Herman Li

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Herman Li
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Background information
Birth nameHerman Li
Born (1976-10-03) 3 October 1976 (age 42)
GenresHeavy Metal, Speed Metal, Power metal
OccupationsMusician, Songwriter, Producer
InstrumentsGuitar
Years active1993 – present
LabelsSanctuary, Noise, Roadrunner, JVC
Associated actsDragonForce, Demoniac
Websitedragonforce.com hermanli.com
Notable instruments
Ibanez E-Gen - Herman Li Signature Model

Herman Li (Chinese: 李康敏, Hanyu Pinyin: Lǐ Kāng Mǐn[1], born 3 October 1976) is the lead and rhythm guitarist, backing vocalist and producer in the power metal band DragonForce.

Personal life[change | change source]

He was born in Hong Kong. His interests other than music are computer technology and martial arts. He practices Jiu-Jitsu five days a week.[2] He speaks three languages.

Herman Li has played in many bands, including the black metal band Demoniac.

Playing influences[change | change source]

Li likes video game music and mimics sounds from popular retro games from the late 80s, early-90s arcade, and PC games. He has been known for making several Pac-Man-type noises in the song "Through the Fire and Flames" on Inhuman Rampage.

References[change | change source]

  1. "李康敏 - Pin1yin1.com". Retrieved 20 February 2009.
  2. Herman Li's Official MySpace page. Accessed 23 December 2007.