Bassist Ivo Severijns (Waalwijk,1963) started his career in the 1980s in the Dutch band WOW. Subsequently, he performed at home and abroad with artists and bands such as Rick de Vito, Bertus Borgers, Hans Dulfer, Back to Basic and Powerplay. In 1990 he joined Herman Brood’s band The Wild Romance, producing Herman Brood’s last album, Ciao Monkey, in 2010. In the same year he won the ‘Duiveltje’, for best bassist in the Netherlands. Then he was a member of the rock band Kane for four years, with which he recorded the platinum album No Surrender.
In recent years Ivo has been active in singer Waylon’s band. Additionally, he is co-founder of several successful music courses at the intermediate vocational education level, including the Herman Brood Academy in Utrecht and the Rock City Institute in Eindhoven.