Within Temptation have announced that guitarist Robert Westerholt will be taking a step back from the band to focus on other endeavors and the band is pleased to introduce touring guitarist Stefan Helleblad as a permanent member.
“As Robert will be taking a step back and focusing on writing new music, shows, the comic and future movies, we’ve already told you Stefan Helleblad will be taking his place in the band on stage,” the band stated.
“Now it’s time to introduce Stefan to the world!”
“Stefan has been working with the band behind the scenes for some years already. He was involved in the production of the latest three records. Being the very gifted guitar player he is, we asked him to join the band” the band added.
See the band introduce Stefan to the world here.