Face Down (band)

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Face Down
Origin Sweden
Genres
Years active 1993–1999; 2004–2011
Labels Black Lodge Records
Associated acts The Haunted
The Resistance (Swedish band)
Members Marco Aro
Joacim Carlsson
Joakim Hedestedt
Christoffer Barkensjö

Face Down (formerly known as Machine God) is a heavy metal band from Sweden. Founded in 1993 and disbanded in 1999; they reformed in 2004. The latest formation consisted of singer Marco Aro (currently of The Resistance (Swedish band) and 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] Currently on an indefinite hiatus.

Members[edit]

  • Marco Aro - vocals (1993-1999; 2004-2011)
  • Rickard Dahlberg - guitar (2007-2011)
  • Joakim Hedestedt - bass (1993-1999; 2004-2011)
  • Christofer Barkensjö - drums (2006-2011)

Former members[edit]

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

Discography[edit]

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

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