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Avantasia

Country of origin:
Germany
Location:
Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate
Status:
Active
Formed in:
2000
Genre:
Symphonic Power Metal
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 appearance of the project but has continued to perform with a variety of guest vocalists since ...
Current
Tobias Sammet Vocals, Keyboards, Piano, Orchestrations (2000-present), Bass (2006-present)
See also: Edguy
Sascha Paeth Guitars, Keyboards, Piano, Orchestrations (2006-present)
See also: Sascha Paeth's Masters of Ceremony, ex-Aina, ex-Heavens Gate, ex-Luca Turilli, ex-Luca Turilli's Dreamquest, ex-Redkey, ex-Trillium, ex-Sharona, ex-The Wirepushers, ex-Virgo (Matos/Paeth)
Miro Rodenberg Keyboards, Orchestrations (2006-present)
See also: ex-Aina, ex-Trillium, ex-Luca Turilli, ex-Virgo (Matos/Paeth)
Past
Markus Grosskopf Bass (2000-2002)
See also: Helloween, ex-Shock Machine, ex-Weinhold, ex-Bassinvaders, Kickhunter, ex-Trick or Treat (live), ex-Edguy (live), ex-Roland Grapow, ex-Blast Furnace, ex-Gentry, ex-Iron Fist, ex-Second Hell
Alex Holzwarth Drums (2000-2002)
See also: Abracadabra, Dol Ammad, Tarja (live), ex-Sieges Even, ex-Turilli / Lione Rhapsody, ex-Paradox, ex-Pergana, ex-Rhapsody of Fire, ex-Serious Black, ex-Tragul, ex-Blind Guardian (live), ex-Edu Falaschi (live), ex-Kamelot (live), ex-Leaves' Eyes (live), ex-Luca Turilli's Rhapsody, ex-Brutal Godz, ex-Looking-Glass-Self, ex-Val'Paraiso
Henjo Richter Guitars (2000-2002)
See also: Gamma Ray, The Unity, ex-Rampage, ex-Airless, ex-Charon
Eric Singer Drums (2006-2012), Vocals (2007)
See also: ex-Stream, E.S.P. (Eric Singer Project), Soul Station, ex-Black Sabbath, ex-Alice Cooper, ex-Badlands, ex-GlamNation, ex-Kiss, ex-Shameless, ex-Brian May (live), ex-Gary Moore (live), ex-Lita Ford (live), ex-Paul Stanley (live)
Russell Gilbrook Drums (2012-2013)
See also: White Spirit, Exposé, Uriah Heep
Current (Live)
Felix Bohnke Drums (2008, 2011-present)
See also: Sascha Paeth's Masters of Ceremony, The Unity (live), Edguy, ex-Saints & Preachers, ex-Operation: Mindcrime, ex-Gus G. (live), ex-Scarlatyna, ex-Taraxacum, ex-Exiled, ex-Merciless Gnom
Jørn Lande Vocals (2008, 2011-2012, 2016-present)
See also: Jorn, Pentakill, ex-Allen - Lande, ex-Mundanus Imperium, ex-Holter, ex-Masterplan, ex-Wild Willy's Gang, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen (live), ex-Ark, ex-Beyond Twilight, ex-Millenium, ex-Brazen Abbot, ex-Nikolo Kotzev's Nostradamus, ex-The Snakes, ex-Vagabond
Bob Catley Vocals (2008, 2011-present)
See also: Bob Catley, ex-Hard Rain, ex-Magnum
André Neygenfind Bass (2013-present)
See also: Sascha Paeth's Masters of Ceremony, Dietmar Osterburg Trio, Groove Galaxi, The Bahama Soul Club
Arne Wiegand Guitars (2013, 2023-present), Bass (2023)
