Daniel Fries playing a guitar infront of an amplifier

Welcome to the official website of progressive guitar virtuoso Daniel Fries

Besides his own band and projects, he has worked with Marco Minnemann, Randy George, Eva Kathryn, Koen Herfst, Conner Green (Haken), Bill Evans, Michal Mierzejewski & the Symphonic Theater of Dreams, Signum Regis (Band), Lars Lehmann.

Daniel is officially endorsed by Ernie Ball/MusicMan Guitars, Mesa Boogie Amps and D’addario Strings.

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Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.”Victor Hugo

Progressive Metal Band AFFECTOR

Daniel is the founder and guitarist of the progressive rock band Affector, feat. Ted Leonard (Enchant), Michael LePond (Symphony X), Collin Leijenaar (Neal Morse) and special guests: Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater), Neal Morse (Transatlantic, Ex-Spock´s Beard), Alex Argento and Derek Sherinian (Planet X, Black Country Communion).

In 2012 they released their debut album “Harmagedon” through InsideOut Music.

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