David Readman

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David Readman
David Readman performing with Pink Cream 69 at ProgPower USA on 17 September 2005
Background information
Born (1970-07-06) 6 July 1970 (age 46)
Origin Burnley, England
Genres Hard rock
Progressive metal
Heavy metal
Symphonic metal
Neo-classical metal
Occupation(s) Musician, Singer
Instruments Vocals
Labels Frontiers Records,
AFM Records
Associated acts Pink Cream 69
Voodoo Circle
Room Experience
Missa Mercuria

David Readman (born 6 July 1970) is an English singer, best known as the vocalist of hard rock band Pink Cream 69[1] and former vocalist of progressive metal band Adagio.[2][3] He released a solo album on 31 August 2007, and was part of German guitarist Alex Beyrodt's band Voodoo Circle, from 2008 to 2016.[4]

In 2015, two new projects featuring Readman on lead vocals were announced. The first called Room Experience, is a melodic rock project led by Italian musician Gianluca Firmo, with a self-titled album released in May 2015.[5] And the second is Almanac, the new heavy metal band led by former Rage guitarist Victor Smolski, which have an album released on 18 March 2016.[6] In September 2016 it was announced he had reformed the David Readman Band, his solo band that he founded in Germany. It now features Dutch musicians Emile Marcelis (ex-Vengeance, bass), Eddie Claessens (VanDale, drums) and Bram Engelen (guitar).

Early life[edit]

Readman was born in Burnley, Lancashire, and attended Towneley High School.[7]


David Readman[edit]

  • David Readman (2007)

Pink Cream 69[edit]



  • III (Three) (2006)

Voodoo Circle[edit]

  • Voodoo Circle (2008)
  • Broken Heart Syndrome (2011)
  • More Than One Way Home (2013)
  • Whisky Fingers (2015)

Room Experience[edit]


  • Tsar (2016)

As a guest[edit]

Misha Calvin[edit]

  • Evolution II (1995) (under the name Dave Twose)

D. C. Cooper[edit]

Silent Force[edit]

  • The Empire of Future (2000)

Missa Mercuria[edit]


  • Blaze and Ashes (2009)

Place Vendome[edit]

  • Place Vendome (2005) (co-wrote "Heavens Door" and backing vocals)

Magnus Karlsson's Free Fall[edit]

Thomas Zwijsen[edit]

  • Perferct Storm, Nylonized Album (2014) [8]

Luca Turilli's Rhapsody[edit]


  1. ^ "News". 
  2. ^ "ADAGIO portal". 
  3. ^ "★ DAVID READMAN ★". 
  4. ^ "David leaves Voodoo Circle". 
  5. ^ "ROOM EXPERIENCE Debut Out on MelodicRock Records May 22". MelodicRock.com. 
  6. ^ "Former Rage Guitarist Victor Smolski's Almanac To Release 'Tsar' Album In March - Blabbermouth.net". BLABBERMOUTH.NET. 
  7. ^ Rock star's bid to shine with a solo career Lancashire Telegraph Accessed 2011
  8. ^ Perfect Storm - Thomas Zwijsen (feat. Kee Marcello, Blaze Bayley, Derek Sherinian and more). 9 July 2014 – via YouTube.