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Dario Hug


2015- DarkRise - guitars  

Personal information

Born on: 27.11.1987

Born in 1987 in Neuchâtel (Switzerland), Dario grew up in the quiet village of " Le Landeron " at the lakeside of Bienne. He started playing classical guitar at the age of 10 and switched to the electric guitar 4 years later. Then, he played in several local bands, one being a Metallica coverband.

After passing successfully his bac in 2007, Dario headed for England at the " Institute of Contemporary Music Performance " of London to take his playing skills to the next level. There, he studied with, among others, Justin Sandercoe (Katie Melua) and Martin Goulding (Linear Sphere).

Back in Switzerland, he joined the band " Save The Day " with the singer Angie Ott and played several shows.

In 2010, he joined the Heavy Metal/Hard Rock band " Mind Out! " ( with which he's still playing. " Mind Out! " recently recorded a 4 tracks self-produced demo and will soon make a whole album.

In 2011, he joined " Sounds Of Fury " with which he recorded two albums: 1.0 in 2012 and Mediocracy in 2014. This last one has been recorded at the StageOne Studio with Andy Classen (Krisiun, Belphegor, Destruction, Dew Scented, etc?).

In 2015, Dario filled the rhythm guitarist's post in DarkRise.

His wide musical influences are, though, stronger in Metal (any kind of), Hard Rock (AC/DC, Krokus, Michael Schenker, etc?), Jazz-Rock Fusion (Robben Ford, Joe Bonamassa, Scott Henderson, Jimmy Herring, etc?) and classical music.