Marco Wriedt started playing guitar and took first lessons at the age
of 10. After playing in school bands as a teenager, he became a
professional musician at only 19 years of age when going on tour with
Jeff Scott Soto (Ex-Journey, Yngwie Malmsteen) and the Los Angeles
based, two-time surf world-champion Pop singer Daize Shayne.
In 2007, he reached the next step in joining the legendary Rock band
AXXIS. Marco played all over Europe with AXXIS, including shows at
high-profile Rock festivals such as Wacken,Sweden Rock, Masters of
Rock, Rock Of Ages or Loreley . Up to now, he has recorded two Albums
with AXXIS – Doom Of Destiny and Utopia. The latter reached the German
charts at position no. 40.
Marco Wriedt was featured in major guitar magazines (Guitar and
Gitarre & Bass) and was invited to play at the “Ronnie James Dio
Tribute Show” in summer 2010, where he played alongside major artists
such as Axel Rudi Pell, Doro and Doggie White, among others.
In late 2010, he was asked to join another classic group: PINK CREAM
69 had heard about Marco’s skills and invited him to join their
Germany tour in February 2011.
Ever since his childhood he has liked diverse musical styles and
artists. Some of his influences are Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple,
Fleetwood Mac, Journey, Genesis, Yes. His goal as a guitar player is
to combine a melodic soulfoul playing style with a diverse technique.