In 2016, Avatar won over the hearts of countless new fans in America with awe inspiring performances at festivals like Carolina Rebellion, Northern Invasion, Aftershock, Louder Than Life, and Welcome to Rockville. At each performance, Avatar's stage presence was unrelenting. From their bold costumes and crazy looking makeup, to the killer lighting, confetti, and pyrotechnics on set, Avatar clearly understands the concept of creating a visual experience while dishing out some of the finest, most decadent and irresistable Swedish metal in the industry today.
Avatar is comprised of five members: Johannes Eckerström, Jonas "Kungen" Jarlsby, Tim Öhrström, Henrik Sandelin, and John Alfredsson. Our very own Neil Franklin got a chance to talk with Avatar's frontman Johannes Eckeström before the band's performance at Oxford, UK last month. Keep reading to learn more about the man behind the make-up and the history of Avatar.