"Nuno Bettencourt" is a Portuguese-born rock guitar virtuoso, best known for his role as the lead guitarist of the Boston funk metal band Extreme whose hits include the acoustic ballads "More Than Words" and "Hole Hearted". The songs reached #1 and #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, respectively in 1991.
He has since recorded a solo project called Schizophonic (Nuno Bettencourt album) as well as with bands he founded including Mourning Widows, Population 1 and his current band, DramaGods. He is also presently the lead guitarist for The Satellite Party which Jane's Addiction's former front man and Lollapalooza co-founder Perry Farrell started.
http://www.washburn.com/artists/bettencourt.aspx A Washburn Guitar Artist since 1990, Bettencourt designed http://www.washburn.com/products/electrics/nseries/index.aspx The N-Series Guitars and still currently uses http://www.washburn.com/products/electrics/nseries/n4.aspx The N4 guitar from that line as well as several other electric and acoustic guitars he designed for Washburn Guitars.