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Kristian Wåhlin

Kristian Wåhlin

Real/full name:
Jan Kristian Wåhlin
52 (born Dec 4th, 1971)
Place of birth:
Sweden (Gothenburg, Västra Götaland)


Also under the "Necrolord" moniker, Wåhlin is mainly known as an artist, having created cover and album artwork for a variety of different bands, including seminal releases from Emperor, Dissection, Dark Funeral and Wintersun.


Guitars, Vocals (1995-present)

1996 The Diabolique (EP) Guitars, Vocals, Keyboards, Lyrics (track 5), Songwriting
1997 Wedding the Grotesque Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards
1999 The Black Flower Guitars, Keyboards, Vocals
2000 Butterflies (EP) Guitars, Vocals, Keyboards
2001 The Green Goddess Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards

The Great Deceiver



Guitars (1986-1988)


As Chris Steele:

1993 Cursed Lands (EP) Drums


As Necrolord:
Guitars (1988-1990, 1996, 2007)

1988 Ripped from the Cross (Demo) Guitars
1989 The Black Gate Is Closed (Demo) Guitars
1989 Rehearsal Demo (Demo) Guitars
1990 Incantation (EP) Keyboards, Guitars
1996 In the Embrace of Evil (Compilation) Guitars (tracks 2, 3, 4, 6-9, 10-11)
2001 Gardens of Grief / In the Embrace of Evil (Split) Guitars

Liers in Wait

Guitars (1990-1995)

1991 Overlord Promo (Demo) Guitars
1992 Spiritually Uncontrolled Art (EP) Songwriting, Guitars, Lyrics, Keyboards, Vocals

Nokturnal Mortum

2015 Голос сталі Vocals (on Nights in White Satin)


2012 Aeons Black Artwork, Cover art (as "Necrolord (Kristian Wåhlin)")


2000 Martyrium Cover art
2004 Det tapte liv (EP) Cover art (as "Necrolord")
2005 The Forsaken Cover art (as "Necrolord")


2003 Cell 666 Cover art

At the Gates

1995 Slaughter of the Soul Photography, Artwork, Logo


1993 Elements Artwork


1998 The Tale of Black... Cover art (as "Kristian Wohlin")


1996 Blood on Ice Cover art (as "Christian Wåhlin")
2002 Nordland I Cover art
2003 Nordland II Cover art
2006 In Memory of Quorthon Volume I (Split) Cover art
2006 In Memory of Quorthon Volume III (Split) Cover art
2006 In Memory of Quorthon Volume II (Compilation) Cover art
2006 In Memory of Quorthon (Boxed set) Cover art


2001 Organised Chaos Cover art


2014 World Without End Cover art

Blut aus Nord

2014 Memoria Vetusta III: Saturnian Poetry Cover art (as "Kristian Necrolord Wåhlin")


1992 An Evil Shade of Grey Cover art (as "Christian Wåhlin")
1995 Godless Beauty / An Evil Shade of Grey (Compilation) Artwork (Side B)
1996 Sundown Artwork, Art concept
1997 Last Confessions Cover art
2000 The Beast Divine Cover art
2005 Phantasma Cover art (as "Mr. Kristan Wåhlin")

Crimson Midwinter

1998 Random Chaos Cover art (as "Christian Wåhlin")

Crimson Moonlight

2023 Abaddon (EP) Artwork (as "Necrolord")

Crown of Thorns

1995 The Burning Cover art, Logo
1997 Eternal Death Cover art
2002 Eternal Death Cover art
2002 The Burning Cover art, Logo

Crystal Eyes

1999 World of Black and Silver Logo
2000 In Silence They March Cover art, Logo type
2003 Vengeance Descending Cover art, Logotype
2005 Confessions of the Maker Logo
2006 Dead City Dreaming Logo type
2008 Chained Logo type
2014 Killer Logo
2019 Starbourne Traveler Logo

Dark Funeral

1996 The Secrets of the Black Arts Cover art (as "Necrolord")
2002 Under Wings of Hell (Split) Cover art
2016 Where Shadows Forever Reign Artwork (as "Necrolord")
2019 25 Years of Satanic Symphonies (Boxed set) Artwork


1990 Black Sermons (Demo) Cover art


1994 Bitterness Cover art


1996 The Diabolique (EP) Cover art, Artwork, Design
1997 Wedding the Grotesque Cover art
1999 The Black Flower Cover art
2000 Butterflies (EP) Cover art
2001 The Green Goddess Artwork


