|Born on: 08.06.1968
Per Wiberg is the keyboardist and mellotron player for the Swedish progressive death metal band Opeth, and a member of Michael Amott's stoner rock band Spiritual Beggars. Wiberg had toured with Opeth since the 2003 Deliverance/Damnation tour, and officially joined Opeth in 2005. Wiberg provides backing vocals for Opeth in addition to his keyboard duties.
He played the keyboard in the intro to "Enemy Within" by the melodic death metal band Arch Enemy. He has also played piano on Swedish progressive rock band Anekdoten's 1993 release Vemod.
Per Wiberg uses Nord Electro 2 and Korg Triton keyboards.
Name: Per Wiberg
Birth date: June, 1968
Lives in: Stockholm
Family: Mom, Dad, Sister
Equipment: Nord Electro 2, Nord Wave, Korg Triton Extreme, Vox Wah, Boss DD3, 2 Laney VC 30
Previous/other bands or projects: King Hobo, Mojobone, Spiritual Beggars, Death Organ, Sky High...
Influences: Hendrix, Miles Davis, Vincent Crane, Colin Towns, Jeff Beck, Jan Hammer, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Diamanda Galas, Venom, Bad Brains, ZZ Top, Sabbath, King Crimson, Larry Young, Magma, Joy Division and the list goes on forever...
Eats: Seafood and Hot dogs
Favourite Opeth song: Demon Of The Fall, Blackwater Park
Playlist May 2008:
Motorpsycho - Little Lucid Moments
Diamanda Galas - Guilty, Guilty, Guilty
Pharoah Sanders - Jewels of Thought
Testament - The Formation Of Damnation
Ornette Coleman - Skies Of America
Deathspell Omega - K�n�se
Kamchatka - Demos 2008
North Mississippi Allstars - Hernando
Betty Lavette - The Scene of the Crime
The Roots - Rising down