List of Avantasia band members

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This is a list of the members of German supergroup rock opera project Avantasia.

Ghostlights Members[edit]

  • Tobias Sammet
    • Lead vocals (2001–present)
    • Bass guitar (2007–present)
    • Keyboards (2001–2002)
  • Sascha Paeth
    • Guitars (2007–present)
    • Producer (2007–present)
  • Felix Bohnke
    • Drums (2010, 2015–present)
  • Miro
    • Keyboards (2007–present)
    • Orchestration (2007–present)

The Mystery of Time Members[edit]

  • Tobias Sammet
    • Lead vocals (2001–present)
    • Bass guitar (2007–present)
    • Keyboards (2001–2002)
  • Sascha Paeth
    • Guitars (2007–present)
    • Producer (2007–present)
  • Russell Gilbrook
    • Drums (2013–present)
  • Miro
    • Keyboards (2007–present)
    • Orchestration (2007–present)

The Wicked Trilogy Members[edit]

  • Tobias Sammet
    • Lead vocals (2001–present)
    • Bass guitar (2007–present)
    • Keyboards (2001–2002)
  • Sascha Paeth
    • Guitars (2007–present)
    • Producer (2007–present)
  • Eric Singer
    • Drums (2002, 2007–2010)
    • Vocals (2007)
  • Miro
    • Keyboards (2007–present)
    • Orchestration (2007–present)

The Metal Opera members[edit]

The Scarecrow World Tour (2008)[edit]

The Metal Opera Comes to Town Tour (2010)[edit]

The Mystery World Tour (2013)[edit]

Ghostlights World Tour (2016)[edit]

Moonglow World Tour (2019)[edit]

Vocalists[edit]

Vocalist Associated bands Avantasia The Metal Opera The Metal Opera Part II Lost in Space Part I Lost in Space Part II The Scarecrow The Wicked Symphony Angel of Babylon The Mystery of Time Ghostlights Moonglow
Germany Tobias Sammet Edguy all tracks all tracks, except track 4 (Malleus Maleficarum) all tracks all tracks all tracks all tracks all tracks all tracks, except track 8 (Symphony of Life) all tracks all tracks all tracks
Germany Michael Kiske ex-Helloween, Place Vendome, Kiske/Somerville, Unisonic Reach Out for the Light Reach Out for the Light, Breaking Away, Farewell, Avantasia, The Tower The Seven Angels, No Return Promised Land The Scarecrow, Shelter from the Rain, What Kind of Love Wastelands, Runaway Train Stargazers Where Clock Hands Freeze, Savior In The Clockwork, Dweller In A Dream Ghostlights, Unchain the Light, Wake up to the Moon Requiem for a Dream
United States David DeFeis Virgin Steele Final Sacrifice Serpents in Paradise, The Tower The Seven Angels, The Final Sacrifice
Brazil Andre Matos ex-Shaaman, ex-Angra, ex-Viper, ex-Symfonia Inside, Sign of the Cross, The Tower The Seven Angels, No Return, Chalice of Agony Blizzard On a Broken Mirror
Germany Ralf Zdiarstek Malleus Maleficarum, The Glory of Rome Memory Black Wings
Germany Oliver Hartmann ex-At Vance The Glory of Rome, Sign of the Cross, The Tower The Seven Angels I Don't Believe in Your Love Stargazers
Germany Kai Hansen ex-Helloween, Gamma Ray Inside, Sign of the Cross The Seven Angels, Chalice of Agony
United States Rob Rock ex-Axel Rudi Pell, ex-Warrior, Driver, Impellitteri The Glory of Rome The Seven Angels, Neverland
Netherlands Sharon den Adel Within Temptation Farewell Into the Unknown Isle of Evermore
Finland Timo Tolkki ex-Stratovarius, ex-Revolution Renaissance, ex-Symfonia The Tower
United Kingdom Bob Catley Magnum, ex-Hard Rain The Looking Glass, In Quest for The Story Ain't Over Shelter from the Rain, Cry Just a Little Runaway Train Journey to Arcadia The Great Mystery A Restless Heart and Obsidian Skies, Wake up to the Moon Lavender
Norway Jørn Lande ex-Ark, ex-Masterplan, Jorn Another Angel Down Promised Land The Scarecrow, Another Angel Down, Devil in the Belfry The Wicked Symphony, Runaway Train, Crestfallen, Forever is a Long Time Stargazers, Angel of Babylon, Rat Race, Down in the Dark, Alone I Remember, Promised Land Let the Storm Descend Upon You, Ghostlights, Lucifer, Wake up to the Moon Book of Shallows, The Raven Child, The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
United States Amanda Somerville Aina, Kiske/Somerville, Trillium Lost in Space, The Story Ain't Over Lost in Space, Lost in Space What Kind of Love, Lost in Space
United States Eric Singer Kiss, ex-Black Sabbath, ex-Alice Cooper Ride the Sky
Norway Roy Khan ex-Conception, ex-Kamelot Twisted Mind
United States Alice Cooper The Toy Master
United States Russell Allen Symphony X, Adrenaline Mob The Wicked Symphony, States of Matter Stargazers, Journey to Arcadia
United States Tim "Ripper" Owens ex-Judas Priest, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen, ex-Iced Earth Scales of Justice
Germany Klaus Meine Scorpions Dying for an Angel
Germany Cloudy Yang Symphony of Life Sleepwalking
United States Jon Oliva Savatage, Jon Oliva's Pain Death is Just a Feeling
United States Joe Lynn Turner ex-Rainbow, ex-Deep Purple, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen Spectres, The Watchmakers' Dream, Savior In The Clockwork, The Great Mystery
United Kingdom Biff Byford Saxon Black Orchid, Savior In The Clockwork, The Great Mystery
Denmark Ronnie Atkins Pretty Maids Invoke The Machine Let the Storm Descend Upon You, Unchain the Light, Wake up to the Moon Book of Shallows, Starlight, The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
United States Eric Martin Mr. Big What's Left Of Me The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, Maniac
United States Robert Mason Warrant, Lynch Mob Let the Storm Descend Upon You, Babylon Vampyres, Wake up to the Moon
United States Dee Snider Twisted Sister The Haunting
Germany Herbie Langhans Seventh Avenue Draconian Love
Finland Marco Hietala Nightwish, Tarot, Northern Kings, Raskasta Joulua, Sapattivuosi, Sinergy Master of the Pendulum
Germany Geoff Tate Operation: Mindcrime, ex-Queensrÿche Seduction of Decay Invincible, Alchemy, The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
United States Candice Night Blackmore's Night Moonglow
Germany Hansi Kürsch Blind Guardian, Demons & Wizards Book of Shallows, The Raven Child
Germany Mille Petrozza Kreator, ex-Voodoocult Book of Shallows

