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The Untold Truth of ‘Arch Enemy’ Member – Angela Gossow

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• Angela Gossow is a singer best known for being a part of the Swedish death metal band Arch Enemy as their former lead vocalist.
• As of 2020, her net worth is estimated to be over $6 million, earned from her success with Arch Enemy.
• She left home during her teenage years and developed her skills as a death metal vocalist.
• She eventually replaced the lead singer of Arch Enemy and was their vocalist for 14 years until she stepped down to focus on other interests.
• She is an atheist, vegan, and supporter of environmental efforts and cannabis legalization.

Who is Angela Gossow?

Angela Nathalie Gossow was born on 5 November 1974, in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, then West Germany, and is a singer, best known for being a part of the Swedish death metal band Arch Enemy as their former lead vocalist. She’s also worked with other bands during her career, including Mistress and Asmodina.

The Net Worth of Angela Gossow

As of early-2020, Angela Gossow’s net worth is estimated to be over $6 million, earned mainly through her success with Arch Enemy. Following her singing career, she’s been more focused on projects such as managing other bands, business projects, and voice acting.

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Early Life Career Beginnings

Angela grew up in Cologne alongside three siblings, and lived a mostly quiet life. Things changed during her teenage years when her parents divorced, and the family underwent a sudden lack of finance as their business went bankrupt. She was mostly sickly during this time, suffering from anorexia, a condition that leads to a significant loss of weight led by a desire to be thin, despite already having normal or less than normal weight.

She left home due to the many troubles, and found solace with the metal band Asmodina. Over the years, she developed her skills as a death metal vocalist, learning the death growl and screaming using false cords.

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She had the range to be able to handle such tasks, and over the years she was inspired by many other metal bands, including Morbid Angel, Megadeth, Death, and Obituary. She continued with her education in the meantime, and after completing her studies tried a career in advertising, having been a marketing trainee while learning economics in college. Eventually, Asmodina was disbanded, and she formed a new band with herself as the lead singer, naming it Mistress.

Arch Enemy

In 2000, lead singer Johan Liiva was removed from Arch Enemy, prompting the band to look for a new lead vocalist.

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She handed over a demo of her performing in a club, but it was of poor quality so the band had to invite her for an audition to check the quality of her voice. The audition proved fruitful, as Gossow stood above every other contender, so the band welcomed her as their lead vocalist. She started her work with them recording the album “Wages of Sin”.

Consistent recording and performing with Arch Enemy took a toll on her voice, and she stopped growling for some time after being diagnosed with nodules, taking vocal rest and then working with a vocal coach to help protect her throat while screaming, also taking piano lessons.

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She stayed with Arch Enemy for 14 years, until in 2014 announcing that she was taking a step down as the vocalist of the band, as she wanted to spend more time with family while also focusing on other interests. She was replaced by Alissa White-Gluz whom Gossow chose, but has remained as the band’s business manager.

Business Endeavors and Other Projects

With her extensive experience working in bands and her time with Arch Enemy, Angela learned more about the ins and outs of the business aspect of music. This helped her as she became a front liner for the band’s various business endeavors, which she also saw as an opportunity to earn more money rather than just getting paid for singing.

Her connections also led her to partner with other bands as their manager, including Obscura, Spiritual Beggars, and Amaranthe.

Apart from business, she also ventured to other projects, most notably voice acting, portraying the character Lavona Succuboso in the show “Metalocalypse” which ran on Adult Swim. She also participated in a few death metal-related videos, such as “The Zen of Screaming 2” which was a project by her friend Melissa Cross. Her vocal ability and unusual talent for death metal screaming has led her to be featured in numerous publications, including “Burrn!” in which she was named as a shining star.

