California-based Gruv Gear, designer and manufacturer of innovative utility gear and accessories for musicians, proudly welcomes Guitarist Time Somers to its growing list of world-class artist endorsers.
Timo Somers (born 15 December 1991) is a Dutch guitar player, songwriter, producer and singer. He is known a.o as the founder of Tri-Head and member of symphonic metalband Delain, legendary rockband Vengeance, Hardt and Arrow Haze.
Timo started exploring the world of guitar on his own, without any lessons or whatsoever when he was 12.
'Music is the ultimate form of self-expression’, Timo says. 'I could not possibly imagine a life anymore without it, whether I am sad, happy, confused, crazy, I always find a way to express my feelings trough my guitar, a life without a guitar is like a life without a soul, for me’.
Timo joined Vengeance when he was 17. When he was not touring Europe with them he was producing and recording songs for his own song library. In 2011 Vengeance recorded the album Crystal Eye in name of his late father. Timo appears on 2 songs: Crystal Eye and Promise me. In 2013 he co-produced and played all guitars on their album: Piece of Cake.
At the age of 18 Timo started studying at the Rockacademie, which he quit a year later because he joined succesfull dutch symphonic metalband Delain. He currently tours the world with them and played on their albums; We Are The Others, Interlude and The Human Contradiction.
Timo is currently working on his debut instrumental album together with Atma Anur (Journey, Richie Kotzen, Greg Howe, Jason Becker, etc), Barend Courbois (Blind Guardian, Vengeance) and specials guests. This project is calledTimo Somers' Tri-Head. Their Studio album will be released in early 2015.
Next to Delain, Vengeance and Tri-Head, Timo is also a very well sought after session player, playing on different recording projects all over the world, playing live with his own projects, doing clinics and working on a series of singles with his band Hardt, in which he handles the vocals, guitars and main songwriting.
About Gruv Gear:
Gruv Gear exists to bring innovative and well-thought out products to creative professionals and beyond, including career musicians, DJs, photographers, filmmakers, mobile producers and more. The company is on- track not only to become a premium lifestyle accessories brand in the Music/DJ and Photo Industries, which is a small fraction of its potential market, but also expand to a broader range of industries that will increase its global footprint exponentially. To date, Gruv Gear products are sold in 5 continents and shipped directly to adoring fans worldwide.