Thomas Laszlo Winkler

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Thomas L. Winkler
Thomas Winkler as Angus McFife.jpg
Thomas L. Winkler in his role as crown prince Angus McFife for the band Gloryhammer
Background information
Born (1985-11-20) 20 November 1985 (age 31)
Zollikofen, Bern, Switzerland
Genres Heavy metal, hard rock, power metal, speed metal, symphonic metal, neoclassical metal
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2009–present
Labels Napalm Records, Pure Steel Records, Mort Productions
Associated acts Emerald, Gloryhammer, Barque of Dante
Website www.thomaswinkler.net

Thomas Laszlo Winkler, also Thomas L. Winkler, (born 20 November 1985) is a Swiss heavy metal singer who currently performs in the band Gloryhammer.[1][2]

Thomas Winkler with Gloryhammer at Rockharz 2016 in Germany

Biography[edit]

Born in Zollikofen, Bern, Switzerland, Winkler started his music career in 2009 after finishing his studies at the University of Bern as Master of Law by joining Swiss heavy metal bands Emerald and T-Rage.[3]

Winkler has also lent his voice to Chinese power metal band Barque of Dante for their single "Way of Your Life" in 2011 and stated he would contribute the vocals for their second studio album.[4]

Since 2012 he was committed to the "Heroic Fantasy Power Metal" band Gloryhammer formed by Alestorm singer and keyboarder Christopher Bowes, where he embodies the role of the crown prince Angus McFife.[5]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Emerald – Re-Forged (Pure Steel Records, 2010)
  • Emerald – Unleashed (Pure Steel Records, 2012)
  • Gloryhammer – Tales From the Kingdom of Fife (Napalm Records, 2013)
  • Barque of Dante – Lasting Forever (Mort Productions, 2013)
  • Gloryhammer – Space 1992: Rise of the Chaos Wizards (Napalm Records, 2015)

Singles[edit]

  • Barque of Dante – Way of Your Life (Mort Productions, 2011)

Compilations with Emerald[edit]

  • Steel for an Age (Trigger Records, 2011)
  • Heavy Metal Nation VII – Shares For Bears (Quam Libet Records, 2011)
  • Heavy Metal Nation VIII – True As Steel Anniversary Edition (Quam Libet Records, 2011)
  • Up The Hammers VI Festival DVD (Music Box Productions, 2011)
  • Heavy Metal Nation IX – Recordings Of Fear (Quam Libet Records, 2013)

Guest appearances[edit]

  • Kambrium – Dark Reveries (7 Hard Records, 2013); singer
  • Signum Regis – Exodus (Ulterium Records, 2013); singer

References[edit]

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