At the Gates was a melodic death metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden, and a major progenitor of the Gothenburg death metal sound. Initially active from 1990 to 1996, the band reformed in 2007 for a reunion tour. The last show was on 21 September, 2008 in Athens. At the Gates was formed in 1990 by former members of the pioneering death metal band Grotesque. They recorded a debut EP, Gardens of Grief, for the Dolores record label, and sold cassettes, vinyls, and XL t-shirts to promote the recording.
Deals Death is a Melodic Death Metal band from Sweden. Deals Death was created in 2008 in Borlänge, Sweden. The debut album "Internal Demons" (with a guest solo from Alexander Kouppala EX-CHILDREN OF BODOM) was recorded at Boomtown studios and mixed by Peter Tägtgren. Back then, members from SABATON were part of the lineup. They played alot of shows including one with the symphony orchestra of Dalarna.
There are at least three artists by this name:
1) A crust punk / thrash metal / doom metal band from England.
2) An old school melodic death metal band from Sweden.
3) A doom metal band from Italy. 1) The British Sacrilege was a female-fronted metal band from the Midlands region of England. Despite having played relatively few gigs during their existence, Sacrilege is today recognised as an important band...
Engel is an industrial/melodic death metal band. They hail from Gothenburg, Sweden and in addition, their bassplayer origins from England. Engel is also a Dutch rapper, who released his debut album "Engelland"in 2008. Fans of the band?
Formed at Göteborg, Sweden back in 2004, Niclas Engelin and Marcus Sunesson felt that they should bring something new to the genre. Lineup as of September 2010:
Magnus Klavborn - Vocals (ex-Headplate)
There have been at least 3 bands called The Wake, including a Scottish post-punk band, an American goth band and a Finnish death metal band. 1. The Wake were a Scottish post punk and later indie pop band, founded in Glasgow in 1981 by Gerard “Caesar” McInulty (formerly of Altered Images), Steven Allen and Joe Donnelly, who was later replaced by Bobby Gillespie. Steven’s sister Carolyn Allen soon joined, and remained in the band until its end.
Degradead took their chance and went down to Gothenburg and recorded their debut "Til Death Do Us Apart" in IF Studios. The album was produced by a team calling themselves H.O.R.D.E, mixed and engineered by Björn Gelotte and co-engineered by Jesper Strömblad and Daniel Svensson. Result of the recordings is a piece of melodic death metal finding the perfect balance between death metal, thrash metal and catchy melodies, with their already very own signature.
DIABOLICAL are a Swedish Death Metal band that were formed late 1996 by S.Widgren who now is the only original member still active in the band. DIABOLICAL have been influenced by the well-known Thrash/Death-Metal pioneers like Dark Tranquillity, Death, Carcass and At the Gates. In January 2000 DIABOLICAL recorded their first CD-release, entitled "Deserts of Desolation". In April 2001 DIABOLICAL returned to studio and mixed the experience about latest Swedish Metal together to a great "Synergy".
Dark Tranquillity is a melodic death metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden. Starting in 1989 named Septic Broiler, they have had a fairly stable line-up from the beginning, unlike many bands in the genre. In 1993, Anders Frid
Darkane (formerly known as Agretator) is a Melodic Death / Thrash Metal band formed in Helsingborg, Sweden in 1998. The name Darkane is a portmanteau of the words "dark" and "arcane". The first album featured Lawrence Mackory, who had a much more death metal influenced voice. After 1998's Rusted Angel, Andreas Sydow was recruited, and handled vocals on the next three albums, Insanity, Expanding Senses, and Layers of Lies. He decided to leave the band in 2007 and Jens Broman (Construcdead, The Defaced) took his place for Demonic Art.
A) Old school death metal band from Sweden. In the vein of the Swedish gods Entombed and Dismember, etc. Started out in the end of 1990 but were never satisfied with their demo recordings and never released anything. The band eventually died out but was resurrected by Jimmy in 2008. In his own words: "I was too nostalgic and said to myself that: Now, many years after the band died, my old songs must be recorded and a demo shall be made, so I started the band again on my own".