Thomas Youngblood

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Thomas Youngblood
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Thomas Youngblood
Background information
Born (1974-05-29) May 29, 1974 (age 40)
Genres Power metal, progressive metal, symphonic metal
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Guitar, keyboards, drums, saxophone, vocals
Associated acts Kamelot

Thomas Youngblood is the guitarist, founding member and one of the main creative forces behind the progressive/symphonic power metal band Kamelot from Tampa, Florida. He is the only consistent member of the band. He began playing guitar at the age of 15 and in 1991 founded Kamelot with Richard Warner. After Warner's departure, Youngblood shared songwriting duties mostly with vocalist Roy Khan.

Thomas' wife, Mari Youngblood, is a soprano vocalist who has made some guest appearances on more recent Kamelot albums. Together they have a daughter named Annelise, whose voice appears on the tracks "Soul Society" from The Black Halo, "Silverthorn" and on the nursery rhymes of "Sacrimony (Angel of Afterlife)", both from Silverthorn.

Thomas' father, Thomas Youngblood Sr., died when his son was very young. The song "Don't You Cry" from Karma is dedicated to him.

Equipment[edit]

  • ESP Horizon II
  • ESP Eclipse Vintage Black
  • ESP Custom Eclipse (2)
  • ESP Viper
  • ESP Horizon
  • Peavey Cabinets JSX
  • Lag Classical Guitars
  • Ampeg VH-140C Amps
  • Boss Pedals
  • TKL Cases
  • InTuneGP Picks
  • Sennheiser Wireless System
  • M-Audio Interfaces and Controllers

Discography[edit]

With Kamelot[edit]

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