1 Hansi Kürsch
Hansi Kürsch, born Hans Jürgen Kürsch, is the lead singer, lyricist, co-composer and bassist for German power metal band Blind Guardian . Heavily influenced by Freddie Mercury, he creates a huge choir effect by overdubbing his own voice multiple times in complex, overlapping vocal harmonies. He records ...read more.
2 Jari Mäenpää
Jari Mäenpää (born 23 December 1977) is a Finnish heavy metal multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. He is the founder of metal band Wintersun for which he records all instruments. Before forming Wintersun, Mäenpää was best known for his role in the folk metal band Ensiferum.
3 Dan Swanö
A Swedish singer, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter influential in the underground melodic death metal, black metal, progressive metal, death metal, progressive rock, and power metal communities.
He frequently uses both clean and growled vocals. I love his vocals (both).
Bands - Edge of Sanity, Nightingale, Bloodbath, Witherscape.
Instruments: guitars, bass, drums, keyboards - Metal_Treasure
4 Tomas Börje Forsberg (Quorthon)
Tomas Börje Forsberg, known by the stage name Quorthon (1966-2004), was a Swedish musician. He was the founder, songwriter, vocalist and guitarist of the band Bathory, which pioneered the black metal genre and is credited with creating the Viking metal style. A multi-instrumentalist, Quorthon wrote ...read more.
5 Peter Tägtgren
Alf Peter Tägtgren is a Swedish musician, multi-instrumentalist and producer. He is the founder, main songwriter, lead vocalist, and guitarist of the death metal band Hypocrisy as well as the industrial metal band PAIN in which he is the only member.
6 Christian Münzner
Alt. English spelling - Muenzner.
Former Obscura lead guitarist. - Metal_Treasure
7 Daniel Gildenlöw
Daniel Gildenlöw is a Swedish musician and songwriter. He is best known as a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist for the progressive metal band Pain of Salvation.
More prog rock than metal though - Metal_Treasure
8 Sami Yli-Sirniö
Lead guitarist for Kreator - Metal_Treasure
9 Mårten Hagström
Mårten Hagström, (born 27 April 1971) is the rhythm guitarist for the Swedish experimental metal band Meshuggah. Hagström, along with his bandmate Fredrik Thordendal, was rated #35 by Guitar World as the top 100 greatest heavy metal guitarist of all-time.
I didn't know they had a's with o's over them! - EliHbk
10 Jürgen Reil
Jürgen "Ventor" Reil is the long-time drummer for German thrash metal band Kreator. He is one of the only two original members left in the band, although he has left "at least twice" due to personal differences. Reil plays the double bass drum style prevalent in thrash and death metal.
Kreator's drummer - Metal_Treasure
11 Juha-Pekka 'JP' Leppäluoto
One of the lowest voices in metal - Metal_Treasure
12 Henkka Seppälä
Henri "Henkka T. Blacksmith" Seppälä, is the bassist of the Finnish metal band Children of Bodom. He is also responsible for backing vocals both in studio and live.
Children of Bodom bassist - Metal_Treasure
13 Kristoffer Gildenlöw
Daniel's brother - Metal_Treasure
14 Björn Strid
15 Jon Nödtveidt
Band - Dissection (melodic blackened death metal) - Metal_Treasure
16 Paavo Lötjönen
Cellist for Apocalyptica - Metal_Treasure
17 Ariën van Weesenbeek
Epica drummer - Metal_Treasure
18 Anders Nyström
Co-founded Katatonia, plays for Bloodbath - Metal_Treasure
19 Olli Vänskä
Violin, Vocals (backing) for Turisas - Metal_Treasure