Norwegian vocalist who sang for the progressive metal band Conception from 1991 to 1997. He then fronted the symphonic power metal band Kamelot from 1997 to 2011, leaving the band for health reasons.
He was born in Elverum, Hedmark and was invited to join his first band at age 17 . After high school, he studied opera for three years.
He sang on the Avantasia song "Twisted Mind" from the supergroup's 2008 album The Scarecrow.
His mother and father are of Norwegian and Thai descent respectively.
He played alongside drummer Casey Grillo in Kamelot.