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The band Cacophony was founded in 1986. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in San Francisco. Generally, music journalists would define Cacophony’s style within the genre/s of speed metal, and other rock music.

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Jason Becker

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Marty Friedman

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Racer X

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Vinnie Moore

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Joe Stump

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Yngwie Malmsteen

Yngwie Johan Malmsteen (; born Lars Johan Yngve Lannerbäck; 30 June 1963) is a Swedish guitarist, songwriter, composer, and bandleader. Malmsteen first became known in the 1980s for his neoclassical metal playing style in heavy metal, and has released 20 studi... [wikipedia]
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Jeff Loomis

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Tony Macalpine

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Paul Gilbert

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Michael Angelo Batio

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Steve Vai

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Kiko Loureiro

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Helstar

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Agent Steel

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John Petrucci

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