Ola Salo was born in Avesta in Salarna and later moved with his family to Rottne where he spent his childhood. When he was only four years old he wrote his first song and have since that moment spent his time working with music, ranging from rock to symphonic compositions.
Ola Salo has background as frontman, singer, songwriter and composer for The Ark between 1991-2011. He has also played Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar 2008-2009 and 2012-2013. In the beginning of 2012, Ola Salo participated as one of the coaches in Swedish version of The Voice. 2014 he was one of eight attendees in the fifth season of the award-winning music show Så Mycket Bättre, where artists preform their own versions of each other’s songs.
He released his first solo album “Wilderness” in 2015. The summer of 2017 Ola Salo was a guest artist at Håkan Hellströms renowned summer tour Rullande Åska. Isse Samie (Woah Dad!) has known Ola Salo since Rottne and says “the only way is up” about the collaboration. Current as ever and with an incredible driving force we are happy to welcome Ola Salo to the Woah Dad! family.