1991 The Grief Prophecy (Demo) Cover art
1991 Into Infinite Obscurity (EP) Artwork
1993 The Somberlain Cover art (as "Necrolord")
1995 Storm of the Light's Bane Cover art (as "Necrolord")
1996 Where Dead Angels Lie / Bastard Saints (Split) Cover art
1996 Where Dead Angels Lie (EP) Cover art (as "Necrolord")
2003 Live Legacy (Live album) Cover art (as "Necrolord")
2004 Maha Kali (Single) Cover art

Edge of Sanity

1994 Purgatory Afterglow Cover art (as "Necrolord")
2003 Crimson II Cover art


1994 In the Nightside Eclipse Cover art (as "Necrolord")


2001 Ensiferum Cover art
2004 Iron Cover art
2007 Victory Songs Cover art
2009 From Afar Cover art
2012 Unsung Heroes Artwork


1992 Seeming Salvation Cover art
2016 Sinner Waketh Artwork

Ereb Altor

2019 Järtecken Artwork


1998 The Dark Discovery Logo (as "Christian Wåhlin")
1999 Solitude, Dominance, Tragedy Cover art


2007 Tales from the Tomb Logo
2008 Dead Calm Chaos Logo
2010 Apocalyptic Logo
2017 The Shadow Archetype Logo (as "Kristian "Necrolord" Wåhlin")


1992 Ill Health (Demo) Cover art


1998 Burial Cover art
1999 Mesmerized (EP) Cover art


2002 Between Heaven and Hell Cover art
2007 Between Heaven and Hell Cover art
2008 Between Heaven and Hell Cover art
2008 Between Heaven and Hell Cover art
2008 Between Heaven and Hell Cover art
2012 Between Heaven and Hell Cover art
2015 Between Heaven and Hell Cover art


1999 Resurrection Cover art
2001 Way Beyond Artwork


2003 Engraved in Black Cover art (as "Kristian Wahlin")


1996 In the Embrace of Evil (Compilation) Artwork, Logo (as "Necrolord")


2000 Coming from the Sky Cover art


2012 Being and Nothingness Cover art


1997 Dejavoodoo Cover art


1997 Modern Cathedral Cover art
1999 Architect of the Mind Artwork (as "Christian Wåhlin")

I Am the Night

2022 While the Gods Are Sleeping Cover art (as "Kristian "Necrolord" Wahlin")


1998 Evilized Cover art

In Aeternum

1999 Forever Blasphemy Cover art (as "Necrolord")
2000 The Pestilent Plague Cover art (as "Necrolord")

In Mourning

2012 The Weight of Oceans Cover art, Artwork
2016 Afterglow Cover art
2019 Garden of Storms Artwork
2020 Echoes (Compilation) Cover art


2008 Dead End Cover art


1996 Serpent Temptation Cover art
2008 Serpent Temptation Cover art


2012 Non de Hac Terra Cover art

Iron Fire

2000 Thunderstorm Cover art

Keen Hue

1993 Juicy Fruit Lucy Artwork

King Diamond

1998 Voodoo Cover art (as "Kristian Wahlin")

Lake of Tears

1994 Greater Art Cover art (as "K. Wåhlin")
1995 Headstones Cover art
1997 Lady Rosenred (EP) Cover art
1997 A Crimson Cosmos Layout, Artwork
2002 Sorcerers / Nathalie and the Fireflies (Single) Cover art
2002 The Neonai Cover art
2004 Greatest Tears Vol. I (Compilation) Cover art
2004 Greatest Tears Vol. II (Compilation) Cover art


2003 Lost in Vain Cover art


1999 The Seventh Seal Cover art
2000 SOS Cover art

Liers in Wait

1992 Spiritually Uncontrolled Art (EP) Logo, Artwork
1996 Spiritually Uncontrolled Art (EP) Cover art

Light This City

2008 Stormchaser Cover art


2002 Now and Forever Cover art (as "Kristian Wählin")

Memory Garden

1995 Forever (EP) Cover art, Logo
1995 Ta någon hårt i hand, så ger vi oss av till Tomteland... (EP) Logo
1996 Tides Logo
1998 Verdict of Posterity Cover art
2000 Mirage Cover art, Artwork


