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. Fans of the band? Formed at G?teborg, Sweden back in 2004, Niclas Engelin and Marcus Sunesson felt that they should bring something new to the genre. Lineup as of September 2010: Magnus Klavborn - Vocals (ex-Headplate)
Engel is also a Dutch rapper, who released his debut album "Engelland"in 2008.
Fans of the band?
Formed at G?teborg, Sweden back in 2004, Niclas Engelin and Marcus Sunesson felt that they should bring something new to the genre.
Lineup as of September 2010:
Magnus Klavborn - Vocals (ex-Headplate)
Niclas Engelin - Guitars (In Flames, Passenger, ex-Gardenian, ex-Sarcazm)
Marcus Sunesson - Guitars (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.
Former bassplayer Michael H?kansson (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.
During 2010, band replaced their drummer, Daniel "Mojjo" Moilanen - Drums (The Project Hate MCMXCIX, Relevant Few etc.) with Jimmy Olausson, who also plays drums for Marionette.
Fans of the Hiphop artist?
The rapper S.J. Engel alias Engelland or Engel released in 5 years, 6 records. On his first solorecord "Engelland", released in 2008, you can also hear great rappers as Jiggy Dj?, Diggy Dex and Def P.
And in 2009 he released his second soloproject called "Geen Weg Terug". Without going sentimental on his fans he had written a couple of deep tracks, like "1 van ons" and "Laatste gedachten". On that last track he referred to the death of Nirvana's Kurt Cobain.
On the 20th of November 2009 is the official release party of his album "Geen Weg Terug"