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Ole Petter Andreassen
|Also known as||El Doom, Ollis, Ztalin|
|Born||22 September 1970|
|Genres||Death metal, Death 'n' roll,, Black metal, Doom metal, Heavy metal, Soft rock, Stoner rock, Blues rock, Hard rock, Hardcore punk, Rock'n'roll|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, Songwriter, Producer|
|Instruments||Guitar, Drums, Percussion, Vocals|
|Associated acts||The Cumshots, Black Debbath, Thulsa Doom, The Hillstone Halos, Kvikksølvguttene, El Doom & The Born Electric, Young Fogertys|
Ole Petter Andreassen (born 22 September 1970), is a Norwegian musician and producer from Flekkefjord, Norway. He is also known under the stage names El Doom, Ollis and Ztalin. Andreassen plays the guitar in the bands Thulsa Doom and The Cumshots, the drums in Black Debbath, and is the guitarist/vocalist in The Hillstone Halos, El Doom & The Born Electric and the Creedence Clearwater Revival tribute band Young Fogertys. He also had a project called The Caliban Sessions in which he and other guest musicians played several instruments. He produced the most of their albums. He has also produced albums for artists such as Gluecifer, Hellride, Raga Rockers and The Wonderfools.
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