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SOILWORK

Melodic death metal in the vein of At the Gates and Arch Enemy, except performed with even more intensity and enhanced by adding keyboards into the mix.

Country: Sweden
  1. Bound to the Illusions
  2. My Need
  3. In Dreams we Fall Into the Eternal Lake
  4. In a Close Encounter
  5. Skin After Skin
  • Bjorn Strid - lungs
  • Peter "Vicious" Wichers - leadguitar, bass
  • Ludvig Svartz -leadguitar, synthesizer
  • Jimmy Persson - battery
first demo
SOILWORK - IN DREAMS WE FALL INTO THE ETERNAL LAKE | Harm.us - Death, Black, Doom and Gothic Metal WebZine, bandlist, cd reviews, interviews, mp3 and forum
  1. Entering the Angel Diabolique
  2. Sadistic Lullabye
  3. My Need
  4. Skin After Skin
  5. Wings of Domain
  6. Steelbath Suicide
  7. In a Close Encounter
  8. Centro de Predominio
  9. Razorlives
  10. Demon in Veins
  11. The Aardvark Trail
  • Peter Wichers - lead and rhythm guitar
  • Speed Strid - vocals
  • Jimmy Persson - drums
  • Ludvig Svartz - lead and rhythm guitar
  • Ola Flink - bass guitar
  • Carlos Del Olmo Holmberg - keyboards and synthetiser programming
Re-issued by Listenable Records in 2000 w/live version of Sadistic Lullabye
Produced by Fredrik Nordstrom and Soilwork
SOILWORK - STEELBATH SUICIDE | Harm.us - Death, Black, Doom and Gothic Metal WebZine, bandlist, cd reviews, interviews, mp3 and forum
Length: 36:10
  1. Chainheart Machine
  2. Bulletbeast
  3. Millionflame
  4. Generation Speedkill
  5. Neon Rebels
  6. Possessing the Angels
  7. Spirits of the Future Sun
  8. Machinegun Majesty
  9. Room No 99
  • Peter Wichers - lead and rhythm guitar
  • Bjorn "Speed" Strid - vocals
  • Ola Frenning - lead and rhythm guitar
  • Henry Ranta - drums
  • Carlos Del Olmo Holmberg - keyboards
  • Ola Flink - bass guitar
Wayfaerer's ALBUM OF THE YEAR-1999
Produced by Fredrik Norstrom and Soilwork
Recorded at Studio Fredman February 1999
Soilwork symbol by Tobias Green
Licensed by Century Media for US distribution (2000)
SOILWORK - THE CHAINHEART MACHINE | Harm.us - Death, Black, Doom and Gothic Metal WebZine, bandlist, cd reviews, interviews, mp3 and forum
Length: 43:31
  1. Bastard chain
  2. Like the average stalker
  3. Needlefeast
  4. Neurotica rampage
  5. The analyst
  6. Grand failure anthem
  7. Structure divine
  8. Shadowchild
  9. Final fatal force
  10. A predator's portrait
  • Peter Wichers - lead and rhythm guitar
  • Bjorn "Speed" Strid - vocals
  • Ola Frenning - Lead and rhythm guitar
  • Henry Ranta - drums
  • Carlos Del Olmo Holmberg - keyboards
  • Ola Flink - bass guitar
Japanese version features bonus track "Asylum Dance"
All music arranged by Soilwork
All lyrics by Strid except songs 2,3,4 & 8 written in collaboration with Wichers, Ranta & Broman
Guest vocals on the song "A Predator's Portrait" by Mikke Akerfeldt
Guest solo on "Needlefeast" by Mattias IA Eklundh
Samples on "Grand Failure Anthem" by Eskil Simonsson
Artwork by Carlos Holmberg
Produced by Fredrik Nordstrom & Soilwork
Recorded & mixed at Studio Fredman Sept/Oct 2000
