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Tommie Mike Christer Helgesson


1989-1993 King Diamond - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  
1992-1995 Memento Mori - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  
1993-1994 Mercyful Fate - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  
1997-1998 Illwill - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  
1997-2004 Notre Dame - vocals, guitars, keyboards (as Snowy Shaw)  
2002-2006 Dream Evil - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  
2006- Cans - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  
2011- Mad Architect - vocals, bass, drums (as Snowy Shaw)  
2011- Snowy Shaw - all instruments, vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2014-2018 Denner / Shermann - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  
2021- Social Disorder - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  

Studio musician

2009 Eyes Of Noctum - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  
2010 Dimmu Borgir - bass, vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2011 Ralf Scheepers - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  
2012 The CNK - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2017- Dark Embrace - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  
2022 Peterson - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  
2023 Darkflow - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  
2023 Six Foot Six - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  

Live musician

2006-2010 Therion - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2010-2013 Therion - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2011 Ralf Scheepers - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  
2012 Nightrage - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  
2012-2013 Sabaton - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  
2016 Therion - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  

Guest musician

2005 Falconer - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  
2006 Dream Evil - guitars, drums (as Snowy Shaw)  
2006-2021 Therion - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2007 Hellfueled - backing vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2011 Theatres Des Vampires - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2012 Melissa - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  
2012 Opera Diabolicus - drums, vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2014 Sorrows Path - additional vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2014 Azoria - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2014 Raubtier - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2014 Sabaton - backing vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2017 Critical Solution - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2017 CyHra - choirs vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2017 Elvenking - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2018 The Outsider - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2019 Steignyr - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2019 The Experiment No.Q - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2020 Angerot - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2021 Beto Vázquez Infinity - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2021 Opera Diabolicus - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2021 Thy Soulless Empire - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2021 Johan Kihlberg's Impera - bass (as Snowy Shaw)  
2022 The Blessing Way - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2022 TooEvil - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  
2022 The Chronomaster Project - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2023 Apoxiomen - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2023 Elvenking - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  


17.04.2018 Snowy Shaw

Personal information

Also known as: Snowy Shaw
Born on: 25.07.1968

Official website

Snowy Shaw, born Tommie Helgesson in 25 July 1968, is a Swedish heavy metal musician (primarily a drummer), based in the port city of Gothenburg in the west coast of Sweden. He has played with many heavy metal bands, like King Diamond, Dream Evil, Mercyful Fate, IllWill, Notre Dame and Memento Mori.

On August 24, 2010, he was announced as the new bassist and clean vocalist of symphonic black metal band Dimmu Borgir.

Snowy is adept at playing guitar as well as drums and laterally featured as a primary songwriter in Dream Evil.

In October 2006 Snowy joined the symphonic metal band Therion, singing on the Gothic Kabbalah album and participating in the 2007 tour together with already established singer Mats Levén.

Snowy also works as a photographer and designer for bands and artists, and has arranged promotional shoots for bands such as Falconer, Easy Action, Engel, Loud N´Nasty, Passenger, Therion, The Crown, Hellfueled, Nightrage and Wolf.