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Within Temptation

Country of origin:
Netherlands
Location:
Waddinxveen, South Holland
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1996
Genre:
Symphonic Metal (early), Symphonic/Alternative Rock (later)
Lyrical themes:
Fantasy, Nature (old) Love, Inner Struggles
Current label:
Within Temptation Recordings
Years active:
1996 (as The Portal), 1996-present
Originally formed as "The Portal" in April 1996 by Robert Westerholt, with his girlfriend Sharon den Adel and members from his former metal band The Circle/Voyage (Jeroen and Michiel) as well as his kid-brother, Martijn Westerholt. Originally, Richard Willemse was their drummer. He didn't stay long though. The band then changed their name to "Within Temptation", found a new drummer (Dennis ...
Current
Jeroen van Veen Bass (1996-present)
See also: ex-Voyage, ex-The Circle, ex-Spina Bifida
Robert Westerholt Guitars (1996-present)
See also: ex-The Circle
Sharon den Adel Vocals (1996-present)
Ruud Jolie Guitars (2001-present)
See also: For All We Know, Maiden United, ex-Brotherhood Foundation, ex-Vals Licht
Martijn Spierenburg Keyboards (2001-present)
See also: ex-Voyage, ex-The Circle
Mike Coolen Drums (2011-present)
See also: Maiden United
Stefan Helleblad Guitars (Live), Additional Guitars (studio) (2011-present)
Past
Richard Willemse Drums (1996)
See also: ex-Abscess, ex-Ejaculate, ex-Near Dark
Dennis Leeflang Drums (1996)
See also: Kamlath, The Saturnine, ex-Aerik Von Band, ex-Carthago, ex-I.N.C., ex-Lunatic Hymn, ex-Sun Caged, ex-Sahara Dust
Ivar de Graaf Drums (1996-1998, 1999-2001)
See also: Kingfisher Sky, ex-The Saturnine (live)
Michiel Papenhove Guitars (lead) (1996-2001)
See also: ex-Voyage
Martijn Westerholt Keyboards (1996-2001)
See also: Delain, ex-Infernorama (live)
Marius van Pyreen Drums (1998)
Ciro Palma Drums (1998-1999)
See also: ex-Dissect, ex-The Saturnine, ex-Xenomorph
Jelle Bakker Guitars (lead) (2001)
See also: ex-Donor, ex-Frozen Sun
Stephen van Haestregt Drums (2002-2010)
See also: ex-Ambeon, ex-Paralysis, ex-Orphanage, ex-Sacrament
Past (Live)
Mike Coolen Drums (2008)
See also: Maiden United
Jeroen van Veen Bass (1996-present)
See also: ex-Voyage, ex-The Circle, ex-Spina Bifida
Robert Westerholt Guitars (1996-present)
See also: ex-The Circle
Sharon den Adel Vocals (1996-present)
Ruud Jolie Guitars (2001-present)
See also: For All We Know, Maiden United, ex-Brotherhood Foundation, ex-Vals Licht
Martijn Spierenburg Keyboards (2001-present)
See also: ex-Voyage, ex-The Circle
Mike Coolen Drums (2011-present)
See also: Maiden United
Stefan Helleblad Guitars (Live), Additional Guitars (studio) (2011-present)
Richard Willemse Drums (1996)
See also: ex-Abscess, ex-Ejaculate, ex-Near Dark
Dennis Leeflang Drums (1996)
See also: Kamlath, The Saturnine, ex-Aerik Von Band, ex-Carthago, ex-I.N.C., ex-Lunatic Hymn, ex-Sun Caged, ex-Sahara Dust
Ivar de Graaf Drums (1996-1998, 1999-2001)
See also: Kingfisher Sky, ex-The Saturnine (live)
Michiel Papenhove Guitars (lead) (1996-2001)
See also: ex-Voyage
Martijn Westerholt Keyboards (1996-2001)
See also: Delain, ex-Infernorama (live)
Marius van Pyreen Drums (1998)
Ciro Palma Drums (1998-1999)
See also: ex-Dissect, ex-The Saturnine, ex-Xenomorph
Jelle Bakker Guitars (lead) (2001)
See also: ex-Donor, ex-Frozen Sun
Stephen van Haestregt Drums (2002-2010)
See also: ex-Ambeon, ex-Paralysis, ex-Orphanage, ex-Sacrament
Past
Mike Coolen Drums (2008)
See also: Maiden United
Added by: Morrigan Modified by: thetruechaby
Added on: 2002-07-27 22:27:22 Last modified on: 2014-12-06 17:06:11
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