ZP Theart

South African singer

ZP Theart (born 27 May 1975 in Clanwilliam, South Africa[1]) is a heavy metal singer. Most people know him as the main singer of DragonForce. While in DragonForce he recorded 5 albums and a studio album.

ZP Theart
ZP Theart performing at Ozzfest 2006
ZP Theart performing at Ozzfest 2006
Background information
Born (1975-05-27) 27 May 1975 (age 48)
Clanwilliam, South Africa
GenresHeavy metal, power metal, speed metal
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active1999–present
LabelsSanctuary, Noise, Roadrunner

He left shortly after the release of Twilight Dementia due to "insurmountable differences of musical opinion". He has since said he does not regret leaving the band.[2] After leaving, he formed heavy metal band I Am I with him as lead singer. They have released 1 studio album called Event Horizon.

He was recently hired by Riot Games as the voice of Karthus in the fictional metal band Pentakill. This was for the songs "Deathfire Grasp" and "Last Whisper". [3]


  1. "DragonForce ZP Theart". Spirit of Metal Webzine. Retrieved 17 August 2014.
  2. Childers, Chad (26 May 2012). "Former DragonForce Singer ZP Theart Does Not Regret Leaving Band". Loudwire Network. Retrieved 17 August 2014.
  3. "Pentakill music".