Angel Vivaldi (born June 13, 1985) is an American guitarist, songwriter, producer, philanthropist and environmentalist. Voted 3rd "Best Guitarist" in 2014 by Prog-Sphere, he began his solo career in 2003. Vivaldi has self-released 5 records, Revelations, The Speed of Dark, Universal Language, Away With Words- Part 1, and Synapse. In 2015, he released a cover of Joe Satriani's Crystal Planet single. He's known for his virtuoso guitar playing style and cinematic music videos.
It was announced in 2015 that Away With Words - Part 2, a primarily acoustic release, would be put on hold to focus instead on a full album called Synapse. Though the album was slated to be released in 2016, its eventual release date was October 6, 2017.