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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 of his former metal band The Circle/Voyage (Jeroen and Michiel) as well as his brother, Martijn Westerholt. Originally, Richard Willemse was their drummer, however he didn't stay long. The band then changed their name to Within Temptation, found a new drummer (Dennis Leeflang), ...
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: The Gentle Storm (live), ex-Karmaflow, 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 (2011-present)
Past
Richard Willemse Drums (1996)
See also: ex-Abscess, ex-Ejaculate, ex-Near Dark
Dennis Leeflang Drums (1996)
See also: Kamlath, ex-Aerik Von Band, ex-Carthago, ex-Chris Poland, ex-I.N.C., ex-Lunatic Hymn, ex-Epica (live), ex-Sun Caged, ex-The Saturnine, ex-Sahara Dust, ex-Bumblefoot
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-The Saturnine, ex-Xenomorph, ex-Dissect
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: The Gentle Storm (live), ex-Karmaflow, 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 (2011-present)
Richard Willemse Drums (1996)
See also: ex-Abscess, ex-Ejaculate, ex-Near Dark
Dennis Leeflang Drums (1996)
See also: Kamlath, ex-Aerik Von Band, ex-Carthago, ex-Chris Poland, ex-I.N.C., ex-Lunatic Hymn, ex-Epica (live), ex-Sun Caged, ex-The Saturnine, ex-Sahara Dust, ex-Bumblefoot
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-The Saturnine, ex-Xenomorph, ex-Dissect
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: Antioch
Added on: 2002-07-27 22:27:22 Last modified on: 2016-09-13 18:33:08