Vadim Pruzhanov

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Vadim Pruzhanov
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Vadim Pruzhanov
Background information
Birth nameVadim Pruzhanov
Born (1982-06-18) June 18, 1982 (age 37)
OriginUkraine
GenresPower metal, Glam metal
OccupationsMusician, Songwriter
InstrumentsKeyboards
Piano
Vocals
Guitar
Years active2001-present
LabelsSanctuary, Noise, Roadrunner Records
Associated actsDragonForce, Protest the Hero Aeon Zen
Websitedragonforce.com

Vadim Igorevich Pruzhanov (Ukrainian: Вадим Пружанов) (born June 18, 1982 in Ukraine, Soviet Union) is the keyboardist of the UK power metal band DragonForce.

Personal life[change | change source]

He was born in Ukraine. He started to learn piano when he was 8 years old, and enrolled in music school.
He was interested in rock music when he was 12 years old, and started to compose.[1]
He met DragonForce members in London in his school days. After that he met Herman Li again at club house, and joined DragonForce. Many songs of DragonForce are composed by him and Herman Li.

Discography[change | change source]

Reaching into Infinity

Playing influence[change | change source]

He is famous for very fast keyboard playing. Sometimes he plays shoulder keyboard with his tongue or head.
He sticks to making sounds. He doesn't like ordinary sounds such as strings and chorus.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Vadim Pruzhanov Biography". DragonForce. Retrieved 23 August 2014.

Other websites[change | change source]