Vadim Pruzhanov is the 24 year-old keyboardist of UK power metal band, DragonForce. He is known for his high-speed, techno-inspired keyboard solos, performed with DragonForce. Vadim recently switched to playing a Keytar in order to be able to move about whilst playing at the extreme speeds for which DragonForce are known. He uses a custom Roland AX-7 Keytar. He was born in Ukraine and later moved to London, England. He first started playing piano at the age of 8.