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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 | 8.3 Viva Emptiness: Anti-Utopian MMXIII Edition
2014 | 8.2 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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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
01.10.2012 Paradise Lost, Katatonia, Devin Townsend - Denver, CO - 14th Sept. 2012

Concerts
06.08.2014 CZE, Jaroměř - Brutal Assault 2014 (29)
09.08.2013 GER, Schlotheim - Party.San Metal Open Air 2014 (4)
15.08.2014 ROM, Râsnov - Rockstadt Extreme Fest 2014 (14)
18.09.2014 SWE, Stockholm - Close-Up Båten 2014 (1)
19.09.2014 FIN, Turku
20.09.2014 FIN, Helsinki - Unioni Festival 2014

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