1 Biography 2 Influences 3 Members 4 Discography 5 References 6 External links
Spawn of Possession formed in February 1997, consisting of Jonas
Bryssling (guitar), Jonas Karlsson (guitar), and Dennis Röndum
After three years the band recorded their first demo, The Forbidden,
and right after found bass guitar player Nick Dewerud to fill the
empty bass spot. A year later the band went to the studio to record
their second demo, Church of Deviance, and in December 2001 Spawn of
Possession signed a deal with Unique Leader Records.
The band worked on new material for the next six months and in June
2002 began recording their debut album, Cabinet. The band ended up in
the Pama Studios together with the highly acclaimed producer and
engineer Magnus Sedenberg with whom they had worked on previous
recordings, and released Cabinet.
To promote the album, they first toured Europe for four weeks,
together with Disavowed, Vile, Inhume, and Mangled. Shortly after
followed a six-week North American tour together with Unique Leader
label mates Severed Savior, Pyaemia, and Gorgasm. Travelling coast to
coast including a five gigs ride to Canada, they played no less than
27 shows on this tour.
After coming back from the US came another European tour, as part of
the annual No Mercy package, with bands such as Cannibal Corpse,
Hypocrisy, Kataklysm, Exhumed, Vomitory, and Carpathian Forest.
After this spring-tour summerfestival the band perform at eight
festivals, including Fuck the Commerce (Germany), Stonehenge
(Netherlands), Grind You Mother (Italy), and Mountains of Death
During this period and the beginning of fall 2004, Spawn of Possession
also started to work on new material. In mid-September the band joined
Last week we decided to put SoP to rest due to several problems, mostly because we now realise we dont have the time to either finish a beast like a new album properly or do anything else with SoP for a long time. So the band has pretty much just faded away at this point. Anyway! We are very thankful for all the support we had through the years! Cheers!
Spawn of Possession have been influenced by many different artists
from various subgenres, mainly from death metal and classical music.
They have been influenced by artists such as Death, Monstrosity,
Nocturnus, Morbid Angel, Suffocation, Cannibal Corpse, Gorguts,
Dismember, Edge of Sanity, and Carcass as well as art music composers
such as Johann Sebastian Bach,
Sylvius Leopold Weiss
Dennis Röndum − drums (1997−2006), vocals (1997−2006,
Jonas Bryssling − rhythm guitar (1997–2017), bass (1997−2000)
Danny Tunker − lead guitar (2012) Ben Lawless − lead guitar (2010)
Jonas Karlsson − lead guitar (1997−2008), bass (1997−2000) Niklas Dewerud − bass (2000−2007) Matthew Chalk − vocals (2009−2010) Jonas Renvaktar − vocals (2003−2009) Mikael Petersson − session backing vocals (2000−2001) Richard Schill − drums (2008−2010)
The Forbidden (demo, 2000) Church of Deviance (demo, 2001)
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