Sharlee D'Angelo

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Sharlee D'Angelo
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Sharlee D'Angelo performing at Wacken Open Air
Background information
Birth name Charles Petter Andreason
Born (1973-04-27) 27 April 1973 (age 42)
Genres Melodic death metal, stoner metal, black metal, heavy metal
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Bass
Years active 1989-present
Associated acts Arch Enemy, Spiritual Beggars, King Diamond, IllWill, Mercyful Fate, Dismember, Sinergy, Witchery, The Night Flight Orchestra

Sharlee D'Angelo (born Charles Petter Andreason, 27 April 1973) is the Swedish bassist for the melodic death metal band Arch Enemy, as well as the stoner metal band Spiritual Beggars.

D'Angelo has also been in various bands in the past, either as a studio session player or full member. Some of these include IllWill and Mercyful Fate as well as Dismember, Sinergy, Witchery. More recently he has been a part of The Night Flight Orchestra, with Björn Strid of Soilwork. He plays with Dunlop picks and primarily used Rickenbacker basses in his early career, before switching to playing and endorsing Ibanez Iceman basses in 2005. Ibanez now produces the Sharlee D'Angelo signature bass, called the SDB2,[1] which is tuned to D'Angelo's preferred C standard[2] (Low to High - C,F,Bb,Eb).


D'Angelo has cited a number of bass players as early influences, including Roger Glover, Glenn Hughes, both of Deep Purple, Steve Dawson from Saxon, Peter Baltes from Accept, and John Entwistle of The Who.[2]


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