Daniel Svensson

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Daniel Svensson
Daniel Svensson2006.JPG
Svensson in 2006
Background information
Born (1977-11-20) 20 November 1977 (age 41)
OriginGothenburg, Sweden
GenresMelodic death metal
InstrumentsDrums, vocals (Sacrilege GBG)
Years active1995–2016
LabelsNuclear Blast, Ferret Music
Associated actsIn Flames, Sacrilege GBG, Diabolique

Daniel Svensson (born 20 November 1977) was the drummer and youngest member of the Swedish band In Flames, and drummer / vocalist for the band Sacrilege GBG. He was also in Diabolique before he joined in Flames in 1998 to fill the position created when Björn Gelotte moved from drums to guitars. In Flames' first album with him as drummer along with Peter Iwers was Colony, and it was released the following year. He rejoined Sacrilege GBG in 2006. He is also a supporter of the Swedish football team IFK Göteborg. Daniel decided to leave In Flames after finishing up the Europe tour on 20 November 2015. He now brews beer at his brewery outside Gothenburg, Odd Island Brewing.


  • DrumsTama Starclassic Maple/Bubinga, Piano White[1]
    • 12"×9" Maple Tom
    • 13"×10" Maple Tom
    • 16"×16" Maple Floor Tom
    • 18"×16" Maple Floor Tom
    • 22"×16" Bubinga Bass Drum (×2)
    • 14"×5.5" Bubinga Snare Drum
  • CymbalsMeinl
    • 14" MB20 Heavy Soundwave Hi-Hat
    • 17" MB10 Medium Crash
    • 20" MB20 Heavy Crash
    • 18" MB20 Heavy Crash
    • 18" MB20 Rock China
    • 22" MB20 Heavy Bell Ride
    • 12" MB20 Rock Splash
    • 10" MB20 Rock Splash
    • 8" Classics Bell Effect Cymbal
  • Drum Heads – Evans
    • Toms – Clear EC2
    • Bass – Clear EQ3
    • Snare – Power Center
  • Hardware – Tama
    • Tama Speed Cobra double pedal (SOAPF)
    • Tama Iron Cobra Power-Glide double pedal
    • Tama Iron Cobra Lever-Glide hi-hat stand
    • Power Tower Rack System
    • 1st Chair Ergo-Rider Drum Throne
  • Other
    • Pro-Mark Millennium II 5A Daniel Svensson signature sticks


Band Year of Release Title Label
Sacrilege 1995 To Where Light Can't Reach demotape
Sacrilege 1996 Lost in the Beauty You Slay Black Sun Records
Sacrilege 1996 ...And Autumn Failed demotape
Sacrilege 1997 The Fifth Season Black Sun Records
In Flames 1999 Colony Nuclear Blast
In Flames 2000 Clayman Nuclear Blast
In Flames 2001 The Tokyo Showdown Nuclear Blast
In Flames 2002 Reroute To Remain Nuclear Blast
In Flames 2003 Trigger Nuclear Blast
In Flames 2004 Soundtrack To Your Escape Nuclear Blast
In Flames 2006 Come Clarity Nuclear Blast
In Flames 2008 A Sense of Purpose Nuclear Blast
In Flames 2011 Sounds of a Playground Fading Century Media
Sacrilege GBG TBA A Matter of Dark
In Flames 2014 Siren Charms Sony Music


  1. ^ "TAMA – artist profile – Daniel Svensson" (in Japanese). Tamadrum.co.jp. Retrieved 2011-10-29.

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