Tobias Sammet (born November 21 1977 in Fulda, Germany) is the vocalist and primary songwriter of the German Power metal band Edguy, as well as the creator of the metal opera Avantasia and a member of the metal project Final Chapter. He also made guest appearances on the Rob Rock album Holy Hell and the metal opera Aina. Prior to Edguy's Theater of Salvation, Tobias was also their bassist and keyboardist. Afterwards, he decided to focus mainly on singing. He himself enjoys many bands such as; AC/DC, Iron Maiden, Kiss, Tom Petty, Helloween etc.