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Anders Fridén

Anders Fridén

Real/full name:
Pär Anders Fridén
50 (born Mar 25th, 1973)
Place of birth:
Sweden (Gothenburg, Västra Götaland)


Fridén was originally the drummer for the Swedish band Dark Tranquillity, but later became their lead vocalist. He performed on their debut album, but left the band soon after. Two years later, he joined In Flames. Coincidentally, Mikael Stanne had left In Flames and switched from rhythm guitar to lead vocals in Dark Tranquillity, so the two effectively traded places. Anders was also the lead ...


Friden has a daughter named Agnes and a son named Edwin with his wife Helena Lindsjö.

He sang on "Self vs. Self" on the album "Immersion", by Australian electronic rock/drum & bass band Pendulum.

Passenger was a relatively short-lived collaboration between Fridén and Niclas Engelin. They released one, self-titled, album in 2003, which also featured Patrik J. Sten.

Dead Man's Banquet was a ...

If Anything, Suspicious

Everything (2021-present)

In Flames

Vocals (1995-present)

1996 The Jester Race Vocals (lead), Lyrics
1997 My Kantele / Black-Ash Inheritance (Split) Vocals
1997 Live & Plugged (Split video) Vocals
1997 Black-Ash Inheritance (EP) Vocals
1997 Whoracle Vocals, Percussion (additional), Lyrics (original concept), Songwriting (track 7)
1997 Whoracle / The Jester Race (Compilation) Songwriting (track 7), Vocals, Percussion (additional), Lyrics (original concept)
1999 Colony Vocals, Lyrics
2000 Bullet Ride (Single) Vocals
2000 Clayman Vocals, Lyrics
2001 The Tokyo Showdown - Live in Japan 2000 (Live album) Vocals
2002 Nothing / Reroute to Remain (Split) Vocals
2002 Reroute to Remain Vocals, Lyrics, Songwriting
2002 Cloud Connected (Single) Vocals
2003 Figure Number Five (Split) Vocals
2003 Trigger (EP) Vocals
2004 The Quiet Place (Single) Vocals
2004 Soundtrack to Your Escape Vocals, Lyrics, Songwriting
2005 Used & Abused - In Live We Trust (Video) Vocals
2006 Sounds of the Underground Tour 2006: Live & Rare (Split) Vocals
2006 The Unholy Alliance (Split video) Vocals
2006 Come Clarity Vocals
2006 Come Clarity - EP (EP) Vocals
2008 Alias (Single) Vocals
2008 The Mirror's Truth (EP) Vocals
2008 A Sense of Purpose Vocals (lead)
2009 Delight and Angers (Single) Vocals
2011 Deliver Us (Single) Vocals
2011 8 Songs (Compilation) Vocals
2011 Sounds of a Playground Fading Vocals, Lyrics
2011 Where the Dead Ships Dwell (Single) Vocals
2014 Through Oblivion (Single) Vocals
2014 Rusted Nail (Single) Vocals
2014 Everything's Gone (Single) Vocals
2014 Siren Charms Vocals (lead)
2015 Paralyzed (Single) Vocals
2016 The End (Single) Vocals
2016 The Truth (Single) Vocals
2016 Sounds from the Heart of Gothenburg (Live album) Vocals
2016 The End / The Truth (Single) Vocals
2016 Battles Vocals, Lyrics, Songwriting
2017 Down, Wicked & No Good (EP) Vocals
2018 (This Is Our) House (Single) Vocals
2018 I Am Above (Single) Vocals
2019 I, the Mask Vocals
2020 Clayman (Single) Vocals, Lyrics
2020 Clayman 2020 (EP) Vocals, Lyrics
2022 State of Slow Decay (Single) Vocals
2022 The Great Deceiver (Single) Vocals
2022 Foregone Pt. 1 (Single) Vocals, Songwriting
2023 Hell Is Overcrowded and Heaven's Full of Sinners (EP) Vocals
2023 Meet Your Maker (Single) Vocals
2023 Foregone Lyrics, Songwriting, Vocals
(show all)

Ceremonial Oath

Vocals (1993-1996)

1995 Carpet Vocals (tracks 1-3, 7)

Dark Tranquillity

Vocals (1991-1993)

1991 Trail of Life Decayed (Demo) Vocals
1992 A Moonclad Reflection (EP) Vocals
1992 Promotape 1992 (Compilation) Vocals
1993 Tranquillity (Compilation) Vocals
1993 Skydancer Vocals (lead)
1999 The Official Demo Series Vol. 1 (Split) Vocals
2009 Yesterworlds (Compilation) Vocals

Dead Man's Banquet



Vocals (1995-2004)

Septic Broiler

Vocals (1989-1991)

1990 Enfeebled Earth (Demo) Vocals
1990 Rehearsal December 1990 (Demo) Vocals


2007 The Awakening Vocals (track 13)


2000 The Beast Divine Vocals (additional) (track 4)

Ceremonial Oath

1993 The Book of Truth Vocals (additional) (track 3)

Dark Tranquillity

1997 The Mind's I Vocals (track 3)


1999 The Phantom Novels Vocals (tracks 3-5)

In Flames

2003 Subterranean (EP) Vocals (track 9)
2004 Subterranean (EP) Vocals (track 9)


1997 Visionnaire Vocals (backing) (track 7)

Nita Strauss

2023 The Call of the Void Vocals (track 10)

Nuclear Blast Allstars

2007 Out of the Dark Vocals (track 1)

Within Temptation

2018 Raise Your Banner (Single) Vocals
2019 Resist Vocals (track 11)
2019 Resist Vocals (track 3)


1996 Absolut 100% Engineering (as "Anders "The Ripper"")


1997 Crossing the Rubicon Engineering


2003 Prey on Life Producer, Engineering


2004 The Opposite from Within Producer, Recording
2006 The Undying Darkness Producer, Recording

Dark Tranquillity

2000 Haven Engineering

Dimension Zero

2002 Silent Night Fever Producer, Engineering
2003 Penetrations from the Lost World (EP) Producer (tracks 5-6)
2003 This Is Hell Producer, Engineering, Mixing


2003 Terrorizer (The Last Chapter...) Producer, Mastering


1998 Amorous Anathema Mixing, Producer


1999 The Phantom Novels Recording, Co-producer


1999 Violent Intensity (EP) Producer, Engineering, Mixing

In Flames

1997 Whoracle Engineering, Mixing
1997 Whoracle / The Jester Race (Compilation) Engineering, Mixing
2001 The Tokyo Showdown - Live in Japan 2000 (Live album) Producer, Mixing
2002 Reroute to Remain Mixing
2003 Trigger (EP) Mixing (track 1)
2004 Soundtrack to Your Escape Recording, Mixing
2006 Come Clarity Producer, Engineering
2008 The Mirror's Truth (EP) Engineering
2008 A Sense of Purpose Engineering, Composing
2011 Sounds of a Playground Fading Mixing (assistant)


2001 I Die, You Soar Engineering, Producer


1999 Martyrialized Recording (guitars, vocals)


1997 Visionnaire Assistance

Mrs. Hippie

2000 Lotus Mixing


1998 Devil (Demo) Recording


1998 My Arms, Your Hearse Co-production, Engineering

Raise Hell

2000 Not Dead Yet Engineering, Mixing, Producer


1997 The Fifth Season Engineering


1998 Thirteen (Single) Producer

Spiritual Beggars

1998 Mantra III Engineering

Withering Surface

1998 The Nude Ballet Engineering, Producer
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