Christian Vidal


2001- Cuero - guitars  
2007- The Road Vultures - guitars  
2010- Therion - guitars  

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Christian Vidal was born in Zarate, Buenos Aires and he first started playing guitar at the early age of eight. In 2007 he became part of The Road Vultures, a band that was formed with the purpose of backing former Mr. Big vocalist Eric Martin. The Road Vultures have already toured with him through South America and India, and a new South American tour is scheduled for 2008. Rest of the line - up are Charlie Giardina (bass) and Pablo Garrocho (drums). Christian released his solo album 'El Viaje' in 2005. There he mixes instrumental rock with different native argentinian styles like Folklore and Tango. With that album he's been touring Spain a couple of times and he's setting a new one for this year. Also one of the songs from 'El Viaje' was chosen as background music for a folklore radio show in Argentina. In 2001 he started teaching guitar lessons in I.T.M.C. (Technological Institute for Contemporary Music), regarding improvisation and chord melody applied to argentinian native music. He has also been writing for magazine. As a session player, he recorded and also backed folklore artist Motta Luna through different arenas regarding that style. Also in 2001 he formed the heavy metal act Cuero along with former Kamikaze vocalist Enrique Gomez Yafal. Cuero did several tours through Argentina and also participated in a Metallica Tribute Album. Since 1990 Christian has been giving guitar lessons and also has been giving diverse clinics in Argentina and Spain as well.