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Recent Projects

While she hasn’t been involved in any significant music projects in the last few years, she has expressed an interest in returning to making music once more, though not in the same capacity as she used to, due to her age and other responsibilities. She once worked alongside Astarte, contributing vocals for the song “Black at Heart”. In 2018, she expressed an interest in a new project with Arch Enemy, focusing more on extreme metal. However, the band still has a contract with Alissa and she would not want to interfere with their projects until all of their tours and releases are done.

Since making that statement, she has not yet taken steps towards this project, more concerned about how the world is not yet in a calm state.

In 2020, she made her return to performing, contributing guest vocals for the band Amaranthe for the single “Do or Die”. She has performed the song on stage and was also present in the music video, making it her first music project since 2012, during the end of her run with Arch Enemy; the latter, on the other hand, hasn’t released a new project since 2017, only a compilation album in 2019.

Personal Life

Angela had a well-known relationship with guitarist and bandmate Michael Amott; the two married in 2003 and stayed together for 13 years before divorcing in 2016, two years after she stepped down from the band.

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It is not known if they have any children, but she has made statements about family a couple of times indicating that they may have.

She has expressed many times that she is an atheist, and that belief may have been rooted in bad experiences with her family who were strict Christians. She often reflects her points of view in the lyrics of her songs. She is a strong supporter of environmental efforts, and is against right-wing politics. She is also a vegan, deciding to change her diet for environment and ethical reasons. She is a supporter of the legalization of cannabis, admitting that she vapes the recreational drug to help with an asthma condition.

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Joel Pimentel’s (CNCO) Biography – Age, Height, Relationships

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Who is Joel Pimentel (CNCO)? Wiki Biography

Joel Pimentel, better known online as Joel Pimentel De Leon, was born in Hesperia, California USA, on 28 February 1999, his zodiac sign is Pisces and he holds American nationality. He is a pop singer famous for being a member of the CNCO boy band.

Early life and education

Joel was raised in Hesperia in a Mexican family; his mother is Patricia Pimentel and although Spanish is Joel’s native language, years passed before he learned how to speak or understand it.

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He became interested in singing and making music at the age of eight, after being motivated by his grandfather who had been a musician during his teenage years. Joel began taking singing classes, and found comfort in music after being bullied at school due to his ‘different’ looks and the fact that he was Mexican. He was given the nickname ‘potato’, and because of all this, Joel became shy and introverted and didn’t have many friends while growing up.

After he enrolled at high school, he began acting by appearing in school plays, and although he he’s continued with a bit of acting over the years, he’s been primarily focused on his singing career. Joel is not planning on enrolling at college.

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Career as a musician

Joel launched his career in 2015, after he applied to compete in the first season of the “La Banda” reality TV show. He reached the finals and there beat Alan Matheus thus becoming a member of the band made up of five boys – Christopher Velez, Richard Camacho, Zabdiel De Jesus, Erick Brian Colon, and Joel.  The band was named CNCO in December 2015, and signed a five-year contract with Sony Music Latin, with rapper Wisin producing their first album.

The boys released their debut song entitled “Tan Facil” on 29 January 2016, reaching #25 on Billboard Latin Rhythm Airplay, and held their first concert in The Fillmore Miami Beach. They went on a tour in February 2016, opening for Ricky Martin all around the US as well as in several South American countries such as Argentina and Chile. Their second single entitled “Quisera” was released on 13 May 2016, and in the summer, CNCO was nominated for six awards, winning five of these such as My Pop/Rock Artist Producer’s Choice Award and My Favorite Fan-Army.

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They released their debut album “Primera Cita” – “First Date” in English – on 26 August 2016 with 14 songs, while the single “Reggaeto Lento (Bailemos)” released on 7 October became popular worldwide, reaching #6 on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs. CNCO had their first solo tour starting 26 February 2017, visiting 15 countries and performing 40 times.

Their second, self-titled album was released on 6 April 2018, peaking at #1 on the Billboard Top Latin Albums. They started 2019 with the release of their “Pretend” single on 15 February, and “De Cero” followed on 24 June, with their first extended play (EP) entitled “Que Quienes Somos” released on 11 October 2019 containing seven tracks.

