Jo NunezJo Nunez is a belgian drummer, mostly known for his work within the Swedish death metal outfit, Nightrage. Hired in 2007, replacing legends such as Nick Barker (Dimmu Borgir, Cradle of Filth), Per Moller Jensen (The Haunted) and Fotis Benardo (Septicflesh) he has become an official member soon after, touring all over Europe, making noticeable appearances on the biggest festivals of Europe (Summer Breeze, Rock Weekend, Aalborg Metal fest, Ilha Do Ermal,…) opening for bands such as Alice Cooper, Arch Enemy, Sepultura, Soilwork, Thin Lizzy, Helloween, Kreator, and Firewind among many others. Along with them he has recorded 2 albums “Wearing a martyr’s crown” in 2009 and the highly anticipated “Insidious” released in September 2011. Soon in 2011 he is noticed by the greek power metal band, Firewind (featuring Ozzy Osbourne’s guitarist, Gus G.) and is asked to stand in for their headlining worldwide tour. During the North American leg, he’s asked to join Firewind as a permanent member and follows them to Greece to record their 7th studio album “Few against many” set to be released worldwide by Century Media in late spring 2012. In the meanwhile he also released the second album of his own project, Suicide of Demons, in November 2011 via the independent French label M&O Music and has been touring Europe ever since for its promotion. Starting the drums at the age of 13, in less than 10 years, he has been traveling around the world, doing sessions for many bands in Europe, playing around 400 shows and recorded 5 full length CDs.
The best is yet to come…
Wonderful announcement in begin of 2018 :
Jo becomes new drummer of well-known band Kamelot.
Our best wishes for his new uprising career.
Jo is endorsed by hts-drums / hts-cymbals (Belgium) and TURKISH cymbals.
photo : © "Firenesia" by Fernando Nunez