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Within Temptation

Within Temptation
Hometown: Waddinxveen, Netherlands Current Label: Roadrunner Records Websites: Official Website
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Band Members: Sharon den Adel - Vocals
Robert Westerholt - Guitar
Ruud Jolie - Guitar
Jeroen Van Veen - Bass
Martijn Spierenburg - Keyboards
Mike Coolen - Drums

Within Temptation Bio:

Within Temptation have come a long way in the last fourteen years. From their humble beginnings, the Dutch band have now sold over 2.8 million CDs and DVDs world-wide, making them not only Holland’s biggest selling musical export but also one of the biggest rock acts internationally.

Formed in 1996 around the nucleus of guitarist Robert Westerholt and vocalist Sharon den Adel, Within Temptation released their debut album “Enter”. Fourteen years later they’re working on their next album, "The Unforgiving", released March 2011.

General facts
2.8 million CD & DVD sales
500.000 worldwide touring audience
Releases in 48 countries
30 Gold & Platinum Awards
2 World Music Awards
4 Export Awards (NL)
2 MTV European Music Awards

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