Joel is also an Instagram star as he has gathered over 3.5 million followers on his account.

Family, love life, and relationships

Joel is very close to his mother, and credits her with his success in the music industry, as she encouraged him throughout the years, always believing in him. In 2015, Joel tweeted about how he won’t be having a girlfriend until he turns 50 – up to this day Joel hasn’t talked about any girls he might have dated, which is why there are rumors circulating the internet that the popular singer might be gay.

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However, he did state how his celebrity crush is Kendall Jenner, who is an American model and media personality born on 3 November 1995 thus four years older than him. Joel admires Kendall for her attractive looks as well as for her venture into acting, as she has appeared in TV series such as “Khloe & Lamar” in 2011, “I Am Cait” in 2015, and the “Ocean’s 8” film in 2018.

Joel is currently single, he has never been married, and doesn’t have children.

Hobbies and other interests

Joel is a huge fan of the film industry, and some of his favorite actors and actresses are Antonio Banderas, Al Pacino, and Cameron Diaz while some of his favorite movies include “Once Upon a Time in Mexico”, “Scarface”, and “There’s Something About Mary”. Travelling is one of his main hobbies, and while performing with CNCO he has been around the US, also to South America and several European countries such as Belgium, France, and Slovenia. He is a lover of animals and has a pet dog.

Joel is physically very active, having several training sessions at the gym each week, thus his muscular body.

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He enjoys playing sports in his spare time such as soccer and table tennis, which he mostly plays with his friends from CNCO, and his favorite season is summer as he likes playing beach volleyball and beach soccer and enjoys swimming. Joel is a bit of a shopaholic as he is keen on shopping for clothes, and many people (both guys and girls) have commented on his pictures, stating how they envy him for his style.

Appearance and net worth

Joel is 20 years old. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 11ins (1.8m) tall, and weighs around 160lbs (72kgs). As of early 2020, his net worth is estimated at over $1 million.

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Who is Amara La Negra’s twin’s father? About Net Worth, Husband

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Who is Amara La Negra?

Amara is an American singer, actress, dancer, author and TV host, but perhaps  best known for her appearances in the reality TV show “Love & Hip Hop: Miami”, and its spinoff “Family Reunion: Love & Hip Hop Edition”, which landed her multi-album deals with BMG, and through which she has released the studio album “Unstoppable” in 2019.

Amara La Negra Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education

Diana Danelys De Los Santos was born on 4 October 1990 in Miami, Florida, USA, the daughter of Ana Maria Oleaga, a single mother who immigrated to the US from the Dominican Republic. There is no information on Amara’s father; according to reports, she is Afro-Latina.

Amara matriculated from high school, after which she studied mortuary science and then switched to business administration, but never finished her studies as she decided to pursue a career in music.

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Career Beginnings

Amara started her career when she was a child, as she began singing and performing at a young age, participating in various talent shows and competitions, which helped her gain experience and exposure. One of her first appearances was in the Spanish-language television program “Sabado Gigante” – according to an interview conducted with DJ Vlad, she was the only black girl in the ensemble in over 50 years.

She remained in the show for six years, after which she was hired as a back-up dancer for such Latin artists as Celia Cruz and Tito Puente.

Amara continued to progress in her career, and in her teens joined the all-girl group, Amara. Unfortunately, the group quickly fell apart, but she wanted to keep the stage name, Amara, and simply added La Negra.

In 2013, Amara La Negra’s single “Ayy” was released, and gained popularity in the Latin music market. However, despite her talent, she faced discrimination in the music industry in her home country due to her dark skin and afro hair – Amara experienced a low point in her life when she became broke and homeless for three months in 2015. She washed up in public places, like McDonald’s and Walgreens, and felt ashamed of her situation.

