The Brazilian guitarist made his debut with Anthrax at a Big Four festival show in Gelsenkirchen, Germany last Saturday (02Jul11) and admits he's thrilled to be Ian's temporary replacement as he gets used to fatherhood.
Ian and his wife Pearl Aday welcomed son Revel three weeks early last month (Jun11), prompting some fans to think the guitarist would hit the road with the band - but Ian has chosen to sit out of 11 shows in July (11) to spend time with his family.
Speaking to RockAaa.com backstage at the U.K.'s Sonisphere festival on Friday (08Jul11), Kisser admits it's a dream come true to be touring as a member of Anthrax with Metallica, Slayer and Megadeth.
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Fans of the Brazilian heavy rockers were left hoping for an original line-up reunion after Max Cavalera recently announced he'd entertain the idea, but Kisser has slammed the door shut on any plans to reform.
He tells Blistering.com, "Since Max left (the group), it's (reunion talk) been going on and when Igor left even more so. Some people make up the pressure for us to do it, but there's nothing to it. We're not interested in it all... I don't understand all of this bulls**t.
"Max is crazy and doesn't make any sense and he can change from month to month... There's there's one version of the story and we have ours."
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Brazilian rocker ANDREAS KISSER's son is recovering after undergoing surgery to remove a TV remote control battery he swallowed.
The Sepultura guitarist has revealed his youngest kid has returned home after a week in hospital.
In a posting on his website, Kisser writes: "He swallowed a battery for the TV remote control, those ones that looks like a coin. He had to do a surgery (sic) to take it out.
"It was very hard times but everything is fine now. We have to look out for this one... Kids, I love them!"
SEPULTURA guitarist ANDREAS KISSER is recovering at home after catching dengue fever from a mosquito bite.
The Brazilian rocker was hospitalised until the painful virus - also known as break-bone fever - passed.
Kisser says, "It attacks the muscles and brings you down. I was in a lot of pain but I'm getting better now."