1994 Unbound Artwork (Cover design)

Mercyful Fate

1998 Dead Again Cover art


2000 December Moon (Demo) Cover art
2005 December Moon (Demo) Cover art

Morgana Lefay

1993 Knowing Just as I Cover art
1993 The Secret Doctrine Cover art
1995 Sanctified Artwork
1996 Maleficium Cover art
2005 Grand Materia Cover art
2007 Aberrations of the Mind Cover art (as "Kristian Wahlin")


2020 Cerecloth Cover art


1997 Awakening Cover art (Nuclear Blast edition)
1998 Long Live the King Cover art
2000 Desert Land Cover art


1997 Darkside Cover art
2018 Mark of the Necrogram Cover art
2020 Dawn of the Damned Cover art


1995 Nifelheim Cover art (as "Necrolord")
1998 Devil's Force Cover art (as "Necrolord")

Nirvana 2002

2009 Recordings 89-91 (Compilation) Artwork


2000 Discerning Forces Cover art (as "Kristian Wahlin")

Opus Irae

2015 The Burden of Man (Single) Cover art

Rabbits Carrot

1989 A Question in Pain (Demo) Artwork

Raise Hell

1998 Holy Target Cover art (as "Necrolord")


1992 Silence Cover art
1994 No Cause for Celebration Artwork, Design


1996 Far Away from the Sun Cover art (as "Necrolord")


2007 Crowned Infernal Cover art


2003 Endtime Divine Artwork (as "Necrolord")


2004 Wrapped in Plastic Cover art


2003 Life Erazer Layout, Cover art (as "Kristian "Necrolord" Wåhlin")


2013 Evocation of Light Artwork (as "Kristian "Necrolord" Wåhlin")

Suicidal Angels

2009 Sanctify the Darkness Cover art (as "Kristian Wahlin")

Tad Morose

1993 Leaving the Past Behind Cover art
1995 Sender of Thoughts Artwork
1996 Paradigma (EP) Cover art

The Black Dahlia Murder

2007 Nocturnal Cover art
2017 Nightbringers Artwork

The End

1996 The End (EP) Logo

The Moaning

1997 Blood from Stone Cover art


1992 Beyond Sanctorum Cover art
1993 Symphony Masses: Ho Drakon Ho Megas Cover art
1995 Lepaca Kliffoth Cover art


2010 Fallen Angel's Dominion Cover art (as "Kristian Wåhlin the Necrolord")
2011 Under a Frozen Sun Cover art (as "Kristian "The Necrolord" Wåhlin")
2015 Ascension Lost Artwork (as "Kristian "Necrolord" Wåhlin")


1994 Thundersteel Artwork


1990 Sumerian Cry Cover art (as "Christian Wåhlin")
1991 A Winter Shadow (EP) Artwork
1991 The Astral Sleep Cover art
1992 Clouds Cover art
1994 The Sleeping Beauty - Live in Israel (Live album) Cover art
1994 Wildhoney Cover art, Artwork


1993 Across the Horizon (EP) Cover art
2013 Across the Horizon (Split) Cover art


2004 Wintersun Cover art

Wisdom Call

2001 Wisdom Call Cover art


1998 Restless & Dead Cover art
1999 Witchburner (EP) Cover art
1999 Dead, Hot and Ready Cover art (as "Kristian "Necro-gored" Wåhlin")
2020 Symphony for the Devil Cover art
2020 Symphony for the Devil Cover art
2020 Symphony for the Devil Cover art
2021 Symphony for the Devil Cover art


2016 End of Time (Single) Cover art
2017 Nobody Sleeps Here (Single) Cover art
2017 Nocturnes and Requiems Artwork
2018 Ode to Despair (Single) Cover art
2018 Moment of Silence (Single) Cover art
2018 Shadows (Single) Cover art
2018 A Prelude to Sorrow Artwork
2019 I Won't Back Down (Single) Cover art
2019 Ode to Despair (Acoustic) (Single) Cover art
2019 A Tale That Wasn't Right (Single) Cover art
2019 Vintage (EP) Artwork
2020 The Last Scar (Single) Cover art
2020 As I Lie Awake (Single) Cover art
2020 Another Face (Single) Cover art
2021 The Other Side of Fear (Single) Cover art
2021 The River (Single) Cover art (as "Kristian Wåhlin")
2021 Curse of Autumn Cover art
2021 Long Time (Long Version) (Single) Cover art
(show all)

Woods of Infinity

2011 Förlåt Cover art (as "Necrolord")

Wuthering Heights

1999 Within Cover art
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Added on: 2011-04-10 17:57:18 Last modified on: 2024-04-12 18:56:58
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