Here we have listed the most popular metal bands from Sweden. Some of these Swedish bands are more well-known than others, yet they all started in Sweden.
The scene in Sweden, also known as the Swedish scene, has been well known for its death metal bands, but also many other metal bands are well represented there.
It is one of the most influential black metal bands in history.
The band started the style known as Viking metal with their second album, The Return…, which features a more epic sound than their previous thrash-influenced compositions. Their third album, Blood Fire Death, was one of the first death metal releases ever.
With their last few albums, Hammerheart and Requiem, the band has shifted to a more folk metal sound. Bathory is one of the first Viking metal bands in the world.
It is an influential Swedish death metal band. After the demise of At The Gates, Anders Björler would reform Bloodbath with Jesper Strömblad and Jonas Björler.
Tomas Lindberg of At The Gates provided guest vocals for them. Their debut album, published in 1998, was well-received. Since then, they have been publishing a slew of albums.
Therion, which is a cult metal band, was founded in 1987. Their debut album of Therion named “Of Darkness…”, was released in 1991 and made the band a huge success on the underground metal scene. Therion started out as a highly creative death metal band, pushing the boundaries of the modern metal sound beyond themselves. During the years the band’s style has greatly evolved, and between 1991 and 1996 Therion released several groundbreaking albums, one more special than the other.
It is a Swedish progressive death metal band. Much like Paradise Lost, they use elements of gothic metal in their music. They are a great band in all music history, much like Dark Tranquillity and Opeth’s countrymen in Katatonia.
It is a death metal band from Sweden. They are one of the most influential bands in the death metal genre, and many successful bands have recognized them as an influencer. Throughout their career, they have published a number of successful albums, including six top 20 albums in the United States.
In Flames Band
It is a melodic death metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden. They are one of the most successful Swedish metal bands along with Dark Tranquillity and HammerFall and have sold over two million albums worldwide. Their most recent album, Siren Charms, reached #3 on the US Billboard 200.