Ronnie Atkins Vocals (2013-present)
See also: Nordic Union, Pretty Maids, Ronnie Atkins, ex-L.A., ex-The Mini Four
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
Herbie Langhans Vocals (backing, additional) (2016-present)
See also: Beyond the Bridge, Firewind, Radiant, Sonic Haven, Steel Rhino, The Lightbringer of Sweden, ex-Seventh Avenue, ex-The Preachers, ex-Neoshine, ex-Sinbreed, ex-Symphonity, ex-Voodoo Circle
Geoff Tate Vocals (2017-present)
See also: Geoff Tate, Operation: Mindcrime, Sweet Oblivion, ex-Hear 'n Aid, ex-Queensrÿche, ex-The Mob, ex-Queensrÿche, ex-Babylon, ex-Myth, ex-Trinity, ex-Tyrant
Adrienne Cowan Vocals (backing, additional) (2018-present)
See also: Light & Shade, Sascha Paeth's Masters of Ceremony, Seven Spires, Winds of Plague, ex-FirstBourne, ex-Eluveitie (live), ex-Mike Kerr (live), ex-Sonic Pulse (live), ex-Frontiers All Stars, ex-Riot Underground
Ina Morgan Vocals (backing, additional) (2019-present)
See also: ex-Charlie, ex-Na und
Ralf Scheepers Vocals (2022-present)
See also: Primal Fear, Scheepers, ex-F.B.I., ex-Tyran' Pace, ex-Blackwelder, Baron Carta, ex-Gamma Ray
Chiara Tricarico Vocals (backing, additional) (2023-present)
See also: Moonlight Haze, Ravenword, Sound Storm, Sascha Paeth's Masters of Ceremony (live), ex-Lust for Oblivion, ex-Temperance, ex-Teodasia, ex-Sailing to Nowhere (live), ex-Serenity (live), ex-Tarja (live)
Dirk Schlächter Bass (2024-present)
See also: Gamma Ray, Ross the Boss (live), ex-Avalanch, ex-Neopera, ex-Freedom Call (live)
Tommy Karevik Vocals (2024-present)
See also: Kamelot, Raskasta Joulua, ex-Firecracker, ex-Seventh Wonder, ex-Vindictiv
Past (Live)
Robert Hunecke-Rizzo Bass (2008, 2011-2012)
See also: ex-Aina, ex-Heavens Gate, ex-Luca Turilli, ex-Luca Turilli's Dreamquest, ex-Trillium, ex-The Wirepushers, ex-Virgo (Matos/Paeth)
Oliver Hartmann Guitars, Vocals (2008, 2011-2023)
See also: ex-Centers, Echoes, Hartmann, ex-At Vance, ex-Iron Mask, ex-Empty Tremor
André Matos Vocals (2008)
(R.I.P. 2019) See also: ex-Andre Matos, ex-Symfonia, ex-Angra, ex-Viper, ex-Shaman, ex-Looking-Glass-Self, ex-Virgo (Matos/Paeth)
Kai Hansen Vocals (2008), Vocals, Guitars (2010-2011)
See also: Gamma Ray, Helloween, ex-Hansen & Friends, ex-Unisonic, ex-Iron Savior, ex-Ancient Call, ex-Gentry, ex-Iron Fist, ex-Powerfool, ex-Second Hell
Cloudy Yang Vocals (backing) (2008, 2011-2012)
Amanda Somerville Vocals (backing, additional) (2008, 2011-2018)
See also: HDK, Kiske / Somerville, Trillium, ex-Aina, Amanda Somerville, ex-Exit Eden, ex-Epica (live), ex-Kamelot (live)
Michael Kiske Vocals (2011-2018)
See also: Helloween, Kiske / Somerville, Place Vendome, ex-Unisonic, Michael Kiske, ex-Ill Prophecy, ex-SupaRed
Thomas Rettke Vocals (2013-2014)
See also: ex-Heavens Gate, ex-Redkey, ex-Carrion, ex-Steeltower, ex-String Eyes
