"Attack Of The Neon Shark" featured several of Alex's friends like Frankie Banali of Quiet Riot, Allan Holdsworth, Jeff Scott Soto etc. The second solo album was called "Vertical Invader" and it featured only Alex Masi along with drummer John Macaluso (TNT, Malmsteen). After that Alex Masi played and started several projects that never came to full fruition with people such as Rhett Forrester (Riot), Steve Bailey (Jethro Tull), FRankie Banali etc. "Tales From The North" and "The Watcher" were two albums that were released in the nineties but flew under the radar and it appears that Alex prefers to dismiss those two releases as "unsuccessful efforts". In 1998 Alex Masi published the first album of a successful trilogy dedicated to three of the most famous classical musicians in history; the album is called "In The Name Of Bach". It was followed by "In The Name Of Mozart" and "In The Name Of Beethoven".
Around the same time Alex Masi released his last Masi album "Eternal Struggle" which featured singer Kyle Michaels (Geezer Butler Band)and Paul Marangoni on drums. A highly acclaimed solo album called "Late Nights At Desert Rimrock" was released in 2006, this album features Alex Masi on guitar and bass and John Macaluso on drums More recently Alex Masi has resumed his collaboration with long time friend John Macaluso and Randy Coven (Steve Vai, Leslie West, Malmsteen) under the name MCM (Masi, Coven, Macaluso). The trio has released "Ritual Factory", their first studio album and more recently MCM, "1900 Hard Times", a live album. Alex Masi has appeared as guest musician on several recordings from Snoop Dogg to Jeff Pilson (Dokken) to Joseph Williams (Toto) etc Alex Masi appears to have become very interested in Indian music and electronica in the recent years judging from some of the interviews he has given. Read more on Last.fm.
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