Joakim Svalberg

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Joakim Svalberg
14-06-08 RiP Opeth Joakim Svalberg.JPG
Background information
Birth namePeter Joakim Svalberg
Born (1969-02-22) 22 February 1969 (age 53)[1]
Stockholm, Sweden
GenresProgressive rock, jazz fusion, progressive metal, progressive death metal, folk rock, neo-classical metal, heavy metal, hard rock, AOR, funk, southern rock, rock and roll, psychedelic rock, space rock, jam rock, stoner rock
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsKeyboards, vocals
Years active1997–present
LabelsRoadrunner
Websitewww.opeth.com, www.elgamo.se

Joakim Svalberg is a Swedish musician best known as the current keyboard player for the Swedish progressive metal band Opeth, which he joined in late 2011 just after the recording of the album Heritage.[2] Svalberg is also involved with a band named elGamo, whose first record he is currently working on.[citation needed]

Influences[edit]

According to Opeth.com, Svalberg's primary influences are: Gentle Giant, Edgar Winter, Buddy Miles, Yes, King's X, Pink Floyd, Genesis (with Peter Gabriel), The Beatles, Be-Bop Deluxe, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Deep Purple, Faces, National Health, U.K., David Bowie, Black Sabbath, Rainbow, Robert Fripp, Wool, Manfred Mann's Earth Band and Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares.[2]

Discography[edit]

with Qoph[edit]

with Yngwie J. Malmsteen[edit]

with Opeth[edit]

with elGamo[edit]

  • TBA (2012)

with Berggren/Kerslake Band[edit]

  • The Sun Has Gone Hazy (2014)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Peter Joakim Svalberg Bellmansgatan 26 A lgh 1301 Stockholm – Ratsit". Ratsit.se. 22 February 1969. Retrieved 17 July 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Joakim Svalberg". Opeth.com. Archived from the original on 27 July 2014. Retrieved 17 July 2014.

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