List of Opeth band members

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Opeth
Opeth Download Festival.jpg
Opeth performing at the Download Festival in June 2006. From left to right: Peter Lindgren, Per Wiberg, Mikael Åkerfeldt, Martin Mendez, Martin Axenrot
Background information
Genres Progressive metal, progressive death metal, progressive rock
Years active 1990–present
Members Mikael Åkerfeldt
Martin Mendez
Martin "Axe" Axenrot
Fredrik Åkesson
Joakim Svalberg

This is a comprehensive listing of the current and former members of Opeth, a progressive metal band formed in Stockholm, Sweden in 1990.

Current members[edit]

Former members[edit]

  • David Isberg – vocals (1990–1992)
  • Micke Bargstörm – guitars (1990)
  • Rille Even – drums (1990)
  • Dan Nilsson – guitars (1990)
  • Martin Persson – bass (1990)
  • Anders Nordin – drums (1990–1997)
  • Andreas Dimeo – guitars (1990–1991)
  • Nick Döring – bass (1990–1991)
  • Kim Pettersson – guitars (1991)
  • Johan DeFarfalla – bass, backing vocals (1991, 1995–1997)
  • Mattias Ander – bass (1991)
  • Peter Lindgren – guitars (1991–2007), bass (1991)
  • Stefan Guteklint – bass (1991–1994)
  • Martin Lopez – drums (1997–2006)
  • Per Wibergkeyboards, mellotron, backing vocals (2005–2011, touring member 2003–2005)

Timeline[edit]

Lineups[edit]

1990 1990-1991 1991 1991
  • David Isberg - vocals
  • Mikael Åkerfeldt - guitars
  • Rille Even - drums
  • Dan Nilsson - guitars
  • Martin Persson - bass
  • David Isberg - vocals
  • Mikael Åkerfeldt - guitars
  • Anders Nordin - drums
  • Johan DeFarfalla - bass, backing vocals
  • Kim Pettersson - guitars
  • David Isberg - vocals
  • Mikael Åkerfeldt - guitars
  • Anders Nordin - drums
  • Kim Pettersson - guitars
  • Mattias Ander - bass
1991 1991-1992 1992-1994 1994-1995
  • David Isberg - vocals
  • Mikael Åkerfeldt - guitars
  • Anders Nordin - drums
  • Kim Pettersson - guitars
  • Peter Lindgren - bass
  • David Isberg - vocals
  • Mikael Åkerfeldt - guitars
  • Anders Nordin - drums
  • Peter Lindgren - guitars
  • Stefan Guteklint - bass
  • Mikael Åkerfeldt - guitars, vocals
  • Anders Nordin - drums
  • Peter Lindgren - guitars
  • Stefan Guteklint - bass
  • Mikael Åkerfeldt - guitars, vocals
  • Anders Nordin - drums
  • Peter Lindgren - guitars
1995-1997 1997 1997-2005 2005-2006
  • Mikael Åkerfeldt - guitars, vocals
  • Anders Nordin - drums
  • Peter Lindgren - guitars
  • Johan DeFarfalla - bass, backing vocals
  • Mikael Åkerfeldt - guitars, bass, vocals
  • Peter Lindgren - guitars
  • Martin Lopez - drums
  • Mikael Åkerfeldt - guitars, vocals
  • Peter Lindgren - guitars
  • Martin Lopez - drums
  • Martin Mendez - bass
  • Mikael Åkerfeldt - guitars, vocals
  • Peter Lindgren - guitars
  • Martin Lopez - drums
  • Martin Mendez - bass
  • Per Wiberg - keyboards, backing vocals
2006-2007 2007-2011 2011-present
  • Mikael Åkerfeldt - guitars, vocals
  • Peter Lindgren - guitars
  • Martin Mendez - bass
  • Per Wiberg - keyboards, backing vocals
  • Martin "Axe" Axenrot - drums, percussion
  • Mikael Åkerfeldt - guitars, vocals
  • Martin Mendez - bass
  • Per Wiberg - keyboards, backing vocals
  • Martin "Axe" Axenrot - drums, percussion
  • Fredrik Åkesson - guitars
  • Mikael Åkerfeldt - guitars, vocals
  • Martin Mendez - bass
  • Martin "Axe" Axenrot - drums, percussion
  • Fredrik Åkesson - guitars
  • Joakim Svalberg – keyboards, synthesizer, backing vocals, percussion

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