Famous being a founder from the symphonic metallic group Following Forever, this Dutch guitarist, singer, and songwriter also became known for his collaborations with German musician Michael Kiske and American vocalist Amanda Somerville. His albums with After Forever consist of Jail of Desire, Decipher, and Unseen Circles. He and fellow guitarist Tag Jansen founded After Forever in 1995; the band’s first name was Apocalypse. His After Forever aspect task, HDK (Hate, Loss of life, Eliminate), released its debut record, System Overload, in ’09 2009. He was created and elevated in holland. He collaborated with Michael Kiske in the Kiske/Somerville music task.