Katatonia

Short biography of Katatonia: Being one of Swedens leading Metal bands, Katatonia started out as a Black Metal band with Anders "Blakkheim" Nyström (guitar) and Jonas "Lord Seth" Renkse (drums, vocals). They quickly recorded their first demo, "Jhva Elohim Meth", which was later released as an MCD. Shortly after the second demo, "Beyond The Stand Sky", was released and Guillaume "Israphel" Le Huche (bass) also joined the band. "Dance of December Souls", their first full-length album, was then released through No Fashion Records in 1993. The following year they recorded the EP "For Funerals to Come" which marked the beginning of their Doom Metal era. Shortly before the band disbanded Fred Norrman (guitar) joined the band.

The EP was then released through Avantgarde Music in 1995 and in 1996 the band reformed with members Anders Nyström, Jonas Renkse and Fred Norrman and "Brave Murder Day" was then released same year and featured Opeth's Mikael Åkerfeldt as vocalist. The following year Mikael Oretoft (bass) joined the band and the EP "Sounds of Decay" was released and in 1998 the final Avantgarde Music release, the EP "Saw You Drown", was released along with "Discouraged Ones" through Century Media Records. Shortly after Mikael Oretoft left the band. With this release the band moved into a more commercial direction.

"Tonight's Decision" was then recorded in 1999 and released in 2000. Daniel Liljekvist (drums) and Mattias Norrman (bass) then joined the band and . The EP "Teargas" was then released in 2001 along with the fifth album "Last Fair Deal Gone Down". "Viva Emptiness" followed in 2003 and the band then toured through Europe. The compilation album, "Brave Yester Years", was released in 2004.

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# Album cover Album title Tracks amount Download album in mp3? Official release date Production label
1 Katatonia - Brave Murder Day Brave Murder Day 6
mp3, CD
1996-07-00 Avantgarde Music
2 Katatonia - Dance Of December Souls Dance Of December Souls 8
mp3, CD
1993-12-15 No Fashion Records
3 Katatonia - Sounds Of Decay Sounds Of Decay 3
mp3, CD
1997 Avantgarde Music
4 Katatonia - For Funerals To Come... For Funerals To Come... 4
mp3, CD
1995 Avantgarde Music
5 Katatonia - Jhva Elohim Meth... The Revival Jhva Elohim Meth... The Revival 5
mp3, CD
1992 VIC Records
6 Katatonia - Tonight's Decision Tonight's Decision 14
mp3, CD
2000
7 Katatonia - Saw You Drown Saw You Drown 4
mp3, CD
1998-01-01 Avantgarde Music
8 Katatonia - Last Fair Deal Gone Down Last Fair Deal Gone Down 11
mp3, CD
2001 Peaceville
9 Katatonia - Discouraged Ones Discouraged Ones 11
mp3, CD
1998-01-01 Avantgarde Music
10 Katatonia - Tonight's Decision Tonight's Decision 14
mp3, CD
2003 Peaceville
11 Katatonia - Teargas EP Teargas EP 3
mp3, CD
2001-02-20
12 Katatonia - Tonight's Music Tonight's Music 3
mp3, CD
2001-11-26
13 Katatonia - Viva Emptiness Viva Emptiness 13
mp3, CD
2003-03-24 Peaceville
14 Katatonia - Brave Yester Days Brave Yester Days 32
mp3, CD
2004-05-15 Avantgarde Music
15 Katatonia - Brave Murder Day Brave Murder Day 6
mp3, CD
2004-09-27 Northern Silence Productions
16 Katatonia - Viva Emptiness Viva Emptiness 13
mp3, CD
2004 Infinite Vinyl Series
17 Katatonia - Discouraged Ones Discouraged Ones 11
mp3, CD
1998-04-27 Avantgarde Music
18 Katatonia - The Black Sessions The Black Sessions 45
mp3, CD
2005 Peaceville
19 Katatonia - Saw You Drown Saw You Drown 4
mp3, CD
2005-05-17 Infinite Vinyl Series
20 Katatonia - Scarlet Heavens / To Enter Pagan MCMXCVI Scarlet Heavens / To Enter Pagan MCMXCVI 2
mp3, CD
1996 Misanthropy Records
21 Katatonia - Last Fair Deal Gone Down Last Fair Deal Gone Down 15
mp3, CD
2004 Peaceville
22 Katatonia - Jhva Elohim Meth... The Revival Jhva Elohim Meth... The Revival 5
mp3, CD
2000 Vinyl Collectors
23 Katatonia - Last Fair Deal Gone Down Last Fair Deal Gone Down 11
mp3, CD
2001 Peaceville
24 Katatonia - My Twin My Twin 4
mp3, CD
2006-02-13 Peaceville
25 Katatonia - The Great Cold Distance The Great Cold Distance 14
mp3, CD
2006-03-13 Peaceville
26 Katatonia - The Great Cold Distance The Great Cold Distance 17
mp3, CD
2006-06-26 Peaceville
27 Katatonia - Discouraged Ones Discouraged Ones 11
mp3, CD
1998 Century Black
28 Katatonia - Katatonia Katatonia 114
mp3, CD
2002
29 Katatonia - Brave Murder Day Brave Murder Day 10
mp3, CD
2006-10-06 Peaceville
30 Katatonia - Dance Of December Souls Dance Of December Souls 8
mp3, CD
2002 Irond
31 Katatonia - Live Consternation Live Consternation 24
mp3, CD
2007 Peaceville
32 Katatonia - Brave Murder Day Brave Murder Day 11
mp3, CD
1997 Century Black
33 Katatonia - Last Fair Deal Gone Down Last Fair Deal Gone Down 15
mp3, CD
2007-11-26 Peaceville
34 Katatonia - Tonight's Decision Tonight's Decision 14
mp3, CD
2007-11-26 Peaceville
35 Katatonia - Dance Of December Souls Dance Of December Souls 15
mp3, CD
2007 Peaceville

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