Musicians[edit]

Musician Associated bands Avantasia The Metal Opera The Metal Opera Part II Lost in Space Part I Lost in Space Part II The Scarecrow The Wicked Symphony Angel of Babylon The Mystery of Time Ghostlights Moonglow
Germany Tobias Sammet Edguy Keyboards (all) Keyboards (all) Keyboards (all)
Bass (10)
Bass (all) Bass (all) Bass (all) Bass (all) Bass (all) Bass (all) Bass (all) Bass (all)
Germany Henjo Richter Gamma Ray Guitars (all) Guitars (all) Guitars (all) Lead guitar (3) Lead guitar (2, 3, 4) Lead guitar (2, 3, 6, 7, 8) Lead guitar (10)
Germany Markus Grosskopf Helloween Bass (all) Bass (all) Bass (all)
Germany Alex Holzwarth Rhapsody of Fire, ex-Angra Drums (all) Drums (all) Drums (all) Drums (3, 7, 8, 10) Drums (1, 2, 3, 11)
Germany Jens Ludwig Edguy Lead guitar (12, 13) Lead guitar (5, 9)
Finland Timo Tolkki ex-Stratovarius, ex-Revolution Renaissance, ex-Symfonia Lead guitar (1, 10)
Germany Norman Meiritz Acoustic guitar (6) Rhythm guitar (10)
Germany Frank Tischer Piano (11) Piano (1, 4, 7)
Germany Sascha Paeth ex-Heavens Gate, Aina Guitars (all) Guitars (all) Guitars (all) Guitars (all) Guitars (all) Guitars (all) Guitars (all) Guitars (all)
United States Eric Singer KISS, ex-Black Sabbath, ex-Alice Cooper Drums (10) Drums (all) Drums (all) Drums (all) Drums (2, 4, 6) Drums (5, 7, 9, 10)
Germany Michael "Miro" Rodenberg Aina, Kamelot Keyboards (all) Keyboards (all) Keyboards (all) Keyboards (all) Keyboards (all except track 2) Keyboards (all) Keyboards (all) Keyboards (all)
Germany Kai Hansen ex-Helloween, Gamma Ray, ex-Iron Savior Lead guitar (3)
Germany Rudolf Schenker Scorpions Lead guitar (10)
United States Bruce Kulick ex-Kiss, Grand Funk Railroad Lead guitar (6, 11) Lead guitar (5, 9, 11) Lead guitar (3, 6, 10) Lead guitar (9, 10, 12)
Germany Oliver Hartmann ex-At Vance Lead guitar (2, 8) Lead guitar (1, 2, 3) Lead guitar (4, 7) Lead guitar (2, 5, 9, 11) Lead guitar (4)
Germany Felix Bohnke Edguy Drums (1, 5, 9, 11) Drums (4, 6, 8) Drums (all) Drums (all)
Sweden Jens Johansson Stratovarius, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen Keyboards (2)
Germany Eddy Wrapiprou Edguy Keyboards (all)
Germany Simon Oberender Organ (11) Organ (9)
United Kingdom Russell Gilbrook Uriah Heep Drums (all)
Netherlands Arjen Anthony Lucassen Ayreon, Star One, Guilt Machine, Ambeon, ex-Stream of Passion, ex-Vengeance, ex-Bodine Lead guitar (2)
Germany Ferdy Doernberg Axel Rudi Pell Hammond Organ (2)

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