On the day of the concert he joined the band as an improvised roadie for vocalist/guitarist Max Cavalera.
He also jammed with the members during the intermissions.
Following the departure of original lead guitarist Jairo Guedes, Kisser auditioned for the position of lead guitarist.
is a Brazilian guitar player, songwriter and producer.
He is most known for being the guitar player for the metal band Sepultura.
He has been featured on every Sepultura release since their second album, Schizophrenia.
Additionally, Kisser has also been involved in other bands such as the rock supergroup Hail! Kisser was born on August 24, 1968 to a Slovene mother, from Maribor, Slovenia, and a German father in São Bernardo do Campo, a municipality in the state of São Paulo.
His father was a mechanical engineer who worked for Mercedes-Benz Brazil and his mother was a German teacher and amateur artist.
At an early age, Kisser showed an interest in music.
He was 10 when he started to listen to his parents' records of The Beatles, Roberto Carlos and Tonico & Tinoco.
In his early adolescence Kisser started to play acoustic guitar first learning basic chords from the Brazilian popular music repertoire and later on classical pieces.
A friend then introduced Kisser to hard rock with bands like Queen and Kiss which had a great influence on him. Kisser eventually got his first electric guitar, a Giannini-Supersonic, and an overdrive pedal.
Some of his major influences consisted then of Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Steve Howe, Tony Iommi, Ritchie Blackmore, Jimmy Page, Jeff Hanneman and Randy Rhoads.
Kisser started performing in 1984 in a three-piece band called Esfinge, which he formed with school friends and where he played guitar and sang.