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There are multiple bands called Dissection:

1) Dissection was a / band from Strömstad, Sweden. The band was formed in 1989 by Jon Nödtveidt (vocals / lead, rhythm & acoustic guitars). Other members were Ole Öhman (drums), Peter Palmdahl (bass), and John Zwetsloot (rhythm & classic acoustic guitars).

In 1990, Dissection played their first live show with death metal act Entombed. In the same year, they recorded and released their first demo titled “The Grief Prophecy”. A year later the first EP “Into Infinite Obscurity” was released. In 1992, Dissection began work on a full-length album, “The Somberlain”, which was released by the now-defunct Swedish label No Fashion Records.

During November 1994, Dissection signed a record deal with the German record label Nuclear Blast. Because he didn’t take the band as seriously as the other members did, John Zwetsloot was replaced by Johan Norman on rhythm guitars. In 1995, the band’s second full-length album, “Storm of the Light’s Bane”, was released, after which Öhman left the band to be replaced by Tobias Kellgren. The following year, Dissection also released a short EP titled “Where Dead Angels Lie”. It was compiled from previous rare and import releases, and contained only cover songs and demo tracks.

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  • Hatekicks

    fap on black/mdm ... awesome

    28 Feb 8:25pm Reply
  • flaviovigatto

    Great.

    19 Feb 3:36pm Reply
  • Lloergan

    I wish Jon Nödtveidt didn't blow his fucking brains out - left one hell of a legacy though.

    19 Feb 12:45pm Reply
  • npcza

    i sort of forgot how awesome they are. how was that possible

    15 Feb 11:43am Reply
  • metalkillthekin

    Storm of the Light's Bane!!

    31 Jan 2:16pm Reply
  • Necrolorde

    having well thought,deep and rich lyrics won`t automatically mean the music will be on par of them (Reinkaos)

    31 Jan 1:02am Reply
  • CoryellsGhost

    Yeah, Thulcandra really does suck pretty hard. Nothing they've done is a patch on The Somberlain.

    28 Jan 3:30am Reply
  • SlaveOfN1l

    Thulcandra sounds like a soulless death metal ripoff of Dissection that goes through the motions and melodies without the compositional prowess or the soul.

    27 Jan 3:12am Reply
  • VMTSRPNTS

    You don't need something close to Dissection, you only need DISSECTION.

    7 Jan 12:47am Reply
  • Ahmadd_Reza

    \\m/( ҂◣_◢)\\m/ ✠ Hail Dissection ✠ \\m/(◣_◢ )\\m/

    5 Jan 1:52pm Reply
  • versionfiv

    oh that's cool. yeah i should've remembered that, i have that dvd and the record. asklund away then

    31 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Samoroth

    Thulcandra is a really bad rip off band by the way. If you want to listen to music close to Dissection just listen to old Necrophobic, Vinterland and Sacramentum, but neither of those come truly close to Dissection's greatness, though The Nocturnal Silence by Necrophobic is a classic in it's own right.

    31 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Samoroth

    @Maquina_Muerte: That's a really horrible idea. It will never happen and that's for the better. Cherish the memory of Dissection and Jon Nödveidt, one of the best metal bands and metal musician ever!

    31 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Maquina_Muerte

    so Asklund is a session drummer only? well, too bad, seems he did play live in 2004 though, so he would be able to pull it off live http://www.metal-archives.com/albums/Dissection/Live_in_Stockholm_2004/249776 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XLExqaYBLE

    18 Dec 2014 Reply
  • versionfiv

    no, thulcandra do dissection calculated rip off. and any dissection tribute band a la twilight of the gods I'd rather see Tobias Sidegard on vocals, Erik D on bass,Perra Karlsson on drums because Asklund does not play live, sure Set doing rhythm guitar, and Jonathan Hulten on lead guitar. that's my vote, all things considered... all those guys are actually active live musicians and very talented.

    16 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Charles-Morbid

    (dissection tribute I mean)

    12 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Charles-Morbid

    \\/ Thulcandra alreary do it

    12 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Maquina_Muerte

    Just imagine: John Zwetsloot (The Somberlain) on guitar, Johan Norman (Storm Of The Light's Bane + Where Dead Angels Lie) on guitar #2 , together with Set Teitan (Reinkaos) on vocals + Bass and Tomas Asklund (Reinkaos) on drums, hell I'd watch that, that would be fucking awesome ^^

    10 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Maquina_Muerte

    I'm kinda hoping they can do some kind of Dissection revival/tribute (with last + previous line-up members) just like they're doing with Death DTA and Twilight Of The Gods, would be cool for those among us who still haven't managed to witness Dissection music live... What do you guys think? would you go watch something like that live or would you totally be against it ?

    10 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Charles-Morbid

    In nowadays, physical media is good just for collections. With technology's progress, the virtual media is ruling the world. Well, I usually download loads of dicography. If I like, I think in buy it to support such band. By the way, fuck the metal rules. "bla bla bla you MUST listen it to be a tr00 kvlt from h3ll" ewwwwwwwwww

    6 Dec 2014 Reply
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