Arnel Lagen was born in Crete , Greece. While living there, he joined a conservatoire and took piano lessons at the age of eight. He dropped out seven years later to pursue his own course of learning. He moved to Athens to study Electrical Engineering and in doing so he also tried his luck with local bands. He first joined Blacksun, a Greek melodic heavy metal band, as a keyboardist.
He then joined the newly found Evil Within as a vocalist while also writing scores for semi-professional theater productions and an escape room. He officially joined Drama Noir in mid-Spring of 2022 where he filled in the empty spot and recorded the vocals for their latest album.