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Johan Edlund

Johan Edlund

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


Currently resides in Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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.

Johan Edlund

Vocals (2015-present)


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

1990 Sumerian Cry Vocals, Guitars, Xylophone (track 8) (as "Hellslaughter")
1991 A Winter Shadow (EP) Vocals, Guitars, Guitars (acoustic) (as "Hellslaughter")
1991 In the Eyes of Death (Split) Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Theremin
1991 The Astral Sleep Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1992 Clouds Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1994 The Sleeping Beauty - Live in Israel (Live album) Vocals, Guitars
1994 Wildhoney Vocals, Guitars
1994 Gaia (EP) Vocals, Guitars
1995 Wild-Live in Stockholm (Live album) Vocals, Guitars
1997 Cold Seed (Single) Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards
1997 A Deeper Kind of Slumber Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Theremin
1999 Brighter than the Sun (Single) Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards
1999 Skeleton Skeletron Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards
1999 For Her Pleasure (Single) Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards
2002 Vote for Love (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2002 Judas Christ Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Theremin
2003 Cain (Single) Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Theremin
2003 Prey Vocals, Guitars
2006 The Church of Tiamat (Video) Vocals, Guitars
2008 Amanethes Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Lyrics
2012 The Scarred People Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards
2013 Born to Die (Single) Vocals (track 1), Guitars
2020 The Sleeping Beauty (Single) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
2021 Do You Dream of Me? (Single) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
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Dark Age



Vocals (1999-2005), Everything (2005-2010)

2001 The Pain Song (EP) Vocals
2001 2-track Cassette single (Single) Vocals
2001 This Dollar Saved My Life at Whitehorse Vocals
2010 Rest in Peace Dear Lucy (Demo) Guitars, Programming, Vocals

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 (as "Lucifer Hellslaughter")
1989 Severe Abominations (EP) Guitars, Vocals (as "Hellslaughter")
2013 Shrine of the Pentagram (Compilation) Vocals, Guitars (as "Hellslaughter")


2000 Temple of the Cat (Single) Vocals (track 3)
2000 The Universal Migrator Part I: The Dream Sequencer Vocals (track 2)
2004 Universal Migrator Part I & II (Compilation) Vocals (CD1 track 2)

Ceremonial Oath

1991 Promo 1991 (Demo) Vocals (backing) (track 2)

Dark Age

2004 Dark Age Vocals (tracks 3, 9)


1994 Overflow Vocals (track 9)


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

Flowing Tears

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


1994 Vociferous & Machiavellian Hate (Split) Photography
1996 Man Against 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 Vote for Love (Single) Design
2002 Judas Christ Cover art, Photography
2003 Cain (Single) Design (as "J. Edlund")
2003 Prey Producer, Engineering, Layout, Design
2006 The Church of Tiamat (Video) Presenter (music videos)
2007 Commandments (Compilation) Artwork
2008 Amanethes Producer, Engineering, Cover art, Layout, Photography
2008 The Ark of the Covenant - The Complete Century Media Years (Boxed set) Producer
2012 The Scarred People Engineering (additional), Design, Layout, Executive producer
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1989 The Sign of the Pentagram (Demo) Cover art (as "Lucifer Hellslaughter")
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