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Arjen Anthony Lucassen at a signature event with Stream of Passion in 2006
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Also known as Arjen Lucassen, Arjen A. Lucassen, Iron Anthony, Anthony
Born 3 April 1960 (1960-04-03) (age 61)
Hilversum, North Holland, Netherlands
Origin The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands
Genres Progressive rock, heavy metal, folk, electronic, psychedelia, classical
Instruments Vocals, guitars, bass, Hammond, keyboards
Years active 1980–present
Associated acts Ayreon, Star One, Ambeon, Guilt Machine, The Gentle Storm, Stream of Passion, Bodine, Vengeance

Arjen Anthony Lucassen (born 3 April 1960) is a Dutch singer and record producer.


Lucassen started his music career in 1980 as a guitarist for the band Bodine. In 1984 Lucassen left the band to play guitar for Vengeance. He left the band in 1992.

In 1994 he released his first solo album, Pools of Sorrow, Waves of Joy. He played most of the instruments on the album. The album was not successful. In 2001 an album Lucassen made with Astrid van der Veen called Fate of a Dreamer was released. In 2009 Lucassen started a new side project, Guilt Machine.

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