Tiago Della Vega

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Tiago della Vega
Born (1984-03-09) 9 March 1984 (age 30)
Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil
Genres Instrumental, shred
Instruments Guitar
Years active 2005-present
Labels SG Records
Website www.tiagodellavega.net
Notable instruments
Dean Guitars
Andrellis Guitarras TDV Signature

Tiago della Vega March 9, 1984 is a Brazilian guitarist. Born in Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, he began learning to play the acoustic guitar at the age of five. After a year, he realized that the electric guitar was his greatest passion. He started to study electric guitar, practicing 16 hours a day.

Tiago della Vega played with the bands After Dark and Fermatha. At present, he travels around the world playing and doing workshops. He previously held the Guinness World Records title as the fastest guitar player in the world, playing The Flight of the Bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov at 340 beats per minute at CES in Las Vegas. He broke his previous record on the May 9, 2008 at EM&T in Sao Paulo[1]

On April 24, 2011 John "Doctor Hot Licks" Taylor broke Vega's old record by playing The Flight of the Bumblebee at 600 beats per minute at the Guitar Center in Westminster, Colorado, USA.[2]

On October 16, 2011 in Cannes Festival he attempted to beat the 600 bpm record of John Taylor by kicking it up to 750 bpm.[3] Some on YouTube have said that he has submitted it to the Guinness Book of World Records. It has yet to be approved by Guinness though has been approved by recordsetter.com.[4]

He endorses Orange Amps[5] and plays a custom signature Andrellis 7-string guitar which has 24 frets and a Floyd Rose tremolo, the Andrellis TDV.

Discography[edit]

  • Hybrid (first solo CD - 2009)
  • Advent of the Truth (with Fermatha - 2005)
  • Believe (with Burning In Hell - 2006)

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