Soldier of Fortune, On the Prowl, Live at the Budokan), Obsession (Marshall Law, Scarred for Life, Methods of Madness, Carnival of Lies, Order of Chaos), Yngwie Malmsteen (The Seventh Sign, Magnum Opus), Dr. Sin (Dr. Sin II), Roland Grapow (Kaleidoscope) or his own band MVP (Mike Vescera Project).

Besides being a vocalist, Vescera also works as a record producer: his recent collaborations include artists such as Metal Mike Chlasiak and Bobby Jarzombek (Halford, Sebastian Bach) and their soon to be released Pain Museum album, Bobby Blotzer's (Ratt) & John Corabi's (Mötley Crüe, Scream) Twenty4Seven CD, Magnitude Nine's forthcoming album Decoding the Soul, Reign of Terror (featuring Joe Stump) and Killing Machine (featuring Stet Howland and Mike Duda of W.A.S.P.) - just to name a few. Michael has his studio "The Toy Room" in Nashville Tennessee as well as a satellite studio "Toy Room North" in Milford Connecticut.

Vescera covered "Get a Life" by Siam Shade for the 2010 tribute album, Siam Shade Tribute. In mid-2011, while also continuing with his band OBSESSION, Mike joined (ANIMETAL USA) (Sony Music), playing heavy metal versions of Japanese Anime theme songs. (Following in the steps of the Japanese project Animetal.) This project features Rudy Sarzo on bass, Scott Travis on drums, and Chris Impelliterri on guitar. In 2012, he collaborated with Sovereign's guitar player Samir Mhamdi performing all the vocals on the album Warring Heaven.

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1. "Biography: Loudness". Allmusic. http://www.allmusic.com/artist/p4791. Retrieved 12 June 2010.

2. "Encyclopaedia Metallum" http://www.metal-archives.com/band.php?id=3540260529

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