Marina La Torraca Vocals (female) (2016-2018)
See also: Exit Eden, Phantom Elite, ex-Avantgard, ex-Highlight Kenosis, ex-Synnoveriem, ex-Alarion (live), ex-Frontiers All Stars
Tobias Sammet Vocals, Keyboards, Piano, Orchestrations (2000-present), Bass (2006-present)
See also: Edguy
Sascha Paeth Guitars, Keyboards, Piano, Orchestrations (2006-present)
See also: Sascha Paeth's Masters of Ceremony, ex-Aina, ex-Heavens Gate, ex-Luca Turilli, ex-Luca Turilli's Dreamquest, ex-Redkey, ex-Trillium, ex-Sharona, ex-The Wirepushers, ex-Virgo (Matos/Paeth)
Miro Rodenberg Keyboards, Orchestrations (2006-present)
See also: ex-Aina, ex-Trillium, ex-Luca Turilli, ex-Virgo (Matos/Paeth)
Markus Grosskopf Bass (2000-2002)
See also: Helloween, ex-Shock Machine, ex-Weinhold, ex-Bassinvaders, Kickhunter, ex-Trick or Treat (live), ex-Edguy (live), ex-Roland Grapow, ex-Blast Furnace, ex-Gentry, ex-Iron Fist, ex-Second Hell
Alex Holzwarth Drums (2000-2002)
See also: Abracadabra, Dol Ammad, Tarja (live), ex-Sieges Even, ex-Turilli / Lione Rhapsody, ex-Paradox, ex-Pergana, ex-Rhapsody of Fire, ex-Serious Black, ex-Tragul, ex-Blind Guardian (live), ex-Edu Falaschi (live), ex-Kamelot (live), ex-Leaves' Eyes (live), ex-Luca Turilli's Rhapsody, ex-Brutal Godz, ex-Looking-Glass-Self, ex-Val'Paraiso
Henjo Richter Guitars (2000-2002)
See also: Gamma Ray, The Unity, ex-Rampage, ex-Airless, ex-Charon
Eric Singer Drums (2006-2012), Vocals (2007)
See also: ex-Stream, E.S.P. (Eric Singer Project), Soul Station, ex-Black Sabbath, ex-Alice Cooper, ex-Badlands, ex-GlamNation, ex-Kiss, ex-Shameless, ex-Brian May (live), ex-Gary Moore (live), ex-Lita Ford (live), ex-Paul Stanley (live)
Russell Gilbrook Drums (2012-2013)
See also: White Spirit, Exposé, Uriah Heep
Current
Felix Bohnke Drums (2008, 2011-present)
See also: Sascha Paeth's Masters of Ceremony, The Unity (live), Edguy, ex-Saints & Preachers, ex-Operation: Mindcrime, ex-Gus G. (live), ex-Scarlatyna, ex-Taraxacum, ex-Exiled, ex-Merciless Gnom
Jørn Lande Vocals (2008, 2011-2012, 2016-present)
See also: Jorn, Pentakill, ex-Allen - Lande, ex-Mundanus Imperium, ex-Holter, ex-Masterplan, ex-Wild Willy's Gang, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen (live), ex-Ark, ex-Beyond Twilight, ex-Millenium, ex-Brazen Abbot, ex-Nikolo Kotzev's Nostradamus, ex-The Snakes, ex-Vagabond
Bob Catley Vocals (2008, 2011-present)
See also: Bob Catley, ex-Hard Rain, ex-Magnum
André Neygenfind Bass (2013-present)
See also: Sascha Paeth's Masters of Ceremony, Dietmar Osterburg Trio, Groove Galaxi, The Bahama Soul Club
Arne Wiegand Guitars (2013, 2023-present), Bass (2023)
Ronnie Atkins Vocals (2013-present)
See also: Nordic Union, Pretty Maids, Ronnie Atkins, ex-L.A., ex-The Mini Four
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
Herbie Langhans Vocals (backing, additional) (2016-present)
