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D.C. Cooper


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D.C. Cooper was a finalist for Rob Halford’s replacement in Judas Priest. He has taken lessons with the renowned opera teacher Charlotte Coleman.
He was a singer in Royal Hunt, The Alliance. He is the founder of Silent Force.

With Royal Hunt he recorded three albums - Moving Target (2003), Paradox (1997), and one live 1996 (1999).

Next he did a solo album - The Alliance. The allies are: guitarist Tore Ostby (Conception), guitarist Alfred Koffler, bassist Denis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou (all three from Pink Cream 69) and keyboardist Guenter Werno (Vanden Plas).

After a successful tour with The Alliance, D.C. Cooper started a band, Silent Force, with Alexander Beyrodt (Sinner, The Sygnet, Primal Fear). They have released three albums - Empires of the Future (2000), Infatuator (2001), and Worlds Apart (2004).

D.C. performed vocals and contributed lyrics to the Missa Mercuria album in 2002.

D.C. made a guest appearance on the Austrian progressive power metal outfit Edenbridge’s 2003 album Aphelion.

In 2007, he joined forces with Gary Wehrkamp of Shadow Gallery, Nick D’Virgilio (from Spock’s Beard) and Kurt Barabas on the Amaran’s Plight project.


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  • Vic_Andi

    His voice is perfect!!!

    17 Sep 2012 Reply
  • Becks83

    Fucking great voice !!

    9 Jan 2012 Reply
  • snowdog62

    A fantastic singer wasting his talent in a shitty German power metal band.

    3 Jul 2011 Reply
  • halsan

    In 1997 Cooper spent 3 years in the wild with an aboriginal tribe in Austrailia. He survived off of decayed wombats and hunted kangaroos. After emerging from his seclusion he decided to revinvent himself and be more like his idol, Uncle Jesse from Full House. Wikipedia

    28 Dec 2010 Reply
  • Novalis777

    One of the best rock vocalists.

    22 Dec 2010 Reply
  • Hastiness

    The best singer EVER. I don't know why he is forgotten in the metal scene. =\

    8 Oct 2010 Reply
  • Dissection_Br

    My favourite singer

    5 Dec 2009 Reply
  • MelancholyRage

    We need another Solo Album, although that last Silent Force album - Walk the Earth was sweet!

    8 Sep 2009 Reply
  • PatrickProg

    I love his voice. One of my top ten singers of all time

    11 Aug 2009 Reply
  • johnnyr82

    Singer with a gold throat. My absolutely favorite.

    9 Jun 2009 Reply
  • deveu

    The best singer!!!! amazing!!!!

    7 Jun 2009 Reply
  • r_ocelot

    My favourite singer. :) Great vocals and with emotions.

    5 Feb 2009 Reply
  • Ripley_

    yeah, amazin'. four octave singers with rockin' emotional voices forever!!! 'show must go on' \../

    18 Jan 2009 Reply
  • LightbulbSun

    that would be a worthy replacement imo.

    22 Nov 2008 Reply
  • r_ocelot

    Great vocals and an amazing singer like FallingPT said. Unfortunately, Mike Baker, lead vocalist of Shadow Gallery (my favourite band) passed away and I don't know what the future of the band will be. However if they continue, I believe DC Cooper is the only natural fit I see to replace Mike.

    15 Nov 2008 Reply
  • lastlast2223

    Did DC ever win Denmark's Golden Throat award?

    13 Oct 2008 Reply
  • Retalliator

    Great Tore Ostby release. It Rips things apart just as any Conception album

    3 Dec 2007 Reply
  • FallingPT

    Great vocals. Amazing singer.

    26 Mar 2007 Reply

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