Swedish extreme metal band

Meshuggah is an experimental metal band from Umeå in Sweden. They have been playing since 1987. Meshuggah are famous for using 8-string guitars in their last albums. Meshuggah's musical style contains the use of differing time signatures, however when most of the band, guitars, bass, vocals and bass drum, the other drums remain in common time, i.e. 1-2-3-4-1-2-3-4 etc. All allbums after Nothing were in the Billboard 200.

Meshuggah performing live
Meshuggah performing live
Background information
OriginUmeå, Sweden
GenresExperimental metal
Years active1987–present
LabelsNuclear Blast
Fractured Transmitter
MembersJens Kidman
Fredrik Thordendal
Mårten Hagström
Tomas Haake
Dick Lövgren
Past membersJohan Sjögren
Jörgen Lindmark
Per Sjögren
Torbjörn Granström
Niklas Lundgren
Peter Nordin
Gustaf Hielm


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