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Martin Axenrot

Martin Axenrot

Real/full name:
Erik Martin Axenrot
Age:
40 (born Mar 5th, 1979)
Place of origin:
Sweden (Linköping)
Gender:
Male

Biography

Known for his intricate playing style, Axenrot is currently the drummer for Opeth and Bloodbath. Before joining Opeth, he played with Nifelheim, from 1999 to 2000. Initially joined Opeth, filling in for then-drummer Martin Lopez. On May 12, 2006, he officially joined the band as Lopez left permanently.

Trivia

He usually goes by the alias Axe.

Brother of Simon Axenrot.

Endorsed by DW Drums and Sabian cymbals.

Has been jokingly referred to as the The Lord of the Rings character Legolas by band members and fans. "He's kind of pretty, looks like Legolas," remarked Mikael Åkerfeldt who has also named him, "the most confused man I have ever met".

Åkerfeldt has also said that Axenrot completed his ...

Bloodbath

As Axe:
Drums (2004-present)

2004 Nightmares Made Flesh Drums
2008 Unblessing the Purity (EP) Drums (as "Martin "Axe" Axenrot")
2008 The Wacken Carnage (Live album) Drums (as "Martin Axenrot aka "AXE"")
2008 The Fathomless Mastery Drums (as "Martin "Axe" Axenrot")
2011 Bloodbath over Bloodstock (Video) Drums (as "Martin "Axe" Axenrot")
2014 Beyond Cremation (Underground Mix) (Single) Drums
2014 Grand Morbid Funeral Drums
2017 Autopsy vs Bloodbath (Split) Drums
2018 The Arrow of Satan Is Drawn Drums

Opeth

Drums, Percussion (2006-present)

2007 The Roundhouse Tapes (Live album) Drums
2008 Porcelain Heart (Single) Drums
2008 Watershed Drums, Percussion
2008 Burden (Single) Drums
2010 God of War: Blood & Metal (Split) Drums
2010 In Live Concert at the Royal Albert Hall (Video) Drums
2011 The Throat of Winter (Single) Drums
2011 The Devil's Orchard (Single) Drums
2011 The Devil's Orchard - Live at Rock Hard Festival 2009 (Live album) Drums
2011 Heritage Drums, Percussion
2011 Slither (Single) Drums
2014 Pale Communion Drums, Percussion
2016 Sorceress (Single) Drums
2016 Will o the Wisp (Single) Drums
2016 The Wilde Flowers (Single) Drums
2016 Sorceress Drums, Percussion
2017 Live in Plovdiv (Split) Drums, Percussion
2018 Ghost of Perdition (live) (Single) Drums, Percussion
2018 Garden of the Titans: Live at Red Rocks Amphitheatre (Video) Drums, Percussion
2019 Cirkelns riktning (Single) Drums, Percussion
2019 In Cauda Venenum Drums, Percussion
(show all)

Blasphemous

Drums (1993-?)

1994 Demo 94 Promo (Demo) Drums, Vocals
1995 The Eternal Journey (Demo) Drums (as "Martin")

Decay

Drums (1992-1993)

Morgue

As Martin "Axe" Axenrot:
Drums

Nephenzy Chaos Order

Drums

2003 Pure Black Disease Drums (as "M Axe")

Nifelheim

Drums (1999-2000)

2000 Servants of Darkness Drums (as "Devastator")

Satanic Slaughter

Drums (1998-2006)

2002 Banished to the Underworld Drums

Triumphator

As Skeleton:
Drums (1995-1997)

1996 The Triumph of Satan (Demo) Drums

Witchery

Drums (1999-2016)

2001 Symphony for the Devil Drums
2006 Don't Fear the Reaper Drums (as "Martin Axe")
2010 Witchkrieg Drums (as "Martin Axe")
2016 In His Infernal Majesty's Service Drums (tracks 12-13)

Opeth

Drums (2005-2006)

Dismal

1996 My Beautiful Empire (Demo) Drums

Opeth

2006 Ghost Reveries Drums (track 9, disc 1)
Added by: Evenfiel Modified by: lukas1
Added on: 2011-04-09 03:14:26 Last modified on: 2019-08-30 19:51:27
 
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