Marc Ferrari is best known as the guitarist for the iconic heavy metal band "KEEL", and as well the bands "Cold Sweat", “Medicine Wheel”, and moonlighting with "Pantera". He is a musical force to be reckoned with. In 1984, having been taken under the production direction of KISS’s Gene Simmons early in his career as the lead guitarist for KEEL, Marc’s utmost gifted guitar playing was made known to the world.
Throughout his musical tenure he has recorded with and toured with a plethora of some of the top bands ever to grace recorded music. From recording acts such as Pantera, Dio, Krokus, Quiet Riot, Whitesnake and Queensryche, to historically acclaimed names Peter Criss, Ace Frehley, Aerosmith and Van Halen, Marc has played along-side the best of them! In Summer 1991, Marc was asked to be the guitarist in the now-classic “Wayne’s World.” Having worked with director Penelope Spheeris in a video for “Keel,” Marc had developed a relationship which resulted in his first major motion picture appearance. “Wayne’s World” went on to become one of the most popular movies of its generation, and Marc was asked back to reprise his role of Tia Carrere’s guitarist in the smash sequel, “Wayne’s World 2”, and has appeared in the hit TV shows “Murder She Wrote” and “Step By Step” as well. In other realms of music, he is one of the foremost innovators of the modern day music library. In 1992 he formed MasterSource, which became one of the most successful independent music publishing companies in the world, licensing over 4,000 songs to film and television.
In 1995 his first solo album titled “Marc Ferrari and Friends: Guest List”, and In 1996 the Summer Olympics came calling and Marc responded by writing 2 theme songs that were used for video productions, “Capture The Dream” and “Chance Of A Lifetime.” In addition, 9 other songs from his catalog were used in various athlete profiles and special segments. Later that year, he was presented with a special achievement award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for his contributions to the 1996 Emmy-award winning daytime soap opera “Guiding Light.” In 2003 he followed with a second solo album titled, “Lights, Camera, Action” and as well became an author for the first time, penning and publishing the book - "Rock Star 101 ~ a Rock Stars Guide to Survival and Success in the Music Business" (Allworth Press, New York), and in the same tradition, just recently became the author of his first children's book titled "Don't Dilly Dally Silly Sally"(2016) based off of his own experiences with his daughter Sierra. Whether Marc is on stage, or in the studio, or just talkin music with other veteran Rock Stars, Marc always has our back... and we love him for it! As of June 2015, D&A is proud to have Marc Ferrari on our official artist roster.... now we have "The Right To Rock"!