Sinister (band)

Sinister is a death metal band from Schiedam, the Netherlands, formed in 1988. They have released fourteen albums, most recently Deformation of the Holy Realm in 2020.

Sinister
OriginSchiedam, Netherlands
GenresDeath metal
Years active1988–2003, 2005–present
LabelsWitchhunt, Seraphic Decay, Sicktone, Nuclear Blast, Metal Mind, Massacre
Associated actsHouwitser, Weapons to Hunt, Absurd Universe
Websitefacebook.com/SinisterOfficial
MembersAad Kloosterwaard
Walter Bokito Tjwa
Toep Duin
Ricardo Falcon
Ghislain van der Stel
Past membersRon van de Polder
Mike van Mastrigt
Corzas Nanuruw
Frank Faaze
Andre Tolhuizen
Bart van Wallenberg
Michel Alderliefsten
Eric de Windt
Joost Silvrants
Rachel van Mastrigt-Heyzer
Pascal Grevinga
Paul Beltman
Mathijs Brussaard
Bastiaan Brussaard

The band was idle between 2003 and 2005, after which Aad Kloosterwaard, the only constant member, switched from drums to vocals.[1]

MembersEdit

Current membersEdit

  • Aad Kloosterwaard - vocals (2005–present), drums (1988–2003)
  • Toep Duin - drums (2011–present)
  • Ghislain van der Stel - guitar (2017–present)
  • Walter Bokito Tjwa - guitar (2019–present)
  • Bram Willems - bass (2020-present)

Former membersEdit

  • Mike (Sinister) van Mastrigt - vocals (1988–1996)
  • Ron van de Polder - guitar, bass (1988–1992, 2003)
  • Corzas Nanuruw - bass (1989–1991)
  • Andre Tolhuizen - guitar (1991–1994)
  • Frank Faaze - guitar (1991)
  • Bart van Wallenberg - guitar, bass (1992–2002)
  • Michel Alderliefsten - bass (1996)
  • Eric de Windt - vocals (1997–1999)
  • Alex Paul - bass (1997–2003), guitar (2005–2011)
  • Joost Silvrants - vocals (2000)
  • Rachel Heyzer - vocals (2001–2003)
  • Pascal Grevinga - guitar (2003)
  • Paul Beltman - drums (2005–2008)
  • Bas van den Bogaard - bass (2005–2011)
  • Edwin van den Eeden - drums (2008–2011)
  • Mathijs Brussaard - bass (2011 – 2015)
  • Léon Caufijn - bass (2015–2016)
  • Bastiaan Brussaard - bass (2011 – 2017)
  • Ricardo Falcon - guitar (2016–2018)

TimelineEdit