Born in Ukraine than later moved to London England, Vadim is the keyboard wizard of DragonForce.

With an early start on the piano at the young age of 8, Vadim studied at a music school since the beginning. Bored, he quit three years later and carried on as a self-taught player instead. It is at that time Vadim discovered rock music and decided to pursue it as a career. He got a small keyboard (Yamaha PSS-51) and started to create his own music at the age of 12 and carried on since. Apart from playing the keyboard, Vadim is also a capable guitar player who likes to spend time burning some solos on his Ibanez guitar.

Musical Influences
Yngwie Malmsteen, Devin Townsend, Strapping Young Lad, Steve Vai, Pantera, Judas Priest, Symphony X, Dream Theater.

Signature Stage Moves
Getting derranged!

Main Live Equipment
Korg M3 – 88 keys
Korg Triton Extreme
Korg X50
Korg N264
Korg Kaoss Pad KP3
Theremin with Rocktron G200 Guitar Processor
MIDIjet Pro – Wireless Midi System
AKG In-Ear Monitoring system
Customised Roland AX7

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