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Meshuggah

Country of origin:
Sweden
Location:
Umeå, Västerbotten
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1987
Genre:
Technical Groove/Thrash Metal (early); Djent (later)
Lyrical themes:
Futurism, Consciousness, Apocalypse, Psychedelia, Paradoxes, Society, Chaos
Current label:
Atomic Fire Records
Years active:
1987-1988, 1988-present
The band was accepted into the Metal Archives based on their material up to and including Contradictions Collapse.

Meshuggah's name is taken from the Hebrew and Yiddish word for "crazy".

Metallien is NOT a pre-Meshuggah band. It was a different entity altogether: Thordendal's previous project (with no other Meshuggah members involved) before the start of Meshuggah.

The band was originally ...
Current
Jens Kidman Guitars (1987, 1988-1992), Vocals (lead) (1987, 1988-present), Bass (2005)
See also: ex-Calipash, ex-Metallien
Fredrik Thordendal Guitars, Vocals (backing) (1987-1988, 1988-present)
See also: Fredrik Thordendal's Special Defects, ex-Calipash, ex-Metallien
Tomas Haake Drums, Vocals (additional) (1989-present)
See also: Fredrik Thordendal's Special Defects, ex-Barophobia
Mårten Hagström Guitars, Vocals (backing) (1992-present), Bass (1995, 2005)
See also: ex-Barophobia, ex-Machine Head (live)
Dick Lövgren Bass (2004-present)
See also: Cromlech, ex-Last Tribe, Nica Group, ex-Arch Enemy (live), ex-In Flames (live), ex-Armageddon, ex-Frequency, ex-Time Requiem
Past
Jörgen Lindmark Bass (1987-1988)
See also: ex-Metallien, ex-Breather
Per Sjögren Drums (1987-1988)
Johan Sjögren Guitars (1987-1988)
Peter Nordin Bass, Vocals (backing) (1988-1995)
See also: ex-Calipash, ex-Regent
Niklas Lundgren Drums (1988-1989)
See also: ex-Calipash
Jonas Lindberg Guitars (1988)
See also: ex-Breather, ex-Ten Toes Up
Gustaf Hielm Bass (1998-2001)
See also: Tiamat (live), ex-Non-Human Level, Badge, Susanna Risberg Trio, ex-Pain of Salvation, ex-Dark Funeral (live)
Past (Live)
Gustaf Hielm Bass (1995-1998)
See also: Tiamat (live), ex-Non-Human Level, Badge, Susanna Risberg Trio, ex-Pain of Salvation, ex-Dark Funeral (live)
Per Nilsson Guitars (2017-2021)
See also: Hagen, Nocturnal Rites, Scar Symmetry, Zierler, ex-Adversary, ex-Legia, ex-Thrawn, Catacomb (Swe), Kaipa, ex-The Absence, ex-The Storyteller, ex-Altered Aeon, ex-World Below
Jens Kidman Guitars (1987, 1988-1992), Vocals (lead) (1987, 1988-present), Bass (2005)
See also: ex-Calipash, ex-Metallien
Fredrik Thordendal Guitars, Vocals (backing) (1987-1988, 1988-present)
See also: Fredrik Thordendal's Special Defects, ex-Calipash, ex-Metallien
Tomas Haake Drums, Vocals (additional) (1989-present)
See also: Fredrik Thordendal's Special Defects, ex-Barophobia
Mårten Hagström Guitars, Vocals (backing) (1992-present), Bass (1995, 2005)
See also: ex-Barophobia, ex-Machine Head (live)
Dick Lövgren Bass (2004-present)
See also: Cromlech, ex-Last Tribe, Nica Group, ex-Arch Enemy (live), ex-In Flames (live), ex-Armageddon, ex-Frequency, ex-Time Requiem
Jörgen Lindmark Bass (1987-1988)
See also: ex-Metallien, ex-Breather
Per Sjögren Drums (1987-1988)
Johan Sjögren Guitars (1987-1988)
Peter Nordin Bass, Vocals (backing) (1988-1995)
See also: ex-Calipash, ex-Regent
Niklas Lundgren Drums (1988-1989)
See also: ex-Calipash
Jonas Lindberg Guitars (1988)
See also: ex-Breather, ex-Ten Toes Up
Gustaf Hielm Bass (1998-2001)
See also: Tiamat (live), ex-Non-Human Level, Badge, Susanna Risberg Trio, ex-Pain of Salvation, ex-Dark Funeral (live)
Past
Gustaf Hielm Bass (1995-1998)
See also: Tiamat (live), ex-Non-Human Level, Badge, Susanna Risberg Trio, ex-Pain of Salvation, ex-Dark Funeral (live)
Per Nilsson Guitars (2017-2021)
See also: Hagen, Nocturnal Rites, Scar Symmetry, Zierler, ex-Adversary, ex-Legia, ex-Thrawn, Catacomb (Swe), Kaipa, ex-The Absence, ex-The Storyteller, ex-Altered Aeon, ex-World Below
Added by: Greb Modified by: KingSpooky
Added on: 2002-07-10 23:42:12 Last modified on: 2022-05-25 09:02:53