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Karlstad, Sweden

Godgory were formed in 1992 by vocalist Matte Andersson and drummer Erik Andersson (no relation, surprisingly) in Karlstad, Sweden. They have utilized a variety of session musicians over the years, including every member of the band World of Silence at one point or another. Godgory played a doom-inflected variant of Gothenburg melodeath characterized by slow percussive riffs, minimalistic but powerful drumming, deep subdued death growls, and highly melodic keyboards influenced by 70s rock.

Godgory ended in 2004, three years after the release of their last album. Since then, Matte and Erik have intermittently recorded with Loss and Grave Flowers.


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  • malkstor

    Such an awesome band. Gotta check what are the members up to these days.

    3 Dec 2014 Reply
  • rOnieAirhead

    The best melodic death metal band of all time. [2] easily.

    8 Nov 2014 Reply
  • doom777

    Can't stop listening to Sea of Dreams. Such a great album!

    17 Sep 2014 Reply
  • Falkenralf

    The best melodic death metal band of all time.

    1 Aug 2014 Reply
  • darkonyxswe

    Got Way Beyond and Resurrection CDs today :)

    12 Feb 2014 Reply
  • lejk_ap_nijo

    The best metal band in history ;(

    8 Jan 2014 Reply
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    7 Aug 2013 Reply
  • ElusiveCure

    They were very unique of their own genre..And yes, their riffage was fabulous!

    16 Feb 2013 Reply
  • darkonyxswe

    Amazing stuff they made, a little too late maybe but I still enjoy it very much... sad they parted their ways thought :/

    30 Jan 2013 Reply
  • numentalist

    Awesome band!

    9 Jan 2013 Reply
  • PrinceMasood

    last news i have(heard) is that matte got married and i think he is doing dishes somewhere now :D

    13 Dec 2012 Reply
  • Kreadeth

    How much unique Godgory is! They're different from any melodeath band, those just can repeat other works and sing fuckin' stupid lyrics.

    6 Nov 2012 Reply
  • antimonos

    Such a shame they split up. Anyone know what became of them? I have just spent the last hour looking for anything about them on the internet or anything that Erik and Matte of done. Looks like nothing recent anyway. They seemed to have disappeared.

    5 Nov 2012 Reply
  • bolt1987

    what an awesome band!

    13 Oct 2012 Reply
  • djskellington

    Godgory is becoming one of my favorite "finds" here. Just so fucking brilliant!

    11 Oct 2012 Reply
  • nneemmaa

    Sea Of Dreams Is Fucking My Mind Right Now!

    27 Sep 2012 Reply
  • autumnwinds

    recently discovered. fucking underated.

    25 Sep 2012 Reply
  • saYcoZodiac

    Best riffage of any melodeath band! [4]

    9 Sep 2012 Reply
  • hammerstrikebg

    I need to check this band!

    11 Aug 2012 Reply
  • MourningMoon

    How come this band is so underrated? Wretched human beings..

    5 Jul 2012 Reply
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