Tobias Sammet

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Tobias Sammet
Tobias Sammet (Avantasia) – Wacken Open Air 2015 01.jpg
Background information
Birth name Tobias Sammet
Born (1977-11-21) 21 November 1977 (age 39)
Fulda, Germany
Genres Power metal
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Vocals, keyboard, bass guitar
Years active 1992–present
Associated acts Edguy, Avantasia, Revolution Renaissance
Tobias Sammet, 2006

Tobias Sammet (21 November 1977) is a German musician. He is best known as the vocalist and primary songwriter of the power metal band Edguy, as well as the founder, main singer and bassist of the metal opera Avantasia. Prior to Edguy's Theater of Salvation, Tobias was also their bassist and keyboardist. Afterwards, he decided to focus mainly on singing.

He also made guest appearances on Rob Rock's album Holy Hell, on the metal opera Aina, and on Revolution Renaissance's New Era album, besides others.

He himself enjoys many bands such as AC/DC, Iron Maiden, Kiss, Helloween, Tom Petty, Magnum, ABBA and Ultravox. He has mentioned ex-Helloween singer Michael Kiske,[1] AC/DC's Bon Scott, Kiss's Paul Stanley and Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson as vocal influences and inspirations.[2]



Main article: Edguy § Discography


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  1. ^ Bispak, Cewek (12 May 2010). "Interview with Tobias Sammet". Cewek Bispak Paha Mulus. WordPress. Retrieved 3 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Interview: Tobias Sammet from Edguy". New-Transcendence. 31 March 2014. Retrieved 3 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Guest Musicians". New Ayreon Album. Retrieved 29 December 2016. 

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