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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 Nyström - bass, guitars, keyboards, backing vocals
› 1993-  -//- guitars, keyboards, backing vocals
1991-1998  Jonas Renkse - drums, vocals
› 1998-  -//- vocals
2010-  Niklas Sandin - bass
2015-  Daniel "Mojjo" Moilanen - drums
Former musicians:
1993-1995  Guillaume Le Huche - bass
1995-1998  Mikael "Micke" Oretoft - bass
1996-2009  Fredrik Norrman - guitars
1999-2009  Mattias Norrman - bass
1999-2014  Daniel Liljekvist - drums
2010-2014  Per Eriksson - guitars
Studio musicians:
1992  Dan Erland Swanö - drums
› 1993  -//- keyboards
› 1999  -//- drums
1996-1997  Mikael Åkerfeldt - vocals
› 1998  -//- backing vocals
2006  Jens Bogren - keyboards, programming
2009-2014  Frank Default - keyboards, percussion, programming
2012-2013  JP Asplund - percussion
Live musicians:
2014  Bruce Soord - guitars, vocals
2014  JP Asplund - percussion
2014-2015  Daniel "Mojjo" Moilanen - drums
2014-2016  Tomas Åkvik - guitars
Guest musicians:
2006  Andreas Åkerberg - backing vocals
2006  Peter Damin - percussion, additional drums
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 | 8.2 Scarlet Heavens / To Enter Pagan MCMXCVI [Split] [EP]
1996 Hades / Katatonia [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 | 8.4 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 | 7.5 Dethroned & Uncrowned
2013 | 8.5 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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Katatonia at Summit Music Hall in Deenver, CO Katatonia at Summit Music Hall in Deenver, CO


News / Concerts / Interviews

News
23.11.2015 Katatonia - Referenced In Second Video Game, Finish Drum Recordings
10.11.2015 Katatonia - Reveal New Drummer
26.10.2015 Katatonia - To Enter The Studio, New Album Next Year
05.03.2015 Katatonia - Reveal Clip From New Concert Film
07.02.2015 Katatonia - To Release Concert Film 'Sanctitude'
16.08.2014 Katatonia - Announce 4-Disc CD/DVD Set
 
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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
29.04.2016 NOR, Kopervik - Karmøygeddon Metal Festival 2016 (1)
19.06.2016 FRA, Clisson - Hellfest Open Air 2016 (2)
05.08.2016 POR, Lisbon - VOA Fest 2016 (3)

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