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Avantasia

Country of origin:
Germany
Location:
Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate
Status:
Active
Formed in:
2000
Genre:
Symphonic Power Metal
Lyrical themes:
Fantasy, Religion, Individuality, Enlightenment, Time
Current label:
Nuclear Blast
Years active:
2000-2002, 2006-present
Side project of Edguy vocalist Tobias Sammet. Avantasia was originally intended only to be a one-off double album concept, but was later reformed with a new group of musicians and continued as an ongoing project.

Avantasia performed a summer 2008 festival tour which was planned to be the only live appearances of the project, but have continued to perform with a variety of guest vocalists since ...
Current
Tobias Sammet Keyboards, Piano, Orchestration (2000-2002), Vocals (2000-present), Bass (2006-present)
See also: Edguy
Sascha Paeth Guitars (2006-present)
See also: Trillium, Aina, Virgo (Matos/Paeth), ex-Heavens Gate, ex-Luca Turilli, ex-Luca Turilli's Dreamquest, ex-Redkey
Michael "Miro" Rodenberg Keyboards, Orchestration (2006-present)
See also: Trillium, Aina, Virgo (Matos/Paeth), ex-Luca Turilli
Russell Gilbrook Drums (2012-present)
See also: Uriah Heep
Past
Markus Grosskopf Bass (2000-2002)
See also: Helloween, Shock Machine, Weinhold, ex-Bassinvaders, Kickhunter, ex-Edguy (live), ex-Trick or Treat (live), ex-Roland Grapow, ex-Blast Furnace, ex-Second Hell
Alex Holzwarth Drums (2000-2002)
See also: Dol Ammad, Pergana, Rhapsody of Fire, ex-Sieges Even, ex-Looking-Glass-Self, ex-Val'Paraiso, Brutal Godz, ex-Luca Turilli's Rhapsody, ex-Paradox, ex-Blind Guardian (live)
Henjo Richter Guitars (2000-2002)
See also: Gamma Ray, ex-Rampage, ex-Charon
Eric Singer Drums (2006-2012)
See also: Stream, E.S.P., Kiss, ex-Black Sabbath, ex-Alice Cooper, ex-Badlands, ex-GlamNation, ex-Shameless, ex-Brian May (live), ex-Gary Moore (live), ex-Lita Ford (live), ex-Paul Stanley (live)
Current (Live)
Felix Bohnke Drums (2008, 2011-present)
See also: Edguy, ex-Saints & Preachers, ex-Taraxacum, ex-Exiled, ex-Merciless Gnom
Oliver Hartmann Guitars, Vocals (2008, 2011-present)
See also: Echoes, Hartmann, ex-At Vance, ex-Empty Tremor, ex-Iron Mask
Bob Catley Vocals (2008, 2011-present)
See also: Bob Catley, Magnum, ex-Hard Rain
Amanda Somerville Vocals (backing, additional) (2008, 2011-present)
See also: HDK, Kiske / Somerville, Trillium, Aina, ex-Epica (live)
Michael Kiske Vocals (2011-present)
See also: Kiske / Somerville, Unisonic, ex-Ill Prophecy, Michael Kiske, Place Vendome, ex-Helloween, ex-SupaRed
André Neygenfind Bass (2013-present)
See also: Dietmar Osterburg Trio, Groove Galaxi, The Bahama Soul Club
Ronnie Atkins Vocals (2013-present)
See also: Pretty Maids, ex-L.A.
