Nuno Bettencourt


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Nuno Duarte Gil Mendes Bettencourt (born on September 20th 1966 in the Azores, Portugal) is a Portuguese guitarist/multi-instrumentalist, composer, and record producer, and is being cited as an influence by many guitarists from the 90s and onwards and one of the pioneers of the Funk Metal style.

He made albums with several different projects. His discography with Extreme includes: Extreme (1989), Pornograffitti (1990), III Sides To Every Story (1992), Waiting For The Punchline (1995).

In 2008, Extreme reunited for a world tour and new album, Saudades de Rock.

Solo albums Nuno made include Schizophonic (1997), Mourning Widows (1998) and Furnished Souls For Rent (2000).

In 2002 Nuno formed Population 1 and released Population 1 and the EP Sessions From Room 4 in 2004. In 2006 he released Love with his new band, DramaGods. Read more about Nuno Bettencourt on User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

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