Despite hardships, she continued to make music, and in 2016, released “Lo Que Quiero Es Beber,” followed by “Se Que Soy” the same year, and the following year “Pa Tu Cama Ni Loca”, a duet with 2Nyce.

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Rise to Prominence

Tables turned for Amara in 2018, when she was chosen as a main cast member in the reality TV show “Love & Hip Hop Miami”.

Appearance in the show brought her significant success, as the focus on her music career and personal life helped her gain a wider audience and recognition of her talent. In particular, her storyline on the show addressed the issues of colorism and Eurocentrism within the Latin community, which drew attention from the media and fans alike.

Amara still faced challenges and obstacles during the show, such as her conflict with producer Young Hollywood over her afro hair, but she remained resilient and determined to pursue her music career. Her hard work and perseverance paid off, as she landed a multi-album deal with BMG, and released two singles which became hits – “Insecure” and “What A Bam Bam”, which peaked at No. 8 on Billboard’s Latin Pop Digital Songs Sales chart in March 2018.

Amara’s success on “Love & Hip Hop Miami” also led to several opportunities, including performances at the 2019 Hispanic Heritage Awards and Premios Juventud, as well as acting roles in the BET movie “Fall Girls” and the Spanish language film “Bendecidas”. Overall, her appearance on the show helped propel her music career forward, and raised awareness about critical social issues.

She released her debut album “Unstoppable” in 2019, and since then, the single “Andale”, which featured Khao.

In addition to her appearance in “Love & Hip Hop: Miami”, she has appeared in “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood”, and was a panelist in the show “Hip Hop Squares”. Moreover, she served as a backstage correspondent in the show “Tu Raca Me Suena”, and since 2022, she’s been the main cast member of the “Family Reunion: Love & Hip Hop Edition”, which is the spin-off show from the original “Love & Hip Hop” franchise, and in which cast members from different cities are brought to the reunion-style show. Amara’s appearance allowed her to reconnect with past cast members, and continue to showcase her talent and personality to a broader audience.

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Most recently, she was seen in the show “GMA3: What You Need to Know” (2023).

In addition to her work in reality TV shows, she’s released several other notable songs, including “Celebra”, which featured Messiah, then “Otro Amor” with Miriam Cruz, and “There’s No Way”, among others

Net Worth

According to authoritative sources, Amara La Negra’s net worth is estimated at $2 million, as of early 2023.

Personal Life, Dating, Boyfriend, Single, Children

In regard to her personal life, Amara dated Bachata singer EmJay in April 2019, revealing their romance through Instagram; however, they broke up in March 2020.

Then in 2021, Amara came forward and announced her pregnancy with twin girls. However, at the time, she didn’t say anything about the father.

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Who is Amara La Negra’s twin’s father?

She kept the identity of her twins’ father a secret throughout the pregnancy but has since made a revelation, identifying the father as Allan Mueses, a Dominican businessman involved in the real estate industry in Miami. She further added that the two dated throughout the recording of the series “Love & Hip Hop Miami”.

She has named her twin girls Sumajestad Royalty and Sualteza Empress De Los Santos.

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Appearance and Body Measurements

Amara La Negra is known for her afro-black hair, and has brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 7ins (1.7m), weighs approximately 140lbs (64kgs), with vital statistics of 35-25-35, and bra size 40C.

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Will Toledo (Car Seat Headrest) Age, Height, Dating, Ethnicity

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Who is Will Toledo and what is his ethnicity?

Will Toledo was born in the USA, on 23 August 1992 – his zodiac sign is Virgo, his ethnicity is Mexican, and he holds American nationality. He is a singer, who is perhaps known best for being the founding member of the indie rock band Car Seat Headrest.

Childhood and education

Will was raised an only child in the US by his father, who is the owner of a small record store, and his mother who is working for a music recording company.

Will was motivated by his parents to pursue a career as a musician, as there was always music playing at his home such as The Beach Boys and The Beatles, who significantly influenced his style.

