Bio

With over 850 shows in 30 years Marcel has played a lot.
Come and find out what he did and with whom he played on stage through all the years.

Award winning rock-guitarist MARCEL COENEN was born in The Netherlands in 1972.
Started playing guitar when he was 10, he learned a lot of guitar related techniques, theory and improvisation from different teachers and from a lot of self-study. All this contributed to making him the guitarist he is today.

Marcel is known for his virtuous capabilities on the guitar and for his mind blowing work in his previous prog metal bands SUN CAGED and LEMUR VOICE. With both bands he had quite some remarkable success and played shows all over the world.

Currently Marcel is active in a few bands, works as a guitar teacher and producer. Throughout his career Marcel has been asked by several musicians to play together with them on tours, worked on recordings and song writing.
You can find details under >>Solo, Bands & Projects

UPCOMING

  • 2017 – Marcel’s solo on the new AYREON album The Source | Out: April 28, 2017
  • 2017 – Marcel live at Arjen Lucassen’s three shows of AYREON UNIVERSE
    (Best of Ayreon live) in September 2017 in Tilburg, The Netherlands.

PLANS

  • 2017 – Marcel’s third solo album will be released.


MARCEL’S INFLUENCES

Musicians

Dimebag Darrell, Jason Becker, Yngwie Malmsteen, Allan Holdsworth, Steve Morse, Eric Johnson, Joe Satriani, Scott Henderson, Greg Howe, Gary Moore, Brian May, Paul Gilbert, Mike Oldfield, John Petrucci, Steve Vai, James Hetfield

Bands

Crimeny, Haji’s Kitchen, Queen, Dream Theater, Pantera, Meshuggah, Alice In Chains, Rush, Racer X, Dizzy Mizz Lizzy


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