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Christian Älvestam


1993- Unmoored - vocals, guitars, bass  
2003- Torchbearer - rhythm guitar, vocals  
2004- Quest Of Aidance - guitars, vocals  
2004 Quest Of Aidance - drums  
2004-2006 Angel Blake - guitars, backing vocals  
2004-2008 Scar Symmetry - vocals  
2006- Miseration - vocals  
2007- Solution .45 - vocals  
2008- The Few Against Many - guitars, vocals  
2011- Christian Älvestam - all instruments, vocals  
2011- Atoma - guitars, vocals  
2014- Svavelvinter - bass, guitars, programming, vocals  
2020- Cipher System - vocals  

Guest musician

2007 Zonaria - vocals  
2008 Deadlock - vocals  
2008 Bloodbath - vocals  
2009-2010 The Project Hate MCMXCIX - vocals  
2010 Universum - vocals  
2010 Demon Hunter - vocals  
2011 Disarmonia Mundi - vocals  
2015 Disarmonia Mundi - vocals  
2018 Monotheist - vocals  

Personal information

Born on: 14.04.1976
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Gunnar Christian Älvestam (Born April 14, 1976 in Sweden) is a vocalist, lyricist, guitarist, bassist and drummer for several bands from Sweden. He is, however, best known as the former vocalist for the Swedish melodic death metal band Scar Symmetry. He currently performs with several bands, including Solution .45 and Miseration, and has made several guest appearances for other bands music. He is most known in the metal community for his extreme clean vocal range and his ability to death growl/scream. This uncommon talent prompted remaining members of Scar Symmetry to replace Christian with two vocalists rather than just one; Roberth Karlsson and Lars Palmqvist.

With Scar Symmetry Christian sang on the first three albums and although not the lyricist (drummer Henrik Ohlsson instead handled that role), Christian had a major part on writing the vocal melodies on all three albums. He and the band had parted ways due to creative differences and touring conflicts after the release of their third full-length album Holographic Universe.