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PostSubject: Information   Thu Jul 03, 2008 10:41 pm

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Also known as Sharon den Adel
Born July 12, 1974 (1974-07-12) (age 33)
Origin Waddinxveen, South Holland
Genre(s) Symphonic metal
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instrument(s) Vocals
Years active 1996 -present
Label(s) Roadrunner Records, DSFA Records, GUN Records
Associated acts Within Temptation

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Within Temptation
Together with partner Robert Westerholt, Sharon den Adel is one of the founding members of Dutch symphonic metal band Within Temptation. She has defined their work as epic, and cinematic[1]. Her vocals play a major role in the band's sound despite never having had vocal training.[2]

Before becoming a full-time musician, Sharon worked for a fashion company. After the success of Ice Queen she was forced to leave her job. However, she still designs Within Temptation's merchandising and costumes. [3]


Other bands
Sharon Den Adel has performed on-stage and in the studio with several notable metal bands, including Aemen, After Forever, De Heideroosjes, and Delain. She sang the part of Anna Held in Tobias Sammet's Avantasia projects, and the part of the "Indian" on Ayreon's rock opera Into the Electric Castle. She sang the vocals of one Timo Tolkki song, Are You The One? She also co-wrote and provided the vocals for the track called "In And Out Of Love" from Armin van Buuren's 2008 album "Imagine".


Personal life
Sharon den Adel and long-term partner Robert have a daughter, Eva Luna, who was born December 7, 2005. She was pregnant with Luna during the band's The Silent Force tour. They currently live near Gouda, in the Netherlands.


Discography
Within Temptation

Enter (1997)
The Dance (EP) (1998)
Mother Earth (2001)
The Silent Force (2004)
The Heart of Everything (2007)
Guest Appearances

Embrace (Voyage, 1996) "Frozen"
Bash (Silicon Head, 1997) "Hear"
Into the Electric Castle (Ayreon, 1998) "Isis & Osiris", "Amazing Flight", "The Decision Tree", "Tunnel of Light", "The Garden of Emotions", "Cosmic Fusion", "Another Time, Another Space"
Schizo (De Heideroosjes, 1999) "Regular Day in Bosnia"
Prison of Desire (After Forever, 2000) "Beyond Me"
The Metal Opera (Avantasia, 2000) "Farewell"
Inside (Orphanage, 2000) "Behold"
Architecture of the Imagination (Paralysis, 2000) "Fly", "Architecture of the Imagination"
Fast Forward (De Heideroosjes, 2001) "Last Call to Humanity"
Fooly Dressed (Aemen, 2002) "Time", "Waltz"
The Metal Opera Part II (Avantasia, 2002) "Into the Unknown"
Hymn to Life (Timo Tolkki, 2002) "Are You the One?"
Lucidity (Delain, 2006) "No Compliance"
"Crucify" (De Laatste Show-band, Tori Amos cover live)
Imagine (Armin van Buuren, 2008) "In and Out of Love"

DVD
Mother Earth Tour (2002)
The Silent Force Tour (2005)
The Heart Of Everything tour 2007

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