Nick Vasallo: Hitting all the right notes
Oct 15, 2017
UC Santa Cruz Magazine, Ann Parker - "He’s a loving husband and devoted father, an award-winning composer, a renowned musician, a respected teacher.
Nick Vasallo is also the originator of “deathcore,” a genre-blending mix of death metal and hardcore music.
Now the Music Department cochair and director of music industry studies and music composition at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, Vasallo has an eclectic musical background that started with his father’s love of classical and rock recordings.