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Also known as Melancholium ('87-'91)

Country: Sweden
Label: Peaceville Records

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Formed in: 1991

1991-1994 Blackened doom metal
1995-1998 Death doom metal
1998- Alternative rock
1998- Gothic doom metal

Line-up

Current members:
1991-1993  Anders "Blakkheim" Nyström - guitars, backing vocals, keyboards, bass
› 1993-  -//- guitars, backing vocals, keyboards
1991-1998  Jonas Renkse - vocals, drums
› 1998-  -//- vocals
2010-  Niklas Sandin - bass
Former musicians:
1993-1995  Guillaume "Israphel Wing" Le Huche - bass
1995-1998  Mikael "Micke" Oretoft - bass
1996-2009  Fredrik "North" Norrman - guitars
1999-2009  Mattias "Kryptan" Norrman - bass
1999-2014  Daniel Liljekvist - drums
2010-2014  Per "Sodomizer" Eriksson - guitars
Studio musicians:
1992  Dan Erland Swanö - drums
› 1993  -//- keyboards
› 1999  -//- drums
1996-1997  Lars Mikael Åkerfeldt - vocals
2006  Jens Bogren - keyboards, programming
2009-  Frank Default - keyboards, programming, percussion
2012-2013  JP Asplund - percussion
Live musicians:
2014  Bruce Soord - guitars, vocals
2014  Tomas Åkvik - guitars
2014  JP Asplund - percussion
2014  Daniel "Mojjo" Moilanen - drums
Guest musicians:
2006  Peter Damin - percussion, additional drums
2006  Andreas Åkerberg - backing vocals
2009  Krister Linder - vocals
2012  Silje Wergeland - vocals

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CD & EP / Other releases / Videos

1993 | 8.1 Jhva Elohim Meth... The Revival [EP]
1993 | 8.4 Dance Of December Souls
1995 | 8.1 For Funerals To Come [EP]
1996 | 8.9 Brave Murder Day
1996 | 8 Scarlet Heavens / To Enter Pagan MCMXCVI [Split] [EP]
1997 | 8.3 Sounds Of Decay [EP]
1998 | 8.2 Saw You Drown [EP]
1998 | 8.4 Discouraged Ones
1999 | 8.2 Tonight's Decision
2001 | 8.3 Teargas [EP]
2001 | 8.6 Last Fair Deal Gone Down
2001 | 8.3 Tonight's Music [EP]
2003 | 8.6 Viva Emptiness
2006 | 8.7 The Great Cold Distance
2009 | 8.4 Night Is The New Day
2010 | 8.1 The Longest Year [EP]
2012 | 8.2 Dead End Kings
2013 | 7.4 Dethroned & Uncrowned
2013 | 8.2 Viva Emptiness: Anti-Utopian MMXIII Edition
2014 Kocytean [EP]
 
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Photo galleries

02.11.2013 Damnation Festival 2013 by Talie Eigeland
06.11.2012 Katatonia - Rock Café, Tallinn, Estonia, 06.11.2012 by Ivor
14.09.2012 Epic Kings & Idols Tour - Denver, CO by D.T. Metal
08.07.2012 Night Of The Prog 2012 - Loreley, Germany, 08.07.2012 by Ivor
12.06.2011 Wave-Gotik-Treffen 2011 in Leipzig, Germany: Days 4 & 5 by Ven
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Katatonia


News / Concerts / Interviews

News
17.04.2014 Katatonia - Drummer Daniel Liljekvist Leaves The Band
02.03.2014 Katatonia - Announce Fill-In Guitarist
22.02.2014 Katatonia - Per Eriksson Leaves, Replacement For Upcoming Tour
05.09.2013 Katatonia - Another New Lyric Video Online
17.08.2013 Katatonia - Release Lyric Video
01.08.2013 Katatonia - Co-Headlining N. American Tour With Cult Of Luna
 
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Interviews
08.05.2005 with Jonas Renkse
Articles
31.10.2012 Getting Into: Katatonia

Concerts
08.05.2014 BEL, Vosselaar
09.05.2014 NED, Amstelveen
10.05.2014 GER, Bochum
11.05.2014 GER, Munich
12.05.2014 GER, Berlin
13.05.2014 SUI, Lucerne
14.05.2014 SUI, Lausanne
15.05.2014 FRA, Paris (1)
16.05.2014 GBR, London
17.05.2014 GBR, Leeds
06.08.2014 CZE, Jaroměř - Brutal Assault 2014 (22)
07.08.2014 GER, Schlotheim - Party.San Metal Open Air 2014 (5)
14.08.2014 ROM, Râsnov - Rockstadt Extreme Fest 2014 (10)

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