Domingo Smets

Day of Birth:



Herk de Stad, Belgium

  • Guitars: Charvel

  • Gibson explorer

  • Keys: Korg Triton V2

  • Amps: Marshall Valvestate 100W

  • Effects: Rocktron Intelliflex-LTD

Musical background:

It all began when I was 9 years old. Back then I learned how to play the organ and got some lessons for two years.

Another two years later I bought my first guitar.

In that time I began to listen to metal with bands such as The Exploited, Rage, Iron Maiden, Kreator, Entombed, Metallica, Death and started to play in bands.

Favourite band(s):

Dimmu Borgir, Vader, Sirenia, Immortal, In Flames, Rammstein, Nightwish, Children of Bodom, Emperor, Carcass, Obituary, Death

Favourite album(s):
  • Heartwork (Carcass)
  • Scream bloody gore (Death)
  • De profundis (Vader)
  • Left hand path (Entombed)
  • Death cult Armageddon (Dimmu Borgir)
  • A new dimension of might (Trail of tears)
Best gig(s) ever seen:
  • Vader (W.O.A 2003)
  • Star One (Hof ter Loo 2002)
  • Lacuna Coil (Dynamo 1999),
  • Gorefest and Iron Maiden (Graspop 1996)
Favourite movies:
  • Lord of the Rings
  • Matrix
  • Joan of Arc
  • End of Days
  • Hellraiser
Favourite food & drinks:
  • Food: Like a good Belgian dude should eat: FRIETEN, I'm not an Italian but I also like PASTA.
  • Drinks: Coca-Cola, Jupiler, Hoegaarden and Jack Daniel's

I spent lots of time with my two dogs (Golden Retriever and Bouvier), driving with my bike (Kawasaki ZX9R ninja) and last but not least composing and playing music.

Worst nightmare:

becoming old and deaf, the death of my sister (RIP)

Life philosophy:

Try to make a good day from a bad day :-)

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