Anders Johansson

Swedish musician Anders Johansson was born 25 May 1962 in Gothenburg. Jan Johansson is Jan’s brother and keyboardist Jens Johansson’s father. Although the piano was his first instrument, Anders switched to drums at age 14. After a bike accident, Anders moved to the drums. He attended an electronics engineering school from 1979 to 1982. He moved to the United States in 1984 to be with his brother Jens Malmsteen, who was an electronics engineer. He released 5 albums and toured 5 countries with Yngwie. He worked with many artists after that, including Jonas Hellborg ( E »), Benny Jansson) and his brother Jens (The Johansson Brothers »).). In 1999, he joined HammerFall as a session drummer and later became a full-time member. Heptagon Records AB was co-founded by his brother and is dedicated to promoting their discs, the work of their father, and other Swedish musicians. Anders was Narnia’s guest drummer on The Great Fall. Anders is most well-known for his time with Yngwie and his current role as HammerFall’s drummer. His technical ability in both metal and other genres has been highly praised. From Wikipedia

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