Lori Lewis live with Therion in 2007.
|Birth name||Lori Lewis|
December 27, 1984 |
|Genres||Gothic metal, symphonic metal, classical, opera|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, voice teacher|
|Instruments||Vocals, piano, harpsichord, flute, organ|
|Labels||Nuclear Blast, Iron Records|
|Associated acts||Aesma Daeva, Therion|
Lori Lewis is an American opera singer and soprano currently residing in Salem, Oregon graduate in the University of Kansas, she was a vocalist and official member of the Swedish symphonic metal band Therion.
Lewis is also the former singer for Aesma Daeva, a band that toured with Therion in Canada and the USA in 2005. In October, 2007, Lewis performed with both bands on the US/Canada portion of Therion's world tour (Aesma Daeva supported Therion).
On September 11, 2011, Christofer Johnsson, Therion's head, announced that Lewis was named permanent member of the band, becoming then the first female member to have permanent status in the history of the band.
Departure from Therion
On May 10, 2014, the band announced that Lewis withdraws from the 2014 tour, performing a last show in Mexico City on May 31. Mexican fans did a very touching "farewell show". Lewis was replaced by Sandra Laureano as touring member, but remains as member of the band for studio recordings.
- Aesma Daeva – Dawn of the New Athens (Scarecrow, Irond Records) (2007)
- Aesma Daeva – The Thalassa Mixes (2008)
- Therion – Live Gothic (live album) (2008)
- Aesma Daeva – Here Lies One Whose Name Was Written in Water (2009)
- Therion – The Miskolc Experience (live album) (2009)
- Therion – Sitra Ahra (Nuclear Blast Records) (2010)
- Imperial Vengeance – Black Heart of Empire (2011)
- Therion – Les Fleurs du Mal (2012)
- Therion – Adulruna Rediviva and Beyond (live album) (2014)
- "Therion Biography". Therion.se. Retrieved 6 June 2015.
- "Therion To Be Joined By Aesma Daeva Singer For Upcoming Tour". Blabbermouth. November 23, 2006. Retrieved 19 March 2010.
- "Alumni - Music Department". Missouri State University. Retrieved 6 June 2015.
- "Lori Lewis Biography". Lori Lewis Official. Retrieved 6 June 2015.
- "Lori Lewis get permanent status in Therion". Archived from the original on 13 August 2012. Retrieved 6 June 2015.
- "THERION's 'Long-Term Plans' Revealed". Blabbermouth. 14 September 2012. Retrieved 30 September 2012.
- "Lori withdraws from touring". Therion.se. 10 May 2014. Retrieved 6 June 2015.
- Official website
- Lori Lewis on Facebook
- Lori's Rockin' Touring Blog
- Exclusive interview with Lori Lewis. Author: Jim 2.0. Date: November 8, 2010. (Spanish)
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