Daniel Gildenlöw live in Cairo with Pain of Salvation.
June 5, 1973
Alternative metal, Progressive metal, progressive rock, art rock, contemporary classical music
Musician, songwriter, producer
Vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, drums, organ, piano,
mandolin, Irish Bouzouki, lute, balalaika, banjo, sampler, percussion, mandola, programming
Labels Inside Out, Avalon, Century Media
Pain of Salvation, The Flower Kings, Crypt of Kerberos, The Q-krunkers from Hell, Daniele Liverani, Axamenta, Spastic Ink, Transatlantic, Ayreon, Hammer of the Gods, Soviac
Daniel Gildenlöw (born in Eskilstuna, June 5, 1973) is a Swedish musician and songwriter. He is best known as a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist for the progressive metal band Pain of Salvation. In the band, he is the main songwriter, lead guitar player, and the mastermind behind each album's [1 ] concept. He was also an official member of the band The Flower Kings but was forced to leave before their 2005 US tour because he was opposed to USA's US-VISIT which requires submitting one's own biometric data first before entering the country. [2 ]
Timeline [ edit ]
1984 – Gildenlöw formed the band Reality at age 11.
1991 – The name Reality was changed to Pain of Salvation.
1997 – Pain of Salvation released their first album,
. Entropia 2001 – Gildenlöw formed part of the touring incarnation of
Transatlantic, during their European tour. 2002 – Gildenlöw appeared as a guest member of
The Flower Kings, providing vocals, guitar, keyboards and percussion, both on tour and on recordings. 2002 – Pain of Salvation headlined the second night of
ProgPower II USA. 2004 – Pain of Salvation played
ProgPower V USA, performing right before headliners Edguy. 2004 – Gildenlöw is now regarded as an official member of
The Flower Kings. 2005 – Gildenlöw left The Flower Kings for political reasons.
2006 – Gildenlöw and his wife Johanna had a son, Sandrian Silver Isidor Khan.
2006 – Gildenlöw lent his voice on the track "Threnody for an Endling" on
Axamenta's album . Ever-arch-i-tech-ture 2006 –
Mayones endorsed Gildenlöw's signature guitar, "Elements" 2007 – Gildenlöw lent his voice on the track "
Repentance" on Dream Theater's album, . Systematic Chaos 2008 – Gildenlöw participated on the
Ayreon album . 01011001 2009 – Gildenlöw and his wife Johanna had a second son, Jonathan Lennon Tintiro Nimh.
2010 – Gildenlöw performed with
Transatlantic during their Whirld Tour. 2011 – Gildenlöw and his wife Johanna had their third child, Morris
Discography [ edit ]
Pain of Salvation [ edit ]
The Flower Kings [ edit ]
Crypt of Kerberos [ edit ]
Daniele Liverani [ edit ]
Genius : A Rock Opera-Episode 1-A Human into A Dream World (vocals) as Twinspirit n.32
Genius : A Rock Opera-Episode 2-In Search of the Little Prince (2004) (vocals) as Twinspirit n.32
Genius : A Rock Opera-Episode 3-The final surprise (2007) (vocals) as Twinspirit n.32
Axamenta [ edit ]
(2006) (vocals, vocal melodies/arrangements on the 8th track, Threnody for an Endling) Ever-Arch-I-Tech-Ture
Spastic Ink [ edit ]
Transatlantic [ edit ]
Dream Theater [ edit ]
Various artists [ edit ]
Hammer of the Gods [ edit ]
For All We Know [ edit ]
Tristema [ edit ]
References [ edit ]