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Nils Patrik Johansson


2002- Astral Doors - vocals  
2003- Wuthering Heights - vocals  
2003-2005 Space Odyssey - vocals  
2005- Lion's Share - vocals  
2012-2016 Civil War - vocals  
2018- Nils Patrik Johansson - vocals  

Guest musician

2004 Mägo De Oz - vocals  
2017 Thobbe Englund - vocals  
2018 Follow The Cipher - additional vocals  
2018 Johan Kihlberg's Impera - vocals  
2020 Demonical - vocals  
2022 Dragonland - vocals (as Patrik Johansson)  


18.07.2016 Civil War

Personal information

Born on: 14.10.1967


Patrik started out his career as a drummer back in the 80's, but he soon realized that his destiny was to sing. After being in a lot of different bands, Patrik joined Johan and Joachim 2001 and started Astral Doors. Influenced by singers like Ronnie James Dio, Glenn Hughes, David Coverdale etc. he reached his first success in Richard Andersson's Space Odyssey which came out just before the debut album from Astral Doors which became an even bigger success. Patrik is now established as one of the great vocalists and beside of Astral Doors, he's also the voice behind Wuthering Heights and Lion's Share.

Guitarist: Ritchie Blackmore, Uli Jon Roth, Yngwie Malmsteen
Singer: Ronnie James Dio, Udo Dirkschneider, Glenn "Papa" Hughes, David Coverdale (Purple era), Rob Halford
Bass player: Geezer Butler, Jimmy Bain
Drummer: Vinny Appice, Ian Paice, Clive Burr
Keyboardist: John Lord, Orjan Fernqvist, Jens Johansson
Album: BLACK SABBATH "Heaven & Hell/Mob Rules/Dehumanizer", DIO "Holy Diver/The Last In Line/Dream Evil", IRON MAIDEN "Piece Of Mind/Iron Maiden", ACCEPT "Restless And Wild", METALLICA "Ride The Lightning"
Song: Letters From Earth (Black Sabbath), Fast As A Shark (Accept), Shame On The Night (DIO)
Food: Junk food
Drink: Beer, water
Color: Black
Movie: Omen, Stigmata, White Noise, SAW, Seven, Silence Of The Lambs, The Seventh Seal
Actor/Actress: Max Von Sydow, Al Pacino, Linda Lovelace