The Band

“Innovative blend of melodic, classic heavy and death metal with clean expressive vocals”

The Embodied was founded 2006 in Jönköping, Sweden and has since then reaped great success, both nationally and internationally. They have been a supporting act for, amongst others, Amon Amarth, Arch Enemy, Vicious Rumors, Engel, Bullet, Hellfueled, Astral Doors, TYR and Tokyo Blade. The self-titled debut album was released by Pure Legends Records (Germany) in  2011 and has been produced together with Andy La Rocque (King Diamond).

Marcus Thorellmarcus

Equipment: Shure microphones

Top 5 artists: Iron Maiden, Soilwork, Kamelot, Refused, Lost Horizon.

Top 5 albums: all Maiden albums, Refused – the shape of punk to come, Soilwork – the panic broadcast, Lost Horizon – A flame to the ground beneath, Kamelot – the black halo.

Other: 50/50 finnish/swedish viking, works at Pirelli, enjoys ice-hockey and real football (soccer).

Jonathan Aagaard Mortensenjonathan

Equipment: Gibson Explorer ’76 Cherry Lundgren mic-mod, Custom Flying V Lundgren mic-mod, Peavy 5150 mark 1, Laney Cabinets. And a couple of pedals.

Top 5 artists: Pantera, Black Sabbath, Soilwork/In Flames/The Haunted, Iron Maiden, Pink Floyd.

Top 5 albums: Pantera – Cowboys from hell, Black Sabbath – Sabbath Bloody Sabbath, Soilwork – Stabbing the Drama, Iron Maiden – Iron Maiden, Metallica – Ride The Lightning.

Other: Crossbreed of Danes and Swedes (hence the apperance). Master of science in religion and english, teacher in these subjects. Xbox-junkie. Loves underground, non-mainstream music and beer. Finds a lot of influences in Scandinavian folk lore and folk music.

Christoffer Melinmelin

Equipment: ESP Eclipse, Gibson Explorer, Peavey 5150 MKII, Laney 4*12, Ernie Ball Strings.

Top 5 artists: Iron Maiden, Pantera, Soilwork, Dark Tranquillity, Metallica.

Top 5 albums: Iron Maiden – The Number Of The Beast, Metallica – Master Of Puppets, Pantera – Vulgar Display Of Power, Soilwork – Stabbing The Drama, AC/DC – Highway To Hell.

Other: Works as an electrician, engaged, loving father of two kids and is exercising when given the opportunity.

Agust Ahlbergagust

Equipment: Rickenbacker 4003 Jetglo or ESP vintage 4. Fatboy F1 head, Mesa boogie 4×10 PowerHouse Cabinet.

Top 5 artists: Lynyrd Skynyrd, Deep Purple, Pink Floyd, Aerosmith, Guns N Roses.

Top 5 albums: Lynyrd Skynyrd – One more for the road, In flames – Clayman, Deep Purple – Made in japan, Soilwork – Stabbing the drama, Mötley Crue – Dr Feelgood.

Other: Born in Huskvarna, works with elevator maintenance, have a military background and drinks his Jack on the rocks.

Axel Janossyaxel

Equipment: Mapex Saturn Pro 10″, 12″, 14″, 22″. 17″ Zildjian Z-custom medium crash, 18″ Sabian AAX X-plosion crash, 16″ Sabian AAX X-plosion crash, 16″ Zildjian A-custom crash, 21″ Sabian HHX LEgaxy ride, 21″ Zildjian K-custom session ride, 14″ Sabian Power hats, 19″ Turkish handhammered china.

Top 5 artists: Meshuggah, Opeth, Scar Symmetry, Soilwork, Symphony X.

Top 5 albums: Meshuggah – Chaosphere, Circus Maximus – Isolate, Pagans mind – Enigmatic: Calling, Opeth – Ghost Reveries, Sybreed – Antares.

Other: Hungarian origin, works as a jurist, avoids carbohydrates and has a loving girlfriend.

  4 comments for “The Band

  1. Sergey
    August 27, 2012 at 11:09

    Awesome music, totally blow my mind!
    Keep doing your best, guys, wish you good luck and visit Ukraine ;)
    P.S. special thanks for lyrics =)

  2. September 28, 2012 at 13:34

    Listening to your new album! It’s damn asskicking! Waiting for you in Ukraine!

  3. Lenka
    May 6, 2013 at 16:29

    Hi guys,
    you are really cool! I´m looking forward to your concert in Ostrava. ;-)

  4. Lenka
    May 20, 2013 at 13:03

    Hi guys,

    here is a link to my photos from Ostrava:
    http://mysikrysa.rajce.idnes.cz/Vicious_Rumors%2C_The_Order_of_Chaos%2C_The_Embodied_-_Barrak_Ostrava/

    This is the best what I was able to do with my camera in those poor lights.
    Thank you for great night!

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