Vengeance is the brand for honest Dutch hardrock.
With recognizable riffs and melodic guitarpower they continues bringing
(inter)national fans in exaltation. And after 25 years the number of fans is
Bandmembers John Emmen (drums), Emile Marcelis (bass), Timo Somers (guitar), Jan Somers (guitar) and frontman extraordinar Leon Goewie are beaming themselves up far into rockin’ heaven.
In the 80s VENGEANCE released classic albums like We Have Ways To
Make You Rock,Take It Or Leave It and Arabia and launched the career of
Arjen ‘’Ayreon’’ Lucassen and producer Oscar Holleman.
In 1997 was the release of the album Back From Flight 19 , produced by
Arjen “Ayreon” Lucassen and with good old Jan Somers and Peter ‘Peer’
Verschuren on guitars and and nr. 1 bassplayer Barend Courbois and Paul Thissen (†) on drums.
From 1997 till 2001 VENGEANCE was constantly on tour.
At the end of 2005 Barend Courbois, Leon Goewie and good friend German producer, singer and guitarist Michael Voss (Mad Max, Bonfire) recorded in collaboration with several guest musicians (Accept, Ayreon, Sinner, Sleeze Beez, Paul Sabu, Casanova and Warlock) the magnificent (loved by critics and fans worldwide) come-back album Back In The Ring.
At the end of december 2007 they released their first live album Same,Same...But Different, and in January 2009 they will release the new
album Soul Collector, which again is produced by Michael