SIMONE VAN STRATEN
Simone van Straten is a guitarist, born at 25-08-1996 in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
At the age of 14 she started playing the guitar. She graduated from the Metal Factory (a metal- music academy) in 2016. This year she continued her studies at the Rock Academy in Tilburg.
Simone plays in a few bands. The first one’s called Sisters Of Suffocation, a death metal
band consisting of 4 girls. She plays a lot of shows and festivals with this band.
A couple of highlights are Antwerp Metal Fest, Stonehenge, Altersonic Noorderslag, Eindhoven Metal Meeting and a tour with Legion Of The Damned and Cliteater. After releasing there first EP “Brutal Queen”, they signed with HammerHeart Records. She also plays in a melodic death metal band called Scenario II and in a Pink Floyd coverband.
Her biggest influences are Ola Englund, Suffocation, Bloodbath, Lamb Of God, Decapitated and Cattle Decapitation.
Simone can be found on YouTube. She has an active channel where she regularly posts guitar covers mostly from metal songs. As a result of this videos, she signed an endorsement deal with Bo-
El guitar company. She also gives guitar lessons on location or via Skype.
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