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Jens Kidman

Jens Kidman

Real/full name:
Jens Roland Kidman
57 (born Jun 8th, 1966)
Place of birth:
Sweden (Umeå, Västerbotten)


Jens Kidman is a Swedish metal vocalist. He is best known for being the lead vocalist for the Swedish experimental metal band Meshuggah. He is famous for his very aggressive shouts and screams and for his unique stage presence.

When Kidman and bandmate/lead guitarist Fredrik Thordendal first created Meshuggah, he originally handled both vocal and rhythm guitar duties. He later abandoned his ...


Contributed vocals on the track "The Dream Is Over" from the album XIII by the band Mushroomhead.


Vocals (lead) (1987, 1988-present), Guitars (1987, 1988-1992), Bass (2005)

1989 Meshuggah (EP) Vocals, Guitars
1991 All This Because of Greed (Demo) Vocals (lead), Guitars
1991 Contradictions Collapse Lyrics (tracks 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 9), Guitars, Songwriting (tracks 1-7, 9), Vocals (lead)
1994 None (EP) Vocals
1995 Selfcaged (Demo) Vocals
1995 Destroy, Erase, Improve Vocals (lead), Lyrics (tracks 8, 9), Songwriting (track 9)
1996 Roswell 47 / Future Breed Machine (Split) Vocals (lead)
1997 The True Human Design (EP) Vocals (lead)
1998 Chaosphere Vocals (lead), Songwriting (track 6)
2002 Nothing / Reroute to Remain (Split) Vocals (lead)
2002 Nothing Vocals (lead) (tracks 1-7, 9)
2003 Figure Number Five (Split) Vocals (lead)
2004 I (EP) Vocals
2005 Catch Thirtythree Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Drum programming
2006 Nothing MMVI Vocals
2008 ObZen Vocals
2010 Alive (Video) Vocals
2012 I Am Colossus (Single) Vocals (lead)
2012 Koloss Vocals (lead), Songwriting (track 4)
2013 Pitch Black (Single) Vocals
2014 The Ophidian Trek (Live album) Vocals (lead)
2016 The Violent Sleep of Reason Vocals (lead)
2022 Immutable Vocals
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Guitars, Vocals (1987-1988)

1988 Demo (Demo) Guitars, Vocals



Holy Moses

2023 Invisible Queen Vocals (Disc 2; track 10)

Nocturnal Rites

2007 The 8th Sin Vocals (harsh) (track 10)


2010 Open Your Eyes (Single) Vocals


1997 The True Human Design (EP) Photography
2001 Rare Trax (Compilation) Mixing, Engineering
2022 Immutable Recording (vocals), Engineering (vocals)
Added by: Goatfangs Modified by: MXDeathroll
Added on: 2011-04-10 00:44:44 Last modified on: 2023-04-18 17:15:59
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