57 years old (Born on February 23, 1964)
Norwegian, Guitarist; He is famous from Co-founder of Europe.Appears on Don Dokken's solo LP "Up from the Ashes". He released a solo album called Optimus. [March 2005]. Born in Vardu00f6 in Norway, moved to Stockholm, Sweden as a small child. Original guitar player for the Swedish rock band Europe, which in mid 80s had great hits like "The Final Countdown", "Rock the night", "Carrie" and "Open Your Heart". He left Europe in 1987, released several solo album with a reasonable success and later joined the American group Dokken. His wife is also a guitar player. Was guitar player in 80s band Europe.
John Norum's Best Moments
Fun Facts About John Norum
Grew up in Upplands Vu00e4sby, a suburb of Stockholm.
His first job as a musician was with Eddie Meduza when he was 14.
2001 Member of Dokken.
His son, Jake Tomas Norum, was born on 22nd September 2004, weighing 3 kilos and healthy. Europe will begin their world tour on October 14th in Helsinki. [September 2004].
His sister Tone is a singer.
Older brother of Tone Norum.
Good friends with Yngwie Malmsteen, and the two have worked together. (imdb.con)
The song Devil Sings The Blues is dedicated from Joey Tempest and Mic Micheali to Jake Thomas Norum (John's son).