|Birth name||John Terry Norum|
February 23, 1964 |
|Genres||Heavy metal, hard rock, Blues rock, glam metal|
|Associated acts||Europe, Dokken, Don Dokken, Glenn Hughes, UFO, Eddie Meduza|
|Gibson Les Paul
Gibson Flying V
John Terry Norum (born February 23, 1964 in Vardø, Norway) is a rock music guitarist and founder of the Swedish rock band Europe. Concurrent to his role with Europe, he also maintains a side solo project.
During his career in music, Norum has also played with Eddie Meduza & The Roaring Cadillacs, Dokken, Don Dokken's solo band, as well as collaborations with other well-known artists in his solo albums, including Glenn Hughes, Kelly Keeling, Peter Baltes, Simon Wright and Göran Edman.
While living for a few years in the United States, he met and married Michelle Meldrum in 1995, founder and lead guitarist of the all female hard rock band Phantom Blue and the Swedish metal band Meldrum. The couple had one son, Jake Thomas, born on September 22, 2004. Michelle died on May 21, 2008, due to a cystic growth in her brain. On April 16, 2012 he had a son, Jim Henry, from his Swedish fiancée Camilla Wåhlander.
- Gibson Les Paul and Flying V guitars
- Marshall "Silver Jubilee Series" head and JCM 800 head (both heads run concurrently)
- Marshall '72 4x12 Cabinets with Celestion Greenbacks
- Dunlop Crybaby Jimi Hendrix Wah pedal
- MXR Stereo Chorus pedal
- MXR Carbon Copy Analog Delay pedal
His guitar goes through the Wah into the chorus pedal, from where the separate outputs connect to the two amp heads, with the delay connected in the effects loop of the JCM 800 only. 
- Tegnér A., Johansson, M. Europe - den stora rockdrömmen, Wiken, 1987, ISBN/ISSN: 91-7024-408-1
- John Norum. En biografi ver en Svensk gitarrhjalte, Sony Music Ent. Sweden, 1992. Contained into the Swedish special edition of "Face the Truth" album.
- Bevilacqua F., John Norum's biography, , 2010, last updating December 2012
- Bevilacqua F., John Norum's discography, , 2012, last updating April 2012
- Stern M., Biography, , Agosto 2006
- Official website
- John Norum on Myspace
- John Norum official Facebook page
- John Norum official Twitter
- John Norum official ReverbNation
- John Norum official Youtube Channel
- Europe the band Official Site