Ivan Ivankovic is Heavy Metal artist hailing from Croatia, Eastern Europe.
This singer, guitar player and songwriter has released three records so far,
EP ”String Tales” in 2015., studio album”World in fear” in 2016. and his new album ”Wings Up High” on November 27th. 2017.
Started his proffesional music career when he was 21 years old by touring and playing rock & metal festivals around Croatia, Slovenia & Bosnia i Herzegovina with various croatian rock and metal bands.
In a year 2010. He won the first place on the international guitar competition “Master 2010” where he competed with guitarists from Macedonia, Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Hungary, etc.
He was awarded with the 1st place by the jury that were british guitar hero Phil Hilborne and croatian metal guitar virtuoso Ivan Mihaljevic, they declared Ivan as the most promising young guitarist of Eastern Europe region.
From 2011. to 2013. He did an acoustic tour with his long time friend, singer Dino Jelusic from Trans Siberian Orchestra that also appears on Ivan’s ”World In Fear” album as a backing vocalist.
In 2013. Ivan joins biggest croatian band ”Thompson” as a lead guitar player. He did a world tour with Thompson and played a large number of sold out shows in arenas and stadiums around Croatia, Germany, Canada, Australia, etc.
In late 2014. Ivan started to record his own material he has collected for years. He released three records so far and he will continue making new records.