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Dissection (band)

black/death metal and later melodic death metal band

Dissection was a Swedish black and death metal band from Strömstad, Sweden.

Dissection
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Dissection performing in 2005
Background information
OriginStrömstad, Sweden
GenresBlack metal, death metal, melodic death metal
Years active1989–1997, 2004–2006
LabelsThe End
Associated actsOphthalamia, Watain, Soulreaper, Cardinal Sin, Deathstars
WebsiteOfficial website
Past membersJon Nödtveidt
Set Teitan
Tomas Asklund
Mattias "Mäbe" Johansson
John Zwetsloot
Johan Norman
Peter Palmdahl
Emil Nödtveidt
Brice Leclerq
Hakon Forwald
Erik Danielsson
Ole Öhman
Tobias Tjellgren

Dissection was formed in autumn 1989 by lead singer Jon Nödtveidt and bassist Peter Palmdahl. The band recorded and released a demo tape titled The Grief Prophecy in December 1990. The band released their debut album The Somberlain in 1993. Their second studio album Storm of the Light's Bane was released on November 17, 1995.

Their final studio album Reinkaos was released on April 30, 2006 in Europe and on May 16, 2006 in North America. The band a final European concert and broke up on 24 June 2006. [1] On 13 August 2006, lead singer Jon Nödtveidt committed suicide by an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound inside a circle of lit candles.[2]

Band membersEdit

Final line-up
  • Jon Nödtveidt – vocals, guitars (1989–1997, 2004-2006) (†)
  • Set Teitan – guitars (2004–2006)
  • Tomas Asklund – drums (2004–2006)
Former
  • Peter Palmdahl - Bass (1989–1997)
  • Mattias "Mäbe" Johansson - Guitar (1990) (live session)
  • Ole Öhman - Drums (1990–1995)
  • John Zwetsloot - Guitar (1991–1994)
  • Johan Norman - Guitar (1994–1997)
  • Tobias Kjellgren - Drums (1995–1997)
  • Emil Nödtveidt - Bass (1997) (session live)
  • Brice LeClercq - Bass (2004–2005)
  • Hakon Forwald - Bass (2005)
  • Erik Danielsson - Bass (2005–2006) (live session)

DiscographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Dissection Announce Plans To Split-up". Metal Underground. Retrieved 2013-04-17.
  2. "Dissection Frontman Jon Nödtveidt Commits Suicide". Metal Storm. Retrieved 2013-04-17.

Other websitesEdit