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Johan Edlund

Johan Edlund

Real/full name:
Johan Edlund
44 (born Mar 9th, 1971)
Place of origin:
Sweden (Stockholm)


He currently lives in Thessaloniki, Greece with his Greek girlfriend Joanna.

Plays a special, custom-made guitar with the Tiamat bug on the headstock.

In April 2014, when Edlund's father died, he abruptly decided to leave Tiamat and was hospitalized, according to him, for seizures, delirium and stroke. He re-entered the band a week later.


Vocals, Guitars (1989-present), Keyboards, Theremin (1997-present)

1990 Sumerian Cry Guitars, Vocals (as "Hellslaughter")
1990 A Winter Shadow (Single) Guitars, Guitars (acoustic), Vocals (as "Hellslaughter")
1991 In the Eyes of Death (Split) Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Theremin
1991 The Astral Sleep Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1992 Clouds Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
1994 The Sleeping Beauty - Live in Israel (Live album) Vocals, Guitars
1994 Wildhoney Vocals, Guitars
1994 Gaia (EP) Vocals, Guitars
1997 A Deeper Kind of Slumber Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Theremin
1997 Cold Seed (Single) Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards
1999 Brighter Than the Sun (Single) Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards
1999 Skeleton Skeletron Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards
1999 For Her Pleasure (Single) Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards
2002 Judas Christ Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Theremin
2002 Vote for Love (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2003 Cain (Single) Keyboards, Vocals, Theremin, Guitars
2003 Prey Vocals, Guitars
2006 The Church of Tiamat (Video) Vocals, Guitars
2008 Amanethes Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Vocals (backing)
2012 The Scarred People Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Theremin
2013 Born to Die (Single) Guitars, Vocals (track 1)
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Dark Age



Everything (1999-2010)

2001 This Dollar Saved My Life at Whitehorse Vocals (lead)
2010 Rest in Peace Dear Lucy (Demo) Vocals, Guitars, Programming

River's Edge

Vocals (1988)

1988 Mind the Edge (Demo) Vocals


Guitars, Vocals (1987-1989)

1988 Crawling in Vomits (Demo) Guitars, Vocals, Lyrics (as "Lucifer Hellslaughter")
1989 The Sign of the Pentagram (Demo) Guitars, Vocals
1989 Severe Abominations (EP) Guitars, Vocals (as "Hellslaughter")


2000 Temple of the Cat (Single) Vocals (track 3)
2000 The Universal Migrator Part I: The Dream Sequencer Vocals (track 2)

Ceremonial Oath

1991 Promo 1991 (Demo) Vocals (backing) (on "For I Have Sinned")

Dark Age

2004 Dark Age Vocals (Tracks 3, 9)


1994 Overflow Vocals (additional)


2012 Few Against Many Vocals (backing) (Track 11)

Flowing Tears

2007 Invanity - Live in Berlin (Live album) Vocals (on track 9)


1993 In the Forest of the Dreaming Dead Vocals (on "Cold Northern Breeze")


1994 Vociferous & Machiavellian Hate (Split) Photography


1994 The Sleeping Beauty - Live in Israel (Live album) Producer
1994 Wildhoney Photography, Layout
1997 A Deeper Kind of Slumber Producer
1999 Brighter Than the Sun (Single) Producer
1999 Skeleton Skeletron Producer
1999 For Her Pleasure (Single) Producer
2002 Judas Christ Cover art
2002 Vote for Love (Single) Design
2003 Cain (Single) Design (as "J. Edlund")
2003 Prey Producer, Engineering, Layout, Design
2007 Commandments (Compilation) Artwork
2008 Amanethes Lyrics, Photography, Producer, Cover art, Engineering, Layout
2008 The Ark of the Covenant - The Complete Century Media Years (Boxed set) Producer
2012 The Scarred People Artwork
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1993 In the Forest of the Dreaming Dead Lyrics (on " Cold Northern Breeze")
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