tour history

Legend: B = all backline / D = drums / G = guitar/bass / K = keyboard / M = merchandise / S = stagemanager / T = tourmanager / V = visuals

2019:

Ayreon   –   K + classical ensemble
Cradle of Filth   –   GK

2018:

Ayreon Universe (Ayreon)   –   K + classical ensemble

2017:

Beyond the Red Mirror tour Europe 2017 (Blind Guardian)   –   GK
Ayreon Universe (Ayreon)   –   K + classical ensemble
also: Grave Digger, Orphaned Land, Triptykon, Turisas

2016:

Back to the Roots tour 2016 (Dirkschneider, Anvil, Palace/Rampart)   –   M
Beyond the Red Mirror tour North America 2016 (Blind Guardian, Grave Digger)   –   GK
Beyond the Red Mirror tour UK 2016 (Blind Guardian)   –   GK
also: Abbath, Orphaned Land, TivoliVredenburg Utrecht, Triptykon, Turisas, Tyr

2015:

Beyond the Red Mirror tour Australia/Japan 2015 (Blind Guardian)   –   GKS
Beyond the Red Mirror tour Europe 2015 (Blind Guardian, Orphaned Land)   –   GK
Beyond the Red Mirror tour South & Latin America 2015 (Blind Guardian)   –   GK
Beyond the Red Mirror tour USA 2015 (Blind Guardian, Grave Digger)   –   GK
Paganfest 2015 (Wintersun, Turisas, Heidevolk, Obscurity, Frosttide)   –   GK
also: Crucified Barbara, Doro, Kamelot, TivoliVredenburg Utrecht, Triptykon

2014:

Scandinavian tour (Devin Townsend Project)   –   G
Decibel Magazine 2014 tour (Carcass)   –   GS
Tearing down the Walls Europe (H.E.A.T.)   –   B
Live 2014 (Blind Guardian)   –   GKS
In the Red (Crucified Barbara)   –   BST
War Eternal UK (Marty Friedman & Shining)   –   G
also: Caliban, Dimmu Borgir, Doro, Grave Digger, Marty Friedman, Orphaned Land, Satyricon, TivoliVredenburg Utrecht, Triptykon

2013:

Guards of Glory USA (Turisas, Firewind)   –   D
Guards of Glory Latin America (Turisas)   –   BS
South American tour (Carcass)   –   GST
Colonial Irrigation (Carcass)   –   GS
Deceiver of the Gods (Carcass, Hell)   –   DT
also: Blind Guardian, Ensiferum, Iced Earth, Lordi, Satyricon, Tivoli Utrecht, Triptykon

2012:

Soundwave Festival (Turisas)   –   BS
Defenders of the Faith (Cannibal Corpse, Triptykon)   –   GS
Memories of a Tour to Come Latin America 2012 (Blind Guardian)   –   GKS
Metalfest 2012 (Blind Guardian)   –   GKS
Memories of a Tour to Come Europe 2012 (Blind Guardian)   –   GKS
Defibrillatour Europe 2012 (Ministry)   –   G
Plague of Nations Europe 2012 (Grave, Sonne Adam)   –   MT
Head Down Europe 2012 (Rival Sons)   –   MT
also: Arch Enemy, Lacuna Coil, Tivoli Utrecht

2011:

Finnish Metal tour 2 USA (Finntroll, Ensiferum)   –   GKS
Stand up and Fight UK (Turisas, Kiuas)   –   BS
Moral & Wahnsinn (Die Apokalyptischen Reiter, Turisas)   –   BS
Sacred Worlds and Songs Divine Europe 2011 (Blind Guardian)   –   GKS
Sacred Worlds and Songs Divine Latin America 2011 (Blind Guardian)   –   GKS
Heidenfest (Turisas)   –   BS
Stand up and Fight Europe (Turisas)   –   BS
Hatefest (Triptykon)   –   BS
also: Cathedral, Destruction, Dr. Midnight & the Mercy Cult, Immortal, Tivoli Utrecht

2010:

Forever is the World Europe (Theatre of Tragedy, Where Angels Fall)   –   GKT
Quantos Possunt ad Satanitatem Trahunt (Gorgoroth, Keep of Kalessin, Gravdal)   –   BS
30 Years on Stage Europe (The Hooters)   –   GS
To Oz and Beyond (Turisas)   –   BS
Extreme the Dojo Japan (Triptykon)   –   D
Forever is the World Latin America (Theatre of Tragedy)   –   GKS
30 Years on Stage Europe (The Hooters)   –   GS
Forever is the World Norway (Theatre of Tragedy)   –   BST
European tour (Cathedral, The Gates Of Slumber)   –   GKST
also: 013 Tilburg, Amon Amarth, Arch Enemy, Carcass, Immortal, Moonspell, Royal Republic, Tivoli Utrecht

2009:

Ultra Beatdown Europe (Turisas)   –   BS
Soundwave Festival (Lacuna Coil)   –   G
Exhumed to Consume USA II (Carcass, Samael)   –   GS
Filthfest (Turisas)   –   BS
Spanish tour (Doro)   –   G
Eagles of Death Metal European tour (Sweethead)   –   BST
Twilight of the Thunder God Europe (Amon Amarth)   –   GS
Twilight of the Thunder God Oceania/Asia (Amon Amarth)   –   GS
Them Crooked Vultures UK (Sweethead)   –   BST
also: 013 Tilburg, Arch Enemy, Brujeria, Exodus, Mika, Moonspell, Samael, Tivoli Utrecht, Týr

