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Sergio Michel - American Hard Rock - Hollywood, CA - Est. 2015
Sergio Michel is an American hard rock musician; a national level headliner known world-wide for his unique style of guitar playing & lively/aggressive performances. Sergio started 2021 with the release of a new double album, "Tropical Depression" on the Cold War Relic record label. The release news is covered in outlets like Brave Words, New Noise, Concert Crap & The Surf radio network. Previously, in 2020 Sergio went on a national tour with Soulfly & Toxic Holocaust. He also appeared on Vice News & Telemundo nightly news in 2020.
Sergio has headlined iconic venues like The Whisky A Go Go, The Rainbow Bar & Grill, The Viper Room & The Canyon regularly since 2015 regularly & consistently. In 2019, Sergio's autographed photo was added to the walls of the prestigious Sunset Strip landmark, Rainbow Bar & Grill; on the wall of the world famous Whisky A Go Go's headliner dressing room; & the celebrity wall of Nick's Cafe in Beverly Hills. At the same time, NBC's The Voice featured a segment where The Whisky's famous marquee boasted Sergio Michel as headliner.
In 2018, Sergio re-issued "Uplifting 'Depressing' Music", "Cry Out" & breakthrough single "Hey Eyes" . Sergio's 2013 release "Marry Me, Cindy" went viral with single 'I Close My Eyes'; reaching over 203,000 viral plays & also verified as trending twice. It's 2nd single 'Bow Down', verified as trending ten times. 'Boldly' from "Cry Out" officially went trending in 2020, two years after initial release.
As an actor, Sergio has appeared as a principal on several top rated dramatic series, like Telmundo's #1 rated "Corazon Valiente"; "El Rostro de la Venganza" & American TV shows like MMA themed drama, "Kingdom"; while also featured on MTV, Fox News & TMZ.
As a celebrity, in 2016, Sergio Michel ranked as the #22 most famous American of Hispanic heritage according to Famous Fix; while Top-On-Social calculated Sergio Michel as the #4 most searched for musician on Facebook!
Klout rated Sergio Michel's Twitter handle in the Top 12% of influential users. No surprise, Sergio gained the #1 spot on the charts for Metal in the Miami market on ReverbNation in November 2014 & held it into 2017, before transitioning to Hollywood, CA; immediately claiming the #1 spot there & holding it throughout 2020 as well.
USA & European dates coming for 2022 & 2023, with the first date September 14th, headlining The World Famous Whisky A Go Go in Hollywood, CA.