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Pain of Salvation

Country of origin:
Sweden
Location:
Eskilstuna
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1984
Genre:
Progressive Rock/Metal
Lyrical themes:
War, Humanity (early), Relationships, Life, The Universe (later)
Current label:
InsideOut Music
Years active:
1984-1991 (as Reality), 1991-present
Daniel Gildenlöw explained the band's name in a 1999 interview, saying:
"I wanted a name that meant something, a name that was more than a cool expression. For me, Pain of Salvation has the meaning of balance. Taking the good with the bad. It is also a good expression in everyday use, when something does not go the way you planned; "well, that’s just the pain of salvation," to indicate that this ...
Current
Daniel Gildenlöw Vocals, Guitars, Bass (1991-present)
See also: ex-Crypt of Kerberos, ex-Transatlantic (live), ex-Hammer of the Gods, ex-Reality, ex-The Flower Kings
Johan Hallgren Guitars, Vocals (1998-2011, 2017-present)
See also: ex-Infester, ex-Crypt of Kerberos
Léo Margarit Drums, Vocals (backing) (2007-present)
See also: ex-Zubrowska (live), ex-Wardanz, For All We Know, Sign (Iceland), ex-Latin Jam, ex-Virtual Realm
Daniel Karlsson Keyboards, Vocals (backing) (2011-present)
See also: ex-Tiamat (live)
Gustaf Hielm Bass (2013-present)
See also: Non-Human Level, Tiamat (live), Badge, Susanna Risberg Trio, ex-Meshuggah, ex-Dark Funeral (live)
Past
Magnus Johansson Bass (1991-1992)
See also: ex-Reality
Johan Langell Drums, Vocals (1991-2007)
See also: ex-Reality
Daniel Magdic Guitars (1991-1997)
See also: ex-Cudfish, ex-Hostile, ex-Reality
Kristoffer Gildenlöw Bass, Vocals (1994-2006)
See also: Consortium Project (live), The Shadow Theory, For All We Know, Kristoffer Gildenlöw, ex-The 11th Hour (live), ex-Damian Wilson Band, ex-Dial
Fredrik Hermansson Keyboards (1996-2011)
Simon Andersson Bass, Vocals (2007-2008)
See also: Darkwater, AudioPlastik
Ragnar Zolberg Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2013-2017)
See also: Sign (Iceland)
Past (Live)
Gustaf Hielm Bass (1992-1994, 2011-2013)
See also: Non-Human Level, Tiamat (live), Badge, Susanna Risberg Trio, ex-Meshuggah, ex-Dark Funeral (live)
Per Schelander Bass (2009-2010)
See also: ex-Royal Hunt, ex-House of Shakira
Daniel Karlsson Bass, Keyboards (2011)
See also: ex-Tiamat (live)
Ragnar Zolberg Guitars, Vocals (2012-2013)
See also: Sign (Iceland)
Clay Withrow Guitars, Vocals (2014)
See also: Vangough, ex-Clay Withrow
Daniel Gildenlöw Vocals, Guitars, Bass (1991-present)
See also: ex-Crypt of Kerberos, ex-Transatlantic (live), ex-Hammer of the Gods, ex-Reality, ex-The Flower Kings
Johan Hallgren Guitars, Vocals (1998-2011, 2017-present)
See also: ex-Infester, ex-Crypt of Kerberos
Léo Margarit Drums, Vocals (backing) (2007-present)
See also: ex-Zubrowska (live), ex-Wardanz, For All We Know, Sign (Iceland), ex-Latin Jam, ex-Virtual Realm
Daniel Karlsson Keyboards, Vocals (backing) (2011-present)
See also: ex-Tiamat (live)
Gustaf Hielm Bass (2013-present)
See also: Non-Human Level, Tiamat (live), Badge, Susanna Risberg Trio, ex-Meshuggah, ex-Dark Funeral (live)
Magnus Johansson Bass (1991-1992)
See also: ex-Reality
Johan Langell Drums, Vocals (1991-2007)
See also: ex-Reality
Daniel Magdic Guitars (1991-1997)
See also: ex-Cudfish, ex-Hostile, ex-Reality
Kristoffer Gildenlöw Bass, Vocals (1994-2006)
See also: Consortium Project (live), The Shadow Theory, For All We Know, Kristoffer Gildenlöw, ex-The 11th Hour (live), ex-Damian Wilson Band, ex-Dial
Fredrik Hermansson Keyboards (1996-2011)
Simon Andersson Bass, Vocals (2007-2008)
See also: Darkwater, AudioPlastik
Ragnar Zolberg Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2013-2017)
See also: Sign (Iceland)
Past
Gustaf Hielm Bass (1992-1994, 2011-2013)
See also: Non-Human Level, Tiamat (live), Badge, Susanna Risberg Trio, ex-Meshuggah, ex-Dark Funeral (live)
Per Schelander Bass (2009-2010)
See also: ex-Royal Hunt, ex-House of Shakira
Daniel Karlsson Bass, Keyboards (2011)
See also: ex-Tiamat (live)
Ragnar Zolberg Guitars, Vocals (2012-2013)
See also: Sign (Iceland)
Clay Withrow Guitars, Vocals (2014)
See also: Vangough, ex-Clay Withrow
Added by: Greb Modified by: Ferneyhough
Added on: 2002-07-21 02:30:51 Last modified on: 2018-05-17 06:17:30