German drummer who co-founded the long-running symphonic metal band Xandria in 1997. He and the band have achieved great popularity in their home country with releases like India (2005), Neverworld's End (2013) and Theater of Dimensions (2017).
He went to school at Hans-Ehrenberg-Schule in Bielefeld, Germany.
He gave an in-person rundown of all his drum gear on the official Xandria YouTube channel in October 2014.
He was born in Germany.
HIs band Xandria has toured with Kobra and the Lotus, who have counted guitarist Charlie Parra del Riego as a member.