See also: Beyond the Bridge, Firewind, Radiant, Sonic Haven, Steel Rhino, The Lightbringer of Sweden, ex-Seventh Avenue, ex-The Preachers, ex-Neoshine, ex-Sinbreed, ex-Symphonity, ex-Voodoo Circle
Geoff Tate Vocals (2017-present)
See also: Geoff Tate, Operation: Mindcrime, Sweet Oblivion, ex-Hear 'n Aid, ex-Queensrÿche, ex-The Mob, ex-Queensrÿche, ex-Babylon, ex-Myth, ex-Trinity, ex-Tyrant
Adrienne Cowan Vocals (backing, additional) (2018-present)
See also: Light & Shade, Sascha Paeth's Masters of Ceremony, Seven Spires, Winds of Plague, ex-FirstBourne, ex-Eluveitie (live), ex-Mike Kerr (live), ex-Sonic Pulse (live), ex-Frontiers All Stars, ex-Riot Underground
Ina Morgan Vocals (backing, additional) (2019-present)
See also: ex-Charlie, ex-Na und
Ralf Scheepers Vocals (2022-present)
See also: Primal Fear, Scheepers, ex-F.B.I., ex-Tyran' Pace, ex-Blackwelder, Baron Carta, ex-Gamma Ray
Chiara Tricarico Vocals (backing, additional) (2023-present)
See also: Moonlight Haze, Ravenword, Sound Storm, Sascha Paeth's Masters of Ceremony (live), ex-Lust for Oblivion, ex-Temperance, ex-Teodasia, ex-Sailing to Nowhere (live), ex-Serenity (live), ex-Tarja (live)
Dirk Schlächter Bass (2024-present)
See also: Gamma Ray, Ross the Boss (live), ex-Avalanch, ex-Neopera, ex-Freedom Call (live)
Tommy Karevik Vocals (2024-present)
See also: Kamelot, Raskasta Joulua, ex-Firecracker, ex-Seventh Wonder, ex-Vindictiv
Past
Robert Hunecke-Rizzo Bass (2008, 2011-2012)
See also: ex-Aina, ex-Heavens Gate, ex-Luca Turilli, ex-Luca Turilli's Dreamquest, ex-Trillium, ex-The Wirepushers, ex-Virgo (Matos/Paeth)
Oliver Hartmann Guitars, Vocals (2008, 2011-2023)
See also: ex-Centers, Echoes, Hartmann, ex-At Vance, ex-Iron Mask, ex-Empty Tremor
André Matos Vocals (2008)
(R.I.P. 2019) See also: ex-Andre Matos, ex-Symfonia, ex-Angra, ex-Viper, ex-Shaman, ex-Looking-Glass-Self, ex-Virgo (Matos/Paeth)
Kai Hansen Vocals (2008), Vocals, Guitars (2010-2011)
See also: Gamma Ray, Helloween, ex-Hansen & Friends, ex-Unisonic, ex-Iron Savior, ex-Ancient Call, ex-Gentry, ex-Iron Fist, ex-Powerfool, ex-Second Hell
Cloudy Yang Vocals (backing) (2008, 2011-2012)
Amanda Somerville Vocals (backing, additional) (2008, 2011-2018)
See also: HDK, Kiske / Somerville, Trillium, ex-Aina, Amanda Somerville, ex-Exit Eden, ex-Epica (live), ex-Kamelot (live)
Michael Kiske Vocals (2011-2018)
See also: Helloween, Kiske / Somerville, Place Vendome, ex-Unisonic, Michael Kiske, ex-Ill Prophecy, ex-SupaRed
Thomas Rettke Vocals (2013-2014)
See also: ex-Heavens Gate, ex-Redkey, ex-Carrion, ex-Steeltower, ex-String Eyes
Marina La Torraca Vocals (female) (2016-2018)
See also: Exit Eden, Phantom Elite, ex-Avantgard, ex-Highlight Kenosis, ex-Synnoveriem, ex-Alarion (live), ex-Frontiers All Stars
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