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Formed: 1987 in Umeå, Sweden
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Tomas Haake, Jens Kidman, Fredrik Thordendal, Tomas Hakem, Peter Nordin, Mårten Hagström, Johan Sjogren, Jorgen Lindmark, Per Sjogren, ...See All
Biography: Offering a complex form of metal that combined the sweeping adventurism of math rock, the oddball tempos of experimental jazz, and the stunning brutality of thrash metal, Meshuggah raised the bar for metal bands everywhere upon their debut. The roots of Swedish metal band Meshuggah were planted in 1985; ...Read full biography
Destroy Erase Improve
Released: 1995
Label: Nuclear Blast
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With Destroy Erase Improve, Meshuggah shattered any preconceived notions about what death, thrash, and prog metal could be with one astoundingly accurate, calculated blow. The Swedish outfit managed to ...Read full review
Released: 2002
Label: Nuclear Blast
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Within the realms of metal, few bands are more esoteric and left-brained than Meshuggah. These Swedes make music for clinically minded deconstructionists, and one really has to reduce Meshuggah's sound ...Read full review