Johan Niemann

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Johan Niemann
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Background information
Born (1977-06-26) 26 June 1977 (age 41)
Genres Heavy metal, symphonic metal, death metal, thrash metal, black metal, extreme metal, progressive metal
Instruments Bass guitar, guitar, mandolin
Years active 2000–present
Labels Nuclear Blast
Associated acts Evergrey, Therion, Evil Masquerade, Demonoid, Mind's Eye, Afterglow, Hubi Meisel

Johan Niemann (born 26 June 1977) is best known for being the current bass player for Evergrey and co-founding the band Mind's Eye, for membership of Swedish heavy metal band Therion[1] and as a member of the Scandinavian metal band Evil Masquerade.[2] He is also currently live guitarist for Tiamat. He is a brother of Kristian Niemann.

Johan Niemann began playing bass guitar at age eleven. While studying in high school, he took jazz theory and improvisation lessons from guitarist Johan Öijen. He attended the Stockholm music conservatory for sound engineering and music production studies.

Musical bands[edit]

Johan Niemann is/was a member of following musical bands:


  1. ^ Ankeny, Jason. "Biography: Therion". AMG. Retrieved 19 May 2010.
  2. ^ "Evil Masquerade - Fade to Black - Encyclopedia Metallum". 2009-11-07. Retrieved 2013-10-23.
  3. ^ "Evergrey Line-Up Changes". Metal Storm. Retrieved 2011-07-18.

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