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He grew up also playing soccer, and he played for both his elementary and high schools teams. Will also became interested in acting, and was a member of his high school’s drama club, but eventually chose to focus on singing rather than on acting.

Upon matriculation in 2010, he started recording his songs with some difficulty in the back seat of a car, which helped him come up with the name for his band.

Career as a singer and the band Car Seat Headrest

During the summer of 2010, Will released four albums for his band of which he was the only member, and then started attending Virginia Commonwealth University.

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In November of the same year, he released his debut extended play (EP) “Sunburned Shirts”, followed by his first album – “My Back is Killing Me Baby” – in March 2011.

In early 2012 Will moved to the College of William & Mary, and also released his album “Twin Fantasy”, which follows his relationship with a college girl. A few months later he released two EPs – “Starving While Living” and “Monomania”, and in July 2013 his first live album “Live at WCWM: Car Seat Headrest”, followed in August by his double album, “Nervous Young Man”. In early 2014, he released his EP “How to Leave Town” which was his last solo EP.

After graduating in September 2015, Will announced that he’d signed a contract with Matador Records, and that his band now also comprised Jacob Bloom and Andrew Katz whom he found on Craigslist. However, upon the release of their compilation album “Teens of Style”, Jacob left the band as he enrolled at medical school, and Ethan Ives took his place. On 20 May 2016, the boys’ new album “Teens of Denial” came out, receiving only positive reviews.

Two years later in December 2018, the boys released several new tracks, such as “Weightlifters”, “Hollywood” and “You Know There’s Someone Out There” – all three songs were featured in their June 2019album “Commit Yourself Completely” released.

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Car Seat Headrest’s most recent album “Making a Door Less Open”, came out on 1 May 2020, and attracted mixed reviews.

The current members of Car Seat Headrest are Will, Ethan Ives, Andrew Katz and Seth Dalby.

Other ventures

Will is also an actor, as he starred as The Street Performer in the 2016 short comedy film “Loudini”, written and directed by Conor Byrne, and which also starred Henry Zebrowski and Allyn Rachel – the film is about a magician who loses his rabbit.

Will has also created music for single episodes of five TV series. He wrote “Oh! Starving” for the episode “Tape 6, Side B” of the series “13 Reasons Why”, and “Unforgiving Girl” for an episode of “Conan”. He has also worked on single songs for “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”, the series “Locke & Key” and “Brave New World”.

Love life and dating

Will is very secretive when it comes to his love life, and hasn’t talked about any girls he might have dated, which is one of the reasons why there are rumors circulating the internet about him being gay.

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A few of his fans have even claimed to have seen Will being rather too close to a male friend at a club at which he was performing, but Will hasn’t commented on these rumors.

It is believed by many that he is dating a girl who doesn’t live in his hometown, and that the two have been together for over three years now – according to these rumors, they met while at college, and were friends for several years before Will asked her out on a date.

As Will hasn’t commented on any rumors regarding his relationship status or his sexual orientation, he is single as of October 2020, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

Hobbies and other interests

Will’s main hobby is travelling, and he’s been to many US states for both work and pleasure. His favorite city out of those he has visited is Miami in Florida, and he’s also been to perform in Europe in cities such as Paris in France and Berlin in Germany.

Will is a lover of animals and has a pet dog, while his favorite animals are dolphins.

He likes to party and drink alcohol, but is keen on spending his free time in nature, camping or going hiking up the mountains with his friends.

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In his spare time and mostly late at night, Will likes to watch movies ,and a few of his favorite actors and actresses are Russell Crowe, Tom Cruise and Angelina Jolie, while a few of his favorite movies are “A Good Year”, “The Gladiator” and “The Last Samurai”.

Age and height

Will’s age is 28. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) and he weighs around 135lbs (62kgs).

As of October 2020, his net worth has been estimated at over $300,000.

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