Drums recorded in DHS-Studios
Mastered at The Mastering Room
SOILWORK - A PREDATOR'S PORTRAIT | Harm.us - Death, Black, Doom and Gothic Metal WebZine, bandlist, cd reviews, interviews, mp3 and forum
Length: 45:50
  1. Follow the Hollow
  2. As We Speak
  3. The Flameout
  4. Natural Born Chaos
  5. Mindfields
  6. The Bringer
  7. Blackstar Deceiver
  8. Mercury Shadow
  9. No More Angels
  10. Song of the Damned
  • Bjorn "Speed" Strid - Vocals
  • Peter Wichers - Lead and Rhythm Guitar
  • Henry Ranta - Drums
  • Ola Frenning - Lead and Rhythm Guitar
  • Sven Karlsson - Keyboards and Synth
  • Ola Flink - Bass
Produced by Fredrik Norstrom and Devin Townsend
Recorded at Studio Fredman
Cover art by Travis Smith
SOILWORK - NATURAL BORN CHAOS | Harm.us - Death, Black, Doom and Gothic Metal WebZine, bandlist, cd reviews, interviews, mp3 and forum
  1. Rejection Role
  2. Overload
  3. Figure Number Five
  4. Strangler
  5. Light the Torch
  6. Departure Plan
  7. Cranking the Sirens
  8. Brickwalker
  9. The Mindmaker
  10. Distortion Sleep
  11. Downfall 24
  • Bjorn "Speed" Strid - Vocals
  • Peter Wichers - Lead and Rhythm Guitar
  • Henry Ranta - Drums
  • Ola Frenning - Lead and Rhythm Guitar
  • Sven Karlsson - Keyboards and Synth
  • Ola Flink - Bass
SOILWORK - FIGURE NUMBER FIVE | Harm.us - Death, Black, Doom and Gothic Metal WebZine, bandlist, cd reviews, interviews, mp3 and forum
  1. Burn (DEEP PURPLE cover)
  2. Disingrated skies
  3. Shadow child
  4. Egypt (MERCYFUL FATE cover)
  5. The Aardvark trail (live)
A collection of previously rare tracks from the early years
of the band.
  1. Stabbing The Drama
  2. One With The Flies
  3. Weapon Of Vanity
  4. The Crestfallen
  5. Nerve
  6. Stalemate
  7. Distance
  8. Observation Slave
  9. Fate In Motion
  10. Blind Eye Halo
  11. If Possible
  12. Wherever Thorns May Grow (limited edition bonus track)
  • Peter Wichers - Lead and Rhythm guitar
  • Sven Karlsson - Keyboards
  • Bjorn "Speed" Strid - Vocals
  • Ole Flink - Bass guitar
  • Ola Frenning - Lead and Rhythm guitar
  • Dirk Verbeuren - Drums
Produced by Daniel Bergstrand
Recorded at Fascination Street Studios and
Dug-Out Productions
SOILWORK - STABBING THE DRAMA | Harm.us - Death, Black, Doom and Gothic Metal WebZine, bandlist, cd reviews, interviews, mp3 and forum
  1. Sworn To A Great Divide
  2. Exile
  3. Breeding Thorns
  4. Your Beloved Scapegoat
  5. The Pittsburgh Syndrome
  6. I, Vermin
  7. Light Discovering Darkness
  8. As The Sleeper Awakes
  9. Silent Bullet
  10. Sick Heart River
  11. 20 More Miles
  12. Martyr*
  • Bjorn Strid - Vocals
  • Sven Karlsson - Keyboards
  • Ola Frenning - Guitar
  • Daniel Antonsson - Guitar
  • Dirk Verbeuren - Drums
  • Ola Flink - Bass
* Bonus track
Produced by Ola Frenning and Peter Wildoer
Recorded at Not Quite Studio
Vocals recorded/produced at DevLab by Devin Townsend
SOILWORK - SWORN TO A GREAT DIVIDE | Harm.us - Death, Black, Doom and Gothic Metal WebZine, bandlist, cd reviews, interviews, mp3 and forum
Length: 41:46
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