Anders Nyström

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Anders 'Blakkheim' Nyström
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Anders Nyström playing with Katatonia in 2008
Background information
Born (1975-04-22) April 22, 1975 (age 40)
Origin Sweden
Genres Death metal, doom metal, alternative metal, black metal, avant-garde metal, gothic rock, thrash metal.
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Guitar, vocals, keyboards, bass guitar, programming
Associated acts Katatonia, Bloodbath, Bewitched, Diabolical Masquerade

Anders Nyström (born April 22, 1975, in Stockholm), also known as Blakkheim (or formerly Blackheim) is a Swedish guitarist.


Nyström founded the Swedish metal band Katatonia with the singer Jonas Renkse in 1991. Nyström is involved in the songwriting, backing vocals, keyboards, programming, arrangements, art direction and production of Katatonia along with Renkse.

He used to be a member of the metal band Bewitched from 1995–1997 and is still with Jonas Renkse on the death metal project Bloodbath. He has released four albums as the solo black metal act Diabolical Masquerade (1993–2004).[1]


With Diabolical Masquerade[edit]

With Katatonia[edit]

With Bloodbath[edit]

With Bewitched[edit]


  • Mayones Gothic Regius: custom signature electric guitars
  • Mayones Gothic Setius: custom signature electric guitars
  • Seymour Duncan AHB-1 blackouts, TB-6 Duncan distortions, SHPR-1B P-rails and SCR-1N cool rails: pickups
  • Fernandes sustainer FSK-101 and FSK 401: pickups
  • Shure Beta 87A: microphone
  • Blackstar Amplification S1-100: amplifier
  • Blackstar Amplification S1-412: cabinet
  • Laboga Mr Hector and Alligator: amplifier and cabinets
  • Planet Waves: cables and accessories
  • Boss GT-10: guitar effects processor
  • Guyatone SVM5: pedal
  • Morpheus Droptune and Capo: pedals
  • RotoSound strings (0.11 – 0.58)
  • Sennheiser G2: in-ear monitor system
  • Audio-Technica ATW 3110: wireless guitar system
  • In Tune Grippx: signature guitar pics 0.88
  • Toontrack: software
  • Ampclamps WT-pro and S-series: microphone mounting system
  • Scott Dixon: cases


  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Biography: Diabolical Masquerade". Allmusic. Retrieved 15 March 2010. 
  2. ^ New EP Featuring Unreleased Tracks Plus 2 Videos 18 February 2010. Retrieved on 18 February 2010
  3. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo (8 March 2005). "Nightmares Made Flesh - Bloodbath". AllMusic. Retrieved 21 July 2011. 
  4. ^ "Bloodbath To Release Live DVD "Bloodbath Over Bloodstock"". Retrieved 21 July 2011. 

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