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Jesper Strömblad

Jesper Strömblad

Real/full name:
Clas Håkan Jesper Strömblad
51 (born Nov 28th, 1972)
Place of birth:
Sweden (Gothenburg, Västra Götaland)


Strömblad began playing music at age 4 with a violin until age 12 when he no longer considered it a "cool" instrument to play and began playing guitar instead.

In Flames was formed in 1990 by Jesper Strömblad as a side project from his death metal band Ceremonial Oath. He wanted to write music that combined the melodic guitar style of Iron Maiden with the brutality of death metal, something ...


Founding member of In Flames, HammerFall, Dimension Zero and The Resistance.

In March 2004, Jesper (along with Björn Gelotte) were both ranked #70 out of 100 Greatest Heavy Metal Guitarists of all time by Guitar World.

He is known to be an avid World of Warcraft player, even wearing a "WoW" t-shirt on stage at times. He also plays a guitar imprinted with the logo for the Horde faction from ...

Ceremonial Oath

Bass (1991-1993, 2012-present), Guitars (1993)

1991 Promo 1991 (Demo) Bass
1992 Adv. from LP/CD 1992 - The Book of Truth (Demo) Bass, Guitars
1992 Lost Name of God (EP) Bass
1993 The Book of Truth Bass


Guitars (rhythm), Keyboards (2016-2022), Bass (2022-present)

2017 Karma (Single) Guitars
2017 Letter to Myself (Single) Guitars
2017 Letters to Myself Guitars, Programming, Songwriting
2018 Heartrage (Single) Guitars
2018 Here to Save You (Single) Guitars
2018 Forever (Single) Guitars
2019 No Halos in Hell Guitars, Keyboards, Programming, Songwriting (tracks 1, 2, 4-6, 8, 10, 12, 14)
2022 Ready to Rumble (Single) Guitars (rhythm), Keyboards
2023 Life Is a Hurricane (Single) Guitars (rhythm), Keyboards
2023 If I (Single) Guitars (rhythm), Keyboards
2023 The Vertigo Trigger Songwriting
(show all)

Dimension Zero

Guitars, Bass (1995-1998, 2000-2008, 2014-present)

1995 Screams from the Forest (Demo) Guitars, Bass
1997 Penetrations from the Lost World (EP) Guitars, Bass
2002 Silent Night Fever Guitars, Bass (as "J. Strömblad")
2003 This Is Hell Bass (as "J. Strömblad")
2007 He Who Shall Not Bleed Guitars, Bass (as "J. Strömblad")

The Halo Effect

Guitars (2020-present)

2021 Shadowminds (Single) Guitars
2022 Feel What I Believe (Single) Guitars
2022 Days of the Lost (Single) Guitars
2022 The Needless End (Single) Guitars
2022 Days of the Lost Guitars, Keyboards (track 1 outro)
2022 Shadowminds (Ihsahn Remix) (Single) Guitars
2023 Path of Fierce Resistance (Single) Guitars
2023 The Defiant One (Single) Guitars

All Ends



Bass (1991)


Drums (1993-1997)

In Flames

Drums (1990-1993), Guitars (1990-2010)

1993 Demo '93 (Demo) Guitars, Drums, Keyboards
1994 Lunar Strain Guitars, Drums, Keyboards, Songwriting
1995 Subterranean (EP) Guitars, Keyboards
1996 The Jester Race Songwriting, Guitars (lead, acoustic), Keyboards
1997 My Kantele / Black-Ash Inheritance (Split) Guitars
1997 Live & Plugged (Split video) Guitars
1997 Black-Ash Inheritance (EP) Guitars, Keyboards, Percussion
1997 Whoracle Songwriting (tracks 1-9, 11), Guitars (lead, acoustic), Keyboards, Percussion (additional)
1997 Whoracle / The Jester Race (Compilation) Guitars (lead, acoustic), Keyboards, Percussion (additional), Songwriting (tracks 1-9, 11)
1999 Colony Guitars, Hammond organ, Songwriting
2000 Subterranean (EP) Keyboards, Drums (tracks 8-10), Guitars
2000 Subterranean (EP) Guitars, Keyboards, Drums (tracks 8-10)
2000 Bullet Ride (Single) Guitars
2000 Clayman Guitars, Songwriting
2001 The Tokyo Showdown - Live in Japan 2000 (Live album) Guitars
2002 Nothing / Reroute to Remain (Split) Guitars
2002 Reroute to Remain Guitars, Songwriting
2002 Cloud Connected (Single) Guitars
2003 Figure Number Five (Split) Guitars
2003 Trigger (EP) Guitars
2004 The Quiet Place (Single) Guitars
2004 Soundtrack to Your Escape Guitars, Lyrics, Songwriting
2005 Used & Abused - In Live We Trust (Video) Guitars
2006 Sounds of the Underground Tour 2006: Live & Rare (Split) Guitars
2006 The Unholy Alliance (Split video) Guitars
2006 Come Clarity Guitars
2006 Come Clarity - EP (EP) Guitars
2008 Alias (Single) Guitars
2008 The Mirror's Truth (EP) Guitars
2008 A Sense of Purpose Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2009 Delight and Angers (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2011 8 Songs (Compilation) Guitars (tracks 3-8)
(show all)


Guitars (rhythm) (1997-1999), Keyboards (1998)

1999 Beware the Heavens Guitars (rhythm), Keyboards, Songwriting (tracks 1, 2, 4, 6, 7)

The Resistance

Guitars (2011-2016)

2013 Rise from Treason (EP) Guitars, Bass
2013 Scars Guitars, Bass
2015 Torture Tactics (EP) Bass (tracks 7-10), Guitars


Guitars (2013-2014)


2007 Metal Guitars (lead) (track 7)
2022 Metal II Guitars (lead) (track 6)


1998 Dance Across the Past Guitars (lead) (first lead on track 1)


As Jesper Strømblad:

1999 The Phantom Novels Guitars (additional) (tracks 1, 6)


1999 The First Crusade (Video) Guitars (track 2)
2012 Gates of Dalhalla (Video) Guitars (tracks 17, 26)


1997 Visionnaire Guitars (lead) (track 3)

Withering Surface

1997 Scarlet Silhouettes Guitars (lead) (track 1)

Ceremonial Oath

1995 Carpet Songwriting (additional)


2017 Letters to Myself Co-Producer


2008 Til Death Do Us Apart Engineering


1997 Glory to the Brave Songwriting (tracks 1-3, 7-9)
1998 Legacy of Kings Songwriting (tracks 1-5, 9, 10)
2000 Renegade Songwriting (tracks 2, 3, 6, 8)
2009 No Sacrifice, No Victory Songwriting (track 10)

In Flames

2006 Come Clarity Producer, Tracking
2008 The Mirror's Truth (EP) Engineering
2008 A Sense of Purpose Engineering, Composing
2020 Clayman (Single) Songwriting
2020 Clayman 2020 (EP) Songwriting


2013 Colours in the Dark Songwriting (track 8)

The Resistance

2013 Rise from Treason (EP) Recording (Guitars, Bass)
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