Thomas Rettke Vocals (2013-present)
See also: ex-Heavens Gate, ex-Redkey, ex-Steeltower, ex-String Eyes
Eric Martin Vocals (2013-present)
See also: Eric Martin, Mr. Big, Tak Matsumoto Group, ex-415, ex-Backhome, ex-Eric Martin Band, ex-Kid Courage, ex-S.F. Bloodshy, ex-Stark Raving Mad, ex-The Buzz
Past (Live)
Robert Hunecke-Rizzo Bass (2008, 2011-2012)
See also: Trillium, Aina, Virgo (Matos/Paeth), ex-Heavens Gate, ex-Luca Turilli, ex-Luca Turilli's Dreamquest
Kai Hansen Vocals (2008, 2011-2012)
See also: Gamma Ray, Unisonic, ex-Helloween, ex-Iron Savior, ex-Gentry, ex-Iron Fist, ex-Second Hell
Jørn Lande Vocals (2008, 2011-2012)
See also: Allen / Lande, Jorn, ex-Mundanus Imperium, ex-Masterplan, ex-Millenium, ex-Wild Willy's Gang, ex-Yngwie J. Malmsteen (live), ex-Ark, ex-Beyond Twilight, ex-Brazen Abbot, ex-Nikolo Kotzev's Nostradamus, ex-The Snakes, ex-Vagabond
André Matos Vocals (2008)
See also: Andre Matos, Viper, Virgo (Matos/Paeth), ex-Symfonia, ex-Angra, ex-HDK, ex-Shaman, ex-Looking-Glass-Self
Cloudy Yang Vocals (backing) (2008, 2011-2012)
Tobias Sammet Keyboards, Piano, Orchestration (2000-2002), Vocals (2000-present), Bass (2006-present)
See also: Edguy
Sascha Paeth Guitars (2006-present)
See also: Trillium, Aina, Virgo (Matos/Paeth), ex-Heavens Gate, ex-Luca Turilli, ex-Luca Turilli's Dreamquest, ex-Redkey
Michael "Miro" Rodenberg Keyboards, Orchestration (2006-present)
See also: Trillium, Aina, Virgo (Matos/Paeth), ex-Luca Turilli
Russell Gilbrook Drums (2012-present)
See also: Uriah Heep
Markus Grosskopf Bass (2000-2002)
See also: Helloween, Shock Machine, Weinhold, ex-Bassinvaders, Kickhunter, ex-Edguy (live), ex-Trick or Treat (live), ex-Roland Grapow, ex-Blast Furnace, ex-Second Hell
Alex Holzwarth Drums (2000-2002)
See also: Dol Ammad, Pergana, Rhapsody of Fire, ex-Sieges Even, ex-Looking-Glass-Self, ex-Val'Paraiso, Brutal Godz, ex-Luca Turilli's Rhapsody, ex-Paradox, ex-Blind Guardian (live)
Henjo Richter Guitars (2000-2002)
See also: Gamma Ray, ex-Rampage, ex-Charon
Eric Singer Drums (2006-2012)
See also: Stream, E.S.P., Kiss, ex-Black Sabbath, ex-Alice Cooper, ex-Badlands, ex-GlamNation, ex-Shameless, ex-Brian May (live), ex-Gary Moore (live), ex-Lita Ford (live), ex-Paul Stanley (live)
Current
Felix Bohnke Drums (2008, 2011-present)
See also: Edguy, ex-Saints & Preachers, ex-Taraxacum, ex-Exiled, ex-Merciless Gnom
Oliver Hartmann Guitars, Vocals (2008, 2011-present)
See also: Echoes, Hartmann, ex-At Vance, ex-Empty Tremor, ex-Iron Mask
Bob Catley Vocals (2008, 2011-present)
See also: Bob Catley, Magnum, ex-Hard Rain
Amanda Somerville Vocals (backing, additional) (2008, 2011-present)
See also: HDK, Kiske / Somerville, Trillium, Aina, ex-Epica (live)
Michael Kiske Vocals (2011-present)
See also: Kiske / Somerville, Unisonic, ex-Ill Prophecy, Michael Kiske, Place Vendome, ex-Helloween, ex-SupaRed
André Neygenfind Bass (2013-present)
See also: Dietmar Osterburg Trio, Groove Galaxi, The Bahama Soul Club
Ronnie Atkins Vocals (2013-present)
See also: Pretty Maids, ex-L.A.
Thomas Rettke Vocals (2013-present)
See also: ex-Heavens Gate, ex-Redkey, ex-Steeltower, ex-String Eyes
Eric Martin Vocals (2013-present)
See also: Eric Martin, Mr. Big, Tak Matsumoto Group, ex-415, ex-Backhome, ex-Eric Martin Band, ex-Kid Courage, ex-S.F. Bloodshy, ex-Stark Raving Mad, ex-The Buzz
Past
Robert Hunecke-Rizzo Bass (2008, 2011-2012)
See also: Trillium, Aina, Virgo (Matos/Paeth), ex-Heavens Gate, ex-Luca Turilli, ex-Luca Turilli's Dreamquest
Kai Hansen Vocals (2008, 2011-2012)
See also: Gamma Ray, Unisonic, ex-Helloween, ex-Iron Savior, ex-Gentry, ex-Iron Fist, ex-Second Hell
Jørn Lande Vocals (2008, 2011-2012)
See also: Allen / Lande, Jorn, ex-Mundanus Imperium, ex-Masterplan, ex-Millenium, ex-Wild Willy's Gang, ex-Yngwie J. Malmsteen (live), ex-Ark, ex-Beyond Twilight, ex-Brazen Abbot, ex-Nikolo Kotzev's Nostradamus, ex-The Snakes, ex-Vagabond
André Matos Vocals (2008)
See also: Andre Matos, Viper, Virgo (Matos/Paeth), ex-Symfonia, ex-Angra, ex-HDK, ex-Shaman, ex-Looking-Glass-Self
Cloudy Yang Vocals (backing) (2008, 2011-2012)
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