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Background information:

Born April 19, 1976 (1976-04-19) (age 32)
Origin Netherlands
Genre(s) Symphonic metal
Occupation(s) Musician
Instrument(s) Guitar, mandolin, dobro
Associated acts Within Temptation

Early life

Ruud is an only child. Growing up, he first initiated himself to music by playing the keyboards, but his passion for music developed in favor of the guitar soon after he watched a video of an Iron Maiden…

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  • He is a very talented musician. I respect him very much)
  • ruud is my personal fav guitarrist ever !! =)
  • hahhahah he's so damn hilarious live, i love this guy! XD
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  • I love him.
  • Tags completely ROCK :D
  • Yes, he's great, I love him. Great guy
  • my fave wt member, although i adore them all. can't wait to hear what he has in store for us :)

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