Michael Angelo Batio: “This new generation of guitarists is the best I’ve seen. They’re where I was in my 20s but at the ages of 10 or even 5!”

by GuitarDomain

When it comes to one-liner quips and bite-size pearls of wisdom, Michael Angelo Batio certainly has a way of explaining his approach to guitar. The man who famously – and quite rightly – appropriated Kafka to explain sweep-picking (“It’s better to have it and not need it than to need it and not have it”) has long been revered as one of the fastest guitar players in history

Though he grins when we list some of our favorites in his long list of catchphrases, he also explains they are very much still to this day the essence of his life code…

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