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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- Snowy Shaw - all instruments, vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2014-2018 Denner / Shermann - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  
2016- Dark Embrace - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  
2021- Social Disorder - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  

Studio musician

2002 Dream Evil - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  
2006- Therion - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2009 Eyes Of Noctum - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  
2010 Dimmu Borgir - bass, vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2012 The CNK - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2012 Maryann Cotton - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  

Live musician

2006-2010 Therion - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2010- Therion - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2012-2013 Sabaton - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  

Guest musician

2005 Falconer - drums (as Snowy Shaw)  
2010 Theatres Des Vampires - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2012 Opera Diabolicus - drums, vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2014 Azoria - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2014 Raubtier - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2014 Sabaton - backing vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2017 Elvenking - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2020 Angerot - vocals (as Snowy Shaw)  
2021 Johan Kihlberg's Impera - bass (as Snowy Shaw)  
2022 The Chronomaster Project - vocals (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.