Tom Schmitz

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Tom Schmitz
Background information
Birth name Tom Schmitz
Also known as Shmotz
Born (1968-12-20) December 20, 1968 (age 48)
Genres Alternative metal, industrial metal, nu metal, electro-industrial, experimental metal
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Keyboard, piano, bass
Years active 1980s–2015
Labels Eclipse, Universal, Megaforce
Associated acts Mushroomhead, Trelleborg, Tenafly Viper

Tom Schmitz (born December 20, 1968 in Berea, Ohio) was the keyboardist for the alternative metal band Mushroomhead. As of October 2015, he decided to leave the band.


His many masks consist of goggles and soldier helmets.



  • Korg X3
  • Ensoniq ASR-10
  • Nord Lead 2
  • Korg DW8000