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Sander Gommans

Sander Gommans

Real/full name:
Sander Gommans
43 (born Aug 15th, 1978)
Place of birth:
Netherlands (Reuver, Limburg)


He is a Dutch musician. He founded the symphonic metal band Apocalypse with Mark Jansen in 1995, which later changed its name to After Forever. He played guitar and did the grunting parts in the band. He managed the band and was the main writer of After Forever's music.

After recording all guitars for the album "Rise of the Warrior" by Anna Phoebe, he has undertaken a project called HDK, which ...


Gommans is married to Amanda Somerville. Together, they have 3 daughters: Lana Gommans and identical twins Anya and Juliet.


Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Lyrics, Songwriting (2005-present)

2009 System Overload Vocals (harsh, growls, whispers), Songwriting, Guitars (lead, rhythm, acoustic), Lyrics
2014 Serenades of the Netherworld Bass, Guitars
2022 Borderland (Single) Vocals, Guitars, Bass


Songwriting, Lyrics, Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Drum programming, Recording, Producer, Mixing, Narration (2019-present)

2019 Enter the Metal Realm - Vol. 1 Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Drum programming, Narration
2020 Enter the Metal Realm (Vol. 1 - Audioboek) Narration (Dutch)
2021 Loud and Proud - Children of Hope (Single) Narration


Guitars (2011-present)

2011 Alloy Guitars
2018 Tectonic Guitars, Bass

After Forever

Guitars, Vocals (harsh) (1995-2009)

1999 Wings of Illusion (Demo) Vocals (harsh), Songwriting, Guitars
1999 Ephemeral (Demo) Vocals (harsh), Guitars
2000 Follow in the Cry / Silence from Afar (Single) Guitars, Vocals (harsh), Songwriting (tracks 1-3)
2000 Prison of Desire Vocals (harsh), Songwriting (tracks 2-11), Guitars
2001 Decipher Songwriting (tracks 1-7, 9-11), Guitars, Vocals (grunts)
2002 Monolith of Doubt (Single) Guitars, Vocals (harsh), Songwriting (tracks 1-3)
2002 Emphasis / Who Wants to Live Forever (Single) Guitars, Vocals (harsh)
2003 Exordium (EP) Songwriting (tracks 1-4), Guitars, Vocals (harsh)
2003 My Choice / The Evil That Men Do (Single) Guitars, Vocals (harsh)
2004 Invisible Circles Guitars, Vocals (harsh), Songwriting (tracks 1-4, 6-12)
2004 Digital Deceit (Single) Guitars, Vocals (harsh)
2005 Remagine Guitars, Vocals (harsh), Songwriting (tracks 1, 9, 13)
2005 Being Everyone (Single) Guitars, Vocals (harsh)
2006 Two Sides / Boundaries Are Open (Single) Guitars, Vocals (harsh)
2006 Mea Culpa (Compilation) Guitars, Vocals (harsh), Guitars (acoustic)
2007 Energize Me (Single) Guitars, Vocals (harsh)
2007 After Forever Guitars, Vocals (harsh)
2007 Equally Destructive (Single) Guitars, Vocals (harsh)
2007 Hi Five: Female Fronted Metal (Split) Guitars
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Kiske / Somerville

Guitars (lead) (2009-2014)

2010 Silence (Single) Guitars (lead)
2010 Kiske / Somerville Guitars (lead)


Guitars (2010)


Guitars (2011)

Andre Matos

2007 Time to Be Free Vocals (track 9)


2011 Through the Gates Guitars (track 14)

Engine of Pain

2007 I Am Your Enemy Vocals (track 7)


2007 The Divine Conspiracy Vocals (grunts) (track 7)


2015 Karmaflow: The Original Soundtrack Guitars (track 7, 8)

Level 10

2015 Chapter One Guitars (track 5)


2005 The Dominion Gate Vocals (harsh) (tracks 10, 12, 13)


2011 Scheepers Guitars


2009 Conspire (Demo) Guitar solo (track 5)

After Forever

2005 Remagine Co-engineering, Co-producer (track 1)


2015 Rise! Producer


2009 System Overload Recording (vocals, guitars, bass), Producer (vocals, guitars, bass), Mixing
2014 Serenades of the Netherworld Producer
2022 Borderland (Single) Songwriting, Lyrics, Producer, Mixing

Kiske / Somerville

2015 City of Heroes Songwriting (track 6)


2019 Enter the Metal Realm - Vol. 1 Songwriting, Lyrics, Recording, Producer, Mixing
2021 Loud and Proud - Children of Hope (Single) Songwriting


2011 Quarterpast Co-songwriting (track 7)

Mercy Isle

2016 Undying Fire Executive producer

Phantom Elite

2016 Siren's Call (Single) Songwriting
2017 Wasteland (Single) Songwriting
2021 Titanium Executive producer

Silent Saga

2017 Ball of Vanities (EP) Producer
2017 Immortal (EP) Producer
2017 The Path (Single) Producer
2017 The Path (EP) Producer


2011 Alloy Engineering (sound)
2018 Tectonic Producer, Engineering, Mixing
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Added on: 2011-04-09 15:19:43 Last modified on: 2022-08-09 03:53:23
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