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Swedish metallic sextet Soilwork shaped in early 1997, fusing the country’s signature ultra-heavy death metallic sound using the power-groove riffs of past due-’70s, early-’80s English and European metallic. Vocalist Bjorn “Velocity” Strid, guitarists Peter Wichers and Ola Frenning, and drummer Henry Ranta had been all veterans from the Swedish picture by enough time they documented their 1st demonstration, In Dreams We BELONG TO the Eternal, in 1997; bassist Ola Flink became a long term member afterward, as do keyboardist Carlos Del Olmo Holmberg. Their standard debut record, Steelbath Suicide, premiered in 1998 and finished up getting Soilwork a U.S. cope with Hundred years Mass media. The follow-up, The Chainheart Machine, made an appearance in 1999, implemented in 2000 by Predator’s Family portrait, their initial outing for Nuclear Blast. Documented with Devin Townsend and Fredrik Nordstrom, Organic Born Chaos found its way to 2002, accompanied by the band’s initial U.S. tour. Ever prolific, the group released its fifth record Figure Amount Five in 2003, Stabbing the Crisis in 2005, and Sworn to the fantastic Separate in 2007. The entire year 2010 saw the discharge from the band’s initial ever compilation, the Avalon Marquee-issued The Sledgehammer Data files: THE VERY BEST of Soilwork 1998–2008, in addition to their eighth studio room long-player, The Anxiety Broadcast. The Living Infinite, Soilwork’s initial double album, found its way to 2013, implemented in 2015 with the Ride Majestic. Shortly following the album’s discharge, longtime bassist Ola Flink was changed by newcomer Markus Wibom. The lineup continuing to change in 2016 using the departure of drummer Dirk Verbeuren, who quickly joined Megadeth.

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Full Name Soilwork
Music Songs Soilworker's Song of the Damned, Distortion Sleep, Rejection Role, Follow the Hollow, Let This River Flow, Light the Torch, Late for the Kill, Early for the Slaughter, Death in General, Bastard Chain, Departure Plan, Wherever Thorns May Grow, Black Star Deceiver, Observation Slave, Spectrum of Eternity, Like the Average Stalker, The Akuma Afterglow, As We Speak, Needlefeast, As the Sleeper Awakes, The Flameout, 20 More Miles, The Crestfallen, Brickwalker, The Bringer, Blind Eye Halo, Weapon of Vanity, The Living Infinite I, One With the Flies, No More Angels, Grand Failure Anthem, Sadistic Lullabye, The Windswept Mercy
Albums Stabbing the Drama, The Ride Majestic, The Living Infinite, The Panic Broadcast, Figure Number Five, Live in the Heart of Helsinki, Natural Born Chaos, Sworn to a Great Divide, The Chainheart Machine, A Predator's Portrait, Steelbath Suicide, Death Resonance, Beyond the Infinite, The Early Chapters, The Sledgehammer Files: The Best of Soilwork 1998–2008

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1 Was founded in 1995 under the name Inferior Breed. The band changed its title in 1997 to Soilwork.
2 Band members are: Bjorn "Speed" Strid (Vocals), Ola Frenning (Lead and Rhythm guitar), Dirk Verbeuren (Drums) and Sven Karlsson (Keyboard).



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