Face Down (band)

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Face Down
Origin Sweden
Genres Post-thrash
Death metal
Years active 1993–1999
2004–present
Labels Black Lodge Records
Associated acts The Haunted
Members Marco Aro
Joacim Carlsson
Joakim Hedestedt
Christoffer Barkensjö

Face Down (formerly known as Machine God) is a post-thrash/death metal band from Sweden. It was founded in 1993 and disbanded in 1999; they reformed in 2004. The latest formation consisted of singer Marco Aro (formerly of The Haunted), drummer Christofer Barkensjö (formerly of Kaamos and Blackshine), guitarist Rickard Dahlberg (Construcdead), and bassist Joakim Hedestedt. Their final album, The Will to Power, was produced by Jocke Skog and was released in November 2005, entering the Swedish hard rock chart at number 19.[1]

Members[edit]

  • Marco Aro - vocals
  • Rickard Dahlberg - guitar
  • Joakim Hedestedt - bass
  • Christofer Barkensjö - drums

Former members[edit]

  • Joacim Carlsson - guitar (2004–2007)
  • Erik Thyselius - drums (2004–2006)
  • Håkan Ericsson - drums (1997–1999)
  • Peter Stjärnvind - drums (1995–1997)
  • Richard Bång - drums (1993–1995)
  • Niklas Ekstrand - guitar (1994–1995)
  • Alex Linder - guitar (1993–1994)
  • David Baugh - Mattress (1993–1994), dog

Discography[edit]

  • One Eyed Man (demo, 1994)
  • Mindfield (1995)
  • The Twisted Rule the Wicked (1997)
  • The Will to Power (2005)

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