Joacim Cans is the lead singer of HammerFall, a Swedish power metal band. He is the only member aside from founder and guitarist Oscar Dronjak to appear on all of the band's albums. He has attended Musicians Institute in Hollywood. He released his first solo album titled Beyond the Gates in 2004. Cans participated with a choir team in the Swedish television program Körslaget in 2008. On 10 May his team won the competition.