2008:

British Fiction 2008 (Dark Tranquillity, Omnium Gatherum)   –   MT
The Varangian Way Europe (Turisas, Norther)   –   BS
Heidenfest USA (Ensiferum, Turisas, Týr, Eluveitie)   –   GKS
Exhumed to Consume USA (Carcass)   –   GS
Exhumed to Consume Down Under (Carcass)   –   GST
Exhumed to Consume Japan (Carcass)   –   GST
No Fear Europe (Lacuna Coil)   –   G
also: 013 Tilburg, Anathema, Arch Enemy, Dark Tranquillity, Orphaned Land, Tivoli Utrecht

2007:

Loudspeaker Europe (Marty Friedman)   –   BS
European tour (Stream of Passion)   –   GKS
Swedish tour (Amon Amarth, Týr)   –   GS
Fear of a Blank Planet UK (Porcupine Tree)   –   GKS
The Crusade Europe (Trivium)   –   G
Fear of a Blank Planet USA (Porcupine Tree)   –   GKS
Fear of a Blank Planet Europe (Porcupine Tree)   –   GKS
Live Reckoning tour part 1 (Threshold, Communic)   –   GKS
The Varangian Way UK (Turisas, Abgott)   –   BS
Fear of a Blank Planet USA (Porcupine Tree)   –   GKS
Fear of a Blank Planet Europe (Porcupine Tree)   –   GKS
also: 013 Tilburg, Anathema, Finntroll, Krezip, Lacuna Coil, Nevermore, Samael, Testament, Theatre of Tragedy

2006:

Frozen in Time Europe (Obituary, Samael)   –   D
Attera Totus Terrarum Europe (Dark Funeral, Naglfar, Endstille, Asmodeus)   –   GST
Dark Light UK (Anathema)   –   GKS
UK Tour (Brothermandude)   –   B
Turkish tour (Anathema)   –   GKS
Arriving Somewhere Europe (Porcupine Tree)   –   GKS
Arriving Somewhere USA (Porcupine Tree)   –   GKS
European tour (Amon Amarth)   –   GS
Arriving Somewhere Japan (Porcupine Tree)   –   GKS
Finnish tour (Anathema)   –   GKS
also: 013 Tilburg, After Forever, Brainstorm, Dagoba, Epica, Graspop Metal Meeting, Krezip, In Flames, Leaves’ Eyes, Summerbreeze Festival, Theatre of Tragedy

2005:

The Silent Force Europe (Within Temptation)   –   GK
Deadwing Europe (Anathema)   –   GKS
European tour (Amon Amarth, Dagoba)   –   GS
Deadwing Europe (Porcupine Tree)   –   GKS
Deadwing USA (Porcupine Tree)   –   GKS
Turkish tour (Anathema)   –   GKS
also: 013 Tilburg, After Forever, Atrocity, Sarah Bettens, Destruction, Finntroll, Gorefest, Leaves’ Eyes, Metal Curch, Obituary, Powerwolf, Samael, Summerbreeze Festival, Tristania

2004:

Tempo of the Damned USA (Exodus)   –   GS
European tour (Anathema)   –   GKS
Turkish tour (Anathema)   –   GKS
Reign of Light Europe (Samael, Flowing Tears)   –   GSV
Wahrheit oder Pflicht (Samael, After Forever)   –   GSV
also: 013 Tilburg, Autumn, Epica, The Gathering, Morbid Angel, Nevermore, Orphanage, Summerbreeze Festival, Tristania, Water Lily, Within Temptation

2003:

Redemption 2k3 Europe (Samael, Cathedral)   –   GS
Souvenirs tour Europe (The Gathering)   –   M
Souvenirs tour Poland/UK (The Gathering)   –   M
Redemption 2k3 USA (Samael, Cathedral)   –   GS
Bonded by Metal over Europe (Exodus, Nuclear Assault, Agent Steel, Grave, God Dethroned, Mortician, Occult, Callenish Circle, Prospect)   –   GS
also: 013 Tilburg, After Forever, Anathema, Autumn, Beef, Dodgy Scene, Flowing Tears, Metal Bash XL 2003, Officium Triste, Paradise Lost, Red Aim, Trail of Tears, Within Temptation

2002:

013 Tilburg, Autumn, Beef, Dodgy Scene, Flowing Tears, Lacuna Coil, Red Aim

2001:

The Gathering, Morgana’s Kiss

2000:

Morgana’s Kiss

1999:

1998:

Dynamo Open Air festival, The Gathering

1997:

Nighttime Birds Tour The Netherlands (The Gathering)   –   M
A Campingflight to Lowlands Paradise, Celestial Season

1996:

Mandylion Tour The Netherlands (The Gathering)   –   M

1995:

Celestial Season, The Gathering

Legend: B = all backline / D = drums / G = guitar/bass / K = keyboard / M = merchandise / S = stagemanager / T = tourmanager / V = visuals