Firewind / Dragonland
Johan Nunez
Country / Region : Belgium


Johan Nunez is a Belgian drummer, best known as the drummer for the bands Firewind, Dragonland and Lords of Black, and the former drummer for symphonic metal titans Kamelot.


He joined Greek heavy metal band Firewind in 2011, together they have released 4 albums and have been on countless tours around the world ever since. Their latest release “Firewind” came out in 2020 and received critical acclaim by both media and fans with the incorporation of new singer Herbie Langhans of Avantasia’s fame.


In 2014 he was asked to join guitar heroes Gus G. (Ozzy Osbourne, Arch Enemy) and Marty Friedman (Megadeth) for the Guitar Universe tour and has remained a regular touring / recording drummer for both artists since then.


In 2015, Nunez sided with Swedish power metallers Dragonland as a live session but was soon asked to join them as a permanent member. The band is set to release their highly anticipated 6th album in the fall of 2022 through AFM records.


In 2018, he teamed up with the American symphonic metal band Kamelot and recorded “The Shadow Theory” album and later joined the band on the first leg of their US tour.


As of 2022, the powerhouse drummer took part in more than 50 records and has toured the world several times in a career spanning over 15 years.

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