Born in Great Britain in 1941. Former drummer of The Searchers. Founder of the band Roundabout, which after Curtis’ departure became Deep Purple.
He died on February 28, 2005. He was 63 years old.
Born in Portugal in 1974. One of the founders and vocalist of Portuguese band Moonspell. Participant of Daemonarch project.
Alan Averill “A.A. Nemtheanga”
Born in Ireland in 1975. Lead vocalist of the band Primordial. Also a member of the bands Dread Sovereign, Twilight of the Gods, Void of Silence and others. Worked as a guest with Eluveitie, Marduk, Rotting Christ and others.
Samuli “Skrymer” Ponsimaa
Born in Finland in 1977. The guitarist of the band Finntroll. He is also the artist and designed all the covers for the band.
Born in Finland in 1982. One of the founders, vocalist and keyboardist of the folk-metal band Turisas.
Denis “Piggy” D’Amour died on this day
One of the founders and guitarist of the band Voivod passed away on August 26, 2005. He died of cancer. He was 45 years old.