Bjorn Englen

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Birthday
9, 1971
Birthplace
Vaxjo, Sweden
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
9, 1971 (age 47)
Birthplace
Vaxjo, Sweden

About

Swedish bassist known as much for his prolific career with heavy metal bands as his desirability as a session bassist. Bands he's played with include Soul Sign, Dio Disciples, and Quiet Riot.

Before Fame

He started playing drums while growing up in Sweden, first picking up the sticks in 1984. However, he very quickly switched to bass and eventually made his way to Los Angeles in 1993.

Trivia

Although his band experience is largely in heavy metal, he's worked with musicians from a wide variety of genres and has taught at the Musicians Institute.

Family Life

He grew up in Vaxjo, Sweden, but has toured the globe throughout his career.

Associated With

During the late 2000s and early 2010s, he played with Rising Force, Yngwie Malmsteen's band.