Band Members

Mark Jansen

Mark Jansen

Date of birth:
15-12-1978

Instrument(s):
Guitars, grunts & screams

Education:
Master Degree Psychology.

Musical background:
I started playing the guitar at the age of 15, soon after that me and Sander (guitarplayer After Forever) formed the band After Forever. In 2002 I did a side project with Ad and not much time later this new band had been formed. I've recently been asked to compose a score for a Dutch movie, which I'm working on right now.

Favourite bands:
Nightwish
Ayreon
Iced Earth
Kamelot

Favourite musicians:
Rachmaninov
Hans Zimmer
Carl Orff
Ennio Morricone

Favourite albums:
The Gathering: Mandylion Nightwish: Oceanborn
Death: Symobolic
Gorefest: Erase
Machine Head: Burn my eyes
Ayreon: The final Experiment
Gladiator Soundtrack
Dream Theater: Images and words
Kamelot: The Fourth Legacy
King Arthur soundtrack<

Favourite movies:
Gladiator
Braveheart
Lord of the Rings
Spinal Tap
Monty Python - Life of Brian

Gear:
Ibanez Universe
Ibanez 7 string custom made
Ibanez 7 string S series
Line6 ax2 212
Korg DTR 1000 tuner
Dunlop tortex pics
Sennheiser wireless system
Shure mics
Sennheiser in ear monitoring

Taken from Epica Online


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