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Mark Jansen


1995-2002 After Forever - vocals, guitars  
2002- Epica - guitars, vocals  
2010- MaYaN - harsh vocals  

Live musician

2017 Carthagods - vocals  

Guest musician

2005 Infernorama - vocals  
2008 Warbreed - vocals  
2009 Sons Of Seasons - vocals  
2012 Diabulus In Musica - vocals  
2012 Sin7sinS - vocals  
2013 ReVamp - vocals  
2015 Karmaflow - vocals  
2015-2019 Carthagods - vocals  
2016 3rd Machine - vocals  
2016 The Legion Of Hetheria - vocals  
2016 Universal Mind Project - vocals  
2018 Elyose - vocals  
2018 The Loudest Silence - vocals  
2018 Dream Ocean - vocals  
2019 Moonlight Haze - additional vocals  
2020 System Divide - vocals  
2022 Dark Sarah - vocals  


Personal information

Born on: 15.12.1978


Mark Jansen, (born December 15, 1978 in Netherlands), is a heavy metal musician.
A guitarist, Jansen founded After Forever with Sander Gommans, and was one of the main songwriters since their debut album Prison of Desire. He left After Forever in 2002, and after his departure the band took a new musical direction. Mark Jansen started a new symphonic metal band called Sahara Dust, which was later renamed Epica. His girlfriend at the time, Simone Simons, joined the band in 2003. In both After Forever and Epica, Mark has performed growled vocals to complement the soprano style of the band's main singer. In 2010 Mark announced that he has formed another band called MaYaN. Unlike his other bands, Jansen sings in MaYaN but does not play guitar. The band released their debut album Quarterpast in spring 2011.