Thomas Vikström

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Thomas Vikström
Therion 16 Plock, 2008.jpg
Vikström live with Therion in 2008.
Background information
Born (1969-01-21) 21 January 1969 (age 45)
Genres Heavy metal, doom metal, power metal, symphonic metal
Instruments vocals
Years active 1988–present
Associated acts Therion, Stormwind, Candlemass, Mehida, Enlighted
Website thomasvikstrom.com

Thomas Vikström (born 21 January 1969) is a Swedish vocalist best known for working with hard rock and heavy metal bands including doom metal bands Candlemass (during their initial final years, from 1991 to 1994)[1] and power metallers Stormwind. He is the son of opera singer Sven-Erik Vikström. He is also a permanent vocalist for the symphonic metal band Therion.[2]

Musical theatre[edit]

Inspired by his father, Vikström has played roles in theatre productions starting on stage at the Stockholm theatre Folkan in 1990. During 1991 he starred as the main-character in the opera Hoffman's Adventure in Stockholm. He also played the main part as John in the musical Miss Saigon from late 1997 to December 1998. He is now the singer in Swedish symphonic metal band Therion. Also, he is the vocalist for the Argentine-based band Enlighted.[citation needed]


Discography[edit]

  • Talk of the Town – Talk of the Town (1988)
  • CandlemassChapter VI (1992)
  • Candlemass – Sjunger Sigge Furst (EP,1993)
  • Thomas Vikström (solo) – If I Could Fly (1994)
  • Brazen AbbotLive and Learn (Vikström sings on three songs only, 1995)
  • Brazen Abbot – Eye of the Storm (Vikström sings on two songs only, 1996)
  • Brazen Abbot – Bad Religion (Vikström sings on three songs only, 1997)
  • Stormwind – Stargate (1998)
  • Stormwind – Heaven Can Wait (1999)
  • Stormwind – Resurrection (2000)
  • Stormwind – Reflections (2001)
  • Stormwind – Rising Symphony (2003)
  • Stormwind – Legacy (live) (2004)
  • Silent MemorialCosmic Handball (Asian Release Only, 2004)
  • Dark IllusionFor Just Another Night (EP, 2003)
  • Dark Illusion – Beyond the Shadows (2005)
  • Deacon StreetII (Vikström sings on three songs only, 2006)
  • 7Days – The Weight of the World (2006)
  • MehidaBlood & Water (2007)
  • Covered Call – Money Never Sleeps (2009)
  • Enlighted – Time to Fly (2009)
  • Dark Illusion – Where the Eagles Fly (2009)
  • Steel SealRedemption Denied (2010)
  • TherionSitra Ahra (2010)
  • 7Days – Into Forever (2010)
  • Therion - Les Fleurs du Mal (2012)
  • Diabulus in Musica - Argia (on one song only, 2014)

Other bands[edit]

Vikström also played keyboards in Talisman, though he did not release any albums with them.

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