Terry Balsamo

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Terry Balsamo
Terry Balsamo of Evanescence @ Maquinária Festival.jpg
Background information
BornOctober 8, 1972
GenresAlternative Metal, Post-grunge, Nu Metal
OccupationsGuitarist
InstrumentsLead guitars
Years active1994-present
LabelsWind-Up
Associated actsEvanescence, Cold, Limp Bizkit[1][2][3]
Websitewww.evanescence.com

Terry Balsamo (born October 8, 1972 in Tampa, Florida), is an American guitarist. He is the current guitarist of the alternative metal band Cold and the former guitarist of Evanescence.

Balsamo was hired as Evanescence's new lead guitarist after Ben Moody left the band. He co-wrote the album The Open Door with Amy Lee and also participated in the songwriting process of Evanescence.

Balsamo uses Ibanez guitars.

Band projects[change | change source]

  • Evanescence - guitar (2003–present)
  • Cold - guitar (1999–2003, 2009 tour only)
  • Shaft - guitar (1996–1999)
  • Limp Bizkit - guitar (1995)

References[change | change source]

  1. "Terry Balsamo Rejoins Limp Bizkit | tunelab™". Tunelab.com. 2008-09-24. Retrieved 2012-02-28.
  2. "Melodic Net - Terry Balsamo Rejoins Limp Bizkit". Melodic.net. 2008-09-24. Retrieved 2012-02-28.
  3. "Terry Balsamo recalls Limp Bizkit opportunity". Facebook. 2011-11-08. Retrieved 2012-02-28.