Michael Harris is an American musician. He cites the influence of his father (a jazz musician) and mother (a classical musician) for his unique style. Michael has also been influenced by many progressive guitarists, composers, & musicians, along with many music pioneers and legends. Michael formed Arch Rival in the late 80s in his hometown of Dayton, Ohio with Greg Martin & Gary Rigmaiden. After several vocalist changes, the band found their niche in Michigan based vocalist, Steve Snyder, and have since yielded 4 CDs worldwide.