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Gothenburg, Sweden (2004 – present)

Engel is an industrial/melodic death metal band. They hail from Gothenburg, Sweden and in addition, their bassplayer origins from England.

Engel is also a Dutch rapper, who released his debut album “Engelland”in 2008.

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Formed at Göteborg, Sweden back in 2004, Niclas Engelin and Marcus Sunesson felt that they should bring something new to the genre.

Lineup starting from 2013:
Mikael Sehlin - Vocals (Degradead)

Niclas Engelin - Guitars (In Flames, Passenger, ex-Gardenian, ex-Sarcazm)
Marcus Sunesson - Guitars (ex-The Crown, ex-The Haunted)
Steve Drennan - Bass (ex-Locus, at times Amon Amarth’s touring bassist)
Jimmy Olausson - Drums (ex-Marionette)

Their debut album is called Absolute Design and it came out from SPV/Steamhammer at October 2007 in Europe, followed by US release in May 2008.

Their second album, called Threnody, was released in Japan April 7th of 2010. European and US releases are to follow, but due band’s split from SPV, it has gotten delayed and is now about to come out late 2010 from Season of Mist.

Blood of Saints, band’s third album, which was first with the current drummer Jimmy Olausson and last with vocalist Magnus Klavborn, was released in May of 2012 by Season of Mist.

Line-up Changes
Former bassplayer Michael Håkansson (Mortum, Embraced, The Project Hate MCMXCIX, Incapacity, etc.) left the band on 14th of August 2008 to reach his other dreams in life. His duty as bassplayer was taken over during November 2008 by Steve Drennan, who has played as a tour-bassist for Amon Amarth.


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  • fcukrock

    I hope that the new singer will be better than previous

    13 May 12:24pm Reply
  • wortex

    The next release won´t be that good as the previous ones, when Magnus left...

    17 Feb 9:57am Reply
  • Maikyo

    The world needs more dubstep metal :3

    22 Sep 2013 Reply
  • Musikberoende91

    Casket Closing & Propaganda, good old days! <3

    5 May 2013 Reply
  • Lextasys

    Question Your Place & Frontline <3 <3 <3

    3 Apr 2013 Reply
  • thepoet888

    Absolute Design t-shirt and album up on eBay right now:

    29 Mar 2013 Reply
  • en-fisk

    Magnus Klavborn, Engel <3 getaway-10, sticky fingers-11

    15 Nov 2012 Reply
  • Dommmmmmme

    'BREAKING NEWS!! We are sad to say that Magnus will not be a member of ENGEL anymore. We had a really good run and we will miss him very much. There is no hard feelings between ENGEL and Magnus and we parted ways as friends, carrying with us a lot of good times and awesome memories. ..... ' :((

    9 Nov 2012 Reply
  • fredickErased

    how is Next Closed Door not on top? what an amazing song...

    22 Sep 2012 Reply
  • 616thirteen

    so amazing in London last night!! the right mix of headbanging and dancing! loved it!! Magnus Klavborn is so sweet! reminds me of a teddy bear i just want to squish!! :3 lol ...616=13...

    20 Sep 2012 Reply
  • Dommmmmmme

    Hab ne Karte für Köln übrig! Bei Interesse bitte anschreiben!

    9 Sep 2012 Reply
  • CanWait

    нахуй было это дабстеп-говно делать?

    1 Aug 2012 Reply
  • ilselilse

    You guys are fucking amazing live!

    12 Jul 2012 Reply
  • SlySoul


    30 Jun 2012 Reply
  • i3PointJ

    Hmmm, not sure why, but I'm really enjoying Blood of Saints. I don't think it matched Threnody, but still an awesome listen...

    4 Jun 2012 Reply
  • KosTeT72RUS

    от это альбомище выпустили... вот это по красоте!!!)

    21 May 2012 Reply
  • ds_one

    Needed a lot of time to grow on me and even after that the new album is lame and boring for me. Two maybe three songs might be enjoyable (not great tracks, though) but all in all very, very disappointing. After Question Your Place it was obvious Engel was putting more electronic stuff in it, which is fine with me (as long as it is not that sickness called dubstep) but they totally lost the focus when it comes to kick ass riffs, straight-in-your-face-rhythms/swing-your-goddamn-head-to-the-rhytm-sound as on their prior works like in For Those Who Will Resist, Roll The Dice, Propaganda, In Splendour and so on.. Really sad..

    20 May 2012 Reply
  • Ariaxu

    waited for this album for so long... but i must say im really disappointed. I knew they're going to put some electronic mix but i guess this is too much, its just not my type of music. prefer the dark engel :(

    19 May 2012 Reply
  • thenewreview

    We just posted our review of "Blood Of Saints" at Check it out!!!

    19 May 2012 Reply
  • MachineAnimal

    So far Blood Of Saints sounds like the best album.. but I'm just getting into this band properly.

